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  • Publisher: Viderea, Inc.
  • Genre: Arcade
  • Device: iPhone
  • Size: 16.7 MB
  • Version: 1.3
  • Price: Free
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App description: Do you have what it takes to save San Francisco from an alien invasion?

San Francisco is under attack from an invasion of alien ships and UFOs! Its up to you and your trusty WWII Corsair single prop fighter plane to save the city! Will you have what it takes to take on the X Invasion?

X Invasions realistic free roaming 3D technology means you are free to decide how your adventure unfolds. Blasting everything in sight is great stress relief! Or test your accuracy as a sniper. Or simply enjoy a relaxing flight over the beautiful San Francisco Bay Area.

X Invasion includes two modes of play: Career Mode and Timed Mode. In Career Mode, accumulate medals of honor through multi-level play as you progress in experience all the way to the prestigious Top Gun ranking. In Timed Mode, blast your way to infamy on X Invasions real-time high scores list.


UNIQUE GAMEPLAY

X Invasion is not an ultra-realistic flight simulator with complex controls that take hours of frustration to master. Instead, X Invasion is a fun fast-paced retro-style shoot-em up.

Remember the side scrollers and top-down shooters from the arcades? They weren't hard to learn, but they were insanely fun because you could pound frantically on the fire button to destroy everything in sight. X Invasion takes this simple concept but extends it with true free roaming 3D graphics!


MAIN FEATURES

Advance through over 100 levels of play on your way to becoming a Top Gun in Career Mode, or experience the intensity of Timed Mode play!

Fly over geographically accurate views of the San Francisco Bay Area in a true 3D free roaming environment! Fly over and around real landmarks, streets and scenery. Ever want to land ON the Golden Gate Bridge? Ever want to fly over downtown San Francisco at 1000 MPH? You can with X Invasion!

Take on various alien ships, from speedy scout ships flying in formation to spinning UFOs with glowing lights to gigantic motherships that take on real damage!

Compare your fighting ability with other pilots who have taken on the X Invasion. Will you be the first to reach the status of Top Gun, or will you choose to have the highest accuracy rating? Your success will be displayed for all in a fully integrated real-time scores list.

Simple and intuitive controls. Tilt and rotate the device to move, slide your finger up/down on the right side of the screen to control your speed, tap anywhere on the screen to shoot. Spend more time playing, not learning difficult controls!

WHAT'S NEW

We listened to your comments and made this version of X Invasion better than ever. Watch out, the aliens shoot back at you now! But if your health is getting low, enemies will leave behind POWER-UPs when they are destroyed for you to boost your health.

New and updated high score list means you can challenge your friends from across the room, or across the world!
*Unfortunately, because of change in gameplay, version 1.0 Career Mode high scores cannot be transferred to this version.

Experience the Future of Reality Based Gaming!

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10-08-2009, 11:16 PM
#2
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: California
Posts: 220
Looks good, but looks like the graphics could use a boost though.

10-08-2009, 11:27 PM
#3
Joined: Nov 2008
Posts: 104
Definitely not the most polished graphics, but if it is as extensive and deep as it claims, it may explain the rough look. Has anyone spotted a video for this yet? I wonder how great the draw distance is.
10-08-2009, 11:36 PM
#4
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: California
Posts: 220
Can somebody please post a review of this game?
10-09-2009, 08:20 AM
#5
Joined: Mar 2009
Posts: 823
Did anyone pick this one up?

plus+: Collokey
"Words/Chess With Friends": Collokey
10-10-2009, 07:23 PM
#6
Joined: Oct 2009
Posts: 1
Like a GPS navigation game

I picked up this yesterday. Overall, I am impressed. The graphics aren't
the greatest, but it seems they used real map data of SF. You can literally
fly anywhere in the city, not just in a predefined path. You can fly in
low and see all of the streets, kinda like my GPS software. But since I',m
not from the area, I didn't recognize the streets... i hope they make one
for Chicago so I can see where I live!

The gameplay is quite simple, shooot everything that moves! The aliens
dont shoot back, buts its fun getting medals. i was surprised when I looked
at my stats and i had played over an hour! Not so challenging, but good
for killing time.

Like I said, interesting concept, definitely worth the buck, but I hope they
add more locations other than SF
10-28-2009, 07:38 AM
#7
Joined: Jun 2009
Posts: 10,505
Now Free
11-09-2009, 04:18 PM
#8
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: SF Bay Area
Posts: 41
We are proud to announce the upcoming sequel, X Invasion 2!

X Invasion 2 incorporates our patent pending TruView 3D technology. This lets you freely explore and defend nearly 10,000 square miles of photorealistic scenery of the San Francisco Bay Area.

X Invasion 2 builds on the X Invasion saga with more challenging gameplay with over 15 varying missions including:

- dogfighting with intelligent aliens that now shoot back
- bombing runs
- skill tests to test your flying ability
- deadly Motherships
- more ( we don't want to reveal everything)



Youtube link | Pop Up


Here is a link to the official X Invasion 2 preview thread:

http://forums.toucharcade.com/showthread.php?t=32424
11-09-2009, 05:59 PM
#9
Joined: Sep 2009
Posts: 2,328
Not showing up as free in US app store just yet.
12-23-2009, 07:09 PM
#10
Joined: Dec 2008
Location: Vienna, Austria
Posts: 4,443
Game Impressions

X Invasion is free again. Enjoyed it for quite a while. Relaxing. Love it when the autopilot takes over and brings you back to base as soon as you forget to watch the map and get outside. Easy and intuitively. Typical casual game. 11 seconds to launch. Saves scores on interruptions.

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