App Review: Space War

myscreenshot gamplay 3I have been watching this game since it was first available on the market, so I’ve seen the many improvements that have been made to it. At first this game was way too hard to beat. After only a few user comments, the developer started taking action. At one point he was releasing a new update every other day, adding features such as:

  • Audio options (two soundtrack songs and the option to mute which can improve game performance) Improving enemy flight patterns
  • Option to select easy or hard game play
  • Levels
  • Two bosses (one about half way through the game and the final boss)
  • Easier setting for beginners
  • Additional “power-up” options within the game

This game has hit 50,000-250,000 downloads and has 2734 user market reviews. It currently holds a 4 out of 5 star rating.

Now that the facts are out of the way. Here’s my pros & cons.


  • Beautiful 2D graphics (Polished and clean)
  • Level of play options (standard and easy)
  • Firing is automatic. (Letting you play the game instead of rapidly hitting a fire button)
  • Entertaining (A great time waster)
  • Use the touchscreen or the trackball for control
  • Developer listens to his users and makes changes to accommodate


  • Can be hard to beat the game on even on the “Easy” setting
  • Game can freeze during game play (likely caused by background processes on my G1. Turning off music helps.)
  • Using trackball for controls isn’t a smooth experience (recommend using touchscreen controls)
  • Enemy fire can be hard to distinguish as the game progresses

My final thoughts

I’ve really enjoyed playing this game. I think the graphics are very nice and polished and the soundtracks compliment game play. I wish that the game was a little easier though, but that might defeat the point. It’s not that big of a memory hog for those who are limited on space. I’m looking forward to see what Thye Chean releases next. So if you want an action game that’s entertaining and will challenge even the best gamers, check out Space War.

About author

AndroidGuys 4639 posts

Founded on November 5, 2007, we've enjoyed bringing you the latest in Android news and rumors. Updated daily, we strive to deliver reviews, opinions, and updates on all things related to Android.

You might also like

App Reviews

App Review: PhoneFace

PhoneFace is an application designed to make it easier and more fun to scroll through your contacts that you communicate with the most. Launching the application brings up a close-to-full

App Reviews

MarkO arrives as latest competitor in field of crowded task management app! (review)

Up for review today we have MarkO, another entrant in the already-crowded space of task management apps. For what it’s worth, I already use two task apps: Google Keep and Todoist.

App Reviews

Share content on multiple social networks at once with Polarbear Beta [App of the Day]

If you’re like most people who use social networking, odds are you would like to post to multiple sites and accounts at once. The process of copy and pasting your


  1. Marcin
    October 13, 21:56 Reply

    Thanks! I've just downloaded. It's really nice game. Thanks for review.

  2. Lim Thye Chean
    October 13, 23:05 Reply

    Just saw this review, thanks! I will add in one more difficulty level for the beginners in the next revision. I hope everybody enjoys the game as much as I wrote it.

Leave a Reply