Tag: shooter

1978 Greats #01 – SPACE INVADERS

SPACE INVADERS Year: 1978 Platform: Arcade  (and a bajillion ports and tweaks) Developer: Taito Genre: Non-scrolling Shooter Space Invaders might very well have a claim on the single most important title in videogame history.  This was the first mega-hit.  PONG is responsible for being the first videogame to enter the […]

1971 Greats – Galaxy Game & Computer Space

VIDEOGAME GREATS #1 (Double Award) GALAXY GAME Year:  1971 Platform:  Arcade Developer:  Bill Pitts & Hugh Tuck Genre:  Space-Shooter If we start anywhere, we really need to mention both Galaxy Game and the closely related Computer Space. Galaxy Game was a simulation of two space ships battling in space. It […]