Lightwire places you in the role of a weapons engineer as you strive to save Earth. You must harvest enough energy from various nodes throughout the galaxy in order to satisfy the growing demand back home. Lightwire utilizes fun, gesture-based features, as you draw laser beams across energy nodes and cause massive explosions that generate the valuable energy needed to sustain life. Use your Math skills to determine the most strategic solutions.
Ability to reset game data and minor bug fixes.
Ratings and Reviews
Easy to learn, hard to master
The game steadily adds complexity, to keep it from being overwhelming at first and boring later on. There's a medal system, like Angry Birds has stars, to let you know how well you are doing; there's lots of bonuses and tricks to the game.
The audio on my iPhone 6 is entirely too quiet; this started with update 1.01. They added a headphone recommendation to the loading screen but I should be the one to make that choice.
Simple, but surprisingly deep and addictive.
I recently visited the nonPareil Institute, and got to play a few levels of Lightwire, their newest release. It seemed simple at first, but became more complex as the levels went by. I liked it so much that I bought it the next day, and have been playing constantly. A combination of visual and math puzzle, the game's challenge lies in racking up as high a score as possible to earn medals. A really fun and visually impressive game!
Fun but frequently crashes
Fun game experience marred by crashes that occur upon completion of every level. My son keeps playing it despite the glitch though. Update, after deleting and reinstalling, the crashing has been eliminated.
Developer Response ,
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- nonPareil Institute
- 530.6 MB
Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone 5s, iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus, iPhone SE, iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone X, iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR, iPad Air, iPad Air Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 2, iPad mini 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air 2, iPad Air 2 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 3, iPad mini 3 Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad mini 4, iPad mini 4 Wi-Fi + Cellular, 12.9-inch iPad Pro, 12.9-inch iPad Pro Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (9.7‑inch), iPad Pro (9.7-inch) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad (5th generation), iPad (5th generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (12.9‑inch) (2nd generation), iPad Pro (12.9‑inch) (2nd generation) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (10.5‑inch), iPad Pro (10.5-inch) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad (6th generation), iPad Wi-Fi + Cellular (6th generation), iPad Pro (11-inch), iPad Pro (11-inch) Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Pro (12.9-inch), iPad Pro (12.9-inch) Wi‑Fi + Cellular, iPad mini (5th generation), iPad mini (5th generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPad Air (3rd generation), iPad Air (3rd generation) Wi-Fi + Cellular, iPod touch (6th generation), and iPod touch (7th generation).
- Age Rating
- Rated 4+
- © nonPareil Institute
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With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.