Spacetime Studios' MMO Pocket Legends was released in the same massive batch of iPad games available at launch, and so far, people seem to really be enjoying it. We already posted about the iPad version and managed to dig up some details on the iPhone client, which they expect to be approved and appear on the App Store very soon now.

Somewhat unsurprisingly, considering the game was originally developed with the iPhone in mind, the differences between both clients are fairly minor. For instance, you have a larger chat window on the iPad, and can see the full spell and emote icon banks on screen at once. On the iPhone, you're limited to a a reduced range of camera motion that stops you from zooming in or out as far as the iPad is capable of.

Aside from that, everything else is nearly identical and the developers have assured me that players will have a great gameplay experience regardless of which device they're playing on. Here are some comparison shots to see the difference between the two clients. The iPad is on the left, iPhone is on the right.


Camera all the way out on both devices


Camera all the way in on both devices.

Emotes and skills able to be displayed on the iPad, while only one can be displayed at a time on the iPhone.

We're excited to see Pocket Legends make its way to the iPhone and iPod touch, and if the excitement in the thread for the iPad game is any indication, Pocket Legends is going to see an explosion of players from TouchArcade as soon as the second game client hits the App Store.

App Store Link: Pocket Legends for iPads, Free (iPhone client coming very soon.)

  • AznBoy

    is it out yet?

  • AznBoy

    is it out yet?

  • Der-Kleine

    The iPod version actually looks better, because on the small screen you don't see the bad texture & moddel quality as much!

  • Der-Kleine

    The iPod version actually looks better, because on the small screen you don't see the bad texture & moddel quality as much!

  • Jeffygg3

    Actually the textures look fine when playing the game on the iPad real time. After playing a little bit, I think it would suck with a smaller space to play with. It's really nice though that i can play this on the iPad, then when I don't have it with me I can continue my same character in the game on the iPhone.

    • http://www.squarezerostudio.com squarezero

      It actually plays perfectly fine on an iPhone screen (honest!).

  • Jeffygg3

    Actually the textures look fine when playing the game on the iPad real time. After playing a little bit, I think it would suck with a smaller space to play with. It's really nice though that i can play this on the iPad, then when I don't have it with me I can continue my same character in the game on the iPhone.

    • http://www.squarezerostudio.com squarezero

      It actually plays perfectly fine on an iPhone screen (honest!).

  • Cameron

    I can't wait for the iPhone version :D

  • Cameron

    I can't wait for the iPhone version :D

  • BazookaTime

    This is probably the game I am looking forward to the most.

  • BazookaTime

    This is probably the game I am looking forward to the most.

  • [WGR]GAZ

    This does actually look very good. I don't normally get too engrossed in an mmo because I don't have the time. An mmo on the iPhone would be perfect for me.

  • [WGR]GAZ

    This does actually look very good. I don't normally get too engrossed in an mmo because I don't have the time. An mmo on the iPhone would be perfect for me.

  • [WGR]GAZ

    I assume the two versions coexist on the same servers. It would be pointless to have seperate open worlds for each device as
    people may own both and player numbers will be greatly reduced.

    • http://www.squarezerostudio.com squarezero

      You assume correctly.

  • x999x

    Played this last night on a friends ipad. Very fun.

    Speaking of "very," very soon is not SOON ENOUGH! WTFOX APPLE?

  • [WGR]GAZ

    I assume the two versions coexist on the same servers. It would be pointless to have seperate open worlds for each device as
    people may own both and player numbers will be greatly reduced.

    • http://www.squarezerostudio.com squarezero

      You assume correctly.

  • x999x

    Played this last night on a friends ipad. Very fun.

    Speaking of "very," very soon is not SOON ENOUGH! WTFOX APPLE?

  • Khaledizer

    Any idea about fees or a subscription?

  • Khaledizer

    Any idea about fees or a subscription?

  • x999x

    You need to buy dungeon packs to level beyond 13. The mobs in the free dungeons only go up to about 10, at which point you stop receiving XP for mobs 3 levels lower than you.

    You can also buy gold and gear, although the best gear is still attained through item drops/chests.

  • x999x

    You need to buy dungeon packs to level beyond 13. The mobs in the free dungeons only go up to about 10, at which point you stop receiving XP for mobs 3 levels lower than you.

