Most of my gaming time has been with Squash in the past two months, but every now and then I need a break. That’s when I look for delightful games on Android to keep me occupied. And for relaxation, I find nothing better to calm my nerves than space battle games. So when I saw Space War – Retro Shooter by SHMUP HOLIC on the Play Store this week, I knew I had to give it a spin for myself. As a fan of the rising trend of perspective Retro Shooter games, Space War does not disappoint.

If players are ready for a classic Arcade shmup gameplay then Space War is the top space battle game which is accurately rendered with 2D pixel graphics would hook every retro-nostalgic into its arcade gameplay. The players can easily control a plane and should travel through several hostile alien planets.

It is illustrated that the players can use their dexterity to fend off incoming dangers and keep shooting down everything that moves. Moreover you can use Play the Arcade mode by advancing from level to level, or unlock the Boss-battle mode to fight only the bosses and unlock special planes. The big question would be can you defeat all the bosses?

Top Features of Space War – Retro Shooter

Shoot’em up Gameplay

Space War game features a classic shmup arcade gameplay where you must use your spaceship to destroy hordes of enemy ships and bosses. The players can easily guide the ship and it will shoot automatically.

Multiple fighting planes

The players have more than 30 different planes to choose from and start blasting enemies. You can begin with your grandfather’s old plane and use collected coins to unlock more powerful ones. They are possible to unlock special planes by defending bosses.

Upgrades & Power-Ups

During play the players could pick up several power-ups which help you to shoot faster and more powerful or protect you. They can also collect nukes to blast whole areas and use in-game coins to buy upgrades namely for your shield, gun, bomb, magnet.

Experience difficult levels

The players have 8 different planets to unlock, each with multiple levels that would keep you hooked for hours. Every time you lose your lives, players must start over and replay those levels. They should also face 8 EPIC boss battles.

Attractive 2D pixel graphics

Space War primarily features attractive pixel-perfect graphics that would bring out the retro-nostalgic in you. It is also accompanied by an original soundtrack to help you immerse in the action.

Needless to say, I think that persuasive developer did an awesome job with Space War – Retro Shooter in terms of game plan, which I think worth playing. More amazingly shooting is so cool and everyone can enjoy the variety of shooting games from SHMUP HOLIC!