Space Invaders game cartridge

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Date Introduced
1980
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Manufacturer
Midway
Credit Line
Gift of Christopher J. Garcia
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
US
Keywords
Midway; Atari; Home game console; Arcade; Games
Object ID
102711470

Space Invaders, developed by Taito and then published by Midway, was a major arcade hit following its release in 1978. The Atari 2600 version of the game proved even more successful, leading to a major up-tick in the sales of Atari 2600 systems.