Assemble your crew, take to the skies in the premier PvP airship combat game. Guns of Icarus Online is all about flying massive airships, shooting big turret weapons, and working as a team for supremacy of the skies. Everyone as one, victory or death, together.
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Mostly Positive (61) - 75% of the 61 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Very Positive (7,814) - 93% of the 7,814 user reviews for this game are positive.
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Oct 29, 2012
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September 13

2.0.5 Sunstone Update

New Content:
  • Search & Destroy: Night map of Drowning Wastes. Night map expansion continues! This time to Search & Destroy. We wanted to add to the Search & Destroy contents, which are long overdue. This night map will bring a new dynamic to this game mode, enjoy!


  • Oblivion converted to Infiltration! Play it now on Downfall Departure! Infiltration is another game mode that needs more! So we’re adding more, expanding the Oblivion map to support the game mode. It adds a different dynamic to the experience. Enjoy!


  • VIP Deathmatch: Blackcliff Entourage. VIP Deathmatch gets expanded map support with Clash at Blackcliff!


  • Old Dog Achievements extended! Play the next level of the Old Dog achievements for new goodies like the Jeweled Nautilus decal, Cowboy victory pose, and golden Fail-Safe Kit.

Events:
  • Steam Sale: Guns of Icarus Alliance, with all the PvE goodness, will be included in this week’s Weeklong Deals at 66% off! You’ll now be able to buy a copy for yourself or friends for under $5. Thanks so much for your support! Guns of Icarus Online will be a part of it at 75% off as well. Enjoy!
  • Closing the Gap: Following our successful Hell Pays 2 event, this new Community Event features a cooperation goal, seek out novices or veterans alike, play matches and win! (or lose) with the chance of learning the game mechanics and possibly make some new friends. Learn & teach with each other to accomplish better cooperation and gameplay! It just takes 50 matches with at least one novice on board to complete the achievement in three weeks time! Accomplishing this will earn you the ‘Scout's Occulus’ for both genders. Happy hunting and clear skies to all!


  • Broken Hammer Indiegogo: The epic All Is Fair In Dust and Air Visual Novel’s Indiegogo campaign is going on! Support them here: All is Fair in Dust and Air

Changes:
  • Minotaur: Jitter reduced to 2 (from 3), muzzle speed increased to 700m/s (from 550), reduced pitch arcs to 30 to -20 degrees (from 30 to -30), increased yaw arcs to -40 to 40 (from -30 to 30), turn speed increased to 40 d/s (from 20), increase ammo to 5 (from 4), reduced buckshot count to 4 (from 5), increased RoF to 0.67 bullets/s (from 0.33), reduced knockdown to 300,000 (from 400,000)
  • Hwacha: Jitter increased to 5 (from 4), muzzle speed increased to 300m/s (from 250), burst size decreased to 5.5m (from 7)
  • Judgement: Decreased forward speed to 28m/s (35.5), decreased forward acceleration to 4m/s2 (4.4), decreased turn speed to 12m/s (17.45), decreased turn acceleration to 8m/s2 (11), reduced vertical acceleration to 3m/s2 (5.5). Thrust from engines balanced more towards the front engines than the back. Hull health increase to 1000 (from 500). Balloon repair point moved down slightly to allow fixing from below without jumping.
  • Junker: Hull repair point moved forward slightly to allow repairing from front without jumping.
  • UI: Updated the Profile Page design which includes a bit more information.
  • UI: Updated World map functionality to display every territory’s resources.
  • Added Cowboy victory pose

Fixes:
  • Altimeter adjusted for Height Ceiling on 2v2 Blackcliff
  • Fixed controls locking up when a player's deadzone was set to 0
  • Sharpened Mag Ammo icon
  • Updated Wilson's Notes for the Kalakuta Gas Mortar description
  • Fixed some collision issues with large rotating units (Alliance bosses most notably), including one that could cause player ships to be “vacuumed” into it.
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August 8

Guns of Icarus 2.0.4 Update- Guns n' Graves

To all Sky Captains and Crew
The Guns’n Graves Update is now upon us! As typical of every update, there’s something for everyone. Our weapons lab and MKII program have kicked into high gear for PvE combat, and the results are 6 new weapons, one for each faction. While in the spirit of their predecessors, these new guns are at the same time vastly different. So, use them with reckless abandon! At the same time, we have a new PvP deathmatch map for your enjoyment as well. Check out below for all the latest in this update!

