Space Invaders

The Arcade Classic Space Invaders Rolls Its Way Onto the Table

<i>Space Invaders</i> was the first game I owned on the Game Boy. My dad had played it when he was young and wanted me to have it. It’s simple and …

Gaming

Remembering A Classic – Is It Time To Revisit Space Invaders?

If you take a moment to think of some of the iconic gaming titles we’ve seen over the years, you’re likely to think of generation-defining characters …

Game Development

The 50 best arcade games of all time, ever

The birthplace of all modern video gaming, the dimly lit, chirruping dens of arcade cabinets were wondrous places to intrepid gamers. In their heyday …

Gaming

Playing Retro Games on These Tiny Arcade Cabinets Is Still More Fun Than on a Smartphone

The thrill of realizing you can play the classic arcade games you grew up with on your smartphone is immediately gone once you actually try to guide …

Gaming

'Mothergunship' looks like an intense, first-person 'Space Invaders'

The classic game of shooting the crap out of alien invaders while eluding their hailstorm of space bullets gets a facelift in <i>Mothergunship</i>.<p>The upcoming FPS from Grip Digital and Terrible Posture Games looks to borrow heavily from the "shoot 'em up" genre, first popularized in the '80s by <i>Space</i> …

Game Development

Father of Pac-Man dies, aged 91

The Japanese games company Bandai Namco says Masaya Nakamura, the ‘Father of Pac-Man’ who founded the Japanese video game company behind the hit …

Game Development

Coffee Break Invaders - Space Invaders clone.

After many hours of researching, I found there to be hardly any information on the little known IPM Invader. (In the bibliography and links page I …

Game Development

Diversity is a white word

Diversity is the in-vogue theme for the cultural industry, becoming an exercise in ill-thought-out, quick responses to stage diversity rather than as …

Racism

A Retro Space Invaders Arcade Cabinet Backpack

ThinkGeek is featuring an officially licensed Space Invaders Arcade Cabinet Backpack that provides a retro way of storing all of your small, medium, …

MAME

Space Invaders Arcade Cabinet Backpack

This is the $50 Space Invaders Arcade Cabinet Backpack. It was inspired by the classic arcade version of the game and has a bunch of pockets and the …

Brilliant Space Invaders Pack Straps a Miniature Arcade Cabinet to Your Back

Let’s get the bad news out of the way first. This <i>Space Invaders</i>-themed backpack only <i>looks</i> like a miniature replica of an arcade machine—it doesn’t …

Gear & Gadgets

Space Invaders Backpack: Push Start to Carry

Way back in the day, my game of choice on the Atari 2600 was <i>Space Invaders.</i> That was about all I wanted to play, with a little <i>Pitfall</i> thrown in the …

Game Development

Making a Modern Version of Space Invaders Using TypeScript

Meetups are a great way to hear from the experts and keep up to date with the latest ideas - but what happens if you can’t be there? As developers …

Programming

Did you know? You can now play Pac-Man & other games on Facebook Messenger

Social network Facebook has been quietly but steadily adding fun games into its Messenger app over time, but has now officially launched Games on …

Facebook

Game On! Facebook Messenger Adds ‘Instant Games’

Looking to battle your Facebook friends head to head in some classic video games? Well today Facebook will allow you to do just that. Recently the …

Facebook

You Can Now Play Games in Facebook Messenger (FB)

Upholding its commitment to make its widespread Messenger app more independent and versatile, Facebook (FB) announced the launch of its new Instant …

Facebook

Games you can play on Facebook Messenger to keep your conversations exciting

Ever run out of topics to discuss with your friends? Well, Facebook is here at rescue.<p>You can keep your conversations fun and engaging with Facebook's new instant games that can be played with your friends on the world's largest social networking site's News Feed and Messenger app. The social …

Facebook

Facebook is adding ‘Pac-Man,’ ‘Space Invaders,’ and other classic games to Messenger

Facebook Messenger is continuing it daring quest to be more useful than Facebook itself by adding games that you might actually want to play. <i>Pac-Man</i>,</i> …

Facebook

You can now play Pac-Man and Space Invaders in Facebook Messenger - here's how

Facebook is no stranger to a "secret game" in Messenger.<p>Over the past year, we've seen chess, a football game and a basketball game all creep into …

Facebook

Arcade classics Pac-Man Space Invaders set for belated Facebook debut

Facebook is seeking to burnish its video gaming credentials further following the success of hit titles such as Farmville and Candy Crush by …

Facebook

Facebook launches Instant Games on Messenger for iOS, Android & Web

Facebook on Tuesday launched Instant Games, a series of titles that can be played in the Messenger iOS and Android apps, or through the company's …

iOS

TAITO adds Space Invaders and Arkanoid to Facebook’s ‘Instant Games’ platform

Back in the 1980’s TAITO released such classic games that their names are still to this day echoing around the world. Two in particular included <b>Space</b> …

Facebook

Classic games like 'Pac-Man' and 'Space Invaders' are coming to Facebook

Games are coming to Facebook in a big way.<p>On Tuesday, the social network announced Instant Games, its most aggressive push into the world of gaming since "FarmVille" peaked in popularity on Facebook years ago.<p>Game makers are now able to make lightweight, HTML5 versions of their titles that are …

Facebook

You can now play Pac-Man and Space Invaders on Messenger...if you disable encryption first

Games will be playable via the Messenger app or through chat tabs on Facebook<p>Facebook is continuing its push into gaming with the launch of a slate of games playable from within Messenger chats.<p>The new Instant Games feature, which is live now, lets you play the likes of <i>Pac-Man, Space Invaders,</i> …

Facebook

The best Facebook Messenger games to play right now

1/19<p>EverWing – 7/10<p>This vertical scrolling shooter game shows off the graphics potential of the HTML5 platform. EverWing sees you flying through hordes of enemies and shooting down bosses. A twitchy good time in bullet hell.<p>2/19<p>Galaga – 7/10<p>The arcade classic space shooter has been rebuilt as a …

Gaming

Facebook Messenger launches Instant Games

Bored while you wait for someone to text back? Now you can challenge friends for high scores on Facebook Messenger’s new Instant Games, like Pac-Man, Space Invaders, and Words With Friends Frenzy. Available right from your message threads, they load in seconds since they’re built on the HTML5 …

Facebook

You can now play 'Pac-Man' and 'Space Invaders' in Facebook Messenger

Games are officially becoming part of Messenger.<p>Facebook is adding a suite of new "Instant Games" to its messaging app, the company announced Tuesday. The games include well-known titles like <i>Pac-Man</i>, <i>Space Invaders</i> and <i>Words With Friends</i> as well as games from indie developers.<p>Rolling out now in 30 …

Facebook

Facebook adds free games like 'Pac-Man' to Messenger app

NEW YORK (AP) — You can now play "Pac-Man" with your Facebook Messenger buddies.<p>Facebook is adding the option to play games with your contacts on the messaging app beginning Tuesday. You can access the feature in the latest version of the app by tapping a game controller icon.<p>Games available …

Fortune 500

Play Pac-Man, Space Invaders Via Facebook 'Instant Games'

Play Pac-Man, Space Invaders Via Facebook 'Instant Games'<p>There at 17 Instant Games available to play, including: Pac-Man, Space Invaders, and Words …

Game Development

Features: NES Mini Classics - Galaga

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