Galaxian/Galaga
Cane and Rinse Vol. 8

Galaxian/Galaga series – Cane and Rinse No.388

“MISSION: DESTROY ALIENS” 

October 1979 saw Namco’s brash, dynamic and eye-scorchingly colourful Space Invaders spiritual successor landed with a loud bang in arcades. Leon, Michiel and guest Dan Clark recall the thrill of swooping alien robo-moths and – tracing the Galaxian series along – the power-fantasy fulfilment of double ship and even triple ship play in Galaga and Galaga ’88. Along with contributions from the community we also look at many more sequels and spin-offs, popular culture cameos and incoming cartoons from the world of Namco’s enduring space blaster lineage.

 

Music used in this issue:

1. Galaxian sound FX –  Namco

2. Name Entry music – Galaga ’88

Cane and Rinse 388 was edited by Jay Taylor

Don’t forget, you can get an extended Cane and Rinse podcast a week early if you support our Patreon for just $1 a month! Do you have an opinion about a game we’re covering that you’d like read on the podcast? Then venture over to our forum and check out the list of upcoming games we’re covering. Whilst there you can join in the conversations with our friendly community in discussing all things relating to videogames, along with lots of other stuff too. Sound good? Then come and say hello at The Cane and Rinse forum

Leave a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.