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
Arcade Fire's Will Butler just announced a new live album, but he's also chimed in with an opinion on Radiohead's new album A Moon Shaped Pool. In a review on The Talkhouse, Butler drew his interpretation of the band recording "True Love Waits," compared Radiohead to Owen Pallett, and spoke about listening to the album every day. Show More Summary
Arcade Fire's Will Butler has announced Friday Night, a live album recorded mostly during a June 2015 performance at Chicago's Lincoln Hall. The album comprises five songs from Butler's Policy debut LP, two songs he recorded for The Guardian as part of a songwriting project, and five brand new songs. Show More Summary
IndieCade East was held this weekend at the Museum of the Moving Image in Queens, New York. There were panels and exhibitions targeted at indie game developers but, for people who just want […]
Arcade Fire's Win Butler will be back in NYC under his DJ Windows 98 guise for a show at club/dim sum restaurant 88 Palace on Saturday, May 7. He'll be accompanied by live percussion which sounds pretty interesting... Continue readi...
Arcade Fire self-released their debut EP in 2003, and today, some rare footage of a very early live show has surfaced online. The clip, shot in March 2003 at Arcade Fire’s opening set for a Jim Guthrie album release party in Toronto, shows a four-member incarnation of the band featuring Win Butler, Régine Chassagne, Dane […]
On November 22, 2005, the Xbox 360 was released, and Microsoft began their reign that would echo throughout that particular generation. The effects of the 360 are obvious even today. The Xbox Live Arcade machine was nearly unstoppable,...Show More Summary