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Space Invaders

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Space Invaders is a 1978 Arcade, Shoot ‘em up, Vertical Scroll, and Single and Multiplayer video game developed and published by Taito. The game takes place in the space environment, invaded by several alien factions. You can assume the role of the commander, and the ultimate task is to pilot your spacecraft and fight against aliens in a set of levels to defeat them using weapons and save your Galaxy from devastation… read more
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26 Space Invaders Alternatives & Similar Games for PC

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1. Titan Attacks!

Titan Attacks mixes the elements of 2D, Arcade, Shoot ‘em up, Action, and Single-player video game created and published by Puppy Games. The game takes place in the sci-fi world, invaded by aliens.

Get into the role of the commander and control your Tank on the Planet Earth. It consists of up to a hundred levels, and each offers similar gameplay. Your tank equips with a gun that can shoot fire on foes to destroy them. You receive the experience points as you kill the enemy. It introduces retro-style graphics and lets you immerse yourself in shooting experience.

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2. Radiant

Radiant brings a mixture of popular genres such as Shoot ‘em up, Arcade, Strategy, and Top-down. It is available to play on Mobile Platforms such as Android, Windows Phone, and iOS.

It takes place in the space world filled with epic bosses, aliens, and their supporters. It has a single-player mode, and you can pilot a spaceship to protect your planet, dominate the galaxy, and demolish the bosses, aliens, and foes using ultra weapons.

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3. Zeit2

Zeit2 combines the elements of Shoot ‘em up, Side-scroll, and Single-player games, developed by Brightside Games. It supports only the single-player mode and offers new details for the best game experience.

The game takes place in the fictional space environment where you have to pilot a spaceship and travel throughout the game world to accomplish tasks. You can control the ship via intuitive controls that let you move backward and forward in time. The ultimate mission is to score the highest points by destroying the swarm of foes and unlock other exciting features in the game.

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4. Chicken Invaders

Chicken Invaders is a 1999 Action, Arcade, Shoot ‘em up, Single-player and Multiplayer video game series developed and published by InterAction Studios. The game revolves around the battle between a lone spacecraft and the highly-tech race of chickens.

It takes place in the space environment invaded by space-faring chickens and their next target in your homeland Earth. The game selects you to defend the planet and repel their attacks. You can pilot a spacecraft in the massive space to protect Earth from hordes of chickens. There is a set of levels in each entry and offers similar gameplay as compared to each other.

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5. Infinity Wings: Scout and Grunt

Infinity Wings: Scout and Grunt is 2016 Arcade, Shoot ‘em up, Retro, Action, Side-scroll, and Single-player video game developed by Xinfinity Games. The game supports only the single-player mode and takes place in the space environment threatened by alien factions.

There are different spaceships, and the game lets you pick one of them to start your journey. You have to pilot your ship and fight against aliens and their minions, dodge attacks, and fire on them to destroy. Progress through the game and face deadly bosses at the end of each level.

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6. Crystal Cosmos

Crystal Cosmos is an Action, Shoot ‘em up, 2D, Side-Scroll, and Single-player video game developed by Sea Beast Productions. The game offers color-based shooter gameplay where you have to match your ship’s color to your foes color to take down.

It takes place in the space environment invaded by aliens. It lets you a chance to become a hero and start your journey to defend your world against aliens. There are different types of spaceships, and you can select one of them.

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7. Star Defender 4

Star Defender 4 is an Arcade, Action, Vertical-scroll, Shoot ‘em up, and Single-player video game created by Awem. The game takes place in the massive galaxy invaded by the alien races. It lets you a chance to become a hero and defend your homeland against the evil alien.

You can start your journey by selecting your ship equipped with advanced weapons and immerse yourself in space battle experience. It includes a series of stages, and you must face at least eight epic missions with a massive boss fight at the end of each battle.

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8. Jamestown

Jamestown is a Run and Gun, Side-scroll, and Single-player video game with Action-Adventure elements developed and published by Final Form Games. With a Steampunk theme, the game takes place on the planet Mars in an alternate reality of a History of the 17th Century.

The whole planet is a British Colony where all the Spanish and Martians accommodate. With similar gameplay to other shooter games of this type, Jamestown lets you control one of the four different types of Ships, lace it up with unique and devastating weapons. After that, the player needs to go on an epic adventure to hunt down your enemies, destroy their ships and bases, loot their resources, and collect gold that will help you trigger the Vaunt Mode.

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9. MechQuest

MechQuest is a Rail Shooter, Sci-Fi, and Single-player video game created and published by Artix Entertainment. At the beginning of the game, the player can create his character with different exciting things and get into the game world where he can interact with the NPCs, take missions, and try to complete them all.

During the mission, the player can control a unique ship via point and click interface, and the primary task of the player is to eliminate enemy ships before they reach the endpoint of the game. It is an excellent game that offers fast-paced gameplay that engages the player deep into the brilliant game world.

