Taito, Midway (1978)
Space Invaders is a space-themed shoot’em up. It was developed by Taito in Japan, and distributed by Midway overseas. It is the first fixed shooter and it set the template for the genre. In this game, the player mans a laser to shoot at waves of enemy aliens from behind defensive barricades. Aliens move horizontally across the screen as they descend. As you reduce the enemy numbers, the remaining aliens will get faster, and so will the music! Live and earn as many points as you can.