A game based on a comic book franchise? A side scrolling adventure with endless action and a metal track to keep gamers going until their thumbs fall off? What witchery is this? Eternal Descent has finally been released and there's a small trailer to show us what's on the way. Before that though, here's the blurb and the link to grab the game. I've had a quick go and for folks on the go looking for stuff to do on the commute... it's a great game but just don't miss your stop cause that's no fun at all!

The brainchild of British guitarist and comic creator Llexi Leon, the multi-media Eternal Descent phenomenon has finally been unleashed on the world of video games. Developed by London-based PLA Studios, the action-packed, 3D scrolling endless brawler Eternal Descent: Heavy Metal Heroes is now available on the App Store for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch*.  

Based on IDW Publishing’s cult comic book series, Eternal Descent: Heavy Metal Heroes places gamers in the role of Sirian, a nomadic warrior fighting back endless hordes of demonic creatures as they rampage through the city streets. Armed with a supernaturally charged electric guitar, Sirian must traverse the depths of the underworld and eliminate the Pit Lords within – all to a killer soundtrack.

Eternal Descent: Heavy Metal Heroes also features appearances and original performances from Joe Satriani, Misha Mansoor (Periphery) and Andrew W.K. who act as heroic tag-team assists activated by power-up tokens within the game. Wayne Static and Michael Amott (Arch Enemy) take on the role of end of area boss characters, gatekeepers to the realms on Sirian’s journey to Hell.

With more rock/metal music acts slated to appear in future updates for Eternal Descent: Heavy Metal Heroes, instrument brands such as ESP, Jackson and Dean Guitars have leant their support to ensure that all cameo musicians appear with their signature instruments for real shred guitar action!

Easy to pickup but difficult to master, Eternal Descent: Heavy Metal Heroes is now available on the App Store for iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch priced £1.99/$2.99/€2.39.  https://itunes.apple.com/app/eternal-descent-heavy-metal/id670351728?mt=8

A series of updates with new characters and additional content are planned for release throughout 2014.