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10. Ikaruga

Ikaruga is a Single-player and Multiplayer Shoot-em-up video game developed by Treasure and published by Sega. The player can take on the role of a pilot of the Ikaruga in the fictional world full of powerful enemy creatures.

The game features up to five stages and three difficulties of levels. Before starting the game, the player has to choose his plane and get into the game world where he avoids all the obstacles and dangerous hazards using his pilot skills to progress.

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11. Us vs. Them

Us vs. Them is an Adventure, Shooter, Fantasy-based, and Single-player video game in which the player can control a unique aircraft and start his journey to save the world from the powerful enemies.

It offers a brilliant historical battle experience. The plane of the player is full of powerful weapons that allow him to use against the enemies. It has a variety of stages, and in each one, the player can destroy the numbers of enemies to progress.

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12. Touhou 12.8 Great Fairy Wars

Touhou 12.8 Great Fairy Wars is a Single-player Shoot ‘em-up video game by Team Shanghai Alice. It is the best Alternative to the Galaga video game. At the beginning of the game, it allows the player to choose one of many characters and dive into the game world where the player can control a unique Cirno who can regularly shoot to defeat the enemy planes.

The game introduces a new Freezing technique, which adds a new twist to the game. When the player performs freeze attacks on the enemy units, they can freeze into the ice and then destroy for points.

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13. Raiden

Raiden is an Arcade, Scrolling-Shooter, Single-player and Multiplayer video game developed by Seibu Kaihatsu. The game takes place in the futuristic world in the year 2090, where the Alien forces attack the human world and try to rule over them. The game allows the player to control a pilot of a unique aircraft and sets out him on an adventure to save the earth.

The gameplay contains eight different challenges, and there is a variety of tasks in each mission. Before starting the fight, the game offers a few options to the player to choose his character and more. It allows the player to collect all the power-ups and weapons during the gameplay to earn points.

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14. Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions Evolved

Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions Evolved is a Sci-Fi, Single-player and Multiplayer Shooter video game developed by Lucid Games and published by Sierra Entertainment. The game takes place in a deep space environment where the player can take on the role of a pilot of a unique claw-shaped ship that can shoot anywhere independently.

In this game, the ultimate task of the player is to eliminate all enemy ships that will try to destroy his ship. The game offers a variety of modes, and each one is delivering a series of levels. The player has a limited amount of lives to complete his objectives if the player loses his all lives, the game will end.

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15. Transport Defender

Transport Defender is a free to play, Strategy and Single-player video game created and published by Coconut Shavers. Defend the transport ships from the being captured by the enemy waves on the way to the jump hole. It is a quite challenging idle clicker video game where the enemy is not going to shoot, but if enemy ships are reaching on his bases, they will defeat the player. The game offers more than ten different gameplay maps, and each map of the game consists of the verity of missions. In each mission, the player can defeat specific numbers of enemy ships in order to progress. It offers more than 270 different kinds of ships each one has its own weapons. Transport Defender also offers key features such as auto weapons, ten abilities, drone system and lots of upgrades, etc. With fantastic game mechanics, simple controls, and enjoyable background music. Transport Defender is a wonderful game as compared to its same genres.

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16. Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions

Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions is an Arcade, Action, Shoot ‘em-up, Single and Multiplayer video game developed by Lucid Games and published by Sierra Entertainment. It is a sixth main instalment in the series of Geometry Wars that offers same storyline with unique gameplay and exciting features. In this game the player can control a spaceship that can be move in any direction. The ultimate task of the player is to achieve points by destroying the multiple enemy ships. The game allows the player to collect all the bombs and power-ups that will help the player is during the gameplay. Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions includes core features such as multiple Modes, Power-ups, extra Lives, superb background Music, Replay abilities, powerful enemy ships and different Weapons etc. With immersive and quite impressive gameplay, well-written storyline, wonderful controls and Ultra HD visual details. It is one of the best Shoot ‘em-up video game as compared to the same genres.

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17. Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved

Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved is a Single-player Multi-Direction Shooter video game developed by Bizarre Creations and published by Microsoft Game Studios. The major goal of the game is to survive as long as possible and score as many points as possible by eliminating ever-increasing enemies. The game takes place in the rectangular playfield where the player can control a claw-shaped ship that can move in any direction and fire in any direction to defeat enemies. The most exciting and enjoyable thing about this game is that the player has bombs that can be detonated and eliminate all the enemies on the battlefield. The player has a limited amount of bombs, but after the progress of the game, it allows the player to earn extra live and additional bombs by using his points. As the progress of the game, the enemy gets stronger if any enemy creature touches the player’s ship in that case the player will lose his life. Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved includes key features such as unlock new weapons, powerful enemies, enjoyable background music, different modes and much more. The game offers fantastic game mechanics and brilliant visual details.

