Space Invaders Still Going Strong

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In the last few years, there have been many advancements in the gaming industry. We all now have various options because of the great heights that mobile, PC, and console possibilities have achieved.

There are still some gamers that gravitate toward older games and personalities. Recent news articles have shed light on the fact that a certain retro game is, to this day, immensely popular and continues to impact both modern culture and fashion.

Known by its Title

Space Invaders is one of the few video games that can be considered a classic. According to Britannica, the game was first made available to consumers by Taito Corp., a video game manufacturer, in 1978. The gameplay of the arcade game consisted of players defending themselves against a horde of aliens, was widely seen as a significant step forward.

After developing into a full-fledged phenomenon, Space Invaders dominated the year 2015 atop the list of the best-selling video games of all time that Insider compiled. The gameplay of the arcade game consisted of players defending themselves against a horde of aliens, was widely seen as a significant step forward. According to the research, Insider projects a production of approximately $13.9 billion, placing it ahead of titles such as Pac-Man and Street Fighter II in revenue.

The game’s influence has extended outside video games, expanding to other areas like online slot machines. For instance, the video game Space Invaders is part of the themes that can be selected when playing Buzz Bingo. The cannon and other icons, such as joysticks, flying saucers, and pixelated alien invaders, are all homages to the game’s original name. The fact that other games on the website take inspiration from the past, such as the Rubik’s Cube, demonstrates how popular classic video games continue to be. 

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