What's New

64-bit compatibility, engine tweaks and IAP removal

App Description

Awarded 90% on Touch Arcade and 148 Apps! Blast alien hostiles into oblivion before they destroy the mining colonies, all while watching out for orbiting chunks of space rock.

- 100's of fast paced levels packed with aliens.
- Three game modes: Arcade, Missions & Survival.
- Ten awesome power ups including orbital lasers.

This full version of Darkside features all three game modes, including 100 levels in the missions mode and smart bombs. Your purchase also helps me to write more games. Thanks : )

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"The game’s visuals are, quite simply, awesome. Each planet is highly detailed and every weapon and explosion is a dazzling treat of lighting and particle effects. I would have unequivocally recommended Darkside if it cost any reasonable amount." : Touch Arcade : 90%

"This is a fantastic twin-stick shooter, both in its free and paid versions, and if you have any kind of love for the genre then it cannot be resisted. With 100 missions to play through, and indeed missions which are challenging right from the off, Darkside is absolutely ravenous for attention." : 148 Apps : 90%

"With the use of lighting and particle effects, this is a feast for the eyes. With no barrier to entry, and no in-app purchase design model, it's easy to recommend Darkside to all fans of arcade games and twin-stick shooters." : AppSpy : 80%

"Darkside is a great-looking game, the glittering light show of explosions and weapons fire is a sight to behold." : Pocket Gamer : 80%

"Darkside is a wonderfully smooth game, with some breath-taking nebula backdrops and barely a drop in the frame-rate, even when the action is at its most frantic. There's an awful lot to love about Darkside!" : Modojo : 90%

"Get the free arcade mode. Play it for a few minutes. Shove your eyes back into your head. Buy the full game." : Arcade Life : 95%

"It's great for a quick dose of asteroid blasting and the mission mode provides a good balance to the game which should keep you coming back for more." : AppGamer : 80%

"The graphics are amazingly detailed. My thumbs are still hurting from all the dual-stick gaming I played! This game is fantastic." : App Advice : 100%

"A brilliant shoot em up that is surprisingly tactical and full of depth." : The Smart Phone App Review : 91%

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • June 26, 2012 Initial release
  • September 07, 2012 New version 1.0.1
  • September 15, 2012 New version 1.0.2
  • November 09, 2012 New version 1.0.3
  • February 14, 2013 New version 1.09.0
  • April 12, 2013 New version 1.09.1
  • September 20, 2013 New version 1.10.0
  • October 08, 2013 New version 1.10.1
  • June 15, 2019 New version 1.10.10
  • June 15, 2019 Price increase: FREE! -> $1.99
  • June 16, 2019 Price increase: FREE! -> $1.99

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