Like it or not Star Wars VII will be hitting cinemas sooner or later and along with that tons of other related content, most of which will be for smartphone and tablet audiences. We’re starting to see that happen with Disney today releasing “Star Wars Journeys: The Phantom Menace” on iOS.
The app narrates the first episode of the Star Wars series (which would be the first movie in the newer series) in an interesting way. It brings along features such as interactive scenes, games like anti-gravity podracing, original art and more. It also features a 180-degree parallax scrolling to add to the experience.
It wouldn’t be wrong to call is a visual storybook that tells the story of the first movie in the series. Here’s what the app has to offer:
* Uncover the story of the saga while tapping to reveal hidden content
* Sharpen your Jedi mastery and test your ability against the fastest and fiercest racers in four different galaxies
* Customize your very own podracer with visual and performance enhancements to improve your results
* Participate in tournaments, time trials, and daily racing events to win special rewards
The app can be purchased for $6.99 on the App Store for iPad, iPod and iPhone. As you might have guessed it, Star Wars Journeys: Attack of the Clones is coming very soon. Milking a popular series? Not an issue if the app is good and the fans get something more out of their favorite series.
You can pick Star Wars Journeys: The Phantom Menace on the App Store here. The download weighs 522MB, so it’s advisable to have a WiFi connection around.