Review: Astrowings 3: Icarus

Astrowings 3: Icarus, developed by M2m entgame, is the 3rd installment of the wildly popular AstroWings series, a saga known for its highly addictive vertically scrolling space battle set-up. The Astrowings series has over 2 million downloads. Users just can’t get enough of this game and they are constantly updating and adding to the series.

If you a fan of the Nintendo 1942 airplane shooter games this is the game for you. It is very similar except that your aircraft is way more advanced. The objective of the game is to move your spaceship around the screen by dragging it. Your plane will automatically shoot and you will have special weapons available on the side. The weapons become stronger whenever you get combos and destroy the enemy planes continuously.

AstroWings 3: Icarus  allows you to upgrade your ship as you advance through the levels. You can upgrade your Shield Defense, increase Maximum HP, increase you Attack Power, increase your SP Attack Power, and increase your Acquired SP. The game uses Wings to purchase additional items and you can purchase these Wings with real money through in app purchases. They will allow you to upgrade to better planes, unlock all stages, or even get a shield recharger.

Astrowings 3 is priced at $0.99 and is available for both the iPad and iPhone / iPod Touch. Make sure to check it out and see why over 2 million players are addicted to the series. Also make sure you go into the options menu and select High Quality graphics if you have a newer iDevice. That way you will get HD graphics designed for the Retina screen.

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