[09/23/2010]: Tyrian 1.4 update adds iPad support, fixes iOS4 compatibility issues
[08/11/2009]: 50% off sale!!!
[07/25/2009]: Tyrian Lite is available through Apple AppStore
[07/21/2209]: Tyrian is #4 on AppStore "What's Hot" list [click for screen shot]
[07/17/2009]: Tyrian v 1.1 update is available through AppStore. Hit the link for details [link].
[07/13/2009]: Tyrian Support Forum added. [link]
[07/03/2009]: Tyrian v 1.04 update is ready for distribution.Fixes the weapons upgrade bug in the story mode.
[06/29/2009]: Tyrian v 1.0 is available through Apple AppStore
[06/04/2009]: The game is submitted to the App Store for review.
This is an iPhone port of Tyrian, an arcade-style vertical scrolling shooter for DOS, originally developed by Eclipse productions and published in 1995. The story is set in 20,031 where you play as Trent Hawkins, a skilled fighter-pilot employed to fight Microsol and save the galaxy.
The iPhone version features:
- Full Story & Arcade modes
- 4 Episodes: "Escape", "Treachery", "Mission: Suicide" & "An End to Fate"
- 50+ levels
- 7 difficulty levels
- Sofisticated weapon upgrade system with hundreds of weapon combinations to chose from
- support for cheat codes, secret game modes, easter eggs, etc.
- 30+ music soundtracks by Alexander Brandon with a Jukebox.
The iPhone port features original Tyrian soundtracks by Alexander Brandon
Follow the link below for samples:
Wired: Tyrian For iPhone review
appyourmac.com: Tyrian: Classic game, new-found glory/
toucharcade.com: Classic DOS shoot-em-up, Tyrian, arrives
toucharcade.com: another review
nodpad.com: Tyrian is out... Just another shmup?
appchatter.com: Tyrian review
tapni.ru: (russian review)
theportablegamer.com: Tyrian hits the appStore
appbank.net (Japanese review)
iTunes user reviews
The iPhone version is available through Apple AppStore for $0.99. Click on the text to download.
Tyrian Lite (Free version). Click on the text to download.
This is a re-write of the original Tyrian v2.1 game by Eclipse Productions. It is based on OpenTyrian project's source code and licensed under GNU GPL v2
[click here to view license]
[click here to go to official OpenTyrian project site]
Please note that this software requires original v2.1 data files (4643Kb), which, due to difference licensing agreements, cannot be bundled with AppStore distribution of the game. However, as of 2004, the data files are made available as freeware for the end users
[click here to view license]
The application will attempt to download the data files during the initial run Please make sure that you have a functioning internet connection (Wifi/GPRS/3G) and ~10Mb of free space on your device before attempting to dowbload the files.
!!! Additional over-the-air or ISP data transmission charges may apply. Please check with your carrier or ISP prior to download.
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