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Space Invaders
  opened by paleface at 03:16:53 05/09/05  
  last modified by paleface at 12:27:18 03/05/24  
  paleface [sys=SNES; cat=Shooter_Vert; reg=NA]
Has a number of modes: you can play it like the old cocktail cabinet, the standup cabinet with a color background, with cellophane, or just plain black-and-white, I think. I only got a chance to try one, the standup w/ color background.
It looked okay, except not quite right--like the pixels were too wide compared to the arcade version, or something. I'm probably just on crack. I was wishing that I could fire faster (you can only have one shot on screen at a time, so if you miss, it's a bit of a wait), and that the aliens weren't such assholes with the shot-blocking.
Anyway, the gameplay seemed true to the original (color version, anyway) as far as I remember it, but something just seemed off somehow. I probably should have tried the B&W one, because that's the one I remember best and most fondly.
GameFAQs says this only came out in Japan, but that is plain wrong.

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