Excerpt: Thirty years ago, America was invaded by little men from space. Little digital 8-bit men who marched across the screen, then lowered, reversed direction and sped up. I am, of course, referring to Space Invaders , which is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year. To celebrate, those pesky Space Invaders have returned and are invading the PSP in Space Invaders Extreme .
Excerpt: Something about the whole process of properly timing shots to hit slow-marching aliens by, to paraphrase Kong from the planet Nintendu 64 in an awesome episode of where he attacks in video game-inspired form, "shooting where they were going to be instead of where they were," is so purely skill-based that it transcends bits or pixels.