Carmen Sandiego on the Sega Master System, (Photo: Kevin Simpson/flickr) When video games moved from arcades to living rooms, a whole new industry was born as Atari, Sega, Nintendo and others competed to dominate the world's home console markets. Show More Summary
Just as quietly and sneakily as one of its own ninjas, a new Deadliest Warrior game stealth-released on Xbox Live Arcade today. There had not even been a whisper that a follow-up was in the works. After downloading the trial for Deadliest...Show More Summary
The Star Wars RPG that Kabam announced last month is here. At least that’s the case if you live in select countries. From Touch Arcade: Everything I’ve read about Star Wars Uprising sounds really cool so far, and I’m looking forward to the full launch of the game. Show More Summary
There's no denying that N+ was a cult hit, and now series fans are anxiously awaiting the followup N++, which is being released on PS4 on July 28 -- over seven years since the original debuted on the Xbox Live arcade. A lot of people...Show More Summary
Chime was one of the best games ever released on Xbox Live Arcade. That was five years ago, though, so here comes Chime Sharp, a sequel (this time on PC) that looks to both add new stuff while fixing elements of the original game. Read more...
The excellent, brutal spacefaring roguelike-ish game Out There just got a big update that you’re gonna want to check out. From Touch Arcade: In July of last year we learned that Mi Clos Studios’ excellent (and punishing!) roguelike/gamebook/strategy/space...Show More Summary
Father John Misty has been doing a lot of covers lately, and he recently trotted out another one during a live acoustic session for the Canadian network CBC. Perhaps as a nod to his Canadian hosts, he covered Arcade Fire’s “The Suburbs,” playing a lovely take of the song entirely solo and acoustic in what […]
Here’s some good news for fans of awesome RPGs: The World Ends With You: Solo Remix, a game that was previously totally borked on devices running iOS 8, now works. From Touch Arcade: The game that no one was sure would live or die has...Show More Summary
Head of Xbox Phil Spencer talks to us 1-on-1 for 20 minutes about backwards compatibility, winning the console "war," Xbox Live Arcade, remasters, and more!
EXCLUSIVE: Dwayne Johnson is re-teaming with New Line and producer Beau Flynn for Rampage, a live action feature that has been set for a 2016 summer production start. The film is based on the classic 80’s Midway Arcade Game that has since had numerous incarnations on different gaming platforms. Show More Summary
Pin it Name: James & Shanna Location: Durham, NC Size: 1,100 square feet Years lived in: Renting less than one year James is a production manager for Merge Records (you may know some of their artists - She & Him, Arcade Fire and Caribou, to name a few) and Cleveland Browns enthusiast. Show More Summary
The "spirit" of Arcade lives on.
During their second show at Montreal’s Bell Centre last night, U2 played “Lucifer’s Hands,” one of the new songs included as bonus tracks on the Songs Of Innocence deluxe edition, live for the first time. The band also dedicated a performance of their Achtung Baby track “One” — which turned into a massive crowd singalong […]
A “seed world” in Minecraft is a great way to start a game with a boost if you don’t feel like eking out a living from the bare basics. Touch Arcade has a list of the best seed worlds for Minecraft Pocket Edition, and instructions on...Show More Summary
The "I Am a God Ice Cream Croissantwich" should live up to its lofty title. It seemed unlikely that in terms of viral hits, Nicholas Morgenstern could ever top avocado-toast ice cream. But now, in collaboration with First We Feast, he's...Show More Summary
I live in Nottingham. Ten years ago, that would have felt like a pointless confession. A statement that I'm neither rugged, sexy and friendly enough to be a Northerner, nor repulsive and pampered enough to be a cosseted, soggy Southerner. Show More Summary
Inside the oldest functioning shopping mall in the United States, you won't find your usual Nordstrom or Hot Dog on a Stick... Instead, the Arcade Providence is filled with stylish, affordable apartments. Located in Providence, RI, the community contains 48 microapartments and 17 boutique shops. Show More Summary
Pixel artist Junkboy reimagined John Carpenter’s classic movie They Live as a cool beat ‘em up game from the early 90s. It’s got all the characteristics of side-scrolling arcade games, complete with breakable windows and smashable cars. Read more...
David Sandberg is a director living in Sweden who recently asked for $200,000 on Kickstarter to fund a movie called Kung Fury. Over $600,000 was donated. According to the film’s official website, the movie “features arcade robots, dinosaurs,...Show More Summary
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