After Burner Climax is fast and frantic arcade-style action, putting you in the cockpit of the world’s fastest fighter jets. Dodge planes, rockets and bullets while trying to target multiple on-screen enemy aircraft. Built for all skill levels, everyone will be able to take to the skies and blaze through a branching storyline of over 20 stages. Unlock achievements along the way to activate exclusive power ups using your experience and expertise.

-Select from the F-14D Super Tomcat by Northrop Grumman, the F-15E Strike Eagle or F/A-18E Super Hornet by Boeing.
-Personalize your plane with 4 different paint jobs including: standard paint, camouflage, special paint and low visibility

-Pilot through beautiful picturesque escapes from volcanos to jungles to ice caps
-Discover secret levels through meeting hidden criteria
-Replay to satisfy your inner pilot as you master levels to unlock power ups and race to the top of the leaderboards

-ARCADE MODE: Discover the thrill of EX OPTIONS as you unlock the power of your arsenal and other power-ups such as unlimited lives and continues, auto lock-on and persistent Climax Mode
-SCORE ATTACK MODE: Compete with other aces globally and fly to the top of over 60 leaderboards
-CLIMAX MODE: When your Climax Gauge is full, time will slow down and your lock-on cursor will expand. This is your chance to lock on to enemies en masse and take them all down at once!

- PLAY FREE with ad-support or ad-free via In-App Purchase
- HAPTIC SUPPORT – get into the game with responsive button presses
- CONTROLLER SUPPORT – MFi compatible controllers

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What’s New

Version 3.2.0

Bug fixes and refinements

Ratings and Reviews

3.5 out of 5
50 Ratings

50 Ratings

BeatXAiaiXSonic ,

Feels like I’m in a arcade

I saw this game when it first came out and I thought hey an Xbox 360 game cool. So I downloaded it. And it’s ok. Like the ads are kind of annoying. But otherwise it fine, it kind of reminds me of star fox. But what ever you do don’t do any upgrades. It just makes the entire game worse which I kind of hate. So if I were you I would use an mfi controller. It makes everything better. But if you just want to play an good arcade game for like a trip I would recommend this. But the thing about Sega releasing these games on the App Store is that they used to have a bunch of good on the App Store but they took them off. So I kind of want Sega to rerelease those games + billy Hatcher.

Defsac ,

A Incredible Game (In the arcades)

Trust me, this is a great game and all, but the controls feel kind of awkward...For me at least. I had fallen in love with this game ever since I played it a while ago, and (for 2006 standards) it looks amazing. Not a bad port of the game... But I’d probably recommend the Xbox 360 / PlayStation 3 version. (Or if you are crazy into arcade games, and have way to much money on your hands then I would recommend the Arcade Original.)
I personally would like a PC / Mac port since then you could plug in a Flight stick and throttle, to give a more authentic arcade experience.

Jason13151 ,

Arcade Perfect

Great game that reminds me of Top Gun, but 10 times better, with a hint of Metal Slug to it. Controls are very easy to pick up and use, achievement system is nice with adding some fun cheats along the way, and I really dig the plane styles you can choose from. Plus, the in game music and ability to choose paths is a great win. I have not had any game issues as far as operation goes. For those having problems, they are most likely on older phones or don’t have OS up to date. All around a great experience with tons of re-playability.


Sega America
551.1 MB

Requires iOS 10.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Infrequent/Mild Realistic Violence
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