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Space Invaders Forever

Rating Summary

Based on 28 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

66

Top Critic Average

43%

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Based on 28 critic reviews
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General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Dec 11, 2020
Nintendo SwitchDec 11, 2020

Developer: Taito

Publisher: ININ

Genres: Action, Arcade

One of the most important arcade classics in video game history is back… FOREVER! Space Invaders Extreme has arrived with greatly improved graphics and interactive sound to deliver a new immersive experience! Packed with vibrant visuals and a pulsing soundtrack, Space Invaders Extreme comes with 16 stages, filled with invaders and huge boss fights. In Space Invaders Gigamax 4 SE, enjoy couch-multiplayer with up to 4 players. Team up with friends to shoot down the invaders to clear the stages as fast as possible. This brand new experience offers new stages, gimmicks and new music written by TAITO's sound team 'ZUNTATA'. Two of TAITO’s most iconic and beloved video game series clash in Arkanoid vs. Space Invaders and combine elements from both arcade classics. Players are controlling the Arkanoid Vaus paddle ship to defeat waves of Space Invaders. Beat all 150 stages with your skills and unlock 40 different characters from the TAITO legacy. Each character has unique abilities!

Space Invaders Forever Critic Reviews

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Space Invaders Forever is pretty great for anyone who's a fan of Space Invaders. It offers three games that are very different in approach, one of them with a fresh lick of paint and one focused on local multiplayer for some part cooperative, part competitive Earth defending. It's hard to argue against the variety you get with these three classics.

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Nintendo Life

Stuart Gipp
6 / 10
Nintendo Life

Space Invaders Extreme is awesome, but even in the guise of a cut-down compilation, Space Invaders Forever is lacking as a package. Better titles could have been chosen, and the way the apps are laid out is strange and disconnected. When it drops in price, this will be essential for Extreme alone. If you want Arkanoid vs. Space Invaders, that's available on your phone for a fair price, and better suited to that format in general. A disappointing and confusing package, but one that we strongly recommend at a discount just to get Space Invaders Extreme. It's that good. All six of these points are for it, and it alone.

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Space Invaders Forever drops a trio of games in your lap that bring a variety of gameplay for solo and multiplayer experiences. It certainly treats the Space Invaders franchise appropriately, even though not all the games included work as planned.

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A gaming classic returns! Space Invaders Forever brings three titles to Nintendo Switch with varying degrees of success. Our review covers the whole package, so get ready for a deep dive into those would-be alien overlords. They might not be successful.

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