Remembering Splatterhouse 30 Years On

Thirty years ago this month, a new arcade game was released by Namco. It was a game that was very different to the Pacman arcade machine or Space Invaders game at your local arcade, though. This game was Splatterhouse, the now famous slasher beat 'em up arcade game.

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Unexpected Partnership Between Pac-Man and Red Bull Gives Fans Access to New Content

Modern technology has changed what people think when it comes to finding a Pacman arcade game for sale. Back when the game first came out, the only option you had was to go to your local arcade with some quarters in your pocket. Today, however, you can get Pac-Man on your phone.

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You'll Soon Be Able to Use All Your Old Sega Cartridges on a New Console

Classic video games and classic arcade machines are experiencing a renaissance – we have covered this topic many times before. A lot of the new releases of classic consoles and games, however, involve using new hardware technology and an emulation of the original game.

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Research Analyses Pac-Man’s Broad Appeal – and Its Influence on Capitalism

Pac-Man is an arcade game and video game character that needs no introduction. Many of us will remember that first time encountering a Pacman arcade table back in the 1980s, and the game is still popular today. What makes it so popular, though?

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Marrying the Old with the New: Playing Classic Games on One of the World's Newest Consoles

The video game industry has never been in better health, with titles like Fortnite and Minecraft as synonymous with mainstream culture now as Pac-Man and Space Invaders were back in the 1980s. An important and growing part of this technologically advancing and growing industry, however, is the widespread interest in revamped classic consoles and classic arcade games for sale.

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Castlevania Season 2 is Coming to Netflix in October

It is not often that classic video games that first came to our attention on arcade game machines make a successful transition to television. One exception to this rule, however, is Castlevania.

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Classic Arcade Games Being Used to Improve Artificial Intelligence Software

Did you know that Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems cannot play the Ms Pacman arcade game but they can become better than humans at Space Invaders?

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Huge Range of 80s Characters to Appear in the New Super Smash Bros. Game

A new Super Smash Bros. game is coming out on the Switch later in the year, and it promises to have just about every main character that Nintendo has produced. This includes Pac-Man from the original and iconic Pac Man arcade machine as well as Donkey Kong, Mega Man, and more.

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NES Classic Edition Tops the Sales Charts as Commodore 64 Mini Release Date is Announced

Do you remember the days when the cocktail arcade machine along with consoles like the Atari 2600 and the NES ruled the gaming industry? Those days might not be coming back, but playing classic games remains a significant modern trend.

 

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The Odd Story of Nintendo's Famicom Console and a Microwave

The Nintendo Famicom home game console turns 35 this month – it was first released on July 15, 1983, in Japan, around two years before it arrived in the US. During this time you probably spent a lot of your time in a multi-game arcade. Nintendo, however, got itself into a mini trademark dispute.

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