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Space Invaders Infinity Gene (iPhone/iPod Touch)

Taito's re-imagining of their arcade classic might be the best iPhone retro game yet.

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Space Invaders Infinity Gene (iPhone/iPod Touch)

Infinity Gene's graphics are a subtle blend of old-fashioned black-and-white art and shaded colored effects.
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Space Invaders Infinity Gene (iPhone/iPod Touch)

Music mode will generate an original Space Invaders level to match any of your iPhone or iPod's songs. We gave it a whirl on a number of tracks.
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Space Invaders Infinity Gene (iPhone/iPod Touch)

SI: Infinity Gene music stage based on "Roses" by Outkast.
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SI: Infinity Gene's level based on The Beatles' "Back in the U.S.S.R."
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Space Invaders Infinity Gene (iPhone/iPod Touch)

SI: Infinity Gene music stage based on John Williams' "The Asteroid Field" from The Empire Strikes Back.
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Space Invaders Infinity Gene's stage generated from a song in Stephen Sondheim's "Alone."
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Some of the new old-school-inspired mini-bosses descend from above.
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Space Invaders Infinity Gene (iPhone/iPod Touch)

The opening title screen tricks you into thinking it's the same-old Space Invaders before loading up the real menu. Sneaky, Taito!
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Space Invaders Infinity Gene (iPhone/iPod Touch)

Strange new enemies and weapons appear throughout the various stages and sub-levels.
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Space Invaders Infinity Gene (iPhone/iPod Touch)

The menu for Infinity Gene adds new branches when extra weapons or features are unlocked.

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