Contre Jour iOS
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Contre Jour

by Maksym Hryniv

Universal App - Designed for both iPhone and iPad.

Price: $0.99

App Description

Best Mobile Game of E3 ‹ GamePro
Best Mobile Game of E3 Finalist ‹ IGN
Best Mobile/Handheld Game of E3 Nominee ‹ Game Critics Awards

Blurring the lines between games and interactive art, Contre Jour welcomes you to a hauntingly beautiful world shaped by the interplay of light and darkness.

Use your finger to morph the landscape, propelling the mysterious creature Petit to safety. Pull, swipe, and tap gadgets such as tendrils, air geysers, and pulleys to complete clever puzzles. Set to a poignant orchestrated soundtrack from composer David Ari Leon, Contre Jour both delights and bedevils from start to finish.

Press Quotes
"Contre Jour…seems like the complete package. It has challenging physics-based puzzles, a unique gameplay hook, beautiful graphics, and an eerie soundtrack. Keep a gigantic, rolling eyeball out for this game…” — Slide To Play

“I'm totally loving the look and feel of this one.” — TouchArcade

“It's a seriously gorgeous and addictive game, and I can't wait for it to come out.” — IGN

“The star of [E3] was Contre Jour, a darkly-weird platformer where you manipulate the ground around you.” — GamePro

Contre Jour Highlights
• 5 chapters featuring 100 unique levels, as well as 300 collectable lights, will have you playing for hours and hours.
• Use extremely intuitive controls to change the environment around you.
• 12 different interactive elements to master; portals, slingshots, tentacles, blowers and more.
• Stunning visual style places Contre Jour in a league of it’s own – simply one of the most beautiful games of the year.
• Rich, organic and original soundtrack by David Ari Leon perfectly matches Petit’s journey. Get some headphones and lose yourself in the world of Contre Jour.
• Unlock a variety of achievements as you play, can you find them all?

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What's new in version 1.41

The award-winning Contre Jour has finally been updated with iOS7 compatibility!

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Rank in top paid apps

Ranking - Games (iPhone) - United States
  • Contre Jour is currently ranked #176 on the iOS store in united states.
  • Contre Jour is a top rated app with 5 stars.


  • Release v1.25 Aug 25, 2011
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App Details

Current Version: 1.41
File Size: 55Mb
Genre: Adventure, Puzzle
Publisher: Maksym Hryniv
Content Rating: 4+
Users Rating: 5.00 (86 reviews)

Game Overview

The Contre Jour app game is now available for $0.99 on iOS. The application is compatible with iOS 6.0 or later on the following devices: iPhone 6, iPad 3, iPad Mini and iPod Touch 5G or newer.

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Developer site: Support

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Contre Jour Has Add-Ons

  • $0.99

    Early Unlock - Chapter 2

  • $0.99

    Early Unlock - Chapter 3

  • $0.99

    Early Unlock - Chapter 4

  • $0.99

    Early Unlock - Chapter 5

Note: Add-ons available as in-app purchases


  • Beautiful brain candy

    Rated 5 out of 5
    By celinasirena, December 10, 2016
    The music, simple black and white colors, and the simple yet critical thinking game all come together for a great...
  • A Perfect Mix

    Rated 5 out of 5
    By Optimisam, August 20, 2016
    This is such a relaxing and mentally stimulating game at the same time. The movements are so natural and the...
  • Best game!

    Rated 5 out of 5
    By Jerboss, June 18, 2016
    Best IOS game I've played
  • Beautiful physics

    Rated 5 out of 5
    By Dr.Spazio, March 24, 2016
    A beautiful, thoughtful game. Worth every penny.
  • Stunning and challenging

    Rated 5 out of 5
    By Sunnysue1980, March 17, 2016
    This game has me hooked. It's beautiful and each level is uniquely challenging.
  • Ad free again

    Rated 5 out of 5
    By Steelangl3, August 12, 2015
    Beautiful music, haunting visuals. No cash shop. Buy.
  • Worth it

    Rated 4 out of 5
    , December 29, 2014
    Great music and graphic, totally worth the dollar for noobs like me.
Our Verdict: Average!

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