Gaming has certainly come a long way since the arcade game Space Invaders was King, but nostalgia keeps many avid gamers revisiting the classics. Space Invaders have enjoyed a resurgence of popularity in and out of the arcades. The famous pixelated characters from the early video game have become a part of decor, an added flourish on a door mat or tie and yes, the game itself has undergone a dazzling makeover.
The continued interest in Space Invaders just goes to show no matter how many engrossing first-person shooters with mind-blowing graphics burst on the scene there will always be room for the classics. Adding a deliciously geeky element to everyday items like only 8-bit creatures can, these Space Invaders innovations show how nostalgic the gaming world can be.
Sure to transport you back to a time when a darkened arcade was your home away from home, these Space Invaders innovations will have you itching for that elusive high score.
52 Space Invaders Innovations
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From 8-Bit Nostalgia Commercials to Pixelated Card Decks
Published: Dec 21, 2011