PLEASE READ THE IMPORTANT NOTE BELOW REGARDING THE SIZE OF RIVEN!
Introducing "Riven: The Sequel to Myst" for iOS - the massive island Age of Riven with all of its amazing detail, in the palm of your hand.
Taking up where Myst left off, Riven set an amazing new standard for design, aesthetics, and immersion in gaming. Remember Atrus’ trap book, the Moiety intervention, the mag-lev ride, the Jungle village, Catherine’s prison, Gehn’s Age, the Wahrk throne? Now the entire Riven adventure can be experienced from wherever you are.
The original Riven sights and sounds have been meticulously re-assembled for a remarkable experience on the iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Everything that you remember from the original Riven in an intimate new format where every aspect is explored with a simple touch or swipe.
- All the original Ages & gameplay
- High quality images
- Full music & sound effects
- Full screen movies & animations
- Auto-save and multitasking
- "Bookmark" system to save & restore progress
- Swipe to turn
- Game Center achievement support
- Zoom in anywhere for more detail
- New! - “Hot Spot” hints
- Works with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad
Riven for iOS is a VERY, VERY large application. We’ve managed to optimized Riven from its original DVD size to a little over a gigabyte. Even at that size it’s one of the largest iOS app we know of - so PLEASE BE PATIENT - download times and syncing times can be longer! It's possible on slower iOS devices for the downloading/syncing to pause FOR 10 OR 15 MINUTES.
Because of the large size it's HIGHLY RECOMMENDED that you download Riven on your computer using iTunes, and then sync with your iOS device. Downloading directly to your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch is theoretically possible via a wireless connection, but... uh... well... you really don’t want to.
Because of the way the iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch install apps, you will need to have about 2 gigabytes of free space to install Riven. Once it's installed you can use the extra space again.… Expand
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Jun 18, 2012Now the ports of Myst are all fine and dandy (except for the DS port which by NO way, shape or form fine and dandy), but it has always bothered me that Cyan Worlds never ported Riven, Uru, or Myst V. Well, ONE of those desires has been sated and it is VERY well sated. This port is true and faithful to the original Riven, which I personally think was Cyan World's TRUE masterpiece (not that Myst wasn't a masterpiece in its own right), Riven is further proof that Video Games are not just a great story telling medium, but also can be a form of art and a great form at that.… Expand