Tyrian by Mobila Interactive is a scrolling shooter game that is very fun. In the game you are a space ship. Your mission is to destroy as many enemies as possible. Watch out for enemy fire. You can play in either arcade or full mode. Arcade mode will allow you to play individual levels. You will automatically get to use the best ship with all of the upgrades you could ever want. Full mode allows you to advance through the game like a story. You can upgrade your ship, armor, and guns using the money you earn by defeating enemies.
The controls on the game are very easy to figure out. All you do is put your finger where you want your ship to go. Your weapons fire automatically. You can adjust your ships settings using the bar on the right side of the screen. These settings allow you to change weapons, or turn off weapons.
Tyrian is a great game with addictive game play. Tyrian is based on the original computer game developed by Eclipse Productions in 1995. The graphics for the game were released in 2007 under an Open License which makes this version for the iPhone possible. Since the app depends on the graphics from the original game you must download them upon first launch of the app. Other than that, I enjoyed every minute of playing Tyrian.
Tyrian is $1.99 in the iTunes App Store.
Developer’s Website: http://www.mobilainteractive.com/tyrian/