App description: Please Note: Star Horizon requires an iPad2/iPhone 4s/iPod Touch 5 or above.

Star Horizon stands on its own as a title that is well worth playing. The visual splendor alone would be more than enough to justify the purchase.
- 148Apps

Star Horizon is a fiery and fitting tribute the likes of Afterburner and Starfox.
- AppSpy

Star Horizon serves as a showpiece for the iOS platform() the controls feel fine-tuned to near perfection.
- MacLife

Star Horizon is a slick pulse-raising arcade shooter that evokes many of the best sci-fi space battles in recent cinematic and TV history
- Pocketgamer

Best Mobile Game nominee @Game Connection Paris 2013 / Selected Projects finals

Play as John, a private in the service of the Federation. Focus on amusing story and dynamic battles. Journey through the cosmos, upgrade your ship, make important story decisions and have fun fighting those epic bosses!

Grab your phone and play instantly. Your screen is your controller (virtual sticks? Yuck!)
Rescue your friends or obey the orders follow the storyline and make choices
Don't get shot - upgrade your ship with in-game currency (no IAP!) and weapons to finish your enemies in multiple astonishing ways
Follow the relationship between the man and the machine spiced up with amusing conversations and absurd humor.
Discover a wild variety of spaceships and fleet
Use your skills to unlock achievements
Support for game controllers

John doesn't fight to rack up kills or for honor and pride. At least not anymore. He just fights to survive and get the whole thing over with. His ship is controlled by Ellie, an Artificial Intelligence which is programmed to help pilots stay mentally strong throughout the war and which cannot kill human beings.

Federation is about to turn the tide of the war but then things start to go wrong. Ellie puts John into hibernation for 1000 years. Now he will have to discover what really happened and maybe, but just maybe, save the galaxy.
01-22-2015, 06:28 PM
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Is this using METAL?
01-22-2015, 07:41 PM
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Originally Posted by Amenbrother View Post
I think he means in the compatability info it doesnt say optimized for 6 or 6 plus.
Yes this

01-23-2015, 03:13 AM
Oh, you mean that. App store didn't mark it as "compatilbe with iPhone 6/6+" because it's not 64bit ready.

We use Unity and we cannot change that until they update the engine with 64 bit support.

It's not that it doesn't work or has flaws. It means that it could run even faster if we had support for it.

The same goes for Metal. Unity doesn't support it yet, but we've tiptoed around that limitation

We'll squeeze even more performance when our engine gets those updates.
01-23-2015, 06:15 AM
Joined: Oct 2012
Location: Michigan, USA
Posts: 862
Thanks for the info. Game looks great by the way and is quite fun so far.
01-23-2015, 09:53 PM
Any more and you"ll have games like PS3 graphics, I'm just wondering if games now days which looks at its best is using the full hardware of the iPhone's 6"s.
02-10-2015, 07:45 AM
The 2.0 update is now available for Android!

Another news is that SH is on Steam Greenlight - please support us if you want to see it on PC via Steam.
02-18-2015, 02:42 PM

Hey all,

Star Horizon got Greenlit yesterday! The campaign lasted only 7 days !!
Which is pretty amazing. We wouldn't be there without your support.
Thank you!

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