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

  • REGISTER
ABOUT US
Contact Us Who Are We? Hall Of Fame Advertising With PG Games Archive
BEST GAMES
Best games on iPhone Best games on iPad Best games on Android
FREE STUFF
Best free games on iPhone Best free games on iPad Best free games on Android Competitions
GAME SALES
iPhone game sales iPad game sales Android game sales
UPDATED GAMES
Latest iPhone game updates Latest iPad game updates Latest Android game updates
NEW RELEASES
New iPhone games New iPad games New Android games
MORE PG SITES
PG.biz PG FRANCE 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

Square Enix redefines overpriced with Final Fantasy XIII: Larger-than-Life Gallery

iPhone app charges a premium for multi-touch artwork

Product: Square Enix news | Manufacturer: Square Enix
 
Square Enix news iPhone, thumbnail 1
Final Fantasy XIII is the big thing going on in the console gaming world right now, so it isn't surprising that Square Enix wants to promote the game on iPhone and iPod touch too.

Artwork gallery app Final Fantasy XIII: Larger-than-Life Gallery does just that, but only if you pay the hefty viewing fee.

For a mere £5.49/$8.99/€6.99, you're granted access to a portfolio of rendered images and artwork spreads inspired by the console game.

If you're wondering what justifies the high price tag, Square Enix points to the multi-touch support that enables you to "experience the elaborative and extraordinary gallery details - from the minute lifelike detail of the eye colors and fingertips, to the beautifully designed and embellished outfits and accessories."

Don't forget the embedded calender and clock that count as premium propositions. You know, because those are features you don't already have on your device.

There are good reasons to get excited about Final Fantasy XIII, but an overpriced image gallery is certainly not among them. Download at your own risk.

Final Fantasy XIII: Larger-than-Life Gallery is available now for iPhone and iPod touch at a price of £5.49/$8.99/€6.99.
 

Reviewer photo
Tracy Erickson 17 March 2010
Have your say! Related stories  
Post a comment - Please log in to leave a comment
Pocket Gamer Biz     PG Login
Login with Facebook Sign in with Twitter
Show: Latest | Oldest
Joined:
Oct 2006
Post count:
447
splat | 04:57 - 18 March 2010
Surely this should be an iPad launch title?
Anonymous | 04:03 - 18 March 2010
Do you guys know what it takes to make artwork line that? That price is extremely cheap if they have the type of resolution it sounds like. It would only be worth it, however, if you could transfer the files for printing poster size.
 
POPULAR STORIES LATEST COMMENTS
LATEST NEWS
LATEST VIDEOS VIDEO REVIEWS