Words by wagadmin, posted on February 15, 2014

Galaga, the sequel to 1979’s hugely successful arcade game, Galaxian, was developed by Namco of Japan and licensed to Midway for U.S. release in 1981.  Although Galaga did not invent the genre of the space shooter, it evolved it,  being one of the first games ever to have a bonus level known as the ”Challenging Stage”.  Galaga is also one of the most bootlegged arcade games of all time – a true financial success and an arcade classic.