    You can also buy gold and gear, although the best gear is still attained through item drops/chests.

  • Steverd

    This game is FUN with GREAT graphics.
    Just posted a video review of this game on Youtube if you want to
    see it in action on the iPad.

    ReviewsbySteve

    • http://www.mentation.nl/thanatist/ Thaurin

      I just watched your video. I have to ask: why is everyone calling this an MMO? There is nothing massive about this game. Which is not necessarily a bad thing, just not an MMO. It seems like it's more like Diablo, where you are in a lobby and can join a game with several others. Am I wrong here? On the iPhone, everything multiplayer seems to be an MMO, from mob games to this.

      • Geoff

        I think it falls into the same category of MMO as Guild Wars. In Guild Wars you also have central urban hubs, but the quest areas are compartmentalized. To a lot of gamers "MMO" has come to convey the degree of interaction with other players more than it does the size or scope of the world.

  • Steverd

    This game is FUN with GREAT graphics.
    Just posted a video review of this game on Youtube if you want to
    see it in action on the iPad.

    ReviewsbySteve

    • http://www.mentation.nl/thanatist/ Thaurin

      I just watched your video. I have to ask: why is everyone calling this an MMO? There is nothing massive about this game. Which is not necessarily a bad thing, just not an MMO. It seems like it's more like Diablo, where you are in a lobby and can join a game with several others. Am I wrong here? On the iPhone, everything multiplayer seems to be an MMO, from mob games to this.

      • Geoff

        I think it falls into the same category of MMO as Guild Wars. In Guild Wars you also have central urban hubs, but the quest areas are compartmentalized. To a lot of gamers "MMO" has come to convey the degree of interaction with other players more than it does the size or scope of the world.

  • Reisclef

    Argh! I'm so excited about this, I can hardly wait. The iPad version just sits on the appstore taunting me.

    Off to watch youtube videos to pass the time until then. I'm usually not this obsessed with upcoming games...

  • Reisclef

    Argh! I'm so excited about this, I can hardly wait. The iPad version just sits on the appstore taunting me.

    Off to watch youtube videos to pass the time until then. I'm usually not this obsessed with upcoming games...

  • http://www.buzzabit.com/aaron Aaron Sullivan

    Graphics performance on the iPad is not that good. Turning high quality off in the options makes it silky smooth, but then the stage looks barren.

    It's a reasonably fun and addictive dungeon crawler, though, and the social aspect is fun. Even with the small user base of the iPad version I had no trouble joining a map with multiple players. The online joining and interaction is seamless with wifi. That impressed me the most.

    Last I played there was a stupid exploit that can be fixed pretty easily with a patch. I won't repeat it because we don't need more people doing it. :P The exploit is "stupid" because it's a leveling technique and you spend all your unpaid time doing nothing instead of playing. Weee. *rolleyes*

    • http://www.spacetimestudios.com Spacetime Studios

      Hi Aaron,

      Thanks very much for the head's up about the exploit in Pocket Legends. If you could, can you please write us with details about how to do it? We'd like very much to fix it :) We'll send you an e-mail via your blog that you can reply to or you can write us at support spacetimestudios com.

      Thanks again!
      -Spacetime Studios

    • Mystic

      Leave high quality on and turn off anti-aliasing.

  • http://www.buzzabit.com/aaron Aaron Sullivan

    Graphics performance on the iPad is not that good. Turning high quality off in the options makes it silky smooth, but then the stage looks barren.

    It's a reasonably fun and addictive dungeon crawler, though, and the social aspect is fun. Even with the small user base of the iPad version I had no trouble joining a map with multiple players. The online joining and interaction is seamless with wifi. That impressed me the most.

    Last I played there was a stupid exploit that can be fixed pretty easily with a patch. I won't repeat it because we don't need more people doing it. :P The exploit is "stupid" because it's a leveling technique and you spend all your unpaid time doing nothing instead of playing. Weee. *rolleyes*

    • http://www.spacetimestudios.com Spacetime Studios

      Hi Aaron,

      Thanks very much for the head's up about the exploit in Pocket Legends. If you could, can you please write us with details about how to do it? We'd like very much to fix it :) We'll send you an e-mail via your blog that you can reply to or you can write us at support spacetimestudios com.

