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Space Invaders Arcade Cabinet

Taito's classic up the screen shooter should need no introduction to any gamer. It has been converted to just about every computer and console.

Five rows of aliens are slowly making there way down the screen, the player must shoot them all before they reach the bottom, helpfully there are four houses to hide behind, though the aliens are able to rapidly shoot through them.

This is an original US cab, where a game would have ost a quarter a go.

 

Manufacturer: Taito
Date: 1978



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This exhibit has a reference ID of CH62820. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.

 

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