Tag Archives: arcade

Yes, Another 360 Price Drop

That’s right, this SKU lookup clearly shows a price change from the old $279.99 price to $199.99 for the Xbox 360 Arcade. Damn, a 360 is almost as cheap as a Nintendo DS. Amazing. Remember kids, the Xbox 360 Arcade won’t come with a hard drive, so gaming online is a no-go unless you shell out an extra $100 dollars ...

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It’s My New God

Now, here’s something worth kneeling down to: The Portland, Oregon based arcade known as Ground Kontrol crafted this impressive stained-glass window inspired by the classic arcade game Dig-Dug. Now you’re wondering what makes it cooler than your own MAME arcade cabinet? Simple: it offers gaming salvation for those who are damned to spend eternity in the fiery pits of torment ...

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DIY: Glowing Multipurpose Pushbuttons

Making your own arcade unit? What about some other DIY project that uses buttons? Buttons that don’t glow are mundane and unattractive, so why not make your own illuminating buttons? Playing arcade games in the dark is tough without being able to see what button you’re mashing down upon. Thankfully, Hacknmod has written up a great how to guide on ...

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Kid Gets Stuck In Crane Machine

Good job, kid. I thought I was the master at winning at those claw machines/crane machines you see in the arcade. That was, until I saw you crawling into the goddamned machine in the above video. You sneaky shit. You think you can just climb in there and take all the XXL New York Mets t-shirts you want? Not on ...

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DIY: Powerbook Arcade

Who would’ve thought an old Apple Powerbook and a trip to IKEA would be all it takes to create a sweet home arcade. Frederic Sebton took apart his old Powerbook and mounted the monitor and guts inside an IKEA side table, with the screen showing up through a hole cut out of the top of the table. After mounting an ...

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DIY MAME Arcade Is A Blast From The Past

This DIY MAME cabinet is the kind of arcade system you always dreamed of having as a kid. John Keeler has crafted this work of art and while doing so, was kind enough to throw together a HOWTO so you can build your own. Aside from some of the neat stuff thrown into this thing, such as two NES, two ...

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DIY Neo-Geo Joysticks

If you grew up in the 1990s, you may remember the Neo-Geo Home MVS console. It was a flop, due mostly in part to expensive hardware and super expensive games. Fast forward to 2008 and still, no one is looking to pay an outrageous price for an arcade-style joystick. One student at NJIT decided he’d make his own joysticks instead. ...

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8 Unconventional Arcade Games

The game industry constantly cranked out arcade games during the golden age of gaming. Many followed the cookie-cutter ensemble which lead to nothing more than reproductions of past units. These following eight titles, however, tried to break the mold of traditional game play mechanics and controls. Hit the jump to check ’em out.

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Arcade Goodness for your Wii

For only $60, you can bring the fantastic experience of owning a Neo-Geo AES to your Wii, without spending $200 dollars per game. The Virtual Console arcade stick is said to work with only a limited selection of games, so we can automatically assume it’s for the SNK games that are coming to the VC within the next few months. ...

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PRO-Keds Arcade Shoes unleash the geek

PRO-Keds has announced there Imelda Macros-sized collection of arcade-themed kicks for total retro goodness. Not only are they hip to wear around the old change machine at the arcade, but are also a geek-chic addition to any style collection. The shoes come in a selection of Pac-Man, Ms. Pac-Man, Centipede, Asteroid, Super Mario Bros, and Galaga. These would look great ...

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