      Thanks again!
      -Spacetime Studios

    • Mystic

      Leave high quality on and turn off anti-aliasing.

  • AznBoy

    when do u think this is gonna get released?

    • http://www.spacetimestudios.com Spacetime Studios

      Magic 8 Ball says "very soon" :)

      Thanks for your interest and patience!

      • AznBoy

        i'm gonna die if it don't release :)

  • AznBoy

    when do u think this is gonna get released?

    • http://www.spacetimestudios.com Spacetime Studios

      Magic 8 Ball says "very soon" :)

      Thanks for your interest and patience!

      • AznBoy

        i'm gonna die if it don't release :)

  • Justin

    Ugh this is driving me crazy... This looks like one of the best RPGs on the app store (Keeping my eys out for IMO though).

  • Justin

    Ugh this is driving me crazy... This looks like one of the best RPGs on the app store (Keeping my eys out for IMO though).

  • Justin

    OMGOMGOMG I see it on the iPod app store but it says the request could not be completed! Noooooooooooo! This is taunting me soooo much, lol

  • Justin

    OMGOMGOMG I see it on the iPod app store but it says the request could not be completed! Noooooooooooo! This is taunting me soooo much, lol

  • Jordan

    Oh my. I just typed "Pocket Legends" into the App Store, and it showed me both iPhone and iPad versions. I clicked download for the iPhone app, although it said something along the lines of, "Sorry, but this app is no longer available. It may have been removed at the time you accessed this page." Something like that. I checked the release date, it said April 8th. Maybe it's coming out tomorrow! :)

  • Jordan

    Oh my. I just typed "Pocket Legends" into the App Store, and it showed me both iPhone and iPad versions. I clicked download for the iPhone app, although it said something along the lines of, "Sorry, but this app is no longer available. It may have been removed at the time you accessed this page." Something like that. I checked the release date, it said April 8th. Maybe it's coming out tomorrow! :)

  • http://justinsalsburey.com Jaysal

    Same for me... It showed up in app store but "Request could not be completed"... Maybe at midnight it will be released?

    • http://justinsalsburey.com Jaysal

      Guess its more Eliminate Pro to pass the time.

  • http://justinsalsburey.com Jaysal

    Same for me... It showed up in app store but "Request could not be completed"... Maybe at midnight it will be released?

    • http://justinsalsburey.com Jaysal

      Guess its more Eliminate Pro to pass the time.

  • http://Gmail.com Mason fennell

    I saw it too...but it's not
    there anymore.
    Does anyone know why that happened?

  • http://Gmail.com Mason fennell

    I saw it too...but it's not
    there anymore.
    Does anyone know why that happened?

  • Justin

    HAXORZ from apple :P

  • Justin

    HAXORZ from apple :P

  • http://justinsalsburey.com Jaysal

    lol... spot the hardcore MMO fans that have been waiting for a decent one on the iphone... How many times has everyone refreshed their itunes search of "pocket legends"... LOL

    • skallywaged

      Probably only you.

      • http://justinsalsburey.com Jaysal

        Judging by everyone that saw it pop up in the app store quite a few... Move along troll.

  • http://justinsalsburey.com Jaysal

    lol... spot the hardcore MMO fans that have been waiting for a decent one on the iphone... How many times has everyone refreshed their itunes search of "pocket legends"... LOL

    • skallywaged

      Probably only you.

      • http://justinsalsburey.com Jaysal

        Judging by everyone that saw it pop up in the app store quite a few... Move along troll.

  • AznBoy

    omg still waitin

  • AznBoy

    omg still waitin

  • Shadowhippy

    Apply is trying to torture us I think.

    • http://justinsalsburey.com Jaysal

      i agree what was that a tease

      • Shadowhippy

        to sleep or just wait another 15 min. Wait keeps winning o.O

  • Shadowhippy

    Apply is trying to torture us I think.

    • http://justinsalsburey.com Jaysal

      i agree what was that a tease

      • Shadowhippy

        to sleep or just wait another 15 min. Wait keeps winning o.O

  • Shadowhippy

    Btw comments popped up on the Facebook page right when the app went up on itunes and were instantly deleted....if that means anything...

