Update: Trademark issues with the name caused the game to be pulled a while back, but now it's available again as "Super Crossfighter." Same game, new name and listing. Radiangames is also discounting its catalog to celebrate, so check that out. The original post below should still be accurate other than the name.

Video games make a lot of assumptions about aliens, mainly that they're going to be two-dimensional and prone to shooting at stuff. It's an unfair stereotype, if you ask me, but also makes for a better game. That's very much the case in Super Crossfire which packs a ton of alien-blasting action. Yay for stereotypes.

This game includes 150 waves of glowing alien craft with another 150 that can be unlocked later. Super Crossfire looks a little like a bullet hell shooter with all the projectiles, but it actually forces you to hop between the top and bottom of the screen to avoid getting blasted. It's a neat twist.

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Super Crossfire looks a little simple in the screenshots, but seeing it in action in the video gives you a better feel for it. The way it changes perspective when you flip between the top and bottom of the screen is a particularly cool effect. Fans of top-down shooters should take note. It's $1.99 in Google Play.

Ryan Whitwam
Ryan is a tech/science writer, skeptic, lover of all things electronic, and Android fan. In his spare time he reads golden-age sci-fi and sleeps, but rarely at the same time. His wife tolerates him as few would.

He's the author of a sci-fi novel called The Crooked City, which is available on Amazon and Google Play. http://goo.gl/WQIXBM

  • reneMAC

    While new to android, its not exactly 'new'. Been out on iOS for about 2 years already.

    Fun game though, great time killer.

    • Himmat Singh

      Also been on Android for a while now. Exclusive for a while to Sony devices but was opened to all a couple of weeks ago.

  • ThaSik1

    That's the most interesting spin I've ever seen done to Space Invaders!! O.o

  • Elva lemke

    Do u know freelancer ma­kin­g ­$­7­0 an h­ou­r ­o­n t­h­e ne­t. any­body an do it.. try now.. big44.­c­o­m

  • http://wave-france.blogspot.com Supercopter

    That video... epilepsy... argh...

  • http://twitter.com/phonecount StalkyTheFish

    Wait. So they charge you a flat fee up front and let you play as much as you want?! What a concept!

  • http://www.LOVEanon.org/ Michael Oghia (Ogie)

    As a HUGE fan of top-down shooters, this is so exciting!

  • http://www.androidpolice.com/ Artem Russakovskii

    Welcome back, Super Crossfire/fighter.

  • abobobilly

    "... was pulled a while back".

    Damn, 10 months have passed. How is that "a while back"? :S