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Posted on Nov 20th 2016 at 08:00:00 AM by (bombatomba)
Posted under Shooter Games, Demon Attack, Round 42, Galaxian, Galaga, Space Invaders

I don't know about y'all, but November has always been kind of a null month for me.  There are a few birthdays to celebrate this month, as well as some holiday events (shopping or otherwise), but nothing that really grabs me or inspires me to write.  But, whether I have an inspired article idea or not, the year marches forward.  So, in lieu of anything themed, I'll go ahead and drag out an old idea from the stack.  So, readers of the RFGen front page, I give you My Two Favorite Schmups.

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Posted on Jun 19th 2008 at 02:32:45 AM by (logical123)
Posted under Classic Gaming, Space Invaders, Space Invaders 30th Anniversary, Space Invaders Extreme, Taito

Space Invaders celebrates its 30th Anniversary this year. 1978-2008. How utterly awesome!

Space Invaders, along with Tetris and Pac-Man, are probably the only games my parents ever played out of will. I may have forced them to try a race or something, but they were from that generation.

Invaders is the definition of a Classic Game. It was one of the best sold arcade cabinets in history, and has been linked to the shortage of money in the late 70s - early 80s in Japan. It was that great!! Having a release on the 2600 boosted its popularity even more.

On June 17th, 2008, in commemoration of its 30th year, Taito/Square Enix released Space Invaders Extreme. Or as I like to call it, Space Invaders for 'our generation'. My first impression was "Whoa!! Trippy!!", because...well it is. It is also TOTALLY FREAKIN AWESOME!!!!!!!!

This game is a great 30 year a-toast to a classic. Here's to another 30 years of classic fun!! Happy Birthday Space Invaders!!

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