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You may recall ThinkGeek's pretty convincing April Fools' prank last year: the iCade cabinet for the iPad. Now, thanks to the keen beans at Ion, the two companies held hands and turned this totally rad concept into reality (although they're definitely not the first). Come late spring, retro gaming...

January 7th 2011 at 10:08am 0 Comments
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Let's be honest: you can never get enough of Angry Birds, but for those wandering around Guangzhou, China, you might be able to get your fix at this arcade booth. Like the game itself, there's an actual slingshot for firing your enraged fowls at a bunch of plush doll piggies, except there are no sp...

January 3rd 2011 at 4:42pm 0 Comments
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As if the up-to-the-minute reports on your friends, family, and @davidgewirtz weren't enough, Super Twario for iOS is available right now at the App Store. Your $2 purchase turns reading and replying tweets into a game, as you interact, arcade style, with your friends' avatars and your co-workers'...

October 20th 2010 at 10:03pm 0 Comments
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We know it's tough to deal with the sorry state of arcades these days, but they're still thriving in Japan, and Konami has just announced one more reason to be jealous in the form of Road Fighters 3D. As you can see, that's actual 3D complete with 3D glasses, although the game can apparently also b...

September 28th 2010 at 3:24pm 0 Comments
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For a soul-crushing show of government power, one need look no further than this video of six hundred arcade game consoles being destroyed in a public ceremony by the Jinan Municipal Public Security Bureau in the People's Republic of China. The soothingly named "Operation Pure Wind" took place earl...

September 23rd 2010 at 12:01pm 0 Comments
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An uncompromising vision of a future world dominated by roving, power-up-collecting bobsled gangs, Sega's new Storm-G arcade game puts a "spin" on things by rotating the rider a full 360 degrees in accordance with the action. It's not exactly the most immersive arcade experience ever produced -- at...

March 28th 2009 at 7:26pm 0 Comments
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It's all fun and games until somebody gets their arm broken by a robotic arm wrestling machine. Atlas Co. is recalling its "Arm Spirit" arm wrestling arcade game from the market in Japan after the 150 machines scored three broken person arms between them. Spokeswoman Ayano Sakiyama had some smack f...

August 21st 2007 at 3:55pm 0 Comments
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I'm dreading the release of Wingnuts 2 -- its predecessor was so addictive that it hooked my dad, my uncle and numerous friends. The phrase "can you help me get past this level?" has never been so annoying. On Freeverse's blog, they've announced that the game is nearing Gold Master status...

April 11th 2006 at 1:00pm 0 Comments