Battle Squadron ONE

Battle Squadron ONE


If you like games like 1942, 1943, SWIV, Sky Force, Air Strike, AirAttack, DoDonPachi, Espgaluda, Hybris, Dangar, Space Invaders, Galaga, Raiden, Xenon, R-Type, or Gradius... you will love Battle Squadron !!

In 1989 it received an amazing 109% rating... in 2012 this legendary Commodore Amiga shooter finally arrives on on Android !!

** World's first: simultaneous 2-player on tablets !!
** Full original version !!

MAJOR AWARDS

4/5 @ AndroidZoom
4.5/5 @ TouchArcade.com
8/10 Xperia Play Silver Award @ Pocket Gamer
5/5 @ iPhoneFreak.com
"Top App" @ bild.de
"App der Woche" @ GamersGlobal.de
5/5 @ iphonegameruk.co.uk
3/4 @ slide to Play
4/5 @ maclife.de
9/10 @ PushStart

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GAME VIDEO: http://youtu.be/v22jB0l1osY

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WHAT THE PRESS SAYS

Android version:
"Unique retro gaming experience on Android", www.androidpolice.com
"World's first split-screen shooter", www.phandroid.com
"A classic in history as it entered the gaming scene", www.bitloaders.com
"Grab it TODAY, you won’t be disappointed", Reboot Reviews

iOS version:
"A fantastic shooter which beats the vast majority of its modern day equivalents hands down!", www.iphonefreak.com
"Battle Squadron ONE is excellent gaming, folks. Do not miss it", www.toucharcade.com
"I had a smile on my face a mile wide while I played the game", www.iphonefreak.com
"The split screen adaptation of this game is a fabulous addition", AppAdvice.com
"Those that love retro shooters will also enjoy this game incredibly", iphonegameruk.co.uk
"Can honestly say that Battle Squadron is probably my favorite 2D shooter of them all", www.toucharcade.com

Amiga version:
109% - "Now Battle Squadron is the best", Amiga Computing (2:10)
90% - "It's expert execution and addictive playability", Info (31)
87% - "It's rapid-fire animation, coupled with effective sound and a long running music track", The Games Machine (25)
90% - "Battle Squadron is so addictive that you just can't stop playing", The One Amiga (56)

GAME STORY

Your mission: Earth has been long at war with the evil alien Barrax empire, with extensive losses on both sides. Your two fellow commanders, Mayers and Bergin, have been taken hostage by a Barrax Nova Cruiser and are held hostage on the alien Barrax home world, Planet Terrainia. You must destroy the Barrax home world to rescue your fellow commanders !!

MAIN FEATURES

- (World Premiere) 2-player split-screen on large screen Android tablets: play with, or against your friends
- Several control options, including new 2x direct touch
- 4 fantastically detailed levels to fight your way through
- Scores of different enemies... watch out for the predator-like ones...
- 4 highly diverse "bosses" to defeat
- 24 different weapons (4 types of 6 grades each) + Nova Missile
- 4 different difficulties ("Squadron Leader" is exactly like on Amiga)
- New über-difficulty mode: "Air Commodore"… with surprise ending
- Plays on Android 2.1 to 4.x
- And loads more...

So engage and destroy... "Welcome to Battle Squadron !!"

Recent changes:
** NOW: also 2-player support on smaller tablets (7 inch and greater)
** Removed OpenFeint support (service closed)
** Cleaned up icons on intro screen
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About Battle Squadron ONE
If you like games like 1942, 1943, SWIV, Sky Force, Air Strike, AirAttack, DoDonPachi, Espgaluda, Hybris, Dangar, Space Invaders, Galaga, Raiden, Xenon, R-Type, or Gradius... you will love Battle Squadron !!

In 1989 it received an amazing 109% rating... in 2012 this legendary Commodore Amiga shooter finally arrives on on Android !!

** World's first: simultaneous 2-player on tablets !!
** Full original version !!

MAJOR AWARDS

4/5 @ AndroidZoom
4.5/5 @ TouchArcade.com
8/10 Xperia Play Silver Award @ Pocket Gamer
5/5 @ iPhoneFreak.com
"Top App" @ bild.de
"App der Woche" @ GamersGlobal.de
5/5 @ iphonegameruk.co.uk
3/4 @ slide to Play
4/5 @ maclife.de
9/10 @ PushStart

--------------------------------

GAME VIDEO: http://youtu.be/v22jB0l1osY

--------------------------------

WHAT THE PRESS SAYS

Android version:
"Unique retro gaming experience on Android", www.androidpolice.com
"World's first split-screen shooter", www.phandroid.com
"A classic in history as it entered the gaming scene", www.bitloaders.com
"Grab it TODAY, you won’t be disappointed", Reboot Reviews

iOS version:
"A fantastic shooter which beats the vast majority of its modern day equivalents hands down!", www.iphonefreak.com
"Battle Squadron ONE is excellent gaming, folks. Do not miss it", www.toucharcade.com
"I had a smile on my face a mile wide while I played the game", www.iphonefreak.com
"The split screen adaptation of this game is a fabulous addition", AppAdvice.com
"Those that love retro shooters will also enjoy this game incredibly", iphonegameruk.co.uk
"Can honestly say that Battle Squadron is probably my favorite 2D shooter of them all", www.toucharcade.com

Amiga version:
109% - "Now Battle Squadron is the best", Amiga Computing (2:10)
90% - "It's expert execution and addictive playability", Info (31)
87% - "It's rapid-fire animation, coupled with effective sound and a long running music track", The Games Machine (25)
90% - "Battle Squadron is so addictive that you just can't stop playing", The One Amiga (56)

GAME STORY

Your mission: Earth has been long at war with the evil alien Barrax empire, with extensive losses on both sides. Your two fellow commanders, Mayers and Bergin, have been taken hostage by a Barrax Nova Cruiser and are held hostage on the alien Barrax home world, Planet Terrainia. You must destroy the Barrax home world to rescue your fellow commanders !!

MAIN FEATURES

- (World Premiere) 2-player split-screen on large screen Android tablets: play with, or against your friends
- Several control options, including new 2x direct touch
- 4 fantastically detailed levels to fight your way through
- Scores of different enemies... watch out for the predator-like ones...
- 4 highly diverse "bosses" to defeat
- 24 different weapons (4 types of 6 grades each) + Nova Missile
- 4 different difficulties ("Squadron Leader" is exactly like on Amiga)
- New über-difficulty mode: "Air Commodore"… with surprise ending
- Plays on Android 2.1 to 4.x
- And loads more...

So engage and destroy... "Welcome to Battle Squadron !!"

Recent changes:
** NOW: also 2-player support on smaller tablets (7 inch and greater)
** Removed OpenFeint support (service closed)
** Cleaned up icons on intro screen

User reviews of Battle Squadron ONE
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Android Market Comments
A Google User
Sep 30, 2014
EPIC!!
A Google User
Sep 21, 2014
Awesome! The music, sound effects and graphics are beautiful.
A Google User
Jul 28, 2014
Samsung Note3 Joystick lag makes it impossible to avoid bullets and the enemy. X2 screen controls have no lag, but your finger covers the actual playing area. Controls need rethinking.
A Google User
Jun 18, 2014
Nostalgia goggles, maybe, but this is a fantastic port. Great control options.
A Google User
Jun 9, 2014
Battle squadron Brilliant.