• arrow
    LOG IN 
    • Log in using an option below.
         
      Forgot password?
      Login with Facebook
      Sign in with Twitter

  • REGISTER
ABOUT US
Shop Contact Us Submit Videos Who Are We? Hall Of Fame Advertising With PG Games Archive
BEST GAMES
Best games on iPhone Best games on iPad Best games on Apple Watch Best games on Android
FREE STUFF
Best free games on iPhone Best free games on iPad Best free games on Apple Watch Best free games on Android Competitions
GAME SALES
iPhone game sales iPad game sales Apple Watch game sales Android game sales
UPDATED GAMES
Latest iPhone game updates Latest iPad game updates Latest Apple Watch game updates Latest Android game updates
NEW RELEASES
New iPhone games New iPad games New Apple Watch games New Android games
MORE PG SITES
PG.biz PG FRANCE PG GERMANY PG Game Guides PG GameHubs PG Connects 2014
MORE SM SITES
AppSpy Free App Alliance 148 Apps Android Rundown iPhone Quality Index iPad Quality Index Android Quality Index Swipe Magazine Best App Ever Awards
PARTNERS
Metacritic
GameRankings
Pocket Gamer on NewsNow
GamesTracker
dx.net
UK Mobile Pages Directory
Skinflint Price Comparison
iPhone  header logo

 IPHONE NEWS

Riven out now on iPhone, first app over 1GB

That’s big, quoth the Riven

Product: Riven | Developer: Cyan Worlds | Publisher: Cyan Worlds | Genre: Adventure, Retro | Networking: wireless (network)
For: iPhone   Also on: iPad
 
Riven iPhone, thumbnail 1
The sequel to brain busting puzzle adventure Myst is out now, as follow-up Riven hits the iPhone and iPod touch App Store.

Those with lower capacity devices or stringent bandwidth caps should watch out, though: the massive app clocks in at just over a gigabyte.

With its full motion video and high quality audio Riven easily takes the crown as the biggest game on iTunes.

So, developer Cyan Worlds warns that it's best to download on your PC or Mac via iTunes, and sync across. The game is “theoretically possible via a wireless connection,” says Cyan, “but... uh... well... you really don’t want to.”

You’ll also need about two gigabytes of space free while the game installs, but you’re free to fill that gap back up again when the game’s ready to play.

Giant file sizes aside, Riven is a first-person puzzle game that has you hot footing it around a mysterious island. You’ll be picking up objects, pulling levers, and solving obtuse head scratchers as you contend with the power-hungry ruler Gehn.

The app features achievements in Game Center, multitasking, and auto-save, as well as a bookmark system for manually marking down your progress. You also have the ability to zoom in to see more detail, and new hot-spot hints not available in the original PC release.

If you have the space, and the patience, you can download the monster game Riven now on iPhone and iPod touch for £3.49 / $5.99 / €4.99.
 

Reviewer photo
Mark Brown 15 December 2010
Have your say! Related stories  
POPULAR STORIES RECENT COMMENTS
LATEST NEWS
LATEST VIDEOS
VIDEO REVIEWS