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Space Invaders II Space Invaders II - Japanese Logo - Katakana / Kanji

Space Invaders II - Cabinet - Video Game Marquee

Description

Like the classic original, this game requires the player to destroy advancing invader ships. This game has a competitive mode where two players fight to destroy each other in addition to the advancing attackers.

Space Invaders II was produced by Midway Manufacturing Co. in 1980.

Midway Manufacturing Co. released 133 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1959. Midway Manufacturing Co. was based in United States.

Other machines made by Midway Manufacturing Co. during the time period Space Invaders II was produced include: 18 Wheeler, Phantom II, Super Speed Race, Super Galaxians, Submarine, Space Zap, Bulls Eye Darts, Extra Bases, Space Encounters, and Rally-X

Specs

Name Space Invaders II
Developer Midway Manufacturing Co. (United States)
Year 1980
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 9668
Class Wide Release
Genre Space
Monitor
Conversion Class Midway 8080
# Simultaneous Players 2
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Competitive
Control Panel Layout Multiple Player
Controls
  • Joystick: 2-way (left, right)
  • Buttons: 1 - Fire
Sound Special Sound System
Two-channel mono. Separate sound boards for
Cabinet Styles
  • Cocktail
Bezel Space Invaders II Bezel Image

Game Introduction

Fend off advancing invaders and be on guard for the CPU or the second player's ship sweeping the playfield from above. Players can destroy the opposing player and gain his ship.

Space Invaders II KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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Trivia

This game was a Midway in-house design. The programmer's name is contained in a small message inside one of the PROMs.

Cabinet Information

The game is housed in an early 1980's Midway cocktail cabinet (similar to Galaxian) with rounded corners and the smaller coin door. The glass top is black with arrows pointing to "Space Invaders 2" screened on each sides' left corner. The right corners contain the text "NEW two players play together".

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Space Invaders II 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).

Uncommon - There are 20 known instances of this machine owned by Space Invaders II collectors who are active members. Of these, 18 of them are original dedicated machines. 2 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

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

This game ranks a 4 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]

Technical

CPU: 8080

Legacy

  1. Space Invaders
  2. Space Invaders Part II
  3. Space Invaders II
  4. Return Of The Invaders
  5. Super Space Invaders '91
  6. Space Invaders DX
  7. Space Invaders '95

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