Role reversal! Taito lets players control Space Invaders

By Spencer . March 10, 2008 . 12:56am


After thirty years of shooting pixilated aliens, Taito is letting Wii owners control the enemy in Space Invaders Get Even: Gyakushuu no Space Invaders (Space Invaders Get Even: Counterattack of the Space Invaders). Players use the nunchuk to move a flying saucer, which acts as a guide for the three kinds of iconic invaders. Over 300 aliens can be controlled at a time. However, you don’t individually manipulate each tiny alien. It sounds more like a point and destroy RTS with the occasional spider mech boss battle.


Japan gets even with humanity sometime this year. At this time Space Invaders Get Even has not been confirmed for any other region, but chances are Square Enix is going to start publishing Taito titles outside of Japan. Let’s hope they pick this up too.

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