John Whitehouse Writes: Times have changed over the past 30 years. TV has gotten better, the cost of fuel has increased substantially and Wagon Wheels have definitely gotten smaller (a joke that only my UK friends will get). One thing that has certainly changed is Galaga.
Back when it was launched in 1981, Galaga was cash-in on the success of Space Invaders. It looked and played better than the game it was based on and it wasn’t long before every arcade had a Galaga cabinet. Throughout the years, Galaga has remained a part of gaming culture. It has spawned several ports and sequels and has appeared on every console. There is a very good chance that everyone who reads this will have played Galaga in some form or another.