Star Warfare: Alien Invasion, battling alien hordes on your Windows Phone

If you are looking for a fast-paced alien shoot ‘em game for your Windows Phone 8 device, Star Warfare: Alien Invasion may be just what you’re looking for. The game calls upon you play the role of a soldier pitted against wave after wave of alien invaders.

Game play positions you over the shoulder of your character with virtual joysticks controlling movement and weapons fire. Star Warfare: Alien Invasion has a single player mode along with an online multiplayer mode.

The game reminds me a little of the movie Starship Troopers and in the short time we have had to tinker with Star Warfare: Alien Invasion it makes a nice first impression with attractive graphics and challenging game play. Star Warfare: Alien Invasion has been a popular gaming title over on iOS and is should share the same success here on the Windows Phone 8 platform.

Star Warfare: Alien Invasion Levels

Key features of Star Warfare: Alien Invasion includes:

  • Forty-two levels of play that span seven maps
  • Thirty-six weapons that can be upgraded eight times
  • Nine space suits, each with special attributes
  • Console-quality boss battles
  • Multiplayer mode support up to three players over Wi-Fi or 3G

Star Warfare: Alien Invasion Game Store

You control your character with two virtual joysticks that rest at the bottom corners of the gaming screen. The left joystick controls movement while the right controls your weapons. To change your view, just swipe at the middle of the screen in the direction you want your camera view to shift.

Star Warfare: Alien Invasion Game Screen

Aliens are rather aggressive and enjoy attacking you from your blind side. It is easy to find yourself constantly moving to avoid these blind side attacks or at least minimizing the damage inflicted.

Overall, Star Warfare: Alien Invasion comes across as a fast paced, challenging Windows Phone 8 game. There are plenty of aliens to splatter, weapons to choose from and environments to conquer. Star Warfare: Alien Invasion is a free game for Windows Phone 8. It will install and play on low memory Windows Phones such as the Nokia Lumia 520.

You can pick up your copy of Star Warfare: Alien Invasion here in the Windows Phone Store.

Thanks, KrisJoeEll, for the tip!

George Ponder

George is the Reviews Editor at Windows Central, concentrating on Windows 10 PC and Mobile apps. He's been a supporter of the platform since the days of Windows CE and uses his current Windows 10 Mobile phone daily to keep up with life and enjoy a game during down time.