Galaxian [Upright model] [Model 866]

The Arcade PCB by Midway Mfg. Co. (EXPORT VERSION)

Emulated in MAME !



Galaxian © 1979 Midway Mfg. Co.

Export release by Midway for North America. Game developed in Japan by Namco. For more information about the game itself, please see the original Namco Upright model entry.


Galaxian [Upright model] [Model 866] the  Arcade PCB
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Galaxian [Upright model] [Model 866] the  Arcade PCB
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(members only)
[Upright model]
[No. 866]


Galaxian was released in December 1979 in the USA by Midway, under license from Namco.

A Galaxian unit appears in the 1983 movie 'Joysticks' and the sitcom 'Two and a Half Men'; Season 5, Episode 2 (People Who Love Peepholes). It is also heard (but not seen) in the 1987 James Bond movie 'The Living Daylights'.


NOTE: Only ports released in North America are listed here. For ports released outside North America, please see the original Namco Upright model entry.

Bally Astrocade usa (1977) "Galactic Invasion [Model 2011]" by Activision
Atari XEGS
usa Atari 5200 (1982) "Galaxian [Model CX5206]"
Emerson Arcadia 2001 usa (1982) "Galactica" clone, as "Space Attack [Model 1013]"
usa Atari 2600 (1983) "Galaxian [Model CX2684]"
Colecovision usa (1983) "Galaxian [Model 70006]"
usa Sony PlayStation (jan.31, 1997) "Namco Museum Vol.3 [Model SLUS-00398]"
Nintendo 64 usa (oct.31, 1999) "Namco Museum 64 [Model NUS-NNME-USA]"
usa Sega Dreamcast (june.25, 2000) "Namco Museum [Model T-1403N]"
usa Sony PS2 (dec.4, 2001) "Namco Museum [Model SLUS-20273]"
usa Microsoft XBOX (oct.9, 2002) "Namco Museum"
Nintendo GameCube usa (oct.9, 2002) "Namco Museum [Model DOL-GNME-USA]"
usa Sony PS2 (aug.30, 2005) "Namco Museum - 50th Anniversary [Model SLUS-21164]"
usa Microsoft XBOX (aug.30, 2005) "Namco Museum - 50th Anniversary [Model NMO-2201A-NM]"
Nintendo GameCube usa (aug.30, 2005) "Namco Museum - 50th Anniversary [Model DOL-G5NE-USA]"
usa Nintendo Wii (oct.23, 2007) "Namco Museum Remix [Model RVL-R2NE-USA]"
Microsoft XBOX 360 usa (nov.4, 2008) "Namco Museum - Virtual Arcade [Model 21022]"
usa Nintendo Wii (nov.16, 2010) "Namco Museum Megamix"

usa Nintendo Game Boy (sept.1995) "Arcade Classic No. 3 - Galaga & Galaxian [Model DMG-AGCE-USA]"
usa Nintendo GBA (june.10, 2001) "Namco Museum [Model AGB-ANME-USA]"
usa Sony PSP (aug.23, 2005) "Namco Museum Battle Collection [Model ULUS-10035]"
usa Nintendo DS (sept.18, 2007) "Namco Museum DS [Model NTR-YNME-USA]"

Commodore Vic 20 usa (1981) "Star Battle" by Hal Laboratory
usa Atari 800 (1982) "Galaxian [Model CXL4024]"
Tandy Color Computer usa (1982) "Galax Attax"
Tandy Color Computer usa (1982) "Space Ambush"
usa Commodore C64 (1983) "Galaxions" by Solar Software
usa Commodore C64 (1983) "Galaxian [Model RX8542]"
Commodore VIC-20 usa (1983) by Atarisoft
PC [Booter] usa (1983) by Thunder Mountain
PC [Booter] usa (1983) by Atarisoft
usa Apple II (1983) by Atarisoft
PC [MS-DOS] usa (1997) "ChampGalaxia" by CHAMProgramming
PC [MS Windows 95, 3.5"] usa (mar.31, 1996) "Microsoft Return of Arcade"
usa PC [MS Windows, CD-ROM] (2000) "Microsoft Return of Arcade Anniversary Edition"
usa PC [MS Windows, CD-ROM] (oct.25, 2005) "Namco Museum - 50th Anniversary"

VFD tabletop game usa (1981) by Coleco.
Namco Classics TV Game usa (2003) by Jakk's Pacific
Mobile Phones usa (june.13, 2003) "Galaxian Mini"
Arcade Gold featuring Pac-Man usa (2007) by Jakks Pacific
Retro Arcade featuring Pac-Man usa (2008) by Jakks Pacific
Apple iPhone/iPod usa (may.16, 2009) "Galaxians [Model 316869163]" by Istvan David
Arcade usa (2010) "Pac-Man's Arcade Party"
Apple iPhone/iPod usa (june.9, 2011) "Galaga 30th Collection [Model 413616338]"
Apple iPhone/iPod usa (mar.23, 2012) "Galaxian [Model 511322882]" by Iconosys, Inc.
Pac-Man Connect and Play usa (2012) by Bandai

Game's picture.
Game's ROM.

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