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18. Sinistar

Sinistar is an Arcade, Multi-Directional Shooter, Single and Multiplayer video game created and published by Williams Electronics. The game puts the player into the rule of a pilot alone spacecraft and must build Sinibombs by shooting at drifting planetoids and catching the crystals to progress. In this game, the ultimate task of the player is to defeat the game boss Sinistar a skull face animated spacecraft. Sinistar does not exist at the beginning of the game and is continuously under construction by enemy workers. During the gameplay, the player must defeat all the enemy workers in order to stop the construction. The game offers series of levels, and in each new levels, the player must defeat numbers of enemy workers to progress. Sinistar includes core features such as power-ups, replay abilities, upgrades, move in any directions and powerful attacks etc. With immersive and quite addictive gameplay, well-written storyline, smooth controls and beautiful visual details. Sinistar is an enjoyable game to play and enjoy.

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19. Raptor: Call of the Shadows 2010 Edition

Raptor: Call of the Shadows 2010 Edition is an Arcade, Shooter, Sci-Fi, Side-Scrolling and Single-player video game developed by Cygnus Studios and published by Apogee Software. In this game, the player can take on the role of a pilot of a space fighter who sent out on a mission to knock out his MegaCorp’s top competitors. During the gameplay, the player battle against the hordes of relentless enemies, discover secrets, collect bounties and battle against numbers of boss ships that appear at the end of every wave. Just as its main game it also consists of multiple levels and each level the player must defeat numbers of enemy planes, vehicles, and a powerful boss. The most interesting thing about this game is that it offers new power-ups and weapons that will help the player to increase his health and defeat powerful bosses. Raptor: Call of the Shadows 2010 Edition features impressive gameplay, well-written storyline, and smooth controls. Do try it out, you’ll surely enjoy it.

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20. 1942 Game

1942 is a Vertically Scrolling Shoot ’em-up, Single and Multiplayer video game developed and published by Capcom. The game takes place in the Pacific theatre of WWII, where the player aims to reach Tokyo and destroy the entire Japanese air fleet.

In this game, the player can assume the role of a pilot of a Lockheed P-38 Lighting known as Super Ace. The player can shoot down the enemy plans and avoid all the enemy fire to progress. The gameplay consists of multiple levels, and at each level, the player must defeat a certain amount of enemies, including a powerful enemy boss that makes the game more challenging.

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21. Elite

Elite is an Action, 1st-person, Space, Combat and Single-player video game by Acornsoft Limited. It is a free-form space trading and combat simulation in which the player can take on the role of a Commander Jameson who starts at Lave Station with the only 100 credits. Most of the play consists of travelling to multiple stars system, trading with his inhabitants, earn money and reputation. As the plate collect money, he is able to collect upgrade his ships with enhanced weapons, shield and lots of another exciting thing. Be careful the game world is full of deadly enemy creatures that will try to attack the player’s ship. The player must avoid or destroy all the enemy ships in order to progress through the further levels. Combat is action-oriented taking place in the same environment as the exploration. Elite is an action-packed game that offers enjoyable gameplay to immerse himself deep into the challenging game world. Elite includes core features multiple weapons, different modes, trade new ships and upgrades etc. The game offers quite addictive gameplay, well-written storyline and smooth controls.

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22. Asteroids

Asteroids is an Arcade, Multidirectional-Shooter, and Single-player video game created and published by Gimer. It offers simple gameplay in which the player flies through space and tries to destroy everything in its path.

The gameplay consists of multiple levels, and at each level, the player must defeat a certain amount of items to progress in the game. During the gameplay, the player must collect all the power-ups and advance weapons that will help him during the gameplay. Asteroids contain lots of bonus levels that make the game more interesting. The game offers simple controls and great mechanics.

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23. Life Force

Life Force is an Arcade, Multi-Scrolling Shooter, Single and Multi-player video game by Konami. In this, the game, the first player control Vic Viper and the second player takes the reins of debuting spacecraft known as Lord British that is sometimes referred to as a Road British. The game feature more than six horizontal and vertically scrolling stages and each stage of the game also consists of multiple levels. The ultimate objective of the player is to eliminate all the enemy ship by using his spaceship weapon and power-ups. At the end of each stage, the player must face a powerful enemy boss, and the player must defeat the boss to unlock next stages. Each complete stage will reward the player which he can use to unlock new ships and stages. Life Force includes core features such as power-ups, bonces, and lots of upgrades, different background, smooth controls and great mechanics.

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24. EverWing

EverWing is a Vertical Scrolling Shooter, Action, and Single-player video game created and published by Blackstorm Labs. It is a fast-paced scrolling shooter game in which Guardians and their dragon Sidekicks fight against hordes of Monsters and Bosses to reclaim their kingdom. There are multiple playable characters are available in the game, each character has its own abilities and powers to defeat the enemy creatures. The gameplay of the game is inspired by historical scrolling shooter game and offers almost similar gameplay with enhanced mechanics and visuals. EverWing offer three different game modes such as Single-player mode, Boss Raids, and Quests, each mode of the game consists of multiple levels, and in each level, the player must defeat numbers of enemies and collect coins and power-ups. Each success level will reward the player which he/she can use to progress. EverWing features different background theme, fast-paced gameplay, different kinds of power-ups and upgrades. Try it out; it is available to play on the Facebook platform only.

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25. Altitude

Altitude is an Arcade, Action, Single-player and Multiplayer video game developed by Erik Measure and published by Nimbly Games. It is a fast-paced, addictive game in which the player controls one of five customizable aircraft and battle in the team across massive 2D landscapes.

The game features multiple planes; each one has its unique power-ups and weapons, and also enable the player to unlock new weapons by using his experience points. According to the gameplay, the player can move his aircraft anywhere in the landscape, collect power-ups, and try to eliminate all the enemy planes to progress.

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26. Raiden Legacy

Raiden Legacy is an Arcade, Shoot-em-up, Co-op, Single and Multiplayer video game developed and published by DotEmu. It is a fourth major installment in the series of Raiden that takes place in the futuristic world where the massive alien force attack on the earth and try to the role on them. The game puts the player into the role of a hero who starts his journey against the alien to save the humanity. It allows the player to control a powerful military aircraft that is full of powerful weapons which help the player to defeat the enemies. Raiden Legacy is a game like Galaga and offers similar gameplay. The gameplay of the game consists of the series of levels and each level of the game offer more challenging gameplay of the last one. It also contains multiple gameplay modes such as Arcade mode, Trashing mode, Battle mode, and Challenge mode etc. More than 15 different playable ships, Autofire, epic boss battle, and upgrades these are core features of the game. Raiden Legacy offers visual enhancement, fantastic game mechanics, and smooth controls.

More About Space Invaders

Space Invaders is a 1978 Arcade, Shoot ‘em up, Vertical Scroll, and Single and Multiplayer video game developed and published by Taito. The game takes place in the space environment, invaded by several alien factions.

You can assume the role of the commander, and the ultimate task is to pilot your spacecraft and fight against aliens in a set of levels to defeat them using weapons and save your Galaxy from devastation.

The game deals with two dimension environment and revolves around the fix-shooting element. It unlocks further levels as you progress, and the game becomes more challenging as you complete its requirement.

Earn lots of scores and challenge your friend to beat it. Control the spacecraft using touch controls, and dominate the galaxy. With brilliant features, addictive gameplay, superb story, and tilt controls, Space Invaders is a beautiful game to play and enjoy.

Space Invaders Reviews

Regharrth Valsoey
written on July 17, 2020

Space Invaders is a Shoot ‘em up, and Vertical Scroll video game that takes place within the space environment invaded by lots of alien factions. I need to take the role of the commander and pilot my spacecraft to explore the map. I have to utilize multiple weapons, fight off numerous aliens to defeat them all. The game requires me to save my entire Galaxy from devastation. It centers on the fix-shooting element and deals with two dimension environment. I need to complete various requirements and unlock several levels that are challenging to complete.

Kalshaji Nilk
written on July 15, 2020

Space Invaders is a fabulous video game that obliges me to take control of a ship equipped with lots of advanced weapons and attack large waves of enemies. I am capable of upgrading multiple weapons, power-ups, and other items. It proposes a global ranking system and permits me to compete against opposing players to show off my pilot skills and abilities on Leaderboards. The game allows me to perform multiple missions and quests to unlock and collect enough points. I have to get several upgradeable instruments and protect my ship from destructive machines and various enemies.

Zaiber Haljha
written on June 26, 2020

Space Invaders is a brilliant video game that offers a combination of different genres, including Real-time Strategy and Shoots ‘em up. It introduces different stages and obliges me to complete them. Each stage proposes two challenging levels and even one boss level. Such a game also offers an exciting story that reveals that alien races attack my world and attempt to devastate everything that comes along the way. I must control the protagonist and pilot a spacecraft to defend my world. I need to make use of several weapons, attack multiple foes, and protect the surrounding environment.

Guest
written on May 22, 2020

Space Invaders is a brilliant video game that allows me to take control of a laser cannon, move horizontally and fire at descending aliens. Throughout the game, I have to fight off and defeat five rows of eleven aliens that move horizontally behind me. Several stationary defense bunkers protect my laser cannon to keep me safe from the enemy’s attack. But such a defense bunker gets destroyed from top to bottom by lots of blasts from opposing players. I have to defeat an alien and receive various points that I can utilize for different purposes. Such a game is a significant source for me to kill my spare time by involving multiple features, including addictive gameplay and an excellent storyline.