Space Invaders

  • Taito / Midway

  • FormatArcade
  • TypeShooter
  • SystemVideo

Designed by Tomohiro Nishikado and released in 1978 Space Invaders so successful in the arcades it caused a shortage of 100 yen coins in Japan!!

The 1970's was all about space in movies, TV and music now was the time for gaming to make a huge blast
The 1970's was all about space in movies, TV and music now was the time for gaming to make a huge blast and Space Invaders created a massive impact all around the world. It arrived on the scene and inspired gamers and new gamers into the arcade to hit the highest score and get their name on the game and pinned up on the board in the arcade.

The Western release of the game was by Midway and in the USA it smashed all records and became part of popular culture in every way. The Guinness World Records considered Space Invaders one of the most successful arcade shooting games of all time and many say it's the original and still the best It was the first game to win 'Game of the Year' Star Wars was on the scene as well as many other smash TV shows and it was a great time to play and have fun!
 
Space Invaders - Arcade (Taito Midway 1978)
Midway Space Invaders - Arcade machine

  • Taito / Midway

  • FormatArcade
  • TypeShooter
  • SystemVideo

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