Galaxian has appeared on Indie Retro News many times over the years, especially as it is one particular Arcade classic that homebrew developers love making clones of with special effects and bonus power ups added. Well this time we are going back to the original hit from 1979-1984, as we have recently been informed by Saberman through Facebook, that if you loved this game back in the day, then at some point in the near future you’ll be able to play Galaxian on the Commodore Amiga thanks to JOTD!
According to the wikpedia for this game “Galaxian was Namco’s first major arcade video game hit. It was the second highest-grossing arcade game of 1979 and 1980 in Japan, and the second highest-grossing arcade game of 1980 in the United States, where it became one of the best-selling arcade games of all time with 50,000 arcade units sold by 1982. The game was celebrated for its gameplay and usage of true color graphics”. So yes certainly this could be a great game for the Commodore Amiga, and even more so as it’s being created by JOTD (Xevious 1200/Supercars 2 AGA)