I've written before about how much I've enjoyed the Penny Arcade Expo (PAX) over the last several years. For me, one of the highlights of every show is the live Dungeons & Dragons game featuring Penny Arcade's creators, Mike Krahulik and Jerry Holkins, PVP creator Scott Kurtz, and a rotating cast of geek royalty. Show More Summary
In support of the Arcade Fire member's recent live album of the same name.
Earlier this month, Arcade Fire’s Will Butler released Friday Night, a new album of live performances that includes five new songs. One of those new songs is “Friday Night,” and Butler just shared a music video for it. Butler stars in the clip along with his wife and son, and it starts out with the […]
Earlier this summer, Arcade Fire’s Will Butler released a live album called Friday Night. It was recorded mostly at Chicago’s Lincoln Hall the previous June. The album has five new songs, including the title track, which now has a video. Show More Summary
Arcades have all but died out in the West, but in Japan they live on. Not just so that you can go play Street Fighter 2 or any number of classic shmups or […]
Shows will now all be ticketed but it's still free to visit the arcade and vendors. Initial live music schedule includes CYHSY, Ted Leo, Pissed Jeans, Beach Slang, and more. Continue reading…
As far as obsessions go, this is by far the coolest we've seen. Japanese Twitter user @Sora12153128 has a room that a gamer would give an arm to live in. The post was captioned with a shout-out to his mother that read: "Don't get angry, mum." According to RocketNews24, the Yamagata native spent a year decking out his room with arcade machines. Show More Summary
Arcade Fire have covered Suicide’s “Dream Baby Dream” live before, and now, in honor of the late Suicide singer Alan Vega — who passed away yesterday — Win Butler has shared a new cover of the song under the guise of his DJ Windows 98 moniker. Hear it below. Sad day https://t.co/EmaQvHW6s2https://t.co/tjGqasDcFm — DJ Windows […]
Pitchfork Radio is heading back to NYC. Presented by Sonos from their new flagship store at 101 Greene Street in New York City and powered by TuneIn, we'll be broadcasting live Saturday, July 23 and Sunday, July 24 from 12:00 p.m. Eastern to 7:00 p.m. Show More Summary
Last night, at the Barcelona nightclub Razzmatazz, Arcade Fire played their first official live show in about two years. And while the show didn’t include any new songs or covers, it did have one moment that seems newsworthy on the basis of pure awesomeness. During a rousing singalong rendition of “Rebellion (Lies),” Will Butler, towering […]
Arcade Fire performed their first complete full-band set in two years at Razzmatazz in Barcelona tonight, as a warm up for their summer festival dates. They played “Tunnels,” “No Cars Go,” and “My Body Is a Cage,” among other songs.Show More Summary
Bey premiered the song live at South Africa's Cape Town International Jazz Festival.
Four more games have been added to the Xbox 360’s catalogue of forwards-compatible titles. Microsoft has made a suite of Xbox 360 Live Arcade titles playable on Xbox One. You can now enjoy Bloodforge, Go! Go! Break Steady, Gripshift and Mars: War Logs on your shinier, newer console. It’s not a very inspiring set of […]
The Windows Store version of 10Tons' popular arcade top-down shooter Crimsonland will be adding Xbox Live achievements and leaderboards in a future update. ...
"It gives men a place to experience things they want, but don’t feel ready to claim in their real lives."
Beat 'em ups started out with a simple enough premise. Punch stuff, get points. It's that easy! In an era where quarters equated to extra lives, and arcade owners could jack up the difficulty with the flip of a switch before the doors opened, it was a lucrative business. But once they hit home consoles
Greg Canessa, the brains behind Xbox Live Arcade and former head of Blizzard's widely-used online service Battle.net, hopes to create a new venue for companies to monetize their mobile games....
The splashiest showcase at the Electronic Entertainment Expo may not be inside the Los Angeles Convention Center after all. That is, at least, if Doritos gets its way. Yes, the maker of cheesy tortilla chips is looking to upstage North America's largest video game trade show. How? By erecting...
Anyone who doubts that a documentary about guys who dedicate their lives to standing in front of upright arcade games for hours on end can be an engrossing and emotional experience need look no further than Seth Gordon’s critically acclaimed 2007 film The King Of Kong. Show More Summary
The Xbox One has had a rough time, and not just in Japan. Once upon a time the 360 was the first choice for a lot of publisher-led exclusivity deals, the Xbox Live Arcade storefront was thriving, and Microsoft was making money hand-over-fist...Show More Summary