Latest Version of Street Fighter Gets Arcade Mode

Capcom, the company behind the hugely popular Street Fighter franchise, is releasing an arcade edition of Street Fighter V next year. You'll have to play it on a console or PC, but the gameplay will be like Street Fighter upright video game machines you remember from your youth. Capcom is calling this new version of the game Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition.

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The Commodore 64 Returns

When you went to an arcade back in the 1980s, there was one game per machine. Today, you can buy a multi-game arcade machine for your home as well one of the several classic games consoles that are available. Examples of the latter include the NES Classic Edition and the SNES Classic Edition. Now there is a new product about to enter the fray – the Commodore 64 Mini otherwise known as the C64 Mini.

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We Know More About the Ataribox, But There's No Release Date Yet

Atari has announced more details about the Ataribox it plans to release. This is not surprising as multi game arcade machines and retro consoles are all the rage at the moment. Also, Blade Runner 2049 is about to hit cinema screens and, like the original movie, Atari's well-known logo features prominently. Understandably, Atari thought this an opportune time to give more information.

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12 Facts Every Pac-Man Fan Should Know

Over the years, it has been possible to find a Pacman arcade game for sale in multiple formats and for different types of console. Nothing, however, beats the original version and the experience of being in an arcade chomping away and avoiding the ghosts. If you were a fan back in the 1980s, here are 12 Pac-Man facts you should know.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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