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Description in a capsule - "Tilt to move, shake to blast, shoot to kill - 2079"


8/10 SILVER AWARD - "Simple and refined, 2079 is the ideal portable top-down shooter." - PocketGamer.co.uk

4.5/5 - "Good graphics, innovative and great controls make this a fun game..." - 148apps.com

4/5 stars - "The controls are fantastic." - iPhone Games Network

"Besides the nicely polished retro feel to the game, it succeeds in the implementation of a very iPhone-centric control system." - toucharcade.com

4/5 stars - "I’ve found myself sneaking in a game of 2079 in spare moments because since downloading it and playing it just once, I love it." - gotapps.com

"Other developers could learn a lot from this game’s smart approaches to controls." - iLounge


How long can you survive? This is a perfect game for you if you like the adrenaline of raking up points while staying alive in this addictive game.

- Addictive survival mode with ramping difficulty
- Play your own MP3 in game!
- Intuitive controls customized for the iPhone
- Beautiful graphics and sound effects
- Background auto-calibration!
- Online leaderboard for bragging rights!
- OpenFeint enabled

Gameplay features:
- Fluid accelerometer controls will allow you to fly through the tightest threats
- Shake the iPhone in the last minute to launch a devastating blast that can save your life!
- A virtual controller specifically designed to allow you to control shooting direction independent of ship movement, thereby avoiding the pitfalls of having your fingers obscure the screen
- Powerups for extra lives help you move up the scoring rank and more!

Feedback and feature requests are always welcome.


KEYWORDS: 2D, 3D, action, addictive, arcade, awesome, bargain, best, blast, combat, control, classic, cube, easter egg, fast, fly, fun, gameplay, geometry wars, hardcore, innovative, intuitive, retro, score, shake, ship, shooter, smooth, space, tilt, thrust, top

What's New

Version 1.3.8

- 4.0 Compatibility (Multitasking)
- OpenFeint 2.4.10

Ratings and Reviews

3 out of 5

88 Ratings

88 Ratings


Mr Burns

Not only does the app fail to finish opening on 5.1.1 (an ad or something pops up after launch then never finished loading - no way to dismiss it) but also the not updates for retina, not even just the icon.

I used to really like this game. Would be nice of the developer would give it a little attention. It's been a couple years now

Free, now Paid

iRabbid 64

I got this game for free, and when I told my friend a few days later, he said it was paid. I checked and what the heck?

Love this game! Now 5 stars!!


Update: With the subsequent app updates, I've changed my review to 5 stars.

The more I play 2079 and compare to other arcade shooters, the more I realize the controls really should be emulated by other developers. It's one of a sparse few that allows for quick multidirectional shooting. Too often games have controls that limit shooting only to what's in the front of the ship, but 2079 does one better. The navigation is set up in a way that allows for quick shooting in any direction, and they're very easy to use. You simply move your finger, and with the various powerups...one of which is a blast function where you shake your device...the game should satisfy the casual as well as the serious gamer. For me, I'm more of puzzles player, but 2079 makes it easy for me to pick up and play. On top of that, the developer listens to the community as you can tell with each subsequent update. While I continue to look at other similar games that have come out the past few months, 2079 still remains on my list of favorites.

For anyone on the fence about 2079, you really should look deeper. It's a great game, and you get used to the controls quickly. Remember, while graphics are should be a consideration, you should look at gameplay and 2079 definitely has that.


Eric Tong
8.1 MB
Requires iOS 3.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 9+ for the following:
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
© 2008 - 2018 Eric Tong


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