Missile Defender (4.5/5 stars, guidance suggested), that classic arcade favorite in app form, is today’s Amazon Free App of the Day. From Amazon:
Defend your city against an enemy bombardment in this touchscreen twist on the classic arcade game. Intercept missiles, upgrade your defenses, and play through limitless levels. See how long you’re able to hold out before your physical and psychological defenses crumble.
Hit or Missile
Incoming missiles rain down at night–tap on the screen and use the multi-touch feature to launch interceptors. Repairs and upgrades are available during the day, as you steel yourself for yet another fear-stricken night.
Anticipate the path of enemy missiles and pick your targets accurately. Keep an eye on your own missile count and use them strategically. Be constantly vigilant as difficulty increases each nightfall. And keep holding on to the idea that someday it will all end. Someday…
Retro 80s Zeitgeist
Missile Defender is in the style of a classic 80s arcade game. It features clean HD art work, multi-touch controls, upgradable missiles, and endless levels of gameplay–without the oppressive fear of a real-world nuclear brinkmanship. If you’ve enjoyed those old quarter-guzzlers, Missile Defender is sure to bring back great memories.
Prepare to get nostalgic as you defend civilization from anachronistic existential threats in Missile Defender!