space in­vaders

1980, ATARI 2600

Retro Gamer - - THE IMPACT OF SPACE INVADERS -

Atari bagged the home li­cence from Taito and cre­ated the 2600’s must-have ti­tle. It only had 36 aliens and three rather than four de­fence bar­ri­ers but there were a stag­ger­ing 112 game vari­a­tions along with an as­sort­ment of shots, dif­fi­culty lev­els and a two-player modes. It sold very well in­deed.

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