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52 Space Invaders Innovations

From 8-Bit Nostalgia Commercials to Pixelated Card Decks

— December 21, 2011 — Tech
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.
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Futuristic Fan Films
Futuristic Fan Films
The Invaders From Space Trailer is Action-Packed
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Arcade-Inspired Adventure Clips
Arcade-Inspired Adventure Clips
Space Invaders Carabiner Gives the Iconic Game a New Form
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Geeky Gamer Adhesives
Geeky Gamer Adhesives
The Space Invaders Packing Tape Makes Moving More Fun
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Arcade Alien Confections
Arcade Alien Confections
The Chocolate Invader Serves Up a Tasty Treat with a Gamer Twist
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Epic Retro Recreations
Epic Retro Recreations
The 'Star Wars' 'Space Invaders' Plaque is Brilliantly Geeky
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Old-School Gaming Tablets
Old-School Gaming Tablets
The Atari Arcade Makes iPad Gaming Feel Retro
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Intergalactic Gamer Clocks
Intergalactic Gamer Clocks
The Space Invaders Alarm Clock will Take You Back in Time
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8-Bit Nostalgia Commercials
8-Bit Nostalgia Commercials
Fox Retro Aims for a Classic Appeal
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Gamer Bauble Boxes
Gamer Bauble Boxes
The Atari Joystick Jewelry Box Keeps Your Space Invaders Earrings Safe
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Retro Gamer Seasonings
Retro Gamer Seasonings
Add Some Spice to Your Meal With the Space Invaders Salt & Pepper Shakers
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Repackaged Arcade Sodas
Repackaged Arcade Sodas
'Space Invaders' VS 'Space Invader' Pits Retro Games Against Graffiti
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Alien Scavenger Hunts
Alien Scavenger Hunts
The 'Space Invader Walk' Has Participants Making a Giant Invader
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Real-Life Space Invasions
Real-Life Space Invasions
'Space Invaders in Real Life' Will Have You Grabbing Atari Controllers
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8-Bit Arcade Techcessories
8-Bit Arcade Techcessories
The SPACE INVADERS by Case Scenario Dresses Up Gadgets
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Retro Gaming Wall Art
Retro Gaming Wall Art
8 Bit Invader Literally Takes Pixelated Art to New Heights
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Geeky Gamer Coolers
Geeky Gamer Coolers
Stay Chilled During Heat Waves with the Space Invaders Ice Tray
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Massive 8-bit Interactions
Massive 8-bit Interactions
The World's Largest Space Invaders Game is the Future of Gaming
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Geeky 8-Bit Mancessories
Geeky 8-Bit Mancessories
Rock the Arcade Gentleman Look with the Space Invaders Silk Tie
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Joyous 8-Bit Greetings
Joyous 8-Bit Greetings
The Space Invaders Christmas Card Celebrates the Season with Geek Culture
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Coin-Operated Calendars
Coin-Operated Calendars
The Space Invaders Calendar is a Retro Gamer Date Tracker
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Tablet Arcade Converters
Tablet Arcade Converters
The Taito INVADERCADE Brings Back Nostalgic Gaming to Gadgets
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Retro-Chic Gaming
Retro-Chic Gaming
The Arcade Table
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Space Invader Prints
Space Invader Prints
Mr. Kane's Retro Atomic Art
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Gamer Transit Hubs
Gamer Transit Hubs
The Stockholm 8-Bit Metro Station Embraces Pop Culture
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Alien Graffiti Takeovers
Alien Graffiti Takeovers
Attack of Space Invaders in Sao Paolo
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Thought Controlled Games
Thought Controlled Games
Brain to Computer Interface
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Space Invaders Door Mat
Space Invaders Door Mat
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Pixelated Alien Mancessories
Pixelated Alien Mancessories
Space Invader Cufflinks Dresses the Gentleman Retro Style
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Pixelated Card Decks
Pixelated Card Decks
Play Poker Vintage Arcade Style with Space Invaders Playing Cards
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Geeky Virtual Business Cards
Geeky Virtual Business Cards
Space Invaders Business Cards can be Created from Your iPhone
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Gamer Mug Rugs
Gamer Mug Rugs
Space Invaders Coasters Keep Your Tables Safe from Watery Aliens
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8-Bit Multi-Tools
8-Bit Multi-Tools
The Space Intruders Multi-Tool is Perfect for Geeky Handymen
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Real-Life Arcade Games
Real-Life Arcade Games
The Gnarcade Music Vid Brings Virtual Video Gaming to Reality
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Retro Mods for Gamers
Retro Mods for Gamers
The Space Invaders Keyboard
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Geeky Baked Goods
Geeky Baked Goods
The Space Invaders Cake Mold is Perfect for Hungry Gamers
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Geeky Cutting Boards
Geeky Cutting Boards
Space Invaders Chopping Block
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Space Invaders Wall Decals
Space Invaders Wall Decals
Space Up Your Wall
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8-Bit Promise Rings
8-Bit Promise Rings
The Space Invaders Pixel Ring is Perfect for Geeky Couples
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Retro Gaming Toasters
Retro Gaming Toasters
The Space Invaders Toaster Cooks Your Toast and Your High Score
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Interactive Multitouch Exhibitions
Interactive Multitouch Exhibitions
'Guten Touch' Blends Tech and Human Interaction
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Retro Gamer Graffiti
Retro Gamer Graffiti
The Space Invaders Mosaic is Aiming for World Domination
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Pixelated Shoe Installations
Pixelated Shoe Installations
Converse 'The Canvas Experiment: Video Game' Shows a Wall of Chucks
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Formal Gamer Wear
Formal Gamer Wear
The 'Space Invaders' Tie is a Must-Have for Professional Gamers
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Retro Gamer Satchels
Retro Gamer Satchels
The Space Invaders Messenger Bag is Hipster Geek Chic
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LED Doormats
LED Doormats
Welcome Visitors With this High-Tech 'Space Invaders' Mat
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Retro 8-Bit Gamer Seats
Retro 8-Bit Gamer Seats
Sit on the Space Invaders Chair Instead of Playing the Game
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Patterned Bar Code Prints
Patterned Bar Code Prints
001 by MDKtm Forms Readable Textiles that Link to Tweets
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Luxury Gamer Watches
Luxury Gamer Watches
The Romain Jerome Space Invaders Collection is for Wealthy Geeks
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QR Code Art
QR Code Art
'Space Invader' Makes Street Art With Digital Codes
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8-Bit Alien Couches
8-Bit Alien Couches
The Space Invader Couch is Perfect for LAN Parties
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Retro Cool Fashion
Retro Cool Fashion
Space Invader Hoodies are for the Nostalgic Nerd
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Geeky Magic Mugs
Geeky Magic Mugs
Heat-Sensitive Coffee Cups Display Pacman When Heated
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