Pocket God is one of the true success stories on the app store. It was over 2 years ago that it first hit the app store and ever since it’s been riding high in the app store charts. It’s not surprising even considering the wealth of updates that have been released for it gradually. Even when it first came out, it won our esteemed Editor’s Choice award thanks to its casual yet innovative style of god simming and it’s gone from strength to strength since then. Since its release, Pocket God has reached 4.5 million downloads with over 1 million in-app purchases made too. There’s even a whole range of Pocket God Comics now which has been downloaded over 300,000 times thanks to the seven issues currently available, with another 25 issues planned.
More immediately exciting is that of the release of Pocket God: Journey to Uranus for the iPhone and iPod Touch. It’s already been available for the iPad for the past 6 months with a very positive review from Chris Nitz to entice players in. Now iPhone and iPod Touch owners can see what all the fuss is about too.
Journey to Uranus offers an interactive universe that players can explore and use their godly powers upon the inhabitants. It looks set to be a great twist on the regular Pocket God formula. There’s also the addition of a new mini-game: Quantum Entanglement. This involves hunting down all the entangled atoms that are currently floating around in space. Essentially it’s a memory game in which players have to remember the locations of each atom but it looks set to be addictively fun.
Pocket God: Journey to Uranus is available now for $0.99. iPad owners can download it for the iPhone and iPod Touch for free as it’s an universal app now.
Check out the launch video below.