Alien Assault (Windows)

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Alien Assault is a fast-paced and easy to pick up top-down shooter with retro graphics and music. Players control the galactic space vessel AA-128, returning home from a scout mission when it suddenly encounters an entire alien fleet.

Four keys are used for movement and a single key to shoot. Starting with three additional lives, players are confronted with waves of enemies that need to be taken out before taking on a difficult boss. Only a single weapon is available, but by defeating a boss a one-time power-up is provided that enhances the firing rate, damage rate and radius. Sometimes the power-up provides a shield as well. When all lives are gone, the game is over.

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Alien Assault Windows A wave of wines and stronger enemies
Alien Assault Windows Title screen and main menu
Alien Assault Windows These are easier to take out.
Alien Assault Windows Another boss, with rather tricky tactics

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  • Alien Assault (project page on the developer's website where the game can be downloaded, free of charge.)
Sciere (488509) added Alien Assault (Windows) on Jan 10, 2009