Tag Archives: arcade games

  • ‘Donkey Kong’ Port is Available for Nintendo Switch

    ‘Donkey Kong’ Port is Available for Nintendo Switch

    Despite its position as the Citizen Kane of golden age arcade games, the original arcade version of Donkey Kong has become something of a lost classic over the years, as Nintendo has opted to re-release the cut down NES version rather than the original. But now, the game is available as part of the Switch’s Arcade Archives series. The […]

  • ‘Starcade': Classic Video Game Game Show Streaming on Twitch

    ‘Starcade': Classic Video Game Game Show Streaming on Twitch

    Starcade (not to be confused with WCW Starrcade) is enshrined in television history as the first game show ever to incorporate video games into its structure, paving the way for such future game shows as – well, Nick Arcade is the most important one, so let’s just leave it at that. Now, for some reason, […]

  • Makerball: A DIY Pinball Kit

    Makerball: A DIY Pinball Kit

    Pinball is the greatest art form ever practiced by mankind, but unlike painting, songwriting, or filmmaking, but a pinball machine isn’t really something anyone can try to create with minimal experience or materials necessary. At least not until now, with the unveiling of Makerball, a kit for DIY pinball tables. A Makerball machine takes about […]

  • World’s Largest Pac-Man Game Has 108-Inch Screen (Video)

    World’s Largest Pac-Man Game Has 108-Inch Screen (Video)

    Last weekend at the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions Expo, a momentous innovation in the field of video games was achieved quietly and without an overload of press coverage (understandable, considering the other stuff the press has to deal with these days). I’m talking about the latest creation from Bandai Namco, the world’s […]

  • The Internet Arcade: 900-Title Browser-Playable Video Game Library

    The Internet Arcade: 900-Title Browser-Playable Video Game Library

    If you grew up in the golden age of video arcades, or if you’ve only read about it, it’s easy to think that for every Pac-Man or Donkey Kong there are hundreds of games that have gone practically extinct, rendered obscure and forgotten by a few measly decades. And while that’s definitely true, it’s a […]

  • Guy Turns Bedroom Into Retro Arcade, Destroys Relationship (Pics)

    Guy Turns Bedroom Into Retro Arcade, Destroys Relationship (Pics)

    Usually when you read about some guy transforming his bathroom into the Batcave or something crazy like that, you either imagine him as a perpetually single guy or as someone with an incredibly patient wife or girlfriend. The awful truth is that sometimes these ostentatious displays of enthusiasm can actually cost someone a relationship, as […]