Space Invaders

The worlds hottest game

Players match their skill and wits in defense of the planet Earth, against waves of attacking invaders from outer space.

  • 1978
  • Taito
  • 2 Players
  • Shooter
This game caused a yen coin shortage in Japan

Description

The basic mechanics of play for the Space Invaders genre are fairly simple: move your laser base left or right along the bottom of the screen and shoot the endless waves of aliens descending towards you.

How to Play

The player must strategically position, then fire his laser missile launcher attempting to knock out the ever-attacking invaders before they can drop missiles destroying the defender's protective bunkers and missile launcher.

Once inside all arcade games are Free to Play!

Please Note: Despite our best efforts, we cannot guarantee that a particular machine is available at your chosen location, on a particular day. We regularly need to rotate arcades in to and out of service to keep them in good condition and extend their lives.

Creative Commons License

The content within the Arcade Club Game Library database is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.

You may share and adapt freely where existing copyright restrictions do not apply. Please do not link directly to media.