Atari 2600 Blows Up with Space Invaders (1980) - Video Game Years History
Space Invaders (1978)
RETRO Handheld video game by CGL Japan - Space invaders 1978 Boxed, working
Space Invaders is a 1978 arcade game created by Tomohiro Nishikado. It was manufactured and sold by Taito in Japan, and licensed in the United States by the Midway division of Bally. Within the shooter genre, Space Invaders was the first fixed shooter and set the template for the shoot 'em up genre. The goal is to defeat wave after wave of descending aliens with a horizontally moving laser to earn as many points as possible.