HTC Planning Vive VR Arcades

HTC thinks VR might be the way to save the arcades, if indeed there are any arcades still left to save, with the maker of the Vive headset revealing its plan to let developers tweak their VR titles in a way that's friendly with the idea of spending £2 for several minutes of dislocating fun. Read More >>

How Can You Not Love This Adorable Little Arcade Machine?

It’s practical? No. Functional? Hardly. Do I want one? Yes, yes I do. Read More >>

What Happens When You Get a Perfect Score on Pac-Man Will Blow Your Mind

Billy Mitchell takes video games very seriously. He’s been called one of the greatest arcade gamers ever, and there’s even a documentary about his insane high score in Donkey Kong called The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters. Read More >>

This Amazing ’80s Arcade is the Best Virtual Reality Trip Yet

The Oculus Rift VR headset can take you to incredible fictional places, like scene from gorgeous movies like Interstellar or Spirited Away. Last night, it took me somewhere more grounded in reality, but still spectacular: my own personal, deliciously retro, '80s arcade. Read More >>

Classic Arcade Game Designs Illustrated as a Field Guide

If your recollections of arcade games past are starting to fail you, perhaps you just need the Amusement Field Identification Kit in your life. Read More >>

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Arcadie For iPhone Lightning Review: A Mini Arcade Cabinet You Can Take With You

The Arcadie brings me back to the good old days when the joystick was king. Not my good old days of course -- I'm far too young -- but I hear there was some appeal to wasting all your money stood in a dark, sweaty video arcade day-after-day. The Arcadie for iPhone is like a mini version of iCade for iPad, and takes that warm and fuzzy retro feeling to a new level of portability. Read More >>

MAME Arcade Game Emulator Now Available For Google Chrome

The Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator port for iOS lasted only a matter of hours on Apple's App Store. That was sad. But don't fret: MAME has now been successfully ported to Google Chrome, too. Read More >>

Add a Bit of Retro Gaming Chic to Your Coffee Table With Arcade Button Coasters

Everyone loves a bit of retro arcade action. The golden days of gaming, when things were made to be mashed hard with your fists and buttons bashing was an art form. These arcade button coasters take me way back. Read More >>

Rocket Riot for iPhone and iPad: An Explosion of Pixels and Legless, Bazooka-Toting Psychotics

Insane doesn't even begin to describe it. Rocket Riot is the gaming equivalent of a flaming barrel kicked off a hill into a warehouse filled with laughing gas and fireworks. We're talking total freakin' bedlam. Read More >>

Monster Burner for iPad: Goodness Gracious, Great Balls of Fire

Not sure how to classify Monster Burner. It's kinda sorta like a fantasy medievalist interpretation of Space Invaders. But it has another whacky dynamic at play, deeply rooted in puzzles, dominoes and fireworks. Read More >>