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Our Rating: ★★★★☆ :: INTRIGUING STORY :: Read Our Full Review >>

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 New

Chapter 9 is here! Tensions escalate as new dynamics are established, and new truths revealed. Featuring inks by Tyrell Cannon.

NOTE: Once you install this version, any chapters you currently have on your device will need to be re-downloaded before you can read them.

App Description

“Gripping science fiction... an enchanting read.” —MacLife / "...glorious to read through and interact with." —148 Apps / A 2013 IndieCade finalist, Upgrade Soul simply feels, looks and sounds like no other story on the iPad or iPhone. Written and illustrated by Ezra Claytan Daniels. Read Chapter One for free!

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 on select panels
• 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. Learn more at http://opertoon.com/opertoonity.

Each chapter is about 1/2 the length of a typical comic book. Chapters 1 and 7 are included for free; all other chapters (up to Chapter 9) are available individually via in-app purchase. Chapters 2-6 can also be purchased as a bundle, at a 20% discount. There will be 18 chapters in all.

►► 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

Questions? Comments? Get in touch!
Twitter: @opertoon
Email: info@opertoon.com

App Screen Shots

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App Changes

November 01, 2014 New version 1.6.1
February 14, 2014 New version 1.6
January 29, 2014 New version 1.5
September 01, 2013 Price Decrease: $1.99 -> FREE!
September 01, 2013 New version 1.4
June 15, 2013 Price Decrease: $1.99 -> FREE!
October 28, 2012 Initial Release

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