    • Shadowhippy

      Yes Pocket legends im stalking you o.O

  • Shadowhippy

    Btw comments popped up on the Facebook page right when the app went up on itunes and were instantly deleted....if that means anything...

    • Shadowhippy

      Yes Pocket legends im stalking you o.O

  • http://Gmail.com Mason fennell

    So will it come out at midnight is the question...

    • AznBoy

      it's past midnight

      • AznBoy

        maybe tmrw at noon

    • http://justinsalsburey.com Jaysal

      problem is in cali midnight is 3 am here... ugg

  • http://Gmail.com Mason fennell

    So will it come out at midnight is the question...

    • AznBoy

      it's past midnight

      • AznBoy

        maybe tmrw at noon

    • http://justinsalsburey.com Jaysal

      problem is in cali midnight is 3 am here... ugg

  • http://justinsalsburey.com Jaysal

    ok anyone for some elminate coop?

    • AznBoy

      add me sfpro9111 might play with u one day

  • http://justinsalsburey.com Jaysal

    ok anyone for some elminate coop?

    • AznBoy

      add me sfpro9111 might play with u one day

  • http://Gmail.com Mason fennell

    1:35 til midnight in az

  • http://Gmail.com Mason fennell

    1:35 til midnight in az

  • http://Gmail.com Mason fennell

    Add me in eliminate: masonman153

  • http://Gmail.com Mason fennell

    Add me in eliminate: masonman153

  • http://justinsalsburey.com Jaysal

    added... no dice yet on PL

  • http://justinsalsburey.com Jaysal

    added... no dice yet on PL

  • AznBoy

    apple is killin me :(

  • AznBoy

    apple is killin me :(

  • Reisclef

    Maybe they'll coincide it with the release of 4.0 today? May just be waiting for an explosion of updates etc. when 4.0 goes live.

    Argh, don't wanna wait for 4.0 AND pocket legends to play it though....

    Cmon apple, today!!!!

  • Reisclef

    Maybe they'll coincide it with the release of 4.0 today? May just be waiting for an explosion of updates etc. when 4.0 goes live.

    Argh, don't wanna wait for 4.0 AND pocket legends to play it though....

    Cmon apple, today!!!!

  • Shadowhippy

    Holy shit eliminate is hard lol

    • Shadowhippy

      Prob cause apple made me stay up all night drinking waiting for PK:P

      • http://justinsalsburey.com Jaysal

        Too many hardcore players in eliminate now like myself who have made second accounts and own the newbies. Its a lot of fun once you get used to it.. I'm up to being ranked like 1,500th out of about 400,000

  • Shadowhippy

    Holy shit eliminate is hard lol

    • Shadowhippy

      Prob cause apple made me stay up all night drinking waiting for PK:P

      • http://justinsalsburey.com Jaysal

        Too many hardcore players in eliminate now like myself who have made second accounts and own the newbies. Its a lot of fun once you get used to it.. I'm up to being ranked like 1,500th out of about 400,000

  • Matt

    I'm looking for this game on the app store ever hour or so, and I'm just wondering; is this avaliable for us in the EU? Because if I waited all this time for a game I can't play in England, I'm going to shoot myself...!

    Well... No, but I will be upset; van anyone give me an answer? ^ ^

  • Matt

    I'm looking for this game on the app store ever hour or so, and I'm just wondering; is this avaliable for us in the EU? Because if I waited all this time for a game I can't play in England, I'm going to shoot myself...!

    Well... No, but I will be upset; van anyone give me an answer? ^ ^

  • Reisclef!

    It's here!!!!

    Just saw it on my iPhone on the AppStore! Must find wifi! Going home to get it now!

    See you all on there!

  • Reisclef!

    It's here!!!!

    Just saw it on my iPhone on the AppStore! Must find wifi! Going home to get it now!

    See you all on there!

  • http://justinsalsburey.com Jaysal

    Yup i can confirm this sometime in the last 15 minutes it was posted.

  • http://justinsalsburey.com Jaysal

    Yup i can confirm this sometime in the last 15 minutes it was posted.

  • GUYAK

    OMG !!!! i've been waiting ! downloaded at work !

  • GUYAK

    OMG !!!! i've been waiting ! downloaded at work !

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