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Galaga 3

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Commodore 64
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You control a ship that must shoot down a number of enemy ships that attempt to kill you with bombs and kamikaze attacks. After you have destroyed all ships on screen, the next level begins.

While you are shooting down ships, you also have the opportunity to shoot down the queen ship when it shoots down. Doing so will emit a beam at the front of your ship, and this beam can be used to capture enemy ships, and make them work for you, therefore giving you double the firepower.

Occasionally, a challenging stage appears, and the object of these is to destroy three groups of enemy ship appears before all the groups disappear. For each ship destroyed, you will form a letter that makes up the word BONUS.


Galaga 3 Commodore 64 Two of the enemy ships swoop down
Galaga 3 Commodore 64 Results of challenging stage
Galaga 3 Commodore 64 Already captured two ships
Galaga 3 Commodore 64 Everything is in yellow

Alternate Titles

  • "Gaplus" -- European title
  • "ギャプラス" -- Japanese spelling

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The Press Says (UK) Wii Apr 12, 2009 8 out of 10 80
Zzap! Commodore 64 Feb, 1989 71 out of 100 71
Nintendo Life Wii Mar 27, 2009 5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars5 Stars 50


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