**** Over 5000 AppStore reviews rated 4.5/5 **** New 1.6 Update ****
THE DEFINITIVE HORROR GAME and the scariest game on the AppStore according to players arround the world. This game is only designed for touchscreens and inspired by the popular urban legend. Shocking over 8 Million worldwide. And if you are finished, you are ready for the official sequel. 'Slender Rising 2' is out now!
TouchArcade: "Inarguably the pinnacle of the mythos on iOS."
This is what players say:
"The best horror game ever!"
"The first 3 minutes...too scared to play it...."
"If you choose to get 1 horror game, MAKE IT THIS GAME!"
"I love this game. I'm too afraid to play at night!"
"I dropped my iPod and ran away."
"I wish I could give this more than 5 stars, it is so awesome!"
• Day and night modes.
Investigate haunted places during the day and with a flashlight during the night. Additional nightivision and thunderstorm modes for extra shock value!
• Easy controls.
Tap and Swipe to move your character. Multiple optional joystick control schemes.
• Intense horror atmosphere.
Hear frightening sound effects and terrifying music.
Feel the fear as the enemy is coming closer and escape his deadly stare.
• Endless suspense
Find as many of the mysterious signs as you can before the enemy takes you or find 7 signs to escape.
• Unreal Engine powered graphics.
Special effects for newest Apple devices to create an even more intense atmosphere.
• Good performance.
Even runs on older devices from iPhone 3GS upwards.
Use headphones when playing, ideally at night and alone! ;)
If you experience any issues with sound etc. please close all backgroud apps.
Version 1.6 (Sep 03, 2014)
• Performance improvements for several devices.
• Improved Twin-Stick control scheme.
• You can now move the look-stick around to escape the enemy's stare.
• Move-joystick now turns red when being exhausted.
• Improved sprinting when using joystick controls.
• Several bugfixes and improvements.
• iOS8 support
Version 1.5.2 (May 10, 2013)
-Added 15 Game Center Achievements.
-Added endless mode leaderboards for each difficulty.
-Leaderboards for total signs and escape are now obsolete. There are achievements for this now.
-Added advanced options. Access through the button on the top
right of the options menu. Only if you are not ingame!
-Added advanced option for old enemy model.
-Added advanced option for flashlight type.
-Added advanced option for "creepy-eyes" game-over screen.
-Improved difficulty balance.
-Improved sound on Lost Ward.
-Fixed collision issues on Haunted Forest.
-Improved stats menu.
-Some minor bufixes.
Version 1.5.1 (Apr 03, 2013)
-Fixed initial loading screen being displayed too long.
-Fixed invisible sign on Lost Ward map.
-Fixed graphical glitch in Desolate Town map.
-Improved Slenderman behaviour.
-Fixed Slenderman being able to get you through walls.
-Changed endgame screen back, it was too offensive for some people.
Version 1.5 (Mar 22, 2013)
Here comes the biggest update yet to make the game better and more terrifying than ever before!
If the startup-loading screen appears too long, just tap on the display to get to the main menu.
-New Level: Lost Ward. A full indoor map that was requested by many.
-New end sequence when you collect all 7 signs.
-New and creepier Slenderman model.
-New signs to discover.
-New stats page in the main menu.
-New difficulty options. Ending is a bit different for each.
-Increased flashlight size on iPhone5 and iPod5.
-Improved flashlight behaviour.
-Improved sound quality.
-Improved blur effect quality.
-Improved level lighting, textures and foliage.
-Fixed graphical glitches in the levels.
-Fixed collision issues in Desolate Town.
-Made controls overall more responsive.
-Look sensitivity option now works properly on older devices.
-Added option to invert looking up.
-Added option to adjust joysticks for left handed players.
-Improved sprinting with touch controls.
-Improved screen swiping and fixed swiping bugs when using joysticks.
-Improved Joystick stability.
-Fixed various small controls issues.
-Improved Slenderman behaviour. More following and more random appearances.
-Fixed Slenderman appearance in storm mode.
-Improved tutorial messages.
-Improved endgame screen when he gets you.
-Small UI fixes.
-Various small improvements to make the overall experience better.
Thanks everyone for the feedback and great chart positions!
Version 1.4 (Feb 05, 2013)
After a worldwide success of Slender Rising, Update 4 is finally here and makes the game scarier and more intense than ever!
-New level: Haunted Forest . Atmospheric forest level that many people requested.
-New ambience mode: Storm. Experience a stormy night with rain and thunder.
-Looking at him for too long from a distance will now instantly kill you.
-Swipe-to-escape is a bit fairer and now only happens when being jump-scared.
-New signs to discover.
-Fixed same signs appearing multiple times during one session.
-Improved some signs and removed offensive symbols.
-Improved sound effect for finding signs.
-Louder and more intense piano sound effects to scare you.
-Improved Slenderman behaviour. Less teleporting and more unpredictable.
-Improved static effects and made it more intense.
-Improved joystick controls.
-Fixed Slenderman glitches.
-Fixed level collision issues.
-Options and Help can now be accessed from the pause menu while ingame.
-Menu and HUD improvements.
-Various small tweaks to make the overall experience even more terrifying.
For users of 3rd and 4th gen devices, the new storm mode runs a bit slower than other modes, due to the rain and light effects. But it's still very playable.
Many many thanks to all players for the amazing chart positions and feedback. You people rock! :)
Version 1.3 (Jan 04, 2013)
Happy new year everyone! Here comes the biggest update yet!
-New level: Desolate Town.
-New music. You now hear drum beats when picking up signs(Use good headphones for full experience).
-New sounds. Like sign-indicator sound with whispers and cries.
-Two new control schemes.
-Improved joystick controls
-Flashlight can be turned on/off, makes it harder for the enemy to find you.
-More new signs to discover.
-Added optional "Sign Finder" compass.
-Menu improvements. Like seeing the number of signs found in the pause menu.
-Slenderman behaviour is more balanced.
-Better performance and some small visual improvements.
-Various small tweaks to make the overall experience better.
If you write an extensive review, please mention the device you're playing on. Thanks!
The new level is in the choose location screen after choose scenario, sorry for confusion, will be fixed with the next update.
Version 1.2 (Dec 16, 2012)
-New Nightvision mode. Maybe the scariest one yet!
-New and scarier signs to discover.
-New option for look sensitivity.
-Changed Escape mode so you don't have to pickup signs in order.
-Better iPad1 graphics.
-Better iPad4, iPad Mini and iPod5 performance.
-Slenderman behaviour improvements.
-Improved look-joystick controls.
-Added limited vertical looking for touch controls.
-Made looking around while moving easier with touch controls.
-Several small improvements.
Thanks to all players for the support. Spread the word, so i can continue making updates! I wish everyone great
holidays and a good start into the new year!
Version 1.1 (Nov 30, 2012)
-Optional Joystick Controls as many people requested.
-New gametype: Collect 6 signs in the right order to escape.
-Finding signs now is a bit easier with a subtle tune when a sign is close.
-Added Pause Button
-Added fog effects to night mode for newer devices(iPad3 upwards).
-Better background sounds.
-Various small tweaks.