THE INCIDENT is a fast-paced, retro-style action game. Run, dodge and jump your way to safety as an angry rain of just about everything in the world falls and builds a mountain of platforms for you to climb up, up… up to the source of it all: the cause of THE INCIDENT.
"This iPhone/iPad game is really great - get it! $2. It makes me laugh every time I play it." —John Romero, Designer of Wolfenstein 3D, Doom and Quake.
"A game you pick up quickly, but can't put back down." —Engadget
"Gaming's Most Charming Vision of the Apocalypse" —Gizmodo
"The controls work well, the graphics look cool, it's universal from the get go, and I really dig the whole concept behind the game." —Touch Arcade
"Terrific little indie games like this are what make the iPhone platform really shine." —TUAW
THE INCIDENT is easy to pick up but hard to master. It's a totally new gameplay concept and it's perhaps TOO addictive. It's loaded with power-ups, power-downs (d'oh!) and collectables.
THE INCIDENT is a universal app that runs great on any iPhone or iPod touch, and on iPad. Buy once, play anywhere!
WHAT'S IN THE BOX:
• Supercool 8-bit pixel art with Retina display support
• Awesome chiptune soundtrack
• 7 levels to explore and survive in "The Rise & Fall of Frank Solway"
• Join competitive multiplayer games on your Apple TV in "Coincidents"
• Dodge and jump as high as you can in "Endless Nightfall"
• Score sharing with Game Center
• Hundreds of unique objects, hundreds of ways to die
• The Award Room, where you recall your adventures
• The elusive "B-mode"
New "Coincidents" multiplayer mode! You can now use your iOS device to join competitive multiplayer games on your Apple TV.
Ratings and Reviews
Hilarious and amusing
I enjoyed trying out this game on my iPad 3 with iOS 6.1.3.
It is fun to see all the ways your character can die. :o
I have a couple of issues:
1. When I tried to minimize the game using the pinch feature on the iPad, the game would not minimize.
2. The default game controller was very confusing to operate. I am a bit of a klutz with games! I did go through the tutorial, but I had trouble figuring out how to make my character jump.
3. How about adding a practice round in the tutorial plus a bit more about how the controller works?
What I really love:
1. It plays in landscape mode. Now make it truly Universal by allowing play in any mode regardless of how the iPad is tilted.
2. It has separate controls for music and game sound effects. THANK YOU!
The game made me guffaw after every round telling me ow I had died. Whatever falls on you kills you. "Death by bicycle." "Death by 36" LCD TV," etc.
SUGGESTION TO THE DEVS: Add achievements in Game Center for every possible way to die. 5 points for each and a Game Center badge for each. "Death by Shopping Cart" should be an achievement. Same for every other type of death. That would make the game more fun!
ONE MAJOR ISSUE: It does not allow me to save a game on the iPad 3 with iOS 6.1.3. I played through to Level 2, minimized the game, and when I returned, it was back at Level 1 with me starting the game as though I had never played it! Devs, please fix.
no IPhone X
Update does NOT add support for iPhone X resolution
Great polish and attention to detail, but lacks a solid gameplay mechanic
The polish of this app is great from the graphics to the music and all the little details throughout. They captured the retro feel they were going for perfectly.
However it does get very repetitive very quickly and the polish and graphics are not enough to sustain it. Other jumping games are based on a simple gameplay mechanic as well, but the best ones have more power-ups and random elements to keep it interesting through multiple replays. The Incident seems to try to add a story element to the game and create longer levels that just go on and on, rather than a quicker level where you can try to score points which are compared online and you can play the level over and over again to compete for that score. It is stuck in a kind of limbo between trying to have a linear story and just being a simple jumping game where you compare scores, which makes it boring compared to both types of games in my opinion.
With some more variety to the gameplay I think this could really be a standout game. Everything else about the game is fantastic. They just need to put it on a steady foundation of a great gameplay mechanic.
Challenge friends and check leaderboards and achievements.
With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.