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Galaga Wars

The galaxy is your battlefield.

In 1981, Galaga was released by Namco as a sequel to Galaxian, from a couple of years before

Galaga Wars

by BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment Europe
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Battle the waves
Galaga Wars
Galaga Wars
FREE in the App Store

In 1981, Galaga was released by Namco as a sequel to Galaxian, from a couple of years before. A shoot-‘em-up featuring starship fighters battling against enemy aliens, it quickly became one of the most successful titles from the golden age of arcade video games. And now, in celebration of 35th anniversary, it has been reimagined for mobile gamers and nostalgic players alike in the form of Galaga Wars.

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Battle the waves. Just swipe on the screen to move your starship fighter around as it shoots wave after wave of invading aliens. Be sure to evade oncoming blasts and avoid enemy collisions or it's game over.

Battle the waves
Double the trouble

Double the trouble. One of the trademark aspects of the original Galaga is the player's ability to rescue a captive fighter and merging with it in twin mode to double the firepower against the enemies. And you bet this is incorporated into Galaga Wars.

Conquer the sectors. Travel across sectors by annihilating waves and clusters of enemies, including original ones such as Bee, Butterfly, and Scorpion.

Conquer the sectors
Level up your fighter

Level up your fighter. Collect coins and power-ups as you go to improve your chances at victory. Upgrading your craft gives you access to unique abilities. Play as Galaga fighter, or choose from iconic starships from other Namco games such as Galaxian, Star Blade, and Xevious.

What is it about?

Galaga Wars lets you swipe on the screen to move your starship fighter around as it automatically shoots and fires at the enemies. But it's not as simple as it sounds, of course. For one thing, enemies come in endless waves and in ever changing clusters. To up your chances of survival, be sure to rescue captured fighters and merge with them whenever you can, and collect coins and power-ups to upgrade your craft.

For those who...

  • you loved playing Galaga from way, way back.
  • you are curious as to what the fuss is all about with Galaga.
  • you want to experience a modernized version of a classic of arcade gaming.
  • you enjoy shoot-'em-up arcade games.

Not for those who...

  • you were never a fan of Galaga and its ilk.
  • you don't care much about classic arcade titles reimagined for mobile gaming.
  • you prefer games with more sophisticated gameplays.

Why we love it

Galaga Wars is both a tribute to and an update of the original Galaga. With its various nods to the classic game’s gameplay, visuals, and sounds, Galaga Wars offers a nostalgic trip to players who have fond memories of playing Galaga in arcades and at home with their old game consoles. At the same time, it boasts expanded mechanics, 3-D graphics, and engaging audio effects well-suited to modern mobile gaming.

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App Details

Action Casual
Last updated
October 24, 2019
Release date
June 10, 2016
More info

Galaga Wars is FREE but there are more add-ons

  • $3.99

    Welcome Pack

  • $2.99

    Galaxian Ship

  • $2.99

    Starblade ship

  • $2.99

    Xevious ship

  • $2.99

    Coin Doubler

  • $2.99

    Santa's Space Sleigh

  • $4.99

    PAC-MAN ship

  • $7.99


  • $2.99

    A lot of coins.

  • $4.99

    A whole lot of coins!

App Store Description

The galaxy is calling for you, it needs to be saved from waves of aliens. Jump in your ship and head to space. The survival of the universe is once more at stake. They have an alien mothership of immense proportions, endless waves of ships bristling with high-tech weaponry and of course the sheer power of the boss Galaga...
You are the hero that will make it through those waves as if they were mere bricks. You are the breaker of this cycle and the savior of the galaxy

Galaga Wars is a classic retro shooter that has been seen times and times in your favorite arcades. From pixel ships to more refined ones, have the feel of a casual runner mixed with the adrenaline of destroying enemies in the vast ocean of stars

through endless waves of original enemies, including the Bee, Butterfly, Scorpion and many more deadly ones.

your weapons by upgrading and leveling up your craft.

alien waves with 4 unique abilities per ship including laser, explosive shot, space mines, ghost shield...

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