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A Maze: An Artful Play Of Arcade You Have Never Seen Before

What you see here is an arcade machine that is worthy of an art piece. OK. It is an arcade machine per se. It is art first, arcade second and it is not quite the Oh You Ken kind of arcade. This arcade, called “A Maze,” is the work of art by artist Marco Iannicelli and it is very analog. Like 100 percent analog, save for the electric motor that is use to manipulate the 7 concentric rings maze atop. It sits a minimalist frame in black, presumably as a contrast to the star of the show, the maze. Continue reading A Maze: An Artful Play Of Arcade You Have Never Seen Before

Someone Made A Pinball Machine Entirely Out Of LEGO And It Is Awesome!

Someone made a pinball machine entirely out of LEGO elements and boy are we impressed. Firstly, it is a pinball machine and secondly, it is LEGO. Seriously, I do not know what’s not to love. Created by LEGO enthusiasts Bre Burns and Jessie Robertson, collectively known as Renegade Bricks, this pinball machine has everything that makes a classic arcade machine. It has a gumball dispenser, mechanical plunger, flippers, bumpers, drop targets and the works. Continue reading Someone Made A Pinball Machine Entirely Out Of LEGO And It Is Awesome!

R-Kaid-R Portable Arcade Has A Big Brother That Lets Two Game Together

Take your love for arcade gaming anywhere with the Cary42, a portable arcade gaming device created by the very talented Love Hulten. Inspired by attaché cases, the Cary42 is the updated big brother of the R-Kaid-R from a few years ago. Not only is it larger, it is also a tad more ‘sociable’ now because it comes with two sets of joy stick and buttons combo that will allow two players to enjoy classic co-op titles like Metal Slug, Gauntlet, and Contra. And if your buddy and yourself ever find that 100 games aren’t enough, there’s a USB port that will let you store over 10,000 emulated games of your choosing, so you guys will never run out of games to play. Continue reading R-Kaid-R Portable Arcade Has A Big Brother That Lets Two Game Together

TinyCircuits Is 8-bit Gaming Arcade Machine That Fits Into Your Pocket

If you are still reminiscing about the glory days of 8-bit gaming, then here’s a cool gadget that you will absolutely dig. Well, probably. What you see here is a tiny arcade machine called TinyCircuits Arcade Kit Toy and the size there isn’t an illusion. Arcade Kit Toy is that small; it literally fits in the palm of your hand and with a lot of room to spare, and it is a totally functional retro gaming system that lets you play classic arcade titles like Tetris, Flappy Birds (not exactly classic, but still…), Street Racer, and Space Invader – just to name a few. Continue reading TinyCircuits Is 8-bit Gaming Arcade Machine That Fits Into Your Pocket

Custom Angry Birds Pinball Machine Will Make Even Non-fan Envious

Is Angry Birds still a thing? We are not sure, but for young lad Noel, it sure is. With the game being downloaded over 3 billion times, it won’t surprise us there is a solid fan base… even to this day. Anywho, not surprisingly, Noel was picked by creator of Super-Fan Builds as the one lucky super fan to receive a one-of-a-kind Angry Birds build and guess what did he get? A super rad Angry Birds Pinball Machine. Damn. That’s what. I may not be a super-fan of this very angry avian (but adorable) creatures, but that pinball machine there is looking totally dope. Hey, even I won’t mind having one in my man-cave, well, that’s if I had a man-cave to start with. Continue reading Custom Angry Birds Pinball Machine Will Make Even Non-fan Envious

8bitdo Desktop Arcade Joy Stick Is Retro Arcade Machine Done Right

If you into retro arcade gaming, you would probably want to play your favorite classics on the good’ol arcade cabinet, but then again, I am sure you certainly won’t mind if looks a little contemporary such as this one desktop arcade teased called Desktop Arcade Joy Stick by Hong Kong-based game peripheral maker 8bitdo. Though contemporary in aesthetic, it is not exactly the contemporary, contemporary. If anything, the curved cabinet and the fact that it is of wood gave it a very 60s, 70s feel and the way we see it, it has Charles Eames kind of influence in it too. Continue reading 8bitdo Desktop Arcade Joy Stick Is Retro Arcade Machine Done Right

Playcade Will Turn Your Game Console Into Tabletop Retro Arcade Rig

Good news, side-scrolling game fans, you can finally play your favorite fight game in true arcade style, regardless of your preferred platform – thanks to Singapore-based Re Arcade’s Playcade, a purpose designed cabinet kit that allows you to turn your old PC, laptop, consoles such as Playstation and Xbox, into an arcade cabinet with essential arcade accessories including buttons, joysticks and even light up faux coin slots for that authentic touch. And the best part is, it won’t eat a whole of space, as it goes right onto your table top. The gratification here is, of course, the joy of playing a game of Metal Slug or the classic Street Fighter with authentic joystick and buttons. Continue reading Playcade Will Turn Your Game Console Into Tabletop Retro Arcade Rig

If You Love Retro Games, You’re Going to Love This Retro Gaming Console

By today’s standard, retro games’ graphics are horrendous. Though so, they are still loved by many, including yours truly here. in fact, the pixelated graphics have now strangely become a thing of beauty. Anyways, if you are all up for some retro arcade gaming, we bet you’re going to dig the Arkabox retro gaming console. From the product name, you probably already figured out what it is, but what you probably don’t know is, assuming you haven’t looked at the images, the game console is actually built into a retro-style arcade stick box. The box is intentionally sloped for resting your wrist, while its anodized aluminum surface is populated by an 8-way joystick and 9 control buttons for an authentic arcade gaming experience. Continue reading If You Love Retro Games, You’re Going to Love This Retro Gaming Console

Star Wars: Battle Pod Arcade Game is Probably the Closest You Will Ever Get to the ‘Real’ Star Wars Universe

if you are a huge Star Wars fan, you probably have, at one point in time, fantasied about piloting one of those awesome star ships even though you know they are frictional stuff. what? they are not real? yes. they are not real. everyone knows that, right? in fact some of them like the TIE Fighters and Snowspeeders pretty much defies the law of physics (remembering places like Endor and Hoth appears to have gravity, don’t they?). still, that has never stop us from dreaming that kind of machines. but not all hopes are lost, because there is the Star Wars: Battle Pod arcade game where you can take command of iconic flying vehicles like X-wings, snowspeeders, speederbikes, TIE Advanced and even the Millennium Falcon and get into some film-to-game actions. Continue reading Star Wars: Battle Pod Arcade Game is Probably the Closest You Will Ever Get to the ‘Real’ Star Wars Universe

R-Kaid-R Portable Arcade Lets You Take Your Arcade Gaming Anywhere

love arcade games? then we bet you are going to love the R-Kaid-R Portable Arcade Gaming Device by Love Hulten. as with Love Hulten’s previous works, the R-Kaid-R is clad in an evergreen retro wooden enclosure and comes complete with the mandatory arcade machine-defining joystick and control buttons. on the spec-sheet, it has an 8-inch display with a decent 800 x 600 resolution at 4:3 AR and it will let you enjoy a huge library of games on popular (retro) platforms like MAME, Neo Geo, PC Engine/Turbo Grafx 16, Playstation 1, Atari 2600, Game Boy, Game Boy Advance, Nintendo, Super Nintendo, Sega Master System and more. though the display is a flatscreen, the frame surrounding it was intentionally design to mimic the old CRT display with bulging sides. Continue reading R-Kaid-R Portable Arcade Lets You Take Your Arcade Gaming Anywhere