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  • Summary: The original Alien Breed is back in action, celebrating its 21st Anniversary!

    Alien Breed is the classic sci-fi, top-down shooter developed by Team17. Launching originally in 1991, Alien Breed has now been remade for iOS, which can only mean one thing... it’s time to turn down the lights,
    turn up the sounds and encounter Alien Breed again!

    Features:
    ★ Classic Mode - Play using the original graphics, music and controls.
    ★ Enhanced Mode - Featuring enhanced graphics, audio and controls.
    ★ 4 New Levels - entirely new levels that intersect with the original Alien Breed story
    ★ 6 original Alien Breed levels
    ★ 12 Alien Breed Special Edition levels
    ★ iCloud
    ★ Game Center leaderboards and achievements
    ★ Retina Display
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Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 6 out of 8
  2. Negative: 0 out of 8
  1. Aug 6, 2012
    100
    Rose-tinted glasses or not, Alien Breed stands the test of time whether you play the updated or 'classic' mode; an excellent shooter complete with genuine moments of tension that keep you coming back for more.
  2. Aug 8, 2012
    100
    Alien Breed is a throwback to simpler times that works just as well today as it did back on the Amiga-- possibly even better.
  3. Aug 2, 2012
    90
    The folks at Digital Application Design have done a great job of bringing this shooter classic to a modern platform, and those who enjoyed Alien Breed so many years ago will be pleased to see that the feel of the original has been well preserved in its journey 20 years forward in time.
  4. Aug 6, 2012
    90
    This is a classic slice of gaming that bodes very well for the future of Team17's back-catalog on iOS devices. The controls are solid, and the content has been ported with affection and respect for the original game.
  5. Aug 13, 2012
    80
    All the content of the Amiga originals - plus some new levels - make this update a must-have for retro enthusiasts and twin-stick blaster fans alike. It's just disappointing that the two-player mode wasn't included.
  6. Aug 10, 2012
    71
    Alien Breed was and still is very challenging dual-stick-action. Unfortunately the virtual sticks are not as accurate as needed to survive the tough enemies. Nonetheless even over 20 years after its debut Alien Breed is still cool.
  7. Aug 6, 2012
    70
    While Alien Breed may have been ahead of its time 20 years ago, these days, I think players are going to be looking for just a little more.

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