What it was like Growing Up in the Eighties (1980s)
  • Tue. May 21st, 2024

Play Galaga – 1980s Classic Arcade Game

Free Web Browser Online Play of 1981’s Classic Video Game Galaga

Game History:
Galaga is a 1981 fixed shooter arcade game developed and published by Namco. Galaga is a fixed shooter video game. The player mans a lone starfighter at the bottom of the screen, which must prevent the Galaga forces from destroying all of mankind. The objective of each stage is to defeat all of the Galaga aliens, which will fly into formation from the top and sides of the screen. Galaga has been listed by numerous publications among the greatest video games of all time.

Emulator instructions and keyboard controls towards bottom of page.
Click the Zoom buttons to make the gameplay larger.

Click Game Window Size Button to Zoom Game Size between default, 1.5X and 2X

Online Game Controls
Gamepad Button Keyboard Button
Left Left Arrow
Right Right Arrow
Up Up Arrow
Down Down Arrow
Start Enter
Select Ctrl

Video game will automatically load in your browser. Click on the game window and hit the ENTER key to start the game. You can click on Zoom to expand the game to a larger size. You can click on Enable Sound to turn on the game's sound. Arcade game's keyboard controls are listed in above table. If you grew up in the 80's you shouldn't need additional gameplay instructions. Enjoy! No tokens required to play this free online video game.

Galaga Platform(s) and Game Systems:
Namco Arcade, SG-1000, MSX, Nintendo Entertainment System, Atari 7800, Game Boy
Fixed shooter
Single-player, multiplayer (alternating)