Galaga is headed to the Nintendo 3DS Virtual Console in Japan next week. The shoot-em-up was originally released in 1981 and then ported to the Famicom. On Virtual Console, the game will cost 500 yen and will be released on May 22nd.
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.