Galaxian is one of the first Space Shooters from
This legendary single-screen shoot-em-up took
everything that made Taito's ground-breaking "Space Invaders" so good, and
improved upon it on every level. Each screen starts with a wave of
multi-coloured aliens moving left and right at the top of the screen; the aliens
quickly break ranks and start dive-bombomg the player - either in single units
or in groups of three - dropping multiple missiles as they descend.
All of the aliens need to be destroyed before the player can progress to the
This was the first video game released with 100 percent of its graphics
displayed in true RGB color, and a true milestone in the videogame history.