Space Invaders Making A Comeback... In The Original Form

from the no-need-to-update-a-classic dept

There are plenty of old video games that have been getting an "update" lately. These are games that have the same title as a game from decades ago, but are otherwise almost entirely different. This isn't a surprise, considering the vast difference in gaming technology. However, sometimes, people just want the original classic. Taito is planning to start selling the arcade machines of "Space Invaders" again - twenty five years after it was originally introduced. It's not an update, but the same game that was such a big hit years ago (and one of the first video games I ever played). The only difference has to do with inflation. It'll now cost $0.50 per play instead of the old standard of $0.25.

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  1. identicon
    mhh5, 5 Dec 2003 @ 12:40am

    try it on excel...

    If you're missing those old games and don't have the time to install an emulator, but you've got MS Excel... Try Excel Pacman...

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    Beck, 5 Dec 2003 @ 7:17am

    More

    Yes, bring it back. And bring back Asteroids too. And Galaga.

    Set up an over-30 section at the arcade and keep those pesky kids out.

    Actually, a lot of guys who were scrounging for quarters in the 80's could probably afford to buy one of these things for their own rec room - if they can get it past their wives.

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    Al, 5 Dec 2003 @ 2:16pm

    Re: More

    http://www.games.com/

    Some of the ol' favorites.

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  4. identicon
    Director Mitch, 5 Dec 2003 @ 3:23pm

    Re: More

    Wow, I agree with Beck

    > Set up an over-30 section at the arcade and
    > keep those pesky kids out.
    This is a great idea. Maybe do a cover charge to keep the rug rats out. I could play Centipede for hours.

    > could probably afford to buy one of these
    > things for their own rec room - if they can get
    > it past their wives
    Actually, my wife WANTS a Ms. Pacman, but I simply don't have any room in my rinky-dink California home.

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