New content:
Alliance Mk II weapons: Each faction has been hard at work, putting time into their R&D departments to create new weapons of destruction. All six factions will receive a MK II version of their specialized weapon. There will be something familiar about them, but the way in which they are used and where will be different. Ranking up to faction level 12 will unlock these weapons. The MK II weapons have also been retroactively added to the Grandmaster achievements so for those of you who have unlocked them already, you should see new rewards waiting for you to be redeemed!

  • Kalakuta Gas Mortar Mk II - New variations on the original Gas Mortar, the Mk II encompasses more shatter and piercing with rapid fire cloud bursts, superb for clearing the skies of enemy air patrols!


  • Aten Lens Array Mk II - The power of a thousand suns concentrated in recalibrated lenses for maximum area of effect! With this alternative design you can spread the area of damage in exchange for less concentrated fire and when used at the right time will scorch a squadron of ships in no time!


  • Immortal Gaze Heavy Accelerator Mk II - Crafty design and unearthed technologies can reward your gun mounts with devastating firepower. This heavy gun now boasts improved focus fire against components and rapid charge up times!


  • Roaring Tiger Heavy Detonator Mk II - Another prized weapon of the skies, this Mk II weapon offers a buckshot spread of explosive ordnance that can quickly dispatch enemy vessels within reach! Remote detonation by gunners can also trigger calculated shots for maximum damage effect!


  • Februus Weaponized Coil Mk II - Engineers with too much time on their hands have produced an even wilder design, by improving upon the original with piercing and shatter damage not to mention multiple component damage on individual ships. Chaotic and wild, perfect for an enterprising sky captain that’s crazy enough to use it.


  • Seraph Tempest Missiles Mk II - This alternative design offers a single shot but guidance controlled rocket to its target. Since the engineers managed to condense more ordinance into each beautifully packaged rocket, expect more damage and greater clip sizes to help in aiding your vessel through these crowded skies!


  • New PvP Map: Graveyard Rumble - Navigate wreckage at dusk as you vye for the upper hand in aerial combat! Inspired by the popular reception of the map in Skyball, Graveyard Rumble is our new 2v2, 3v3, and 4v4 Deathmatch map!


  • New Ammo Type: Extended Magazine - For those who just want to keep shooting into the sky. +45% clip size, -10% rate of fire, -15% damage. Brought to you by the Player Council.

Changes:
  • Changed Reward image for clarity
  • Improved controller support
  • The helm now supports fully continuous steering and altitude controls
  • Sensitivity curves for aiming have been improved to allow more precision without sacrificing turn speed
  • Improved novice loadouts for Skirmish ships. Brought to you by the Player Council.

Fixes:
  • Fixed achievement "No Mercy 4" (killing supply ships in the Defense mission on Hard difficulty) not registering any supply ship kills.
  • Fixed errors on boss beam weapon.
  • World map: fixed province screen description text overflowing its boxed.
  • World map: fixed province city icons being displaced to borders or in other provinces.
  • World map: the province of Cathedral has a “standard” dot instead of the larger dot used for faction capitals.
  • Added missing Shrike graphic in the "Evadne's Reports" book.
  • Commendations notification once again appears during the end match sequence.
  • Fixed Aten Laser [Mk. S] to Aten Lens Array [Mk. S].
  • Added additional terrain to southeast corner of Voyager base to prevent bosses spawning in southeast from attacking the base when it spawns. Unfortunately, it’s harder to fly over that ridge as a result.
  • Fixed clouds rendering differently when zoomed in (using spyglass etc).
  • Fixed cargo barges sometimes spawning underground on Voyager's Cove.
  • Fixed AI crew having trouble aiming Tempest missile launcher after a player has used it.
  • Added blocking terrain in Voyagers to block boss from attacking too far.
  • Added missing icons in rewards page.

Balance:
  • Lochnagar Shot: +200% base chance of catching on fire when shot at with fire chance dealing weapons (from none. This means a 10% chance will become 20%), deals 12 Fire damage to gun per shot (from none, not to be confused with its proportional damage per shot). Brought to you by the Player Council.
  • Aten Lens Array [Mk. S]: Direct 1 Piercing dmg (from 0.8) and 5% fire chance (from 15%), 0.4 Fire dmg (from .8). Brought to you by the Player Council.

All Is Fair In Dust and Air Visual Novel:
Do you love the universe and want to experience more? Our friends at Broken Hammer Games have started an Indiegogo project for a visual novel based on the universe of Guns of Icarus. Follow the link below to support their project for a chance explore the world and its inhabitants!

