Space Invaders and the quest for simplicity. By Simon Hurst
What better way to spend a few hours at half-term than in the Science Museum's Game On exhibition? 'Game On' covers the short but action-packed history of computer games and gaming consoles.
The late 70s were a great time for music lovers 0 Graham Parker and the Rumour, Elvis Costello and the relentless soundtrack of the early Space Invaders machines - bom-bom, bom-bom, bom-bom (or was that Jaws?).