Space Invaders

Publishers Taito, MidwayLeisure & Allied Industries, Atari, Inc.
Developers Taito
Release date 1978
Genre Shooter
Game rating

Game Description

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.

Download Space Invaders

We might have the game available for more than one platform. Space Invaders is currently available on these platforms:

Arcade (1978) (9.3KB)

Atari 8-bit (1980) (5.4KB)

Atari 2600 (1980) (7.7KB)

Atari 5200 (1982) (25.3KB)

Additional files, patches and fixes

Space Invaders Arcade Manual (English)

Space Invaders Screenshots


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