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A Case of Mistaken Identity in Ghost Spider Annual #1 [Preview]

A Case of Mistaken Identity in Ghost Spider Annual #1 [Preview]

In Ghost Spider Annual #1, in stores Wednesday from Marvel Comics by Vita Ayala and Pere Perez, Spider-Gwen goes up against Arcade Here's a preview.The recap page sets the stage for those who haven't followed Gwen through the latest relaunch, which brings her to the 616 for college (but more importantly, for exactly these kinds[...]

Contra and Bomberman Board Games Licensed by Konami

"Contra" and "Bomberman" Board Games Licensed by Konami

The release is geared towards North American crowds.[caption id="" align="aligncenter" width="1280"] Source: Zikoko.com[/caption]Contra is a run-and-gun arcade game released by Konami in 1987, detailing the futuristic adventures of commandos Bill Rizer and Lance Bean Bomberman was released in 1983, with a North American release in 1987 for the NES The first game in the franchise[...]

Arcade1Up Opens Pre-Orders On Star Wars Home Arcade

Arcade1Up Opens Pre-Orders On "Star Wars" Home Arcade

The folks at Arcade1Up have officially opened up pre-orders for their Star Wars home arcade cabinet which was revealed back at E3 2019 The cabinet will be sold exclusively through GameStop, and will feature all the original Star Wars arcade games from the '80s in the customized build with the special TIE-Fighter controller for $500[...]

Checking Out New Arcade1Up Cabinets During E3 2019

Checking Out New Arcade1Up Cabinets During E3 2019

While we were on the floor at E3 this year, we had to pay a visit to the Arcade1Up booth to see what their latest cabinets were coming out of the show There were a few new designs that we absolutely had to have in our home, starting with the four-player cabinet for Teenage Mutant[...]

A Super Rare Atari Game Pops Up On Emulator Websites

A Super Rare Atari Game Pops Up On Emulator Websites

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 a big deal? Of all the games in the Atari library, Akka Arrh is probably one of the few you've never even seen let alone heard of[...]

Capcom Officially Announces the Capcom Home Arcade

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[...]


An Arcade Designs Made the Ultimate Cuphead Cabinet

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

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

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 Rocks Fun

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 […]

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

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[...]

Arcade Chaser: Crab Towne USA in Glen Burnie Maryland

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 --[...]

The Arcade Version of Punch Out is Coming to Nintendo Switch

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 Razers Panthera Arcade Stick

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[...]

Would You Play Overwatch If It Were A Fighting Game

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[...]

Toy Review: Funko Mystery Mini Retro Games

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

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[...]

Were Getting A New TMNT Arcade Game Debuting At IAAPA

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

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 […]