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by Supergiant Games, LLC
Use A Powerful Sword
Use A Powerful Sword
Stop Time To Attack
Stop Time To Attack
Challenging Bosses
Challenging Bosses

Futuristic roleplaying game

$4.99 in the App Store

Transistor is an action-filled science fiction RPG in which you wield an extraordinary weapon of unknown origins as you battle your way through a futuristic city. Your mission is to find the former owners of the Transistor before they find you, unraveling the weapon's mysteries and unlocking its potential. You can configure the weapon in a number of ways to help you overcome the obstacles in your path.

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Use A Powerful Sword. Perform a wide array of attacks with a super charged word. The blade does more than slice, as it can send out shockwaves and all kinds of forceful attacks.

Use A Powerful Sword
Stop Time To Attack

Stop Time To Attack. You have the ability to freeze time, and then set a plan of attack complete with movement and triggered special abilities. There's a limit on how often you can freeze time, but it can turn the tables with the proper strategy.

Challenging Bosses. There are numerous futuristic bosses to face off with. They all are powerful to counteract your various abilities.

Challenging Bosses

What is it about?

This is a futuristic science fiction role-playing game. Your character has come into the possession of a mysterious weapon of unknown origins and immense power. You have to figure out how to best use the Transistor to help you overcome obstacles in your path as you try to find the weapon's elusive former owners before they find you.

For those who...

  • Like science fiction titles
  • Enjoy console action RPGs
  • Want a futuristic experience with an immensely powerful weapon

Not for those who...

  • Don't like role-playing games
  • Are looking for casual gameplay
  • Don't appreciate a deep, compelling storyline

Why we love it

Transistor makes full use of the Siri Remote, but it's also MFi game controller compatible for a full console experience. The graphics are superb, the action is frenzied, and the sound effects and music are extremely well done. Transistor can give you the full console feel on your Apple TV.

App Details

Role Playing Action
Last updated
September 22, 2016
Release date
June 11, 2015
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App Store Description

** App Store Best of 2015 Selection **

*Transistor requires at least an iPhone 5, iPad 4, or iPad mini 2.*

FROM THE CREATORS OF BASTION: Experience a science fiction action RPG like no other! Wield an extraordinary weapon of unknown origin as you fight through a stunning futuristic city.

BUILT FOR TOUCH: Transistor for iOS features the vibrant presentation and deep combat that Transistor is known for, with an intuitive new touch interface -- or switch to Classic Controls with optional gamepad support.

IT'S YOUR TURN: Transistor seamlessly integrates thoughtful strategic planning into a fast-paced action experience.

FIGHT YOUR WAY: Configure the powerful Transistor with thousands of possible Function combinations to overcome any obstacle.

UNRAVEL THE STORY: Piece together the Transistor's mysteries as you pursue its former owners through a rich and atmospheric story.

INFINITE RECURSION: 'Recursion' option introduces all-new battles after finishing the story.

UNIVERSAL APP: Play on iPad, iPhone, or the new Apple TV with save data stored via iCloud.

- Voice-over: English
- Text and subtitles: English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese (based on region setting)

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