In 1981 Williams Electronics released Defender, an all time classic multi-directional arcade shooter featuring 2D graphics as you defeat waves of aliens while protecting astronauts on the surface. But what if I told you there’s a new game by Ben James that is very much inspired by that classic but looks oh so good as a browser based game would you be interested? You would, good! Welcome to ‘Planetoid’, A challenging side-scrolling shooter based on the classic arcade game Defender!

Welcome to a new browser based game from Ben James, a new Defender clone whereby you don’t just have to rescue the humanoids from being abducted by Landers, but you must catch falling humanoids and return them to the surface, fly across dangerous landscapes destroying all enemies in your path, drop smart bombs to destroy all on-screen enemies, and in tricky situations use the hyperspace button to escape!

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