A Super Rare Atari Game Pops Up On Emulator Websites

There are rare games, there are super rare games, and then there are stupid rare games. Atari's Akka Arrh was in the last category, until this month. Ars Technica is reporting that the long lost arcade game has been ported online as a ROM for anyone to emulate and play freely. Why is that such […]

SUPERHOT VR: Arcade Edition Coming To Arcades This Year

SUPERHOT VR: Arcade Edition Coming To Arcades This Year

Some cool news for arcade folks as the SUPERHOT Team as they will be bringing the experience to VR Arcades and LBE with SUPERHOT VR: Arcade Edition. The team spent months of development creating a game that could be loaded and played into what they call "public commercial locations", allowing people to choose the level […]

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Capcom Officially Announces the Capcom Home Arcade

Have you ever wanted every arcade version of a Capcom game at your disposal complete with a fight stick? Now you have that option! Today the company unveiled the Capcom Home Arcade, a portable dual arcade stick with 20 pre-programmed games inside that is supposed to bring the ultimate Capcom experience to your home. But […]

‘Star Trek: Dark Remnant’ Pits You Against Klingons in VR Experience

'Star Trek: Dark Remnant' Pits You Against Klingons in VR Experience

VRstudios announced a new virtual reality experience in Star Trek: Dark Remnant putting the player as member of the Federation in a battle against the Klingons. Exclusive to Dave & Buster's locations, the multiplayer game puts you in control of the U.S.S. Galileo, Starfleet's latest and most-advanced stellar research vessel. You and your crew get […]

New Wave Toys Announces a Mini Street Fighter II Arcade Cabinet

New Wave Toys announced a brand new mini arcade cabinet, this one containing the Capcom classic fighting game Street Fighter II. One of the most iconic arcade titles from the '90s in all of its glory, shrunk down to 12" and, with a bit of a twist, comes installed with Street Fighter II: Championship Edition X. […]

Arcade1Up Introduces Four New Games for 2019 Including Mortal Kombat

More announcements coming out of CES 2019 as Arcade1Up has announced a new set of arcade cabinets that will catch the eye of '90s gamers. Starting in February, you'll be seeing four new cabinets come to the line, including Mortal Kombat, Final Fight, Golden Tee, and Space Invaders. Like the rest of their lineup, these […]

Ms. Pac-Man, Galaga, and More Get Retro Hardware at CES 2019

My Arcade has partnered with Taito Corporation and Bandai Namco to release officially licensed Micro Players and Pocket Players for games like Bubble Bobble, Don Doko Don, Ms. Pac-Man, and Galaga. The full line of My Arcade retro gaming hardware includes both Micro Players and Pocket Players of the classic Taito and Bandai Namco games, as well as an […]

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Five of the Most Memorable Unported Arcade Games

Back when arcades ruled the video game scene from the 80s to the 90s, it would be natural for the most popular games ported to the most popular consoles at the time, yet there were the rare few games that never saw a home release. Growing up as a child of the 80s, the arcade […]

The Secret Origin of Red vs Blue in Video Game Multiplayer

Red and Blue have been used as juxtaposed colors for a long, long time now across a number of fields including politics, sports, war, and video games. The color scheme seems almost ubiquitous (though it isn't the only color coordination used to indicate conflict). This likely comes down to color theory and symbolism. Red and […]

Capcom and Tatio Announce Street Fighter V for Arcade

One of the biggest differences between Street Fighter V and all of the other titles in the series is that it was the only one that didn't play in arcades first. That all changes in 2019 as Capcom and Tatio announced at Tokyo Game Show that they'll be forming a new partnership to bring the […]

Red Bull Launches First L.A. Killer Queen Tournament Called Hive Hustle

Do you and your friends think you're the best of the best who ever played Killer Queen in the arcade? Well, Red Bull is giving you a chance to prove it. The company will be throwing a tournament for the game called Hive Hustle, their first taking place in Los Angeles on September 15th. The tournament […]

There's a Kickstarter Funding a SEGA Arcade Pop-Up Book

We rarely report on anything Kickstarter related, but this one deserves a slight nod for the content they're showing off from SEGA. This particular project is kind of awesome as they are pitching a coffee table book that will document the history of Sega's entire line of classic arcade games throughout the years, and show […]

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Arcade Chaser: Crab Towne USA in Glen Burnie, Maryland

My idea of a fun Sunday afternoon tends to involve beer and pinball — and Crab Towne USA in Glen Burnie, Maryland, is there for those exact reasons. Crab Towne features some pretty damn good food. We indulged in some crab balls, fries, and drinks, and everything was satisfying. The crab balls were a welcomed […]

Asking for a Fight: We Review Razer's Panthera Arcade Stick

We're about to dive into the prime season for fighting game tournaments around the U.S. with events like Dreamhack and Evo set to be some of the biggest draws of the year, and with it comes the yearly fascination from average gamers for proper arcade sticks. There will always be a bit of an old-school […]

Someone Made A 'Cuphead' Arcade Cabinet

Cue up the Fry "take my money" meme, because this guy can have it. A Reddit user named Xiubeda has built a Cuphead arcade cabinet and it looks like a thing of beauty. Considering the game's animation is on par with titles like Dragon's Lair and The Act, this is something that would be amazing to […]

We're Getting A New TMNT Arcade Game Debuting At IAAPA

Remember the good ol' days of four-player Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles arcade games? Of course, you do! Those old arcade cabinets are still kicking around to this very day, including the original 1989 cabinet with the weird looking version of April on the side. There's one at a local arcade near me as I write […]


Arcade Chaser: Views From The NYCC 2017 Syfy Area Arcade

Bleeding Cool's Lauren Sisselman is usually the Arcade Chaser around here, but Gavin Sheehan gave it a go at New York Comic Con 2017. In the middle of all the chaos that is NYCC, I decided to take a break and browsed the Syfy lounge just below the press area. Many of us got to […]


Lauren Looks Back: The Game Of Skee-Ball

Skee-Ball has been an arcade staple for over 100 years, but even more fascinating is the muddled history behind the popular arcade game. The game was invented by Joseph Fourestier Simpson, who filed the patent in 1907 and gained it in 1908. Skee-Ball was a hit, but something went wrong. Some reports say he suffered […]

A Look Back At The Show 'Starcade' With The Creators

A couple weeks ago, Twitch launched another of their marathon live streams, this one specifically featuring Starcade, the 1980's arcade game show that used to run on TBS with the occasional syndication afterward over the past few decades. The stream did so well that Shout! Factory decided to load the complete library up for people […]

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Arcade Chaser: Exploring The Jersey Jack Pinball Factory

On a rainy Tuesday morning I made my way up to Lakewood, New Jersey to visit the Jersey Jack Pinball facility. The building is unassuming with a simple sign outside, but inside is a world of pure imagination. Jersey Jack made their pinball debut in 2012, with their innovative Wizard of Oz machine. Jack Guarnieri […]