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What 40 Years Of Space Invaders Says About The 1970s – And Today

What 40 Years Of Space Invaders Says About The 1970s – And Today

The Space Invaders arcade video game, celebrating its 40th anniversary, is an iconic piece of software, credited as one of the earliest digital shooting games. Like many early games, it and its surrounding myths showcase the cultural collisions and issues current at its creation by Japanese game designer Tomohiro Nishikado.

The Strange History of Polybius

The Strange History of Polybius

Some video game urban legends turn out to be true – like that massive pile of discarded E.T. games – while others are no more myths. But myths can be fun — and despite no one ever turning up any concrete evidence of the fabled Polybius arcade game, it hasn’t…