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It's only a brief glimpse into a potentially very interesting sci-fi graphic novel but Upgrade Soul is quite glorious to read through and interact with.
What's NewChapter 4 is here! Dr. Kallose struggles to placate his troubled sister in the aftermath of the Nonnars' failed procedure, and a shocking secret is revealed.
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Also—we've fixed a crashing bug in Chapter 3 that affected iPhone 4, 4s, and iPad 2 users.
App DescriptionWithin minutes you'll understand why Upgrade Soul was named one of the "Top 10 Digital Comics of 2012" by Pipedream Comics, and why 148Apps called it "...glorious to read through and interact with." It simply feels, looks and sounds like no other story on the iPad or iPhone. Written and illustrated by Ezra Claytan Daniels.
“Gripping science fiction... an enchanting read.” —MacLife
With fluid navigation, interactive 3D and dynamic music, Upgrade Soul tells the story of Hank and Molly Nonnar, wealthy science buffs who decide to fund a risky, experimental therapy to rejuvenate the human body, with only one condition: that they be first in line to receive it. When dangerous complications develop... the battle for psychological dominance begins.
✔ Uniquely immersive
✔ Smooth, seamless navigation
✔ Native multi-panel experience without awkward panning and zooming
✔ Glasses-free interactive 3D that’s subtle and natural
✔ Rich, dynamic score that you perform as you read
✔ Great experience when mirrored to Apple TV
✔ Behind the scenes extras and unlockable content
★★★ Requires at least an iPad 2, iPad mini, iPhone 4, or iPod touch (5th gen). ★★★
Upgrade Soul was built using our new Opertoonity™ engine for digital comics that complements the reading experience with fluid navigation, interactive 3D, and dynamic music. Panels slide and reshape effortlessly as you swipe your way through the story—while the quirky, rich, and interactive musical score follows every gesture you make.
Each chapter is about 1/2 the length of a typical comic book, and enhanced with interactive music and 3D effects. Chapter 1 is included; other chapters available via in-app purchase. Chapters 2-4 can be unlocked immediately; the rest (18 in all) will be released roughly monthly. If you like what you see, consider preordering through Chapter 6—you'll save 30%!
►► WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING ◀◀
"Stunning in form and clever in execution..."
"This is the first story I've seen that truly inhabits the iPad."
"Graphic art is beautifully rendered and the subtle 3D effects add to the experience."
"This is a revolutionary new graphic novel, the graphic[s] are amazing and I have been completely taken over by the story..."
"Very innovative and about time digital comics were actually designed for digital media and not just transposed from print!"
►► WANT TO KNOW MORE? ◀◀
Visit the website: http://upgradesoul.com
See the app in action: http://youtu.be/14CPAXh3NYA
Watch the story trailer: http://youtu.be/J53nAAy7ggU
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April 18, 2013 Price Decrease: $1.99 -> FREE!
April 18, 2013 New version 1.3
February 09, 2013 Price Decrease: $1.99 -> FREE!
February 07, 2013 New version 1.2
January 18, 2013 New version 1.1.1
October 28, 2012 Initial Release