Former Sonic Team head Yuji Naka has been fudging around with the Unreal Engine 3 for iOS and now wants to show off what he has created. Now heading up Prope, Naka has moved on to other types of games, and it looks like a new iPhone game could be in the cards. If you want a taste of where Naka and his team are headed with this, a new experiment is available on the App Store right now for you to try out.
The title, called Prope -PD Discoverer-, is not really much more than a quick tech demo. A mere $3 on the App Store gets you what they call "the most advanced graphics to date in an iPhone app." In the demo you'll look at clues to find hidden cards to open up new paths. The cards change position for each play-through for re-playability. Woo.
I say save your $3. I'm all for supporting Naka and what he does, but this is a tech demo and not a game. It's certainly impressive in the visual department, but there's not much to do here other than look around. The castles are...well, let's call them Epic. Watching this video is going to get you about 90 percent of the way there.... read more