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Arkanoid vs. Space Invaders should have happened years ago

I was too young to get into Space Invaders, influential as it was, but Arkanoid is my jam. Taito is working on a mobile game for iOS and Android that combines the two properties, according to Game Watch, and I'm loving the sound of it (minu...

 
 
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Space Invaders creator would have made the game easier

Tomohiro Nishikado, the creator of the arcade classic Space Invaders, was just interviewed by The New Yorker, and he admits that he isn't very good at playing games, and that if "it been left up to me, Space Invaders would have been a ...

 
 
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MoMA adds retro pioneers, Minecraft to its art collection

In March, New York's Museum of Modern Art added 14 videogames to its Architecture and Design collection, with the intent of acquiring 40 over the next few years. The initial group was a varied sample, from Tetris to Vib-Ribbon to ...

 
 
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Marching band does an amazing videogame-themed show

Marching bands have done videogame covers in the past, but it looks like Ohio State has just raised the bar in how to perform a truly great gaming themed performance. The band began with Space Invaders, followed it up with Pokemon, and hit...

 
 
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Who knew Space Invaders could be so deep and emotional

Above is merely the first two frames of a massively vertical comic chronicling the life a green Space Invader. Created by Ehud Lavski for Dorkly, it ought to make you think about your actions towards gaming's standard cannon fodder. Are the...

 
 
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Space Invaders: Infinity Gene invading Android tomorrow

If you're an Android owner like myself, chances are you're probably more than a little envious of all the great games that wind up on the App Store. Luckily, every so often one of those titles makes its way over to the Droid Market and help...

 
 
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Rhythm-based Space Invaders? Get ready to Groove Coaster

Space Invaders Infinity Gene stands alongside Pac-Man Championship Edition DX and Galaga Legions DX as one of the best modern re-imaginings of a classic arcade title. All of those games share a certain subtle rhythm that sneaks into your br...

 
 
 
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Win Space Invaders Infinity Gene and the soundtrack!

[Update] Contest closed! Winners are Hma42 and 3ofDiamonds! Space Invaders Infinity Gene turns the retro arcade shooter you knew into an amazing new experience. Part of what makes the game so addicting is the awesome soundtrack which was fi...

 
 
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Review: Space Invaders Infinity Gene (PS3/360)

If you have an iPhone, you may have played Space Invaders Infinity Gene when it came out late last year. Why are we excited about a port then, you ask? Why, HD, of course. That, and the ability to use a gamepad rather than your iPhone's tou...

 
 
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Space Invaders: Infinity Gene on XBLA/PSN in September

Space Invaders: Infinity Gene, a stylish update to the classic arcade game, will see a PlayStation Network and Xbox LIVE Arcade release in September. Currently, you can only get this title for iPhone/iPod Touch (or Japanese mobile phones), ...

 
 
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Have a seat on a Space Invader

Above, you see a design concept for a Space Invaders-themed couch. It is a beautiful thing constructed using glass, leather and awesome. Though not in production, this piece by Igor Chak absolutely should be. I'm in the process of moving, s...

 
 
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Ugly gaming clothes: Space Invaders IRL

You know, for every amazingly totally superbly fantastically awesome piece of gaming clothing we post about here at Destructoid there are probably about a million crappy gaming t-shirts we don't post about. I'm changing that here and now wi...

 
 
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The truth behind Tetris, as explained on a nifty t-shirt

It's officially reached that period in time when the day crew has run out of things to talk about. You know, the point where we find quirky, questionable-to-some stories before Conrad shows up to save the day. Yep, it's also known as Shirt ...

 
 
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Crossfire looks like Space Invaders and Geometry Wars

I'm not home at the moment, rather blogging from the road. Normally, this would not matter, as a netbook is really all I need to do this job in short spurts. Then I see a trailer like the one above and suddenly I feel the immense lack of a...

 
 
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Monday Mind Teasers: Starmageddon

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 week I decided ...

 
 
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Today's Shirt Woot will make your chest explode

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, with the classi...

 
 
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Captain Forever released, you'll be better at it than me

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 you crossed Banj...

 
 
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Review: Space Invaders Extreme 2

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 followup is here, ...

 
 
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Americana and Space Invaders collide

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 some sort of je...

 
 
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Space Invaders Extreme 2 screens, PAL release date

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 for release in th...

 
 
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Review: Space Invaders: Infinity Gene

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, I thought this ...

 
 




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