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Spac3 Invaders Extr3me (PSP)

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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.


Spac3 Invaders Extr3me PSP Oh no, incoming boss
Spac3 Invaders Extr3me PSP A few more left to shoot.
Spac3 Invaders Extr3me PSP Title screen
Spac3 Invaders Extr3me PSP Rainbow bonus received for shooting down an enemy.

Alternate Titles

  • "Space Invaders Extreme" -- Alternate spelling

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Critic Reviews

Playstation Illustrated Jun, 2008 95 out of 100 95
Cheat Code Central 2008 4.6 out of 5 92
IGN Jun 13, 2008 8.5 out of 10 85
Armchair Empire, The Sep 12, 2008 8.5 out of 10 85
Futuregamez.net Aug 24, 2008 84 out of 100 84
HardGamers Jul 05, 2008 80 out of 100 80
GameSpy Jun 23, 2008 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
DarkZero Apr 04, 2008 8 out of 10 80
Gameswelt Jul 16, 2008 76 out of 100 76
Jeuxvideo.com Jul 07, 2008 14 out of 20 70


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1001 Video Games

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


  • 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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