Astral Plague is described as follows:
Defend humanity from destruction in Astral Plague!Astral Plague has a rating of 5.0 stars in the Android Market and a rating of 3.6 stars in the Amazon Appstore.
Play as Captain Riley of the spaceship SEPP Paladin, and blast your way through the cosmos. Your mission: To defend humanity against the invasion of hostile aliens. The motives of these Cholerans are unclear, but they are bent on destroying everything in their path!
Zap those aliens to smithereens in this fun, addicting action game. Play through tons of varied levels, and get lost in the deep storyline.
Astral Plague's gameplay is simple but unique. Combining classic top-down shooters and "tower defense" elements, it is a test of both your reflexes and strategic skills. The intuitive touchscreen controls make it easy to steer the ship and shoot the bad guys.
Play through multiple chapters filled with rich story and varied levels. Engage in planetary protection, escort convoys, and see how long you can survive. Upgrade your arsenal with in-game power-ups , and tailor the SEPP Paladin to your playing style.
One thing is that the game isn't compatible with Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) at the time of this writing, so there are some 1-star ratings based on that, which means the overall rating in the Appstore would rise somewhat once that is corrected.
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