Nintendo Announces First Release of Arcade Archives Collection

According to the latest announcement, the first game Nintendo will release on the Switch as part of its Arcade Archives collection is the 1983 classic Mario Bros. Of course, playing the game on a Switch console won't be the same as standing at a full-size upright arcade machine, but it is the next closest thing.

Continue reading

Ready for Some Hacking and Slashing Fun? The Classic Golden Axe is Back

Sega has brought back Golden Axe, the classic hack and slash fighting game you used to play on an upright arcade machine back in the late 1980s and early 1990s. Now all you need is your phone and you can become one of the famous revenge-seeking fantasy warriors again.

Continue reading

Anniversary of Longest Standing Video Game World Record

How many hours did you spend as a kid or teenager trying to beat the high score on your favorite arcade game? Maybe you spent fortunes on your local Pacman arcade machine or hours playing a gaming console at home. On 1 September 1982, those hours of playing paid off for a 17-year-old from Chicago.

Continue reading

The New Metroid Game Could Spark a Revival of 2D Metroid Titles

If you are a fan of the classic Metroid games you will soon be able to get your hands on the latest game in the franchise: Metroid: Samus Returns. This is the latest story charting the growing interest in classic upright and cocktail arcade table games as well as classic game franchises and consoles.

Continue reading

Full Range of Classic Mega Man Titles Now Available

If you had a Nintendo Entertainment System in 1987 and wanted a break from playing upright arcade games, Mega Man is one of the titles you probably turned to. In fact, for many people, Mega Man is one of the best 2D platform games of that era – the late 1980s and early 1990s.

Continue reading

Sega Launches New Arcade Racing Game

Did you love playing arcade racing games back in the 80s and 90s? It is not as easy to play them now, of course, given the scarcity of arcades, although you can get a custom arcade machine with racing games pre-loaded. Sega is tipping its toe back in the market, though, with an arcade racing gaming that promises the thrills of yesteryear.

Continue reading

You'll Soon Be Able to Watch a Galaga Animated Series

Finding an arcade machine for sale pre-loaded with the classic game Galaga is not difficult. That said, for many people the experience of playing Galaga in an arcade is a distant memory. Soon, however, fans of the game will be able to watch a new animated series.

Continue reading

Atari Confirms the Design of the New Ataribox – And There's Wood

If you’re interested in retro gaming consoles and classic arcade machines, you’ll know that, last month, Atari started teasing the launch of a new console. All we had to work on was a name – the Ataribox – plus a short video clip, a mysterious website, and a confirmation from the company that it was, indeed, working on something.

Continue reading

Three 80s Classics That Turn 30 This Summer

While the video game industry today is stronger and more successful than it ever has been, the 1980s remains the decade that many people remember most fondly. The act of going to a multi game arcade with your pockets full of change was impossible to stay away from.

Continue reading

Namco Museum's 80s Collection Comes to Switch - With a Surprising Addition

Nothing can beat the authenticity of a real Pac Man arcade machine that you play standing up with a reassuring joystick in your hand and responsive buttons. The next best thing, however, is to play Pac-Man games and other 80s favorites on a modern gaming console.

Continue reading

Items 1 to 10 of 413 total

per page
Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5
Set Descending Direction