Not the first time we've seen it, but certainly a nice bit of work here! This is the perfect type of display for when you bring your Switch to those rooftop parties we all have!
Knowing someone who owns an original X-Men arcade cabinet, six players and all, is a real treat. As more and more "funzone" type arcades pop up in various places and adopt smartphone variations like Flappy Bird and Temple Run variants,...Show More Summary
I answer questions from Twitter, our Chatty community and Shack's Staff this week on a very special episode of Shack's Arcade Corner. This is our 100th episode! We have taken a look at old school arcade cabinets like Tapper and we even made a trip to Dave and Buster's on this show, but today I want to talk directly to our viewers. Show More Summary
TumbleSeed is certainly quite a unique idea, but the core mechanic was inspired by the arcade game you see above. The title was called Ice Cold Beer, and had you to balance a ball on a bar that you moved up the arcade cabinet with a pair of joysticks. Show More Summary
The second annual Silicon Valley Comic-Con went down last weekend in San Jose, and while this year’s show was dominated by Star Trek and NASA, there was another vision of the future getting just as many people excited. Geek Chic hasShow More Summary
Is it an arcade? Is it an art gallery? Babycastles is actually both: This nonprofit focuses on exhibiting homemade arcade cabinets and custom-made art games. It's a museum where you're actually encouraged to not just touch, but actually...Show More Summary
TumbleSeed, a roguelike that takes it core mechanic from Taito's 1983 arcade cabinet Ice Cold Beer, is launching 2nd May on Switch, PS4, PC and Mac (via Steam). For the uninitiated, the way TumbleSeed works is you balance a ball on a beam that extends across the bottom of the screen horizontally. Show More Summary
SwitchCade Nintendo Switch Arcade Cabinet Yet another awesome project from a Nintendo fan. This is the way Neo Geo games are meant to be played!
Timber was a pretty underrated arcade game about the life of a lumberjack. Chopping down trees was the game and it was built off of the much more popular Tapper arcade cabinet. The game was produced and developed by Midway Games in 1984. Show More Summary
This barrel-shaped Legend of Zelda themed arcade cabinet is not only fun to play, but a great piece of home decor too. It comes from Redditor LetsbuildsomeShit. He is living up to his name big time…
The Raspberry Pi 3 is an amazingly low cost, mini-computer that can be used in so many incredible projects, from homemade arcade cabinets, robotics, home automation, or simply as a micro-sized computer. But to truly get the most outShow More Summary
Calling all hipsters and nostalgics: London-based STOA is your new favorite home decor company. The British manufacturer custom builds arcade cabinets, each handcrafted from start to finish for one or two players. Available […] The post Up Your Cool Factor With a Custom Retro Gaming Cabinet appeared first on Geek.com.
Handcrafted arcade machines with a minimalist retro cabinet. The Replay has a 17? 4:3 LCD display with a scanline generator to recreate the look of CRT displays. It also has stereo speakers, 1- or 2-player setups, and customizable buttons, paint scheme, and an LED-backlit marquee.
No quarters required If you’ve been pining for Pac-Man, Donkey Kong, or Pole Position since the ’90s, here’s a way to have a retro arcade system without turning your home into a Chucky Cheese look alike. London-based Stoa Arcade Cabinets...Show More Summary
Ha...that is ridiculously awesome. What a really fun idea. There's certainly no shortage of Neo Geo games on Switch, with more around the corner. The bad thing is, the Etsy link for this project shows the product as being sold out! It was just files to 3D print your own, but still, they aren't being offered anymore. Thanks to 8BitForever for the heads up!
The Department of Miniature Marvels wants to build a full arcade using these awesomely tiny arcade cabinet games from Super Impulse Toys. Each officially licensed, itty-bitty version of Pac-Man, Ms. Pac-Man, Space Invaders, and Galaxian is a fully playable game. Show More Summary
The classic arcade cabinet will soon be all but extinct. The niche market of manufacturing CRT televisions has officially hit a wall and the experience of playing a classic arcade game as it was originally intended will be a very rare thing in the near future. Read more...
The naming and remixing in this project can get a little confusing to those unfamiliar with the different elements involved, but what [John Gerrard] has done is take a stylish mini arcade cabinet intended as a fancy peripheral for an iPad and turned it into an iPad-free retro arcade gaming cabinet. Show More Summary
The thrill of realising you can play the classic arcade games you grew up with on your smartphone is immediately gone once you actually try to guide Pac-Man around a maze using touchscreen controls. It's so frustrating that you might consider carrying around one of these incredibly tiny arcade machines in your pocket, in addition to your phone. More »