What 40 years of 'Space Invaders' says about the 1970s -- and today

The legendary "Space Invaders" arcade video game, celebrating its 40th anniversary, is an iconic piece of software, credited as one of the earliest digital shooting games. Like many early games, it and its surrounding myths showcase the cultural collisions and issues current at its creation by Japanese game designer Tomohiro Nishikado.
-- Written by Lindsay Grace

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Cobra951144d ago (Edited 144d ago )

"An analysis of 'Pac-Man,' for instance, shows how that game embodies many values of its day -- including consumerism, drug use and gender politics."

I stopped reading there.