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Spac3 Invaders Extr3me (PSP)

80
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Description

The pixelated aliens are back to celebrate their 30th anniversary!

Taking a cue from other recent arcade classic updates, Space Invaders Extreme takes the gameplay of the 1978 classic, and reinvents it, giving power-up blasters, boss aliens, and an electronic soundtrack that plays in sync with the onscreen action.

Basic gameplay remains the same: Players guide a ground based cannon either left or right, blasting an oncoming fleet of invaders before they reach the ground. The main objective is to get as many points as possible before running out of lives.

Space Invaders Extreme introduces new elements, such as invader fleets that break pattern from their left to right descent, boss aliens that require several hits to destroy, power-ups that enhance the cannon, allowing the player to wipe out multiple invaders at once, while racking up combos.

Wi-Fi play is also possible, allowing player to team up cooperatively, or compete against the other. The Nintendo DS version also has a feature for online ranking.

Screenshots

Spac3 Invaders Extr3me PSP Stage results
Spac3 Invaders Extr3me PSP Level 1 starts with old fashioned invaders shooting.
Spac3 Invaders Extr3me PSP A few more left to shoot.
Spac3 Invaders Extr3me PSP Level 10 with a jackpot UFO flying by.

Alternate Titles

  • "Space Invaders Extreme" -- Alternate spelling

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Critic Reviews

GamePro (US) Jun 30, 2008 4.5 out of 5 90
TotalPlayStation Jun 25, 2008 9 out of 10 90
Armchair Empire, The Sep 12, 2008 8.5 out of 10 85
Gamer 2.0 Jun 24, 2008 8.1 out of 10 81
gameZine (UK) Jul 10, 2008 8 out of 10 80
HardGamers Jul 05, 2008 80 out of 100 80
GameSpy Jun 23, 2008 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
4Players.de Jul 07, 2008 78 out of 100 78
V2.fi Aug 12, 2008 77 out of 100 77
GameSpot Jun 19, 2008 7 out of 10 70

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Trivia

1001 Video Games

Space Invaders Extreme appears in the book 1001 Video Games You Must Play Before You Die by General Editor Tony Mott.

Awards

  • GameSpy
    • 2008 – #3 PSP Game of the Year
    • 2008 – #5 Nintendo DS Game of the Year

Guy Chapman (1743) added Spac3 Invaders Extr3me (PSP) on Jun 24, 2008
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