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Space Invaders '91

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Title Screen

Space Invaders '91

Also known as: Space Invaders 90 (JP)
Developer: Taito
Publisher: Taito
Platform: Genesis
Released in JP: September 7, 1990
Released in US: 1991

SoundtestIcon.png This game has a hidden sound test.
LevelSelectIcon.png This game has a hidden level select.
RegionIcon.png This game has regional differences.

Space Invaders '91 is Space Invaders with a health bar, some more annoying enemies, and a company that paid attention to what the current year is (see right).

Round and Sound Select

The game has both a secret Round Select and a secret Sound Select (sound test) that run on the same code and work the same way.

Space Invaders '91 Round Select.png

  • Round Select: press A + C + Start on the title screen, then B, A, C.

Space Invaders '91 Sound Select.png

  • Sound Select: press A + B + Start on the title screen, then Right, Right, Down.

Up and Down scroll; Start selects.

Regional Differences

To do:
Compare ROMs.
Space Invaders '90 Space Invaders '91

The enemy layouts in the two sections of the final round, Doriasta, come together to form the phrase "インベーダー90" ("Invader 90", part of the game's Japanese title; the ー after the ベ is underneath for some reason) in the Japanese version and "INVADERS" in the US one.

This in turn leads to the two versions having different amounts of enemies: 32 and 40 respectively in the first section, 42 and 41 respectively in the second.