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What is this arcade character from? (this is from the Pixels movie)

https://laughingsquid.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/05/tumblr_nnkvblJbs91tuxqamo1_1280.jpg

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This is one of the red-winged moth-looking enemies from Galaga.

Screenshot of Galaga Screenshot from mediamatic.net

Somewhat fittingly, the logo for Arqade, the spaceship, is also from Galaga.

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    The ship in the Arqade.SE is inspired by Galaga. I am pretty sure the ship's design for the game is copyrighted. Unless you have a source that the stack indeed used it. [citation needed]
    – Mindwin
    Jun 25, 2019 at 15:49
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    @Mindwin The original ship was less stylized, but it definitely was inspired by it.
    – Nzall
    Jun 26, 2019 at 14:55
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    Hey, move the ship to the left. You want it captured by that blue shield!
    – LarsTech
    Jun 27, 2019 at 19:34

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