Tag Archives: Retro Arcade Gaming

Pac-Mac Maze Safe Makes You Work To Get To The Stash

Move over piggy bank. You are way too easy to get the coins out. All you need is a hammer or an “unintentional” drop from the table, and your contents will be up for pickings. But this, the Pac-Mac: Procrastination Power Maze Safe, won’t be as easy. It is a puzzle/maze that spreads across four sides and in order to access the coins you have deposited, you will need to maneuver the Pac-Man (which is a yellow ball bearing, btw) to designated spot. Continue reading Pac-Mac Maze Safe Makes You Work To Get To The Stash

Capcom Announced Home Arcade Stick With 16 Pre-loaded Classic Titles

If you reminisce the good’ol time you had at your local arcade (with the pixelated video games, not the Flash Dance girls), then I am 101 percent sure you will dig the Capcom Home Arcade video game system as much as I do. Announced by Capcom UK via Twitter, the Capcom Home Arcade is essentially a video game console that you can simply plug into your TV and get right into action with 16 classic Capcom popular arcade games preloaded in the machine. Continue reading Capcom Announced Home Arcade Stick With 16 Pre-loaded Classic Titles

Stranger Things Dungeons & Dragons Comes With 2 Demogorgon Figures

Fans of Netflix’s Stranger Things, rejoice! Cos’ the home-brew Dungeons & Dragons game you seen Mike Wheeler and his friends played in the first episode is now a real life board game. Announced at the New York Toy Fair 2019, the Hasbro Stranger Things Dungeons & Dragons Roleplaying Game Starter Set is based on “Hunt for the Thessalhydra” and it includes five Stranger Things character sheets, rulebook, six polyhedral dice, and perhaps more crucially for the Demogorgon-loving fans, it comes with two Demogorgon figures, one of which is paintable. Continue reading Stranger Things Dungeons & Dragons Comes With 2 Demogorgon Figures

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

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

Pitendo: Nintendo Emulator Never Looked This Cute and Portable

Still all crazy about Nintendo games and wish you could play it even at your cousin’s or friend’s home? Well, if so, your wish has been answered and in the form of this cute little box called Pitendo. As its moniker hints, Pitendo is a Raspberry Pi setup that is designed to run multiple emulