Star Wars: Battle Pod, the gloriously lavish arcade cabinet that reenacts the best space battles from the epic film saga, can now be yours for a mere £24K / $35K (shipping and setting fees not included). Today Bandai Namco announced the commercial version of the arcade cabinet, that puts players in the rumbling, reacting seat of an ace space pilot. Show More Summary
We love the RetroPie project here at MakeUseOf, and with the launch of the Raspberry Pi 2, it’s even more powerful than ever – able to emulate up to Playstation 1 and N64 games with ease. For an authentic gaming experience, you’ll want some real buttons and an arcade cabinet. Show More Summary
A home version of Star Wars: Battle Pod, the aerial battle arcade game from Namco Bandai, has been announced and it’s rather expensive. Granted, any game contained within an arcade cabinet isn’t cheap, and while this one in particular is rather special, it will run you $35,000/£24,000 plus shipping. The home version is made-to-order and […]
The currently Japan-only, arcade-only (a PS4 release down the line is likely) Final Fantasy fighter (spun off from the PSP series) has some new footage fresh from arcade cabinet location testing. The 3-on-3 fighter looks deep. RightShow More Summary
Swedish designer Love Hultén's Pixelkabinett 42 was "inspired by old industrial cabinets, vintage mixing consoles and early space travels." The retro futuristic body stands on four unique rocket nozzle like feet. Read the rest
The Pixelkabinett 42 is Love Hulten’s latest furniture inspired retro-futuristic computer. It’s a two-player arcade cabinet based on “old industrial cabinets, vintage mixing consoles and early space travel.” The cabinet itself is made of ash and…
Swedish design studio (that also happens to be a single person) Love Hultén has created a gorgeous handmade coin-operated arcade cabinet, dubbed Pixelkabinett 42, with a folding lid. The retro-futuristic cabinet features a planetarium on the front panel and sturdy rocket-shaped feet. Hultén is also selling a total of 50 made-to-order limited versions of the […]
Legend has it that in 1981 an arcade cabinet called Polybius briefly took residence in Portland, Oregon. But Polybius was no ordinary video game. Many believe that it was a tool of the United States government to test one's mental and physical agility as a method of recruiting soldiers, just like The Last Starfighter. Show More Summary
At $4,100, this handmade midcentury-style two-player furnishing is a very expensive limited edition (of fifty). It comes with a 19" LCD display, features a glowing planetarium, and folds down "when not in use." Most people will likely put in a computer and use it as a MAME machine, but it comes with one Jamma board for purist action. Read the rest
It's your move. Greg takes a look back at 1988, when RoboCop patroled the arcade cabinets.
The internet is full of plans for building your own old-school arcade cabinet that can play all the classic games you grew up with. But with just a single image, Love Hultén makes a strong case for buying one of his beautiful Pixelkabinett 42 cabinets instead of trying to build one yourself. More »
Simon Clark hand builds retro arcade cabinets so that you experience those much loved games from the eighties the way they should be experienced. Read more on MAKE The post Gaming Goes Retro at Maker Faire UK appeared first on Make:...
Jan Klomp, as a child of the 80s, and according to him, “still a 44 year old child,” grew up with such wonderful things as the Commodore 64, arcade cabinets, and pinball machines. After building a MAME (emulated arcade) cabinet, he was...Show More Summary
If you have an old PC sitting around collecting dust, Make shows off how to convert it into a bartop arcade cabinet for under $300. Read more...
It's got dinosaur attacks, kung fu Nazis, robotic transforming arcade cabinets, primitive video games, and beautiful women dressed in animal skins. Therefore it is perfect. David Hasselhoff's new music video "True Survivor" takes the form of an action movie in which our hero confidently takes on the world. Show More Summary
Building a MAME machine – an arcade cabinet that will play everything from Galaga to Street Fighter II – is surely on the ‘to build’ list of thousands of Hackaday readers around the world. It’s a relatively simple build, provided you...Show More Summary
Roll back the years to when you were a small kid, and you had heard the clarion call of the dingy looking arcade, where row after row of arcade cabinets and their respective contents commanded your attention – and of course, you hadShow More Summary
Ori and the Blind Forest Developed by: Moon Studios Published by: Microsoft Studios Available on: PC, Xbox 360 and Xbox OneFrom the early eighties, when kids flocked around arcade cabinets bustling with 2-D characters like Donkey Kong...Show More Summary
These miniature LEGO arcade games based on actual SEGA arcade cabinets look pretty awesome and they are small enough that they won’t cost you a fortune in quarters. Plus you can fill your home with as…
When's the last time you saw an arcade cabinet of “Revolution X”? Back in the 1990s, you'd find one of these most anywhere there were games to be played. Ever wonder where your old Super Nintendo was? Think you could even find it again...Show More Summary