'Space Invaders' for the Atari 2600, Game Packaging

Made:
1980 in United States
maker:
Atari Inc.

Carton and computer game 'Space Invaders' for the Atari 2600 made by Atari in the United States, 1980.

Packaging for the game 'Space Invaders' for the Atari 2600 made by Atari in the United States, 1980.

'Space Invaders' was originally an arcade game, and one of the earliest shooting games. Players control a cannon, shooting as many aliens as possible whilst the aliens move slowly towards the cannon - bunkers are provided for shelter. The version for the Atari 2600 was the first official licensing of an arcade game.

Details

Category:
Computing & Data Processing
Object Number:
2007-5026/3
type:
packaging
credit:
National Media Museum, Bradford