Sequel to the sequel to the sequel to Galaxian, and an all-time classic fixed shooter from 1987. Not famously seen in the movie WarGames, but was actually seen on the loading screen for Ridge Racer Revolution on the PlayStation.
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Namco Essentials: Galaga ’88-Arcade-era Namco was good at sequels. Not from a story perspective, mind — the sequel to “shoot the aliens” tended to be “shoot more aliens” — but definitely from a mechanical perspective. One of the best things about arcade-era Namco’s handling of sequels was that they remained recognisably true to their source material while innovating … Continue reading Namco Essentials: Galaga ’88→