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    Published: 2013-01-24, by .

    Bacteria is a vertical retro shooter

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    • Retro music and artwork
    • 80's inspired gameplay
    • Three difficulty levels
    • Graphics should be enhanced
    • There aren't either online leaderboards nor achievements hall

    "Protect your cells, avoid the infection"

    Would you like to be in the 80's gaming mood? Bacteria is going to bring you back there. A classic vertical shooter with some of the ingredients of the retro-formula: old-fashioned graphics, simple pad-killer gameplay action, lot of action.

    The basic idea is to face waves of enemy bacteria that are trying to infect a last few remaining cells placed in the middle of the stage. You're on board of a ship armed with laser guns that can neutralize and destroy those bacteria. Thus, chase after them, aim and finish them off before any of them take a cell out of screen. If they achieve their goal or you lose your lives by hitting against bacteria, the game is over.

    There are three difficulty levels: arcade, novice and insane. Likewise, the game can be played single or in co-op in-device multiplayer. Take of care not to shoot your fellow though, since friendly fire is allowed. Graphics, even pretending being retro, should be somehow enhanced: environment is too dark and effects are poor. The ship is controlled by a screenpad button for moving left/right, boosting and shooting. That's it.

    Tags: bacteria arcade

    Manu Appszoom logo

    by Manu , Appszoom

    Jan 24, 2013

    Users review

    from 58 reviews

    "Great"

    7.4

    Users comments

    Chris Foulds

    by Chris Foulds

    Sep 27, 2016  |  "Awesome"

    A great retro inspired shooter that keeps you coming back for more

    Jake Shaw

    by Jake Shaw

    Apr 07, 2015  |  "Great"

    Its good yeah

    John P

    by John P

    May 22, 2014  |  "Awesome"

    Nice

    Faye O'Neill

    by Faye O'Neill

    Jan 12, 2013  |  "Awesome"

    Played the 'cocktail' two player mode and it was great fun. It attracted quite a crowd with the speech sound effects playing every minute or so. There have been frequent updates, each one adding more and more to the game. Worth every penny. Recommended!

    Alex Grimshaw

    by Alex Grimshaw

    Jan 05, 2013  |  "Awesome"

    Cool addictive retro style game

    Adrian Cummings

    by Adrian Cummings

    Jan 03, 2013  |  "Awesome"

    Plays like an Asteroids meets Defender mashup where you have to protect and defend the cells. Reminds me a lot of the classic sci-fi film Fantastic Voyage. Cool!