You might have seen some Angry Birds arcade machines before, but they’ve just been big-screen ports of the mobile game. There’s an official Angry Birds arcade game coming, and it looks a lot more fun than the Angry Birds you’ve played and are now ignoring steadfastly.
The average new US home is about 2,600 square feet. You’ll get less than ten percent of that in these micro-apartments, which at their smallest are just 225 feet and make an art of fitting a life into a very sweet-looking closet.
This 8-bit style animated short film features a very enthusiastic moose and his inseparable sidekick, the yellow cat. They are on a mission to rescue Princess Burger from the evil clutches of a Hipster Octopus. Will they succeed? Of course they will.
If your recollections of arcade games past are starting to fail you, perhaps you just need the Amusement Field Identification Kit in your life.
In May of 1976 in New York City, Roger Sharpe watched nervously as city council members piled into a Manhattan courtroom. Reporters and camera operators had already begun setting up, eagerly anticipating the proceedings ahead. Roger, a young magazine writer for GQ and the New York Times among others, did not expect…
If you combined a horizontal version of skee ball and a super small version of pop a shot, you would get this beer pong arcade machine. It takes all the basic tenets of beer pong (ping pong balls, red solo cups, etc.) but forgets the most important part: DRINKING. In the arcade version of beer pong, you just try and…
If you thought it was intense when Hot Wheels cars zoomed around loops, narrowly missing each other at high speed intersections that would make a civil engineer fall to his knees and cry, Hot Wheel's new Carcade might give you a heart attack. And if your favorite speed is "10 mph under the limit," the same applies.
If you've never seen Caine's Arcade yet, go watch it right now. It's about an awesome little boy named Caine who made a cardboard arcade himself. The video went viral and his arcade bursted with lines. If you were wondering what Caine's been up to since then, check out the video above. The sequel. Caine's Arcade 2. [
I thought this day would never come, but MAME—the Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator that would let you play retro games—is now available for free in the Apple app store. Not only that, but it's compatible with iCade.
There's something so refreshing about when great minds focus on small objects, isn't there? And however much blasting alien hordes with these tiny buttons would hurt my delicate digits, I can still admire the ingenuity.
You know NBA Jam. It's the classic in-your-face arcade basketball game. Now available on the iPhone, it's just as boomshakalakastic as I remembered. Backboard breaking dunks, fire burning threes, punk-your-man defense—ah, just the way basketball games should be.
What is it?
NBA Jam, $5, iPhone It's the same…
You're gonna want to either get comfortable or move on, because I'm fixin' to write about 700 words on video pinball. Seriously.
Calfskin upholstery, chromium plating, premium speakers—not exactly reminiscent of an arcade gaming experience. But if want to ditch your emulator for something a bit more, dare we say, decadent, luxury French cabinet maker Pinel & Pinel will indulge.
The iPad, the future of computing, touchscreen this, touchscreen that, yadda yadda, blahblahblah. BLAH. What about connecting it to a joystick to get an instant mini-arcade machine? That's what Hideyoshi Moriya did, using Arduino circuitry and cardboard. Imagine the possibilities:
Remember that 12-game mini arcade from a few months ago? It's already obsolete, thanks to this miniaturized, fully functional two-player cocktail arcade capable of playing thousands of games. Here's how Sam Seide made it, and how you can own it.
Remember Karate Champ? It was one of the very first fighting games—coming far before Street Fighter and Tekken—and we loved it dearly. Now this arcade classic will be coming to the iPhone and it looks damn good.
Sure, you could just give in to your overwhelming nostalgia for 1980s arcade game action and buy an authentic machine. But if you don't have the funds, or the space, there's another way: distilling them to their button-mashing essence.
Back at E3 last summer, Hideo Kojima announced Metal Gear Arcade, an arcade version of his tactical shooter. And now we're getting our first peek of its crazy head-tracking 3D glasses. This is gonna be some arcade game.