An Arcade Designs Made the Ultimate Cuphead Cabinet

Someone making an arcade cabinet for the game Cuphead isn't anything new, but this one is mighty impressive and looks pretty professional There have been a couple home-build cabinets people have created over the past year or so for the game, but this one feels pretty exceptional above the others as the design and look of[...]

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[...]

Nyko Is Making a Nintendo Switch Arcade Cabinet in the Labo Style

The one that has been catching everyone's eye as of late is the PixelQuest Arcade Kit, which is essentially a cardboard arcade cabinet for the Nintendo Switch, complete with special joystick attachments for the joy-cons.The kit will come with various additions and coloring options, as well as a way to charge the screen and the joy-cons[...]


Rampage Review: Identity Crisis Derails The Rock's Fun

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Let's face it: whenever we see a trailer featuring Dwayne Johnson in the midst of some over-the-top action film, we know that the charm will come from watching him chewing up the scenery. In recent years it has only become more of a truism — from Moana to Baywatch to Jumanji, it's been […]

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Funstock Retro Announces Series of Plug-and-Play Retro Arcade Games

Recapturing the glory of early '80s arcades is the retro game industry’s biggest goal Funstock Retro is trying to bring that experience to a TV near you with plug-and-play arcade sticks.The '80s were great for arcades for a few specific reasons: hard costs were down while processing power was up, which led to games that[...]

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Arcade Chaser: Crab Towne USA in Glen Burnie, Maryland

The crab balls were a welcomed surprise too; they were mostly crab meat with little filler! The real draw, however, is their arcade with over 95 different machines This includes a healthy collection of new and old pinball machines, and plenty of arcade cabinets to pick from They even have their own pinball league --[...]

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The Arcade Version of Punch Out is Coming to Nintendo Switch

A lot of younger gamers don't know that the classic boxing game started out as an arcade title for Nintendo It was a dual screen cabinet made in 1983 (first in Japan, then in the U.S in 1984) where you played a green wire-framed version of Mac against a lot of the characters you may be[...]

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

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 pull toward them for most gamers as they take us back to an era where[...]

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Would You Play Overwatch If It Were A Fighting Game?

As we close out President's Day, please enjoy this video from TGN where they use actual Overwatch assets to make the game look like an arcade fighter int he style of Street Fighter and Tekken. Overwatch has been out for over a year and a half and people are still coming up with new ways[...]

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Toy Review: Funko Mystery Mini Retro Games

While I tend to dabble more on the pinball side of things, I do genuinely love retro video games and arcade cabinets The packaging for this Funko Mystery Mini blind box is awesome — it looks like an old arcade cab, specifically Dig Dug from Namco.[gallery ids="761935,761936,761937"]Honestly, Funko did an exceptional job with the packaging[...]

Someone Made A 'Cuphead' Arcade Cabinet

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 see in actual arcades Enjoy the video of him playing it below! Cue up[...]

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[...]

The White Rose Gameroom Show Picture Gallery

A few weeks ago, while taking a break from Monster Mania, I took a 35 minute ride up to York, PA to check out the White Rose Gameroom Show. The yearly event features pinball machines from all eras, as well as bowling machines, pachinko, and more. There's even dealers that come and set up, making […]


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 hang out[...]


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[...]

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Are You Dialed In? Jersey Jack's Smartphone-Themed Pinball Machine

Jersey Jack's newest machine, Dialed In, is one of the most advanced machines I've played in years. Created by Pat Lawlor, this is Jersey Jack's first original game, as well. Combining smartphone technology with classic pinball machine appeal, this is a game that should be included in your collection. The game features all the normal […]

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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 […]

Arcade Chaser: The Silverball Pinball Museum In Asbury Park, NJ

Just a reminder: I love pinball. A lot. It's kind of a big part of my life. I've known about the Silverball Pinball Museum for years. I went for the first time four years ago, and I try to visit it every so often. It's only a 2 1/2 hour car ride from my house, […]


Who Won Bleeding Cool's First-Ever Pinball Mania?!

As all of you know, I'm really into pinball. I play it, I own machines, I accept challenges from people who don't play it as much as I do — you know, the usual. For the past few months, Jeremy Conrad and I have been going back and forth trash talking about who the better […]

Space Combat Is As Simple As You Can Make It In 'Rocket Wars'

[rwp-review-recap id="0"] Rocket Wars was a game released by Rooftop Panda while we were away at E3, but the game was fun and deserves a proper review, so today we're playing catch up. The game itself is pretty simple: this is a local co-op drop-down space fighter where 2-4 players can battle in a small […]