THE INCIDENT is a fast-paced, retro-style action game. Run, dodge and jump your way to safety as an angry rain of just about everything in the world falls and builds a mountain of platforms for you to climb up, up… up to the source of it all: the cause of THE INCIDENT.

"This iPhone/iPad game is really great - get it! $2. It makes me laugh every time I play it." —John Romero, Designer of Wolfenstein 3D, Doom and Quake.

"A game you pick up quickly, but can't put back down." —Engadget

"Gaming's Most Charming Vision of the Apocalypse" —Gizmodo

"The controls work well, the graphics look cool, it's universal from the get go, and I really dig the whole concept behind the game." —Touch Arcade

"Terrific little indie games like this are what make the iPhone platform really shine." —TUAW

THE INCIDENT is easy to pick up but hard to master. It's a totally new gameplay concept and it's perhaps TOO addictive. It's loaded with power-ups, power-downs (d'oh!) and collectables.

THE INCIDENT is a universal app that runs great on any iPhone or iPod touch, and on iPad. Buy once, play anywhere!


• Supercool 8-bit pixel art with Retina display support
• Awesome chiptune soundtrack
• 7 levels to explore and survive in "The Rise & Fall of Frank Solway"
• Join competitive multiplayer games on your Apple TV in "Coincidents"
• Dodge and jump as high as you can in "Endless Nightfall"
• Score sharing with Game Center
• Hundreds of unique objects, hundreds of ways to die
• The Award Room, where you recall your adventures
• The elusive "B-mode"

What’s New

Version 1.7

New "Coincidents" multiplayer mode! You can now use your iOS device to join competitive multiplayer games on your Apple TV.

Ratings and Reviews

4.3 out of 5
20 Ratings
20 Ratings
SkyyBoyy ,

no IPhone X

Update does NOT add support for iPhone X resolution

mrmistermr ,

iPhone X Support

It is needed.

StellarAirman ,

Great polish and attention to detail, but lacks a solid gameplay mechanic

The polish of this app is great from the graphics to the music and all the little details throughout. They captured the retro feel they were going for perfectly.

However it does get very repetitive very quickly and the polish and graphics are not enough to sustain it. Other jumping games are based on a simple gameplay mechanic as well, but the best ones have more power-ups and random elements to keep it interesting through multiple replays. The Incident seems to try to add a story element to the game and create longer levels that just go on and on, rather than a quicker level where you can try to score points which are compared online and you can play the level over and over again to compete for that score. It is stuck in a kind of limbo between trying to have a linear story and just being a simple jumping game where you compare scores, which makes it boring compared to both types of games in my opinion.

With some more variety to the gameplay I think this could really be a standout game. Everything else about the game is fantastic. They just need to put it on a steady foundation of a great gameplay mechanic.


Matthew Comi
19.6 MB
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
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