Posts Tagged: "Arcade"

R-Kaid-R

The R-Kaid-R Is A Retro Arcade Hidden In A Briefcase

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Gamers from a totally different era will appreciate the R-Kaid-R from Swedish design company Love Hultén not only because it plays retro games from Super Nintendo, Sega Genesis and Atari 2600, but also for its unique good looks. Hidden inside of a handcrafted briefcase, this portable retro gaming system features its...

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Own Your Own Vintage Arcade Skeeball

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I don’t know about you, but I used to Love playing Skeeball as a kid! This was the best game at places like Chuck E Cheeses and other family-oritented places. Now you can own your Vintage Arcade Skeeball and relive all those childhood memories in your own home. Bet you...

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10 Gadget-Inpsired Halloween Costumes For The Nerdy At Heart (list)

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Halloween is literally days away and if you haven’t gotten your costume yet, we’ve compiled a few ideas for you! But these costumes aren’t just ordinary or traditional ones…they’re gadget-inspired costumes for all of the nerds at heart who want to stand out from all vampires, ghosts and zombies that...

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You Gotta See This Homemade, Basement Video Arcade (pics)

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Video arcades are a bit of a thing of the past.  And by past I mean the 80s and 90s.  My favorite was a place called Fun and Games in Framingham, MA (we affectionately referred to the town as the slammer, as in ghetto).  It was chock full of the...

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Arcadie Now Available For iPad Mini

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Arcadie has been creating miniature arcade cabinet games powered by iPhones and iPads for a while.  And now they’ve announced that their retro gaming experience will be made available for the iPad mini. It’s the exact same gaming experience as the iPhone version, but just bigger, with a larger joystick,...

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Beercade Arcade Machine: Beat Your Opponent, Win Beer (video)

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The saying is “to the victor goes the spoils”.  In this case it’s “to the victor goes…the beer”. The Beercade (yes, that’s Arcade and Beer combined into one word) isn’t just another arcade machine that serves suds alongside any old video game.  The Beercade combines a Kegerator with the company’s...

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Old School Arcade Joystick Light Switch Powers Up Your Room

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It’s not the gadgets that cost thousands of dollars the turn the corners of our mouth upwards.  It’s the cheap, easy to use, why didn’t I think of it gadgets.  Don’t get us wrong; we’ll gladly take the new iPhone with open arms.  However, that’s a device that everyone and...

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X-Arcade USB Dual Joystick Review

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Whether you grew up in the all-night pizza parlor video arcades of the 1980s or are just looking for an authentic complement to the classic video games on your computer or consoles, the X-Arcade Dual Joystick delivers on the classic American style arcade experience. Resembling the front of most arcade...

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Renegade Ops Review

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[Rating: 5/5] Arcade games have never been about story or characters or anything thought-provoking. The fact that popular franchises like Mortal Kombat, Street Fighter, Pacman, Galaga and countless others have evolved these things is only a product of the undying fascination of hardcore fans and a never-ending supply of game...

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Atari Arcade iPad Dock

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There is no doubt that gaming on the iPad is here to stay.  In fact it’s gotta be the top 3 things people do on the 10-inch device.  So much so that Atari partnered with ThinkGeek, who outsourced to ION, to produce the iCade.  It started as an April Fool’s...