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Move your tank back and forth along the bottom of the screen and shoot endless waves of aliens marching towards earth. Shoot the flying saucer for extra points. The game speaks only italian. Atari and it's Italian arm Bertolino succesfully sued Sidam for copyright violation. This was a clone of Space Invaders.

Invasion was produced by Sidam in 1979.

Sidam released 7 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1976. Sidam was based in Italy.

Other machines made by Sidam during the time period Invasion was produced include: Cascade, Rugby, Astro Battle, Condor, Missile Storm, and Magic Worm


Name Invasion
Developer Sidam (Italy)
Year 1979
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 13301
Class Wide Release
Genre Space
Conversion Class unique
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard
Bezel Invasion Bezel Image
Control Panel Invasion Control Panel Image
Side Art Invasion Side Art Image
PCB Invasion PCB Image

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VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Invasion Census

There are 14,959 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 165,366 machines (6,939 unique titles).

Scarce - There are 3 known instances of this machine owned by Invasion collectors who are active members. Of these, It is an original dedicated machine (not another machine converted with a kit). 2 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

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.

This game ranks a 1 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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