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Invasion - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee


Players must destroy the alien invaders from outer space who want to mutate mankind and conquer the Earth.

Invasion was produced by Midway Games in 1999.

Midway Games released 53 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1972. Midway Games was based in United States.

Other machines made by Midway Games during the time period Invasion was produced include: Touch Master 4000, Bio Freaks, Hyperdrive, Touch Master 5000, NFL Blitz '99, NBA Showtime - NBA On NBC, Carnevil, Cruis'n Exotica, NFL Blitz 2000, and Hydro Thunder


Name Invasion
Developer Midway Games (United States)
Year 1999
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 8203
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Joint
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
  • Gun: Optical
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

The game is set in real-life cities including Chicago, Los Angeles, and New York. There is even a Secret Mother Ship Mission for expert players.

Game Play

Alien invaders are abducting and mutating humans, snatching monuments and causing havoc around the world. Players must save the Earth by destroying the aliens, their spaceships and various other boss monsters. Use standard fire and collect power-ups to help defeat the alien invasion throughout four separate missions.

Invasion KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 3.53 (1 vote)

Fun Factor: 3.80

Overall Like 4.00
Fun (Social) 5.00
Fun (Solo) 4.00
Collector Desire 2.00

Technical Rating: 3.25

Gameplay 4.00
Graphics 4.00
Originality 2.00
Sound/Music 3.00

Personal Impressions and Technical Impressions each account for half of the total score. Within the Personal Impressions category, Like carries a little more weight than the other factors.

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Invasion Census

There are 14,911 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,532 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 165,200 machines (6,928 unique titles).

Common - There are 35 known instances of this machine owned by Invasion collectors who are active members. Of these, 8 of them are original dedicated machines. 11 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 16 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There are 4 active VAPS members with a Invasion machines for sale. There is one active VAPS member with an extra Invasion circuit board for sale.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list. There is one active VAPS member looking for a Invasion circuit board set.

This game ranks a 3 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

Rarity and Popularity independently are not necessarily indications of value. [More Information]



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