Why Some of the Best Classic 80s Arcade Games Were So Hard to Beat

Although there are many titles that encompass the period, the classic Pacman arcade machine was the very first game that many in our generation were able to sufficiently master. Even with Pacman, getting past the 17th or 18th level could … Continue reading

Entertainment Company Given the ‘Green Light’ to Dig for Lost Video Games in New Mexico Landfill

Enthusiastic 80’s arcade and video game fans have long come to believe that a rare cache of discarded video games made by none other than Atari have long been resting in landfill in the desert. There are too many supporting … Continue reading

New Mortal Combat Movie Sequel Could Be Coming Soon

Mortal Kombat was the game you didn’t want to play in front of your parents, no matter how old you were when it first came out. For its time, the series was extremely, graphically violent. Its not exactly the type … Continue reading

Capcom Scores Big Hit with Classic Arcade ‘Strider’ Remake

When it comes to fighting styled games, Capcom ruled both the arcade and the home gaming industry from the late 80s, well into the 90s. The original Strider was one of their earliest hits, paving the way for other more … Continue reading

Classic Nintendo and Sega Rivalry Documented in Print and Film

Back in the day, owning more than one console wasn’t something that you went bragging about. Everyone had their preference, and if you owned the Super NES, you better not thinking about buying a Sega Genesis. While Nintendo was well … Continue reading

Excavation of the Atari Landfill Burial Site Postponed by New Mexico Courts

In May of 2013, an entertainment and video company based out of Canada received approval to dig at a landfill in Alamogordo City, New Mexico. It is believed that Atari, once the largest name in the home and arcade video … Continue reading

Nintendo Reveals Life Sized Mario Kart Track for a Limited Time

The concept behind Nintendo’s Mario Kart franchise has never been very complex; take a few noteworthy characters from the Mario Bros. video game series, put them in go-karts and arm them with a turtle shell catapult. Since 1992, gamers have … Continue reading

Classic Arcade Video Games – Which Ones Are Still Around Today?

A lot of popular video games were coined in the 1980s, but many of them just wouldn’t stay put. Titles like Pong might come to mind, but that one was actually authored in the 70s, as was Galaxian. The original … Continue reading

Where Are All the High Scores?

Recording and then subsequently beating your high score on your favorite arcade game is quite a personal achievement. But there are also lots of gamers who have more of a competitive edge. Twin Galaxies is internationally recognized in the arcade … Continue reading

New Video Games, Old Consoles

Once a video game manufacturer announces that it plans to cease production, the wagons begin to circle. In the 1980s, it was the Atari, in the 90s, the Nintendo Entertainment System, Sega Genesis and countless other consoles. In time, these … Continue reading

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