SNES Space Invaders with distribution box
New and sealed Super Nintendo game
US import, will not play on non-US systems without a converter.
Game language, instructions and box text are English.
Game is new and still factory sealed. Hanging tab is still present on the back of the box. Opened distribution box in very good condition. Please refer to pictures for details of condition and contents.
Genre: vertical shoot-'em-up
Space Invaders (Japanese: スペースインベーダー Hepburn: Supēsu Inbēdā?) is an arcade video game created by Tomohiro Nishikado and released in 1978. It was originally manufactured and sold by Taito in Japan, and was later licensed for production in the United States by the Midway division of Bally. Space Invaders is one of the earliest shooting games and the aim is to defeat waves of aliens with a laser cannon to earn as many points as possible. In designing the game, Nishikado drew inspiration from popular media: Breakout, The War of the Worlds, and Star Wars. To complete it, he had to design custom hardware and development tools.
It was one of the forerunners of modern video gaming and helped expand the video game industry from a novelty to a global industry (see golden age of video arcade games). When first released, Space Invaders was very successful.