Space Invaders, Arcade

Space Invaders, owned and manufactured by Taito, is the best-selling video game and highest-grossing entertainment product of all time.

It was created by Tomohiro Hishikado in 1978 by designing custom hardware and development tools. Designing Space Invaders, Hishikado drew inspiration from Star Wars, War of the Worlds, and the video game Breakout.

The game was an immediate commercial success, and has gone on to become a popular cultural icon for video games in general.

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More: Space Invaders on Wikipedia

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