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Steve Bristow, who Nolan Bushnell called one of the world's most powerful gaming pioneers, has died, according to Atari historian Marty Goldberg. Bristow was an early Atari employee who helped birth the Atari 2600 (originally called the Atari Video computer System, or VCS) back in 1977. The pionee...

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Think that Flappy Bird is already supremely aggravating to play? Try flying between those pipes when there's money on the line. Bay Tek Games has unveiled an arcade version of the game that promises to be the most masochistic cabinet ever... and we've seen quite a few. It's largely the same tough-...

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There are very few things on this Earth that can make a view of the San Francisco Bay even more gorgeous than it already is, and a pier with 67 arcade games lined up side-by-side certainly qualifies as one of them. This stockpile of amusement will soon be making its way into our exhibit hall at Fo...

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Cannons Lasers Rockets, a free-to-play, cross-platform title by Net Games Laboratory, has been introduced to Steam Greenlight, where it will be subjected to the scrutiny of the community. Net Games is describing CLR as a "PvP/co-op arcade space game" that provides light-hearted gameplay. P...

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Tired of the same-old DJ equipment or chiptune gear? Then may want to consider this new and unique piece of kit from Toronto-based Portmanteau Devices. Dubbed the Pianocade, it's a synthesizer and MIDI controller that, as you can see, is disguised as an arcade authentic joystick (albeit one with q...

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Nyko's Free Fighter joystick was unveiled earlier today, and now that E3 2012 has officially begun, we decided we'd head out to the show floor and get our grubby mitts on the thing in person. Anyone who's spent time in an arcade will feel right at home laying hands on Free Fighter, as it uses aut...

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When Chinatown Fair closed in March of last year, Filmmaker Kurt Vincent went to work documenting the New York arcade's final days, continuing to return to the location after it shuttered to work on his upcoming film, Arcade. Imagine his surprise when he ran into Lonnie Sobel, the famous amusement...

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Live in New York? Miss the familiar sound of a quarter dropping into an arcade slot? If so, then news that the Chinatown Fair arcade could be re-opening will definitely give you a power-up. It turns out that film maker Kurt Vincent headed down to the disused locale to shoot its vacant halls, only t...

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