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Reviews

“This indie gem is in fact funking awesome.”
Massively

“Those looking for a team-based challenge will find plenty to love with Guns of Icarus Online.”
Penny Arcade

“Guns of Icarus Online scratches a certain itch that few other games can reach.”
IGN

About This Game


Guns of Icarus Online is the original PvP steampunk airship combat game that laid the groundwork for the expanded Guns of Icarus experience, Guns of Icarus Alliance. Slip the surly bonds of earth and take to the skies as a bold Captain, fearless Gunner, or cunning Engineer. Raising the stakes on team-based PvP combat with an emphasis on strategic competition and team play, Guns of Icarus Online is all about teamwork, tactics, and fast-paced action. With a good ship and the right crew, you can conquer the skies!
  • A vivid steampunk world

    Lumbering, heavily-armored airships bristling with guns patrol the skies above a land ravaged beyond repair by an out-of-control industrial revolution.
  • Build your own airship

    Starting from a selection of basic hulls, players can mix and match hundreds of custom parts to create their own unique airship, then assemble a crew to fly it.
  • Your ship is your life

    Your ship is your collective life bar - when the ship goes down, the crew goes down with it. Every member of the crew plays an integral role in not only maintaining the integrity - “life” - of the ship, but also weakening the integrity of enemy ships as they work cooperatively towards a shared victory.
  • The ultimate multiplayer team experience

    You won’t be told to stay still and not die while a veteran preserves their Kill/Death ratio. In Guns of Icarus Online, you have to work together. It’s an entirely interdependent gameplay experience that cannot be won by a single crew member.
  • Goggles, gears, and glory

    A wide range of costumes and cosmetic options to show off your style are available in the in-game store. These items are cosmetic only - there is no pay-to-win in Guns of Icarus Online.
  • Pit crew against crew

    Form a party with up to 4 friends and crew a ship together to battle against other teams in massive airship battles with up to 32 players in a match with multiple game modes including Deathmatch, King of the Hill, Crazy King, Skyball, and VIP.
  • Rise in the ranks

    Earn titles and cosmetic upgrades through your achievements. Balanced, competitive matches reward strategic, skillful play, not level grinding.





    The Industrial Revolution never ended. Raging out of control, the new machines consumed the world, staining the sky, scouring the land and poisoning the water. Humanity came the brink of extinction, all but destroyed by their own unrestrained ingenuity. A few pockets of civilization survived, sheltering in the crevices of the world, and it is time for a comeback.
    Divided by wide expanses of toxic wasteland, a handful of these remnants have developed airship technology. Cruising through the sky, safely away from the poisoned earth, trade and industry could finally begin anew. However, with resources so desperately limited, war was inevitable.



    We are Muse Games, an independent studio based out of New York City. Our debut game, Flight of the Icarus, was the seed that would later grow into our flagship title. After releasing the unique and eye-catching platform game CreaVures in 2011, we dedicated ourselves to re-engineering our debut title into a fully-featured cooperative online airship combat game.

    We released Guns of Icarus Online in October 2012, right in the midst of Hurricane Sandy. Despite that challenging start, the game earned a loyal audience and built up a healthy community, passing the million player mark in January 2016. Since then, we have remained committed to supporting and expanding the Guns of Icarus experience. What was originally intended to be an expansion that would introduce AI opponents and player-vs-environment gameplay grew into a new standalone game - Guns of Icarus Alliance, the ultimate and definitive Guns of Icarus experience - which released in March 2017.

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    Minimum:
    • OS:Windows 7
    • Processor:2 GHz processor
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    • Graphics:Intel HD3000, Nvidia GeForce GT8600 or equivalent
    • DirectX®:dx90c
    • Hard Drive:3 GB HD space
    • Other Requirements:Broadband Internet connection
    Minimum:
    • OS:Mac OS X 10.6
    • Processor:2 GHz processor
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    • Graphics:Intel HD3000, Nvidia GeForce GT8600 or equivalent
    • Hard Drive:3 GB HD space
    • Other Requirements:Broadband Internet connection
    Minimum:
    • OS:Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, 32-bit (Linux machine configuration not supported)
    • Processor:Dual-core 2 GHz
    • Memory:2 GB RAM
    • Graphics:Intel HD3000, Nvidia GeForce GT8600 or equivalent, supporting Shader Model 3 equivalent
    • Hard Drive:3 GB HD space
    • Other Requirements:Broadband Internet connection
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