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Monday Mind Teasers: Starmageddon


Mar 01
After last week's Blosics 2 physics box bonanza I was in the mood for a dark and deep puzzle adventure game this week, but Gateway ended up being way too short, and its sequel is barely more than a buggy remake. So this ... read
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Today's Shirt Woot will make your chest explode


Jan 19
Space Invaders are mean little bastards, but at least they're predictable. That is until Aliens start popping out of their chest. Then you're screwed. Today's Shirt.Woot combines one our favorite retro games, Space Invaders, ... read
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Captain Forever released, you'll be better at it than me


Nov 23
I previously talked about Captain Forever during its pre-launch phase, when you had to pay $20 to access it. The game is now available for free, here. And I'm still horrendous at it. Captain Forever is what you might get if y... read
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Space Invaders Extreme is regarded by many as among the greatest DS games of all time, and an essential component of any portable gaming repertoire. It was undoubtedly a brilliant game, and so a followup was assured. That fol... read feature

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Americana and Space Invaders collide


Sep 20
At first glance these Photoshopped images from Life Magazine are just kind of cool. Combining Space Invaders with American hunters looks pretty neat, but upon a moments reflection there's something about them that gives them ... read
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Space Invaders Extreme 2 screens, PAL release date


Sep 10
Taito and Square-Enix have just announced that Space Invaders Extreme 2, the sequel to what was easily one of my favorite DS games of last year, will be arriving in PAL region territories on October 2nd. The game is slated fo... read
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You may have noticed that I've been anticipating Taito's Space Invaders: Infinity Gene pretty heavily since it was first announced for the iPhone. Originally released in Japan on mobile phones that aren't sold anywhere else, ... read feature

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New gameplay trailer for Space Invaders: Infinity Gene


Jul 27
Taito has just updated its YouTube channel with a new official trailer for its upcoming iPhone title, Space Invaders: Infinity Gene. This is the game whose announcement had my heart all aflutter a few weeks back, and now we'r... read
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Space Invaders: Infinity Gene coming to iPhone


Jul 15
Being the massive Space Invaders fan that I am, I've had an ear open for any word regarding a little-known addition to the franchise, called Space Invaders: Infinity Gene. Originally a Japan-only release for mobile phones, it... read
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Mario goes on a sex-crazed rampage


Jul 12
This really awesome video you’re about to watch was originally created as the prologue for a documentary on addictions to MMORPGs. Not sure what’s going on with that documentary, but who cares. This video by Vimeo... read
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Space Invaders Extreme getting DLC, looks as rad as ever


Jun 16
Space Invaders Extreme on PlayStation Portable is cool. On Xbox LIVE Arcade, it's somehow even cooler, at least in my mind. Every time I shoot down a row of blue invaders and obtain the laser power-up, I experience the greate... read
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Twitter Friday: Win a copy of Space Invaders Extreme!


May 22
Ah, Twitter Friday, how do we love thee? Let us count the ways.... this week, we have two copies of Space Invaders Extreme for the Xbox 360 to give to you fine people for absolutely free. To win one, what you're going to want... read
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I don't know why I spend all this time trying to plan different types of contests for you guys to win all this free swag I'm sitting on. All photo contests should be renamed Make The Dtoid Staff Laugh Uncontrollably, because ... read feature

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New screens for Taito's next Space Invaders, Puzzle Bobble


May 08
Two new Taito games are headed to the Nintendo DS, and we have screenshots and details for both of them.Bub and Bob set off into space in Puzzle Bobble Galaxy. Out to save the universe, they get back to shooting colored bubbl... read
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Free copies of Space Invaders Extreme and a limited edition print signed by the creator of the original Space Invaders? Yeah, I've got that, right next to me in my giant shiny treasure chest of swag that I dole out to you peo... read feature

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Snail mail is still cool with a touch of Space Invaders


May 04
Of course, Backbone Entertainment had to actually mail me the limited edition Space Invaders print that we're giving away in this week's contest, and today I got this rather attractive silver package in the mail with said pri... read
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In my recent chat with Space Invaders Extreme's lead artist, I pretty much openly gushed about my excitement over both the original game and the version for 360 that he was working on. You can imagine how I reacted when I fou... read feature

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Being kind of a fan of all things retro, suddenly finding I had the opportunity to speak with the people behind the upcoming 360 version of Space Invaders Extreme was exciting to say the least. Taking a game praised by so man... read feature

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Pew! Pew! Space Invaders Extreme XBLA multiplayer in action


Apr 15
The hot-ass Space Invaders Extreme that was released on Nintendo DS and PlayStation Portable last year is coming to Xbox LIVE Arcade. That's good news, so if you have any of those party horns lying around, now's the time to b... read
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GDC 09: Space Invaders Extreme XBLA screens and more


Mar 24
Space Invaders Extreme for the DS is, to borrow a phrase from Dale North, my jam. It's gotten me through many a long airplane ride or sitting in airports waiting to be on a long airplane ride (and as RetroforceGo! listeners k... read
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Space Invaders Extreme screens for XBLA, plus a holiday bonus


Mar 17
Space Invaders Extreme is one of the most addictive games I own for the DS, sitting right up there with Rhythm Tengoku Gold as one of my very favorites. In case you didn't already know, it's coming to Xbox Live, dripping in a... read
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Jameson on the rocks ... with a side of Space Invaders?


Feb 03
I've seen every kind of novelty ice cube tray from Hello Kitty heads to boobs, but usually they don't elicit much of a reaction from me -- they're going to melt eventually, after all. These Space Invaders ice cube trays don't... read
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Space Invaders watch does not have playable game, still manages to be awesome


Feb 03
After years of keeping it all inside my head, I have finally started to express my inner gamer through fashion. And this licensed Space Invaders watch would be an excellent way to do that. It manages to be attractive in the s... read
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Rumortoid: Space Invaders Extreme 2 in the works?


Jan 23
It seems that Play Asia has been a source of game announcement leaks lately, dropping news of Strikers 1945 and Crimsongem Saga. Hopefully it's going to be three for three, as it now contains a listing for Space Invaders Extr... read