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A clone of Space Invaders except using own alien characters and UFO subbed for an alien aircraft for random points. Random points are scored higher in this game.Note there are two versions. The upright has the monitor mounted vertically and text is shown for vertical use while the bar model has the monitor mounted horizontally and has text used for horizontal use but the aliens and players ship fire sideways and must move its ship up and down only.Uses discrete sounds similar to a home microcomputer.

Alien Invaders was produced by Unknown (Temporary) in 1980.

Unknown (Temporary) released 125 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1850. Unknown (Temporary) was based in United States.

Other machines made by Unknown (Temporary) during the time period Alien Invaders was produced include: Meteorites, Cosmic Venus, Card, The, Cartoons, Vegas, Conqueror, Darts, Dream Land, Space Birds, and Kickle Cubele


Name Alien Invaders
Developer Unknown (Temporary) (United States)
Year 1980
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 20308
Genre Shootem up
  • Orientation: Either
  • Type: TV Monitor
  • Color: Black and White with a Color Overlay
Conversion Class dedicated
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Alien Invaders Census

There are 14,955 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,548 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,348 machines (6,939 unique titles).

Rare - There are 2 known instances of this machine owned by Alien Invaders collectors who are active members. Of these, It is an original dedicated machine (not another machine converted with a kit). One is a set of circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There is one active VAPS member with an extra Alien Invaders circuit board for sale.

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

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