For an entire generation of Americans, the concept of extraterrestrial life is embodied not by little green men or giant blue avatars but by something far more sinister and terrifying: a relentless, unending slow shuffle of bleeping and blooping pixels. And now that nightmare scenario is one step closer to becoming a big screen reality.

Yes, according to the Los Angeles Times, Warner Bros. is in negotiations with Japanese video game giant Taito to acquire the film rights to its 1978 classic 'Space Invaders.' The game, which became an instant hit when it debuted and went on to even greater popularity on the ubiquitous Atari 2600 console, helped create the video game craze in the United States.
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