No in-app purchases, pay once, play forever!

Aliens are invading the galaxies and you're the only hope. Battle waves of alien races and defeat mega bosses with your powerful galactic ship. Each world offers a new set of challenges, and new species of fire shooting aliens. Upgrade your ship to help your conquer the challenges. Compete in almost 50 stages, then attempt each world's endurance mode to see if you have what it takes to save each galaxy.

Game features:
48 Stages + 48 Stages of Endurance Extended Play
10 Upgradeable Ships
Simple controls
Retro 8-bit arcade graphics
Exciting challenges
Epic 8-bit background music
Win challenges to earn coins
Upgrade ships to earn more fire power, special weapons, and shields

*** ALL NEW ***
Electric Steel Galaxy
Over 50 Game Center Achievements

Super Simple Gameplay:
Drag and move to shoot

iOS 7.1 recommended for devices that cannot support iOS 8.0+

* "At first glance, you might assume Galactic Nemesis is one of the many half-hearted, copycat shoot-em-ups you can find in the App Store. But it's actually much, much more." - TouchArcade

* "Galactic Nemesis is the first 80s arcade style space shooter for iOS that feels right." - Pocket Tactics

* "For the retro game crowd, Galactic Nemesis is a must-have for your collection." - Technology Tell

* "An endorphin shot of nostalgia" - Slide To Play

* "Takes you back to arcade space shooting without spending quarters" - AppAdvice

* "Retro shooters have never been more fun in our Galactic" - PopZara

If you're still not sure if you want to buy, read through the comments on forum!

Reviews / Comments:
* Saw it, bought it, played it, loving it!!!
* Instabuy
* Wow this game is good!
* If you are a fan of old school shoot'em ups, give this one a try. It is absolutely worth it!
* : 楽しみ。(Fun)

What's New

Version 1.03

More Awesome!

Ratings and Reviews

4.7 out of 5

206 Ratings

206 Ratings

Brilliant Tribute to Galaga


I've played many shmup games, and Galactic Nemesis is by far my favorite. I've sunk countless hours into this super-addictive and rewarding game. The developer obviously knows how to make a quality iOS title, and is still maintaining it with updates (the latest adds tons of Game Center achievements, a whole new set of levels, and new music).

The graphics and gameplay are spot-on. I literally can't think of a single bad thing to say about this! The levels each have their own unique background, and the scoring system really keeps you motivated to keep improving. Also, there are special goals that reward extra in-game currency If completed. The currency is used to buy and upgrade new and better ships, making your next run a little easier. I've gifted Galactic Nemesis out to many of my friends hoping they'll give it the time it deserves.

Simply put, this is the best retro shooter I've played on the App Store. Well worth the low asking price. Buy it once and play it forever - no gimmicks, just straight-up awesomeness all around.

Feels like a Galaga clone circa 1985


Some solid foundations of a great shooter here however some things fell flat for me. For instance the game starts out pretty slow and really doesn’t ramp up until stage 5 or 6 and even then the levels are fairly easy. However, once you get to stage 9 the difficulty goes from medium to impossible, adding obstacles to block your bullets, and enemies that take what seems like 10 shots to kill. It’s also very unfair when an enemy swarm passes through you, the life bar will continually drain. Why not a short second of invincibility to regain your footing? music is a short loop that repeats throughout the game, which is fine and keeps with the whole retro 80’s vibe. No boss fights, though there are a variety of enemies. While touch play is good, MFI compatibly in a future update would be nice. The coin system is odd since you earn very little coins in game to really max out or upgrade to better ships. Unless you want to grind for hours on easy levels, but I can’t imagine doing that. No IAP’s which is nice.

So good!


Personally I love Galaga and when I saw this game I had to buy it. It's so challenging and I love it! This is one of my favorite games I've played. For people who aren't very good gamers, I think there should be an easier mode because I want them to enjoy the game and not rage quit. I rage a lot but because it's so addicting I never rage quit. I think you should be able to buy armor for your ship because you die quickly, but you can use shields and collect green power packs that show up once in a while. Altogether I love this game to bit and oh are reading this and deciding if you should buy it, please do because this is the best dollar I've ever spent.


Blu Market INC., The
52.6 MB
Requires iOS 7.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Apple TV.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
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