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Date: June 2nd, 2009

Space Invaders

2 June, 2009 (11:01) | Emulation and Vintage Gameplay | By: walker

Space Invaders is iconic. You need only look at UT’s own Videogame Archive logo to get a feel for the pervasiveness of its visuals and the sort of shorthand it’s become for videogames in general. Back in 1977 game developer Toshihiro Nishikado began work on Space Invaders, creating by hand the hardware necessary to programming the […]