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Alien Invader Alien Invader - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

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Description

Space side-to-side shooting game that is very similar to Galaxian. However, as last alien leaves the "rack", it transforms into a larger bat-like creature as it swoops down.

Alien Invader was produced by Universal in 1979.

Universal released 52 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1977. Universal was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Universal during the time period Alien Invader was produced include: Computer - R3, Star Rub, Shark Treasure, Hercules, Circus Circus, Get A Way, Cosmic Monsters, Harem Cat, Limbo, and Cosmic Guerilla

Specs

Name Alien Invader
Developer Universal (Japan)
Year 1979
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 6853
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Monitor
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Controls
  • Buttons: Rotational (left, right)
  • Buttons: 1 - Fire
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Play

Leaving certain types of aliens at the end of each rack would produce two "bat" creatures instead of just one in the higher levels.

Alien Invader KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Alien Invader Census

There are 14,745 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,470 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,450 machines (6,893 unique titles).

Very rare - There are no known instances of this game owned by one of our active members.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

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