EPOCH.2 on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch is now free as part of IGN’s Free Game of the Month. The 4 star rated game has been bouncing around between $6 and $2 (sometimes as low as $1) since its release on the App Store in 2013, but we are yet to see it go free.
EPOCH.2 is a robotic post apocalyptic cover shooter that follow’s the story of humanity’s downfall. Developed specifically for touch screens, EPOCH.2 features intuitive touch controls, along with strategic split screen battlefield decision making and special countermeasure abilities. Powered by the Unreal Engine, the game features stunning, close to AAA visuals and a new Hardcore Mode with permadeath.
“EPOCH has trekked across a war-ravaged country to find the one person he was programmed to protect: the Princess, Amelia. Now he must follow a final, desperate lead to reach her, with the two warring robot armies of Omegatroniks and Alphetekk standing in his way.”
CHOREOGRAPH THE ACTION Control your character with intuitive finger swipes designed specifically for touch-screens. Make split-second tactical decisions, take cover, select targets, dodge incoming fire, utilize special abilities, and launch countermeasures!
UNRAVEL THE MYSTERY Follow the story of humanity’s downfall, and their final hope for salvation as you discover the truth about the Princess and what she really means to the future of this world. And who is the new interloper that has decided that EPOCH must be stopped at any cost?
A BEAUTIFULLY DESOLATE WORLD Explore whole new areas across a post-apocalyptic landscape; the crackling desert of the mysteriously drained harbors, the whistling desolation of abandoned spaceports and the clamorous factories that continue to manufacture their robotic wares.
DESTROY, SALVAGE AND UPGRADE Battle escalating waves of robots and bosses in arena-style combat, and upgrade yourself with pieces scavenged from the ruins! Configure your robot with dozens of weapons, armors, boosters and counters.
NEW WAYS TO PLAY New weapons, items and features expand your arsenal and give you new strategies to employ. Equip your Weakening Grenades, risk a Fast Reload for bonus damage, or head-shot an enemy robot with your Sniper Rifle? New levels extend and expand EPOCH’s ability to fight, move and dodge. New Play Modes provide tougher challenges for the elite EPOCH player.
ENGAGING STORY Help the Princess find her bearings in a world that has left her behind. Gather fragments of the past with logs from a cast of characters, each with their own perspective on the apocalyptic events that destroyed a once-proud civilization.
STUNNING AAA VISUALS Powered by the latest version of Unreal Engine 3 – as used by Infinity Blade 3 – EPOCH.2 pushes the limits of the enhanced visual capabilities of the latest iOS devices, delivering spectacular new enemies, completely revamped models and the most amazingly-realised human character on mobile!
EPOCH.2 is optimized for iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, iPhone 5, iPhone 4S, iPad Air, iPad Mini, iPad 4, iPad 3, iPad 2, and iPod Touch 5. NOT compatible with iPhone4, iPod Touch 4th Gen, iPhone 3GS or iPad 1.