Sinistar is the Retro Game of the Day for 29 April, 2016

From Wikipedia:

Sinistar is an arcade game released by Williams in 1982. It belongs to a class of video games called twitch games. Sinistar was developed by Sam Dicker, Jack Haeger, Noah Falstein, RJ Mical, Python Anghelo and Richard Witt. The title is a play on the word “sinister.”

Much easier to play in an arcade thanks to its real joystick than at home with a little gamepad, but it still retains its fun and challenge, not to mention the thrill of being taunted by the titular Sinistar.  I was such a fan of this game that I created a voice pack for Unreal Tournament ’99 featuring the Sinistar taunts…