Galaxian [Model 866]

A 38-year-old Arcade Video Game PCB by Midway Mfg. (EXPORT VERSION)

Emulated in MAME !

Information for the following ROM(s): galaxianm galaxianmo

DESCRIPTION

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.

TECHNICAL INFORMATION

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

TRIVIA

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'.

PORTS

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

CONSOLES:
[US] Bally Astrocade (1977) "Galactic Invasion [Model 2011]" by Activision
Atari XEGS
[US] Atari 5200 (1982) "Galaxian [Model CX5206]"
[US] Emerson Arcadia 2001 (1982) "Galactica" clone, as "Space Attack [Model 1013]"
[US] Atari 2600 (1983) "Galaxian [Model CX2684]"
[US] Colecovision (1983) "Galaxian [Model 70006]"
[US] Sony PlayStation (jan.31, 1997) "Namco Museum Vol.3 [Model SLUS-00398]"
[US] Nintendo 64 (oct.31, 1999) "Namco Museum 64 [Model NUS-NNME-USA]"
[US] Sega Dreamcast (june.25, 2000) "Namco Museum [Model T-1403N]"
[US] Sony PS2 (dec.4, 2001) "Namco Museum [Model SLUS-20273]"
[US] Microsoft XBOX (oct.9, 2002) "Namco Museum"
[US] Nintendo GameCube (oct.9, 2002) "Namco Museum [Model DOL-GNME-USA]"
[US] Sony PS2 (aug.30, 2005) "Namco Museum - 50th Anniversary [Model SLUS-21164]"
[US] Microsoft XBOX (aug.30, 2005) "Namco Museum - 50th Anniversary [Model NMO-2201A-NM]"
[US] Nintendo GameCube (aug.30, 2005) "Namco Museum - 50th Anniversary [Model DOL-G5NE-USA]"
[US] Nintendo Wii (oct.23, 2007) "Namco Museum Remix [Model RVL-RN2E-USA]"
[US] Microsoft XBOX 360 (nov.4, 2008) "Namco Museum - Virtual Arcade [Model 21022]"
[US] Nintendo Wii (nov.16, 2010) "Namco Museum Megamix"

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

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

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

SOURCES
Game's picture.
Game's ROM.