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Tag: Space Invaders

Space Invaders Needlepoint Fridge Magnets Plan Their Attack on Your Ice Box

Space Invaders Needlepoint Fridge Magnets Plan Their Attack on Your Ice Box
Think you have enough Space Invaders stuff in your house? Are you sure? Really? If they haven’t yet invaded your kitchen yet, you’ll want to grab these Invaders magnets for your fridge. In all, the set comes with 56 individual pieces, including 50 aliens, 4 defense bunkers, 1 UFO, and a laser cannon for wiping out the aliens.

Space Invaders Explain Their Simple Plan on Your Wall, Courtesy of Blik Vinyl Decals

Space Invaders Explain Their Simple Plan on Your Wall, Courtesy of Blik Vinyl Decals
How do you think the Space Invaders figured out their marching orders? With this simple plan, of course! Now you too can embellish your bedroom wall with a constant reminder of exactly how to increase speed, drop down and reverse direction – just in case you need to do that sort of thing for your job.

Futurama Fans Get Invaders! Possibly From Space!

Futurama Fans Get Invaders! Possibly From Space!
Remember the classic episode of Futurama where Fry has to save the planet from “Invaders! Possibly from Space?” Pretty soon, you’ll be able to take down those aliens while listening to your own all-Rush mix tape while chugging a 2-liter bottle of Shasta too.

Space Invaders Soaps Take Over Bathrooms Everywhere

Space Invaders Soaps Take Over Bathrooms Everywhere
Now if you’re a regular reader of Technabob, you know that we’ve spent more than our share of time digging up cool geeky craft over on Etsy. On a recent expedition through the massive online craft website, I came across an odd new trend – Space Invaders soaps.

Space Invaders Times Two: Two-Player Games Are Twice as Nice

Space Invaders Times Two: Two-Player Games Are Twice as Nice
There’s only one thing better than blasting waves of alien dudes, and that’s doing it with a buddy. Even better than that? If, when the opportunity presents itself, you can also take potshots at said buddy.

Space Invaders Piggy Bank Only Saves Yen

Space Invaders Piggy Bank Only Saves Yen
Space Invaders fans, here’s a fun way to save your spare change – if you happen to live in Japan, that is. This Space Invaders piggy bank looks just like a miniature cocktail table version of the classic arcade shooter.

Female Space Invaders: I Don’T Remember This Part of the Video Game

Female Space Invaders: I Don’T Remember This Part of the Video Game
I was perusing the dark recesses of eBay’s DVD auctions when I came across this little gem. Featuring such greats as David Hasselhoff, Christopher Plummer and Marjoe Gortner, this 1979 low-budget schlock ripoff on Star Wars’ popularity was originally titled Starcrash, but later got renamed to Female Space Invaders, presumably because video games were starting to take off, or LucasFilm sued them.

“a Simple Plan”: Space Invaders Shirt Foils Alien Plot

“a Simple Plan”: Space Invaders Shirt Foils Alien Plot
Remember the movie Signs? And how the aliens’ weakness turned out to be water? Tell me, if those beings were intelligent enough to build vessels that could cross such vast distances (and sustain the passengers as well), why the hell couldn’t they tell that the planet that they’re attacking is mostly made up of stuff that will kill them?

Pacboy and Space Intruder: Retro 8-Bit Games From a (Bad) Alternative Dimension

Pacboy and Space Intruder: Retro 8-Bit Games From a (Bad) Alternative Dimension
When you think classic video games, two names come to mind PacBoy and Space Intruder, right? No? Well even if those aren’t the games you remember from your childhood, it’s the best you’re gonna do if you pick up these cheap-o handhelds on sale over in the UK.

8-Bit Video Game Neckties Probably Won’t Pass as Formalwear

8-Bit Video Game Neckties Probably Won’t Pass as Formalwear
I’ve made it my goal in life to never have another job where I have to wear a suit and tie to work. But if I ever find myself in that situation again, I know exactly what I’m showing up to the office wearing around my neck.

Space Invaders Car: Guess They Gave Up on Spaceships

Space Invaders Car: Guess They Gave Up on Spaceships
Space Invaders Volkswagen spotted over on Flickr – I’m surprised they don’t drive a Saturn or a Mercury.

Rare Space Invaders Watches Turn Up in Japan

Rare Space Invaders Watches Turn Up in Japan
This highly-collectible Space Invaders LED watch came out a couple of years back in Japan, but I certainly could never find a place to buy one. Until now. I was hunting around looking for something entirely different when I spotted these limited-edition Invaders’ watches over at Japan’s ebten for ¥18,690 (appx.

Space Invaders + Newton’S Law = Physics Invader

Space Invaders + Newton’S Law = Physics Invader
What happens when you take Space Invaders and give them realistic physical properties? I’ll tell you what you get. You get Physics Invader. Created by Yoshio Ishii for Japan’s NekoGames, Physics Invader is a Flash based game applies physics, including gravity and mass to the demise of the 8-bit aliens.

Add Never-Ending Tetris to Your Wall

Add Never-Ending Tetris to Your Wall
Anyone can play a game of Tetris; the Russian classic is available in dozens of formats, and there are clones and knock-offs aplenty. You can even go the Soylent Green route and make your Tetris out of people if you are so inclined.

Limited Edition Space Invaders Prints Land on Your Wall

Limited Edition Space Invaders Prints Land on Your Wall
As you probably have figured out by now, I’m a big fan of Space Invaders. I know, as a game, it really doesn’t hold up that well over the years, but as a pop-cultural icons its characters are c’est magnifique.

Space Invaders Get Animated

Space Invaders Get Animated
Check out this wacky Space Invaders animated video that Taito recenly put together for their Game Station arcades in Japan. The Anime-style video tells the story of a little girl and her encounter with those pesky Invaders.

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