Games for iPhone, iPad, Apple TV and Mac by Johan Steen.

Hypastorm

Factsheet

Developer
Johan Steen
Based in SE / TH
Release Date
iOS: Jul 3, 2020
tvOS: Sep 21, 2020
macOS: Oct 12, 2020
Website
hypastorm.com
Platforms
iOS
tvOS
macOS
Regular Price
USD $0.99
SEK 12 kr
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Description

Hypastorm is a fast, casual, twin stick action shooter. Experience a distant future, where you take your craft and enters the arena to shoot and bounce on enemies while jumping between platforms on your way to victory for fame and glory.

Hypastorm is the first commercial game released by Johan Steen.

History

Hypastorm was developed during April and May in 2020, initially as a proof of concept to stretch the legs with Apple's game related frameworks. As the game received positive feedback when sharing early builds on Reddit and Twitter the decision was made to tidy it up and make a proper release.

iPhone / iPad Release

Version 1.0 of the game was shipped and became available in the App Store for iPhone and iPad. (July 3, 2020)

Gamepad Update

An update with full support for game controllers and gamepads was done cooking and released. (August 8, 2020)

Refreshed Graphics

All in-game graphics got a shiny refresh with a new coat of paint supporting up to 4K resolution. (September 13, 2020)

Player Stats

The game was enhanced with a stats display after each level to display the player's performance. (September 20, 2020)

Apple TV Release

The Apple TV version was released with additional enhancements for tvOS. (September 21, 2020)

Game Center

The game was updated with Apple Game Center support adding a bunch of achievements for the player to collect and leaderboards to climb. (October 2, 2020)

macOS Release

The Mac version of the game was released with additional enhancements for macOS. Hypastorm is by that available on all Apple's platforms. (October 14, 2020)

Features

  • 25 carefully handmade levels designed with increasing difficulty and challenge solving.
  • Unique game mechanics combining twin stick shooting with platform based levels.
  • Full support for game controllers.
  • Crisp 4K 2D graphics.
  • Original audio and soundtrack.
  • Universal purchase, enjoy the game across iOS, iPadOS, macOS and tvOS.
  • Game Center achievements and high score leaderboard.

Videos

Teaser

Trailer

15 Seconds

Razer Kishi

About Johan Steen

Bitbebop Games is a one-person indie game studio operated by Johan Steen, specializing in unique retro next-gen games with a modern touch inspired by the golden days of gaming. The games are made for iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple TV. Moving forward the plan is to expand the reach to more platforms.

More Information

More information on Johan Steen, including logo & relevant media is available here.

Hypastorm Credits

Johan Steen
Code / Art / Audio / Game Design
Phimrost Sitthikun
Level Design / Additional Art / Testing

Contact

Inquiries
Johan Steen