Chicken Invaders: Cluck of the Dark Side (known also as Chicken Invaders 5) is the fifth game in the main series released for Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, iOS, Android, and Windows Phone. The beta release of the game was announced on 26 July 2014 and was completed in October, with the game receiving a final release on 21 November 2014.
The game shares many similarities with its predecessors, with notable additions including a Spaceship Customization mode, which allows players to change the Hero’s M-404 PI’s color and paintjob, and the Artifact Recovery Mission chapters, where players explore various different Planets. Furthermore, new weapons were added, along with a Mission Progress screen which shows player progress.
Thematic Editions of the game include the Halloween Edition released on 2 October 2015, and the Christmas Edition released on 19 September 2016.
– Up to 4-player cooperative play!
– Finger-blistering shooting action with over 200 chickens on-screen simultaneously.
– Gigantic boss fights.
– Journey to 12 galactic star systems.
– Fly planetary missions on strange and wonderful alien worlds.
– Fight through 120 waves of invading chickens.
– Discover 13 awesome Weapons, each upgradeable to 11 levels (plus secret 12th!).
– Gain access to 31 unlockable secrets.
– Collect 30 unique bonuses and 15 medals on your way to glory.
– Breathtaking graphics and original orchestral soundtrack.
– Internet high score tables — compare yourself with people from all over the world!
– Multiplayer – play on the same computer, over your LAN, or the internet.