User reviews for Galaga
6.8 / 10Combined Score
The game can become really repetitive.
Galaga was originally released in 1981 by Namco as a sequel to Galaxian. Since then it has featured on various consoles, and has now found it's way onto the Xbox Live Arcade.
The object of Galaga is simple, you are a space fighter flying through space and you must make your way through each level by destroying waves of alien spaceships that come at you. You will begin each new game with three lives. The controls are simple, you can only move left or right and there are two buttons which you can use to fire, although both buttons produce the same effect.
There are three types of enemy alien ships on this game, and they make their way onto the screen in waves, commencing fire as they appear on the screen. Once all the waves are on the screen, the alien ships will kamikaze dive at you, whilst also shooting at you. The three enemies are as...