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'Galaga' Now Available On Xbox Live Arcade

by Rainier on July 26, 2006 @ 2:25 a.m. PDT

Xbox Live Arcade Wednesdays continue with the launch of 'Galaga', one of the most popular retro arcade games of all time. Originally released in 1981 by Namco, the addictive action shooter marks its 25 year anniversary with a next generation debut on Xbox Live Arcade on July 26 for 400 Microsoft points ($5).

Following its release in 1981 'Galaga' became an instant classic with its innovative fighter combination system and varied enemy attack patterns. Now the original 'Galaga' retro gameplay action is back! Take control of your fighter and defend against invading aliens. Join forces with other rescued fighters to form a Dual Fighter and attack with twice the firepower!

With high-definition graphics, Xbox Live Achievements and Leaderboards, the Xbox Live Arcade version of this all-time classic shooting game provides hours of fun.

'Galaga' boasts:

  • Classic Galaga shooter action is back!
  • Over 250 levels
  • 12 unique Achievements
  • Earn Perfect Bonuses and increase your fighter status
  • Full worldwide Leaderboards
  • Unique Dual Fighter combination attack mode
  • Original music and sound effects

Download 'Galaga', Wednesday, July 26, at 1am PDT on Xbox LiveArcade for 400 Microsoft Points

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