Alien Invasion
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Alien Invasion

Our Review by Jeff Scott on September 15th, 2008
Rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar :: AVERAGE
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Alien Invasion is a simple fun game that just needs a little work

Developer: PHD Gaming
Price: $0.99
Version Reviewed: 1.0.7

Graphics / Sound [rating:3/5]
Game Controls [rating:4/5]
Re-use / Replay Value [rating:3/5]

Overall Rating: starstarstarhalfstarblankstar

Alien Invasion is a different take on the shoot-em-up genre. With ships floating by, you have to touch the ones to destroy -- but make sure you don't touch the ones that are carrying civilians (you can see them just below the ship). The gameplay changes a little over the 10 levels leading to some variation in the gameplay though not enough.

While the game is fairly simple, it's not a bad game, just needs a couple small tune-ups. The ships movement is very chunky which can easily lead to missing touches. While not a big deal, I think the game would look better with smooth movements.

At 99 cents, this is a good value. A simple game that easily provides a dollar worth of fun. With a few upgrades, it could be an even better game.

iPhone Screenshots

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Posted in: Reviews, Games
Tagged With: Game, 0.99, Touch, Shoot
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