Tag Archives: Arcade

Neo Geo Arcade Stick Pro puts a retro console inside a controller

Last month SNK promised some "next gen" Neo Geo hardware on the way and it might be here. The company just unveiled details on its Neo Geo Arcade Stick Pro which is actually a combination device. It's design is based … Read the rest of this entry

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Nintendo Switch gets SNK’s arcade games this November

SNK is celebrating its 40th birthday with a triumphant return to the golden age of arcade games — with a modern twist. On November 13, the creator is launching a bevy of retro games for Nintendo Switch, including Alpha Mission, … Read the rest of this entry

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Ben Heck’s mini arcade teardown

If big companies can glue portable electronics together, why can't we? Ben decides to go all the way with the sticky stuff by tearing down and then rebuilding a mini arcade. Originally designed as a keychain, the arcade isn't quite … Read the rest of this entry

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Ben Heck’s Raspberry Pi-based portable MAME arcade

Can you drive an LCD screen directly from the general-purpose input/output pins (GPIO) on the Raspberry Pi? Find out with the team as they build a portable MAME arcade machine using the Model A+ of the Raspberry Pi. There's no … Read the rest of this entry

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Twitch will stream the ’80s arcade gaming show ‘Starcade’

Starcade, the '80s TV show that had participants compete in arcade video games, will be back by the end of August. No, not as a reboot, which is in the works, but as a Twitch marathon. The video gaming platform … Read the rest of this entry

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Rust studio announces Riftlight, an arcade shooter with RPG elements

Survival simulation games are pretty serious. Sometimes you just want to shoot things without having to question whether it’s the right thing to do. Sometimes you want shooting to always be the answer to a problem. To sate these urges, … Read the rest of this entry

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Win an iCade or iCade Mobile in Retronauts’ Arcade Fan Fiction Contest!

No, you’re not seeing things; we originally ran this contest a few weeks ago, but it mostly went ignored by our well-meaning readers thanks to the approaching Christmas holiday. That said, we’ve decided to re-launch it with a brand new … Read the rest of this entry

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Win an iCade or iCade Mobile in Retronauts’ Arcade Fan Fiction Contest!

Even though phone and tablet technology has advanced to the point where we can now ask subservient robot lady voices the laziest of questions, these seemingly magical devices still have surprising limitations. If you’re a retro gamer, you’ve probably learned … Read the rest of this entry

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MadCatz proves its soul still burns with Soul Calibur V Arcade FightStick Soul Edition

If you’re a fan of arcade-style fighting games, you’re surely hip to MadCatz’s FightStick Tournament Edition for PS3 and Xbox 360. As it’s done with Street Fighter in the past, the company is back with another variation of the arcade … Read the rest of this entry

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Team Fortress 2 becomes 2D. Team Fortress Arcade is out now

Team Fortress Arcade recreates Team Fortress 2 as an old-school scrolling arcade shooter. You play as one of the nine TF2 classes, rendered in adorable 2D sprite form. You can gang up with three friends and fight your way Eastwards … Read the rest of this entry

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