forma.8 is a unique take on the proven Metroidvania action-adventure formula, with a striking visual style and a huge world to explore.

As the small exploration probe forma.8 you're stranded alone on the surface of an alien planet. Separated from your companions by accident you have a life or death mission to accomplish: find and recover a lost, powerful energy source before it's too late. Ancient civilisations, great perils and dystopian visions await you. And not everything is what it seems...

- Explore a huge, open world full of secrets
- Solve ancient mysteries
- Gain new power-ups to progress in your adventure
- Fight deadly enemies and face powerful bosses
- Delve into a deep and cryptic lore
- Beautifully hand-drawn vector graphics

Are you ready to uncover the truth?

Warning: the game does NOT run on iPad 2, iPad mini 1st generation, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S and iPod Touch 5th generation.

What’s New

Version 1.7

- Added support for iPhone XR
- Optimised resolutions on iPhone XS Max, iPad Pro 3rd generation

Ratings and Reviews

4.0 out of 5
75 Ratings

75 Ratings

Dubs1 ,

Excellent game - extremely underrated GEM

5 stars

There's just a few bugs that cause the game to crash sometimes on my iPad Pro 10.5 - hopefully they can be fixed with future update.

Ps. People complaining about the controls I don't understand it, as they work fluidly and responsive; you just have to get used to them.. and the character CAN/DOES go faster and speed up if you find the upgrade for him, which you can easily get after playing for like an hour or less. People need to give the game a chance, it is really a greatly polished, fun game.

7LeagueBoots ,

Another example of a game that needs to have a free test phase

Very pretty game, but it's extremely difficult to control the movement of the character with the necessary precision and speed on a touchscreen, especially limited to left hand and having the game set up so its your left thumb doing to movement control.

Some of the puzzles require fast and accurate flying within a time limit which is just about impossible on an iPad.

This is one of many games that should have a free test game with samples of the different types of controls and such, or it should offer a refund.

boe_dye ,

Metroid-Vania apparently means something new

I guess in a sense this has a Metroid-Vania root, but after a while I just got a bit bored. Its not a bad game, and its not complicated, but I feel its a bit boring. Its absolutely gorgeous to look at, and obviously a lot of time and effort was put into it.

My over all take was this: Youre a floating robot, floating around inside this planet, blowing stuff up. You dodge lava and a few obstacles, float here and there and do the thing... Slowly.

Im not sure the point, or the story and maybe for some thats cool, but for me I need a bit less open endedness. Even games like Ico and Shadow of the Colusus, or even Brightridge have a bit more of a point in directive -- even if that directive is "look around and enjoy".

Its pretty, its slow, its kind of interesting... but not interesting enough for me to keep on my mobile. Thanks for the offering!


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634.8 MB

Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Apple TV.



Age Rating
Infrequent/Mild Cartoon or Fantasy Violence


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