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%

What's New

Version 1.10.10

64-bit compatibility, engine tweaks and IAP removal

Ratings and Reviews


No music or sound


A tough challenge


This reminds me of Super Stardust on the PS3. With the lack of physical joysticks the twin-stick controls take some getting used to, as does the ships inertia... The enemies also add another element to it in that you can't power your ship up and 'camp' whilst taking out the asteroids, you always need to watch your back and keep moving.

Graphics and sound are good, but it would be good to hear a little variety in the music.

As has been mentioned the difficulty ramps up VERY quickly, past level 10 is ball-breaking stuff, that's my only real complaint with it really.



Love this game. Is much like Super Stardust HD on the playstation 3, PSP and PSVITA. Very addictive game although I'm using the iPod Touch to play this version so it's never going to feel as good because it's a little frustrating to control however, with a little practice this game will keep you going for hours although not all in one go lol. It's certainly the best looking game I've seen on on my Touch I only wish the ships energy would sustain the damage more which would compensate for the difficulty in controlling it but apart from that GREAT GAME.


Clockwork Pixels Ltd
27.7 MB
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 12+ for the following:
Frequent/Intense Cartoon or Fantasy Violence
© Clockwork Pixels Ltd


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