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Space Invaders Extreme 2
Game Over Online
3 November 2015
Excerpt: Space Invaders, the game that swallowed countless quarters, consumed the spare change and cost the lunch money of many arcade fans in the early 1980s. Originally sold by Taito, the arcade game featured a laser ship defending itself against waves of invading aliens.
Excerpt: One of two things is going to happen when you pick up a popular old school game. Your either going to, one, think to yourself "wow I can’t believe how much time this fossil of a game previously stole from my life" or, two, you’re going to get that ole’ warm giddy feeling you used to get when you...
Conclusion: Concept: Take the winning formula from the first Extreme and dust lightly with new content
Graphics: Same simple pixel vibe with slightly improved production values
Sound: The catchy techno tunes had me bobbing my head
Playability: The new bingo feature adds yet another layer of depth to scoring...
Summary: Space Invaders gets another techno-psychedelic makeover, and it's at least as much fun as the first time around. Some players may have overdosed already, but if not, Extreme 2 adds more ways of scoring massive bonus points and a time-attack mode that strips the game down into something a bit more...
Pros: Stylish graphics and addictive music, Lots of clever variations on a simple gameplay concept
Cons: Multiplayer isn't as exciting as the solo mode in some ways, Not too many new features compared to the original Extreme
Conclusion: Space Invaders Extreme 2 is more balanced and involving than its predecessor. Its intricate combo scoring is more accessible, deeper and more addictive than the first game's, and it has plenty of longevity - there's an Extreme difficulty with all-new patterns and Invader types, unlocked by...