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Galaxian (Atari 2600)

100 point score based on reviews from various critics.
5 point score based on user ratings.

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Category Description MobyScore
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 3.8
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 3.2
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 3.2
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 3.0
Overall MobyScore (15 votes) 3.3

The Press Says

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The Video Game Critic
A classic space shooter derived from Space Invaders, Galaxian incorporates dive-bombing aliens and better graphics. This 2600 version is particularly impressive, with multi-colored aliens, excellent sound effects, and the same intense action found in the arcade game.
Galaxian é mais um jogo de batalha espacial. Sua nave deve derrotar os inimigos que atacam em bloco. Mas cuidado, pois eles se transformam em pássaros que lançam bombas na sua nave.
Game Freaks 365
In terms of replay value, you're looking at a game where the only real replay value comes from trying to beat your high score. But this game is entertaining enough that you just may want to do that a bit. The gameplay doesn't seem overly dated today (other than the lack of rapid fire), and this game is easily as fun now as it would have been then. If you are a fan of the Atari 2600, this is a game to look for.
Ce jeu, au principe bien connu, a toutes les chances de « marcher » auprès des amateurs de combats spatiaux. L'idée de base est celle de Space Invaders : plusieurs rangées d'attaquants se déplacent en haut de votre écran en mitraillant le sol. Vous, aux commandes de votre canon laser, vous tentez de les abattre, sans, bien entendu, vous faire toucher. Dans ce jeu, une amélioration très sensible intervient : certains membres de l'escadron volant se détachent et foncent vers vous en vous arrosant de missiles.