Climax Studios Announces ARise for iPhone and iPad

Augmented reality Puzzle game is out today

Portsmouth, UK – 19th Sept, 2017 – Portsmouth based developer Climax Studios is pleased to announce
its latest title is coming to the App Store for iPhone and iPad. ARise is the result of a game jam the
company ran to inspire creative and innovative concepts for augmented reality games. Players will lead a
pint-sized adventurer up the stony flanks of a vast petrified monster, using perspective to cross chasms and
scale sheer cliff faces.

Download on the App store now 

The main quest is to reach the top, retrieve the sacred sword and awaken the monster. The game is 3D
with an AR twist: the player overcomes each obstacle by – quite literally – looking at it in the right way. The
visuals are aimed at what AR does best – offering a rich, living beautiful game world that can be examined
from any angle. ARKit advanced tracking on the iPhone and iPad gives the player director-like control over
the camera, giving the virtual game world a strong sense of physicality, depth and real-life presence.
“”By using perspective, exploration, angles and almost no controls, we hope we have created a fresh game
play experience that will develop over time,” said Simon Gardner, CEO of Climax Studios. “With ARKit we
were able to leverage the power of the iPhone and iPad’s built-in camera, processors and motion sensors,
to easily build ARise, which is a highly detailed and compelling virtual game that sits on top of the real-

The first three levels of ARise for iPhone and iPad are available to download today from the App Store for
$2.99 / £2.99 / €3.49. Additional downloadable content will be available free of charge in the coming