Super Hydorah 9+

Abylight S.L.

Designed for iPad

    • 4.8 • 649 Ratings
    • $4.99


Super Hydorah is a console-quality smartphone game excellently adapted to touch controls.

The world acclaimed shooting game created by renowned Locomalito, now accessible to casual audiences.

Metacritic score 82/100 - Excellent.#50 Best PC Game of 2017
Best Spanish Game of 2018 by Hobby Consolas

“One of the best games the genre has seen over the years” – Meristation
“An old-school shoot'em up full of surprises, and it's incredibly polished” – The Games Machine

Super Hydorah is a shooting game that embraces the teachings of the classic genre titans while offering its own thoughtful tweaks: direct action and a wide variety of unique spatial situations.

Equip your ship and save the galaxy against the dreadful menace of the Meroptians!


- Haptic vibration
- MFI Joystick support
- 2 difficulty modes: Easy to play or hard to be a master!
- Touch controls with adjustable sensitivity
- Game Center integration: Achievements and leaderboards
- Non-linear level layout with route selection
- Dangers of different nature in each level (not just bullets)
- Weapon selection and power-ups in every mission
- Secrets, multiple endings

What’s New

Version 1.2.1

- Usual small bug fixes and performance improvements.

Ratings and Reviews

4.8 out of 5
649 Ratings

649 Ratings

Nicole Libby ,

Exactly what is says it is

Everyone tries to hype their own games, why wouldn’t they? This is the most honest and accurate descriptions I’ve seen. The game is a true throwback to the NES days and done well. I do want the ability to retry levels, however, but as this would effect gameplay I can see the purists saying’s a draw.
The only issue I have is that I’m right handed and the enemies generally come from the right. So I can either try it out on “expert mode” (using my left hand), or not always being able to see the enemies. I could get the controller that it supports, but I’m not going to. And I can’t imagine how he could fix it seeing as it’s a biological error in my part being right handed.
This definitely left handed creator made a real gem here, buy it, share it, play it

Squozzie ,

Illusive Gaming Perfection

This is the The House of the Devil for shmups. I’m not even into shmups (or horror) but both of these attempts at not only just throwing it back to the 80’s but literally perfecting the experience is so rare and truly unique that I felt like that’s the only real logical comparison for me that comes to mind. Both of them have this dichotomy where they perfectly evoke and nail the era yet are super subtle about it due to the insane passion, attention to detail and humility that they are crafted with.

xyzap ,

Great side scroll shoot em up

Reminds me of my favorite space shoot em ups from different computer platforms over the years. Love that for a small price there are no advertisements and no in game purchases. Game play is excellent, smooth response even when screen is filled with action. Normal and easy modes are both appreciated, it’s great to have the difficulty scalable for different levels of skill among my family members.

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  • Game Center

    Challenge friends and check leaderboards and achievements.

  • Family Sharing

    Up to six family members can use this app with Family Sharing enabled.

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