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CARY, N.C. – Epic Games has produced another hit videogame title.

“Infinity Blade,” a 3-D game developed for Apple mobile devices such as the iPad, generated more than $1.625 million in sales in its first four days of release, according to web site AppModo.

That total is record for games from the App Store, topping the previous mark of some $1 million by “Cut the Rope,” AppModo reports. But “Cut” took 10 days to set that mark.

Having received several positive reviews, Infinity Blade generated 271,424 users, AppModo reported.

The game sells for $5.99.

Epic, best known for its “Gears of War” and “Unreal Tournament” as well as its Unreal game development engine, and its subsidiary Chair developed Infinity Blade in the Cary-based company’s first venture into the Apple operating system world.

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