Frontier Developments released the sequel to Lost Winds today for iOS devices. Lost Winds 2: Winter of the Mel is now available for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch for $3.99. The game on the new iPad will have some graphical tweeks over the 4S and iPad 2 as well.

From the press release:

    The award-winning, enchanting ‘LostWinds’ adventure continues on iOS today!

    Amazing new season-switching gameplay. Incredible new wind powers at the tips of your fingers. Beautiful visuals. Expansive new environments to explore. Charming new characters, and an absorbing storyline. Each element builds on the success of the first game to make ‘LostWinds 2: Winter of the Melodias’ an unmissable experience on iPad, iPhone or iPod touch.

    Switch seasons back and forth between Winter and Summer at will, and use all Enril the Wind Spirit’s awesome new elemental powers – plus those from the first game – to successfully guide and protect the young boy Toku. Evil Balasar has sent a poisonous, powerful adversary and a host of new minions to thwart your ongoing battle to lift his curse and save the enchanting world of Mistralis.

    – Harness the brilliance of nature: Sonte, Spirit of Seasons’ astonishing powers let you instantly transform Mistralis between Summer and Winter at will to aid your progress
    – Frozen Winter ponds and waterfalls become teeming Summer pools in which Toku can dive and unlock secrets
    – Form snowballs from the air or manipulate moisture-laden clouds to help with your quest
    – Master Enril’s rediscovered incredible cyclone power, using it to transport Toku, smash powerful enemies and even drill through the rock around you
    – Expansive new regions of Mistralis provide spectacular arenas for Toku’s jumps and glides
    – New enemies and familiar foes to buffet, smash, freeze, burn and douse
    – New characters to befriend and puzzles to solve on your adventure to reveal the secret of the Melodias’ disappearance..
    – Includes Game Center integration and Achievements
    – The ‘Snapshot’ feature lets you add game characters to your own photos and share with friends

    The already gorgeous game is given even extra depth and added beauty by advanced graphical techniques that realize the full potential of more recent Apple devices:
    Realtime
    Radiosity Dynamic
    Shadows Dynamic
    Lights Refractive & Reflective Ice
    new iPad y y y y
    iPad 2 y y
    iPhone 4S y y

    The LostWinds2: Winter of the Melodias App is available now for $3.99 / CN¥25 / £2.49 / €2.99 from the App Store on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.