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Category Description User Score
AI How smart (or dumb) you perceive the game's artificial intelligence to be 3.1
Gameplay How well the game mechanics work (player controls, game action, interface, etc.) 3.4
Graphics The quality of the art, or the quality/speed of the drawing routines 3.1
Personal Slant How much you personally like the game, regardless of other attributes 3.5
Sound / Music The quality of the sound effects and/or music composition 3.0
Overall User Score (8 votes) 3.2

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The Video Game Critic (Feb 05, 2002)
The ships look a lot like Cylon Raiders (from Battlestar Galactica), but what really impresses me is how the alien ships scale and rotate on the screen. There are some nifty visual effects here, especially considering this is a 1979 game! There's no score in Space Battle; you either wipe out the enemy squadrons or have your base invaded. But with four skill levels, there's more than enough challenge. Space Battle is great fun with one player, and there's even a two-player cooperative mode.
Space Battle needs something more to do. A varied map where the aliens could have indirect routes to the Mother Ship to make the map sequence more interesting could have helped. Possibly adding a secondary weapon during the shooting sequences could have made things more interesting as well.