Star Defender 4

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Delving deep toward the Black Holes found after the events of Star Defender III, our hero must once again protect the galaxy from the legions of Insectus and other more mysterious threats.

The fourth chapter of this top-down shooter series introduces new weapons such as the flame thrower, acid bombs, and the ship slicing and dicing cutter. Also new to this chapter are numerous new enemy types and naturally 8 new boss monsters each located at the end of every 12 mission level. A total of 100 missions awaits the brave pilot who dares to challenge the horde of alien onslaught.

Kept over from the previous chapter are some enemy types and popular weapons of choice. Weapon leveling up is still completed in the same manner by picking up nuclear pickups left behind by enemy combatants. When you get hit you'll lose a pickup and your ship's weapons will get weaker and eventually explode. Bonuses such as time-freeze and missile strikes will help keep up your longevity. Movement as before is limited to a horizontal plane at the bottom of the screen.


Star Defender 4 iPad Level 3 and we have a familiar enemy
Star Defender 4 Windows Rocketing some enemies in their faces.
Star Defender 4 Windows The life-bars indicate that these guys are gonna take a few more hits.
Star Defender 4 Windows The story map.

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Gameplay (Benelux) Windows Dec, 2007 82 out of 100 82 Windows Oct 20, 2010 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Killer Betties Windows Dec 31, 2007 4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars4 Stars 80
Inside Mac Games (IMG) Macintosh Sep 25, 2009 6.5 out of 10 65
GameZebo Windows Apr 07, 2008 3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars3 Stars 60
Absolute Games ( Windows May 10, 2008 55 out of 100 55


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