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SPACE INVADERS HD

By TAITO Corporation

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Description

Here at last! An iPad compatible SPACE INVADERS!
Enjoy the game on iPad's big screen!
Two Player mode featuring the classic tabletop arcade version where users can sit across from each other and blast the alien horde!

* For customers using The new iPad might experience some difficulty with the game control.
We are currently investigating the issue and the solution to it.
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Experience the King of Shooting Games, the arcade hit that captured the hearts of legions of fans and took the world by storm! Use your cannon to defend Earth from waves of descending alien Invaders!

All the features you remember have been faithfully recreated: the elusive UFOs, the "Nagoya Attack" technique, and the endless game play!

This edition features three control methods optimized for the iPad, four screen modes, and bonus extras including rare material from the original game's development!
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Upgrade Details: Ver.1.0.2

1. Arcade cabinet graphics have been upgraded.
2. An issue where sound effects would be muted under the most recent iOS version has been fixed.
3. OpenFeint has been removed.
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Controls:
1. On-screen controls
2. Touch & drag controls
3. Tilt controls

Screen Modes:
1. Color
2. Toggle Background
3. Cellophane Overlay
4. Monochrome

Language:
English
Deutsch
Español
Français
Italiano
Japanese

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*** introduce iNVADERCADE ***

Play games, recharge, and enjoy music!
iNVADERCADE, an accessory for iPad and iPad 2 is coming soon!

iNVADERCADE faithfully recreates the look of the classic SPACE INVADERS arcade cabinet in miniature form, complete with functioning left-right joystick and fire button. Simply download SPACE INVADERS HD and dock your iPad with the iNVADERCADE to enjoy the nostalgic feel of arcade game play in the comfort of your own home!

iNVADERCADE also comes equipped with high quality stereo speakers that provide powerful audio support when enjoying videos and music from your iTunes library, and it will even charge your iPad!

* Please note that the iNVADERCADE is incompatible with iPad models that use the Lightning connector.

For details, see the iNVADERCADE homepage:
http://www.invadercade.com/
Please address iNVADERCADE inquiries to:
prize_character_web@taito.co.jp
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What's New in Version 1.1.0

Bug fix.

iPad Screenshots

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Customer Reviews

Faithful representation of the original

Like the previous comment I was nearly put off buying this. To all those complaining about the speed I suggest you try and find the original arcade game and have a go. There is nothing wrong with the speed of this game as its exactly the same as the original. I can only guess that those complaining about the speed have been playing recent shmup games and have gotten used to faster playing games and think this should be the same. The screen size could be bigger though, but apart from that what you are buying here is a faithful representation of the original arcade game.

Good fun, but . . . .

As a child of the 80's I used to spend countless hours down the arcade playing this and other games like it.

For those of us that remember this is a pretty good representation, ok it can be a bit sluggish at times and the screen could be utilised better but that's what we love about it!

One problem I've found is that none of my high scores above 4990 remain in place if I leave the app. Don't remember that happening in the arcade!!

Retro fun but missed opportunities

Really like the app - comments about sluggish controls aren't really fair - you can change controls in options to support drag or accelerometer. Sluggishness replicates the original.

Worth price for the retro experience but disappointing to see two player version doesn't use landscape mode - that would make it much more realistic to the original pub table style versions.

Finally the menu options do make it look like an enlarged iPhone app. App is good but would benefit from further improvements.

Images show the InvaderCade, NOT the iCade - an expensive but awesome way of getting a mini arcade version of Space Invaders

SPACE INVADERS HD
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  • £2.99
  • Category: Games
  • Updated: 11 July 2012
  • Version: 1.1.0
  • Size: 15.3 MB
  • Languages: English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish
  • Developer: TAITO Corporation

Compatibility: Requires iOS 3.2 or later. Compatible with iPad.

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