What's New

This app has been updated by Apple to use the latest Apple signing certificate.

Bugfixes & optimizations. The bug where the game freezes on the loading screen should finally be eliminated – if you still encounter this, please get in touch via http://www.cavernaut.com
Have fun playing, and please leave a rating at the App Store if you are enjoying Cavernaut!

App Description

Pilot your spaceship through a maze of caves on an alien planet. Try to reach the surface, while collecting luminum crystals which you can trade for upgrades. Watch out for hazards like mines or laser batteries, and keep an eye on your limited fuel supply.

Cavernaut is a cave flyer with its roots in classic arcade titles like Lunar Lander, reinvented for the iPhone and iPad: You steer your ship with simple touch and tilt controls through a cave that is randomly generated for every game. Each time you play, there's a new path through the caves, and all the items and landing pads are in different places.

"... it all comes together into a tense, surprisingly strategic experience"
(Nathan Reinauer, TouchArcade)

"Cavernaut proves to be quite challenging yet satisfying."
(Jennifer Allen, 148Apps)

"A perfect coffee break title that has the addictive components of games from the old days."
(Andre Eriksson, Cubed3)

"With simple but addictive mechanics and a very efficient control system, Cavernaut is a small but truly enjoyable mobile game."
(Fabio Palmisano, Multiplayer.it)


+ A randomly generated cave that’s different each time you play
+ Simple touch/tilt controls for super-smooth flying
+ Five areas with increasing difficulty to master
+ Lots of upgrades for your ship
+ Cool neo-retro graphics
+ Game Center leaderboard and achievements
+ Old-school pay once & play, no free-to-play

>>>>> Always running out of fuel?

Collect luminum crystals, the universal currency in this part of the galaxy, and use them to buy a bigger fuel tank for your ship. Or reinforced hull armor, better shields – *anything* will increase your odds for success in a place like this. But there's more to discover: You can find pieces of alien relics that are scattered throughout the caves. Collect all parts of a relic to add it to your collection of precious artifacts. Now that's something to brag about in the orbit terminal's bar!

>>>>> No in-app purchases. Ever.

Pay once, play as much as you like, all future upgrades included. No free-to-play mechanics, just old-school gaming.

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iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • September 24, 2015 Initial release
  • September 29, 2015 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • October 06, 2015 New version 1.0.1
  • December 12, 2015 Price decrease: $1.99 -> FREE!
  • December 14, 2015 Price increase: FREE! -> $1.99
  • December 19, 2015 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • January 05, 2016 Price increase: $0.99 -> $1.99
  • February 04, 2016 Price decrease: $1.99 -> FREE!
  • February 06, 2016 Price increase: FREE! -> $1.99
  • December 02, 2016 Price decrease: $1.99 -> $0.99
  • December 03, 2016 New version 1.0.2