Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn't open, click the iTunes application icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To download the free app Asteroids: Gunner by Atari, get iTunes now.

Already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download

Asteroids: Gunner

By Atari

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.


“Asteroids Gunner is the most entertaining and addictive version of one of the greatest arcade games of all time.” – AOL Games

Experience the next evolution in Atari’s legendary Asteroids franchise!

Blast your way through deadly asteroids fields and alien war ships to become the most wealthy and powerful“Asteroids Gunner is the most entertaining and addictive version of one of the greatest arcade Gunner in space history! Work your way to the top of the gritty crystal mining business by traversing through the galaxy and collecting the treasures of the cosmos. Upgrade your ship as you climb up the intergalactic ranks and become a force to be reckoned with!


4 galaxies and 200 non-stop waves to test your rock-obliterating skills
One unique ship to pilot with seven additional ships unlockable
Tons of power-ups and skill upgrades
Play against your friends in the turn-based Challenge Mode for bragging rights
Unlock over 200 achievements to earn rank promotions and gain more upgrades
OpenFeint and Game Center integration


“Atari managed to take Asteroids’ retro DNA and make it shine on the small screen with Asteroids Gunner.” – TechCrunch

“It's everything arcade players loved about the classic Atari title Asteroids, only with a whole new look.” – USA Today

“Asteroids: Gunner feel[s] like it belongs in this new era” – Slide to Play

Come check out the latest updates, or talk to us directly!
Like us on Facebook:

Atari’s Greatest Hits, Circus Atari, Centipede®: Origins, Breakout®: Boost+, and watch for our future apps at

GIFT TO A FRIEND: Click the “Buy App” arrow on the App Store

If you are experiencing any problems with Asteroids: Gunner, please email so we can assist you.

What's New in Version 1.4.1

• Bug fixes


iPhone Screenshot 1
iPhone Screenshot 2
iPhone Screenshot 3
iPhone Screenshot 4
iPhone Screenshot 5
iPad Screenshot 1
iPad Screenshot 2
iPad Screenshot 3
iPad Screenshot 4
iPad Screenshot 5

Customer Reviews

Playable on iPhone 4s

I have to update a review for this app that I had posted previously. I discovered that while I can't play this game on my iPhone 6s, I can play it on an old iPhone 4s that I had used before I got the newer phone.

Once I learned that my 4s still had a purpose, I was able to play the game and save my progress. I finally was able to play it through until I had completed all levels. However, I suggest spending a couple of bucks and buying one of the upper-level ships that are offered because the scout is rather useless. Buy the battleship, even though it's a bit slow, because it can take a beating.

But, don't look for any updates for this app in the future. Not only has this app not been updated within the past couple of years, Atari doesn't even discuss this game on their website anymore.

Great update to a classic!

One annoying stupid flaw:
The illiterate idiots who design these things don't know how to read so when they flash your objective tips up on the screen at the start of a game the dummies leave the words up way too briefly! Nobody could read some of those lines fast enough!
This is a rampant problem not just in illiterate games but by inexperienced editors of movie trailers, films, TV programs, commercials and the culture in general as illiterate millennials and foreign scum continue to take over with their stupidity for convention if not inventive pioneering otherwise.
STOP and think morons and the managers of these monkeys MUST BE FIRED!

Setting a BAD precident with ads in gaming

I know this game is "free" (a term used very loosely in the app store these days) and expectations shouldn't be too high to begin with, but this was once a pretty good game that did justice to the original and I could overlook the fact that they wanted you to pay for certain upgrades/levels within the game. But apparently that wasn't enough to support the developers because now they sell ads that appear to an obnoxious degree throughout the game. And not only static ads, but VIDEO ads that interrupt the flow of the game and is a complete turnoff. I LOVE Atari and generally support every iOS release they put out but I won't be downloading any more of their "free" games and encouraging this type of product. I would MUCH rather pay for the initial download and be rid of in-app purchases and annoying pop-up ads. In fact, I think it's safe to say that your advertisers actually DISCOURAGE me from buying their product by pimping their goods this way. Hey Atari: How's about working on an update with new games on your greatest hits app that I'd happily pay for instead of this garbage?

Asteroids: Gunner
View in iTunes
This app is designed for both iPhone and iPad
  • Free
  • Category: Games
  • Updated:
  • Version: 1.4.1
  • Size: 77.1 MB
  • Language: English
  • Seller:
Rated 9+ for the following:
  • Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence

Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

Customer Ratings

Current Version:
All Versions:

Top In-App Purchases

  1. 50 Space Bucks$1.99
  2. 250 Space Bucks$2.99
  3. 600 Space Bucks$3.99
  4. Remove Ads$0.99
  5. 10,000 Space Bucks$19.99
  6. 1,000,000 Space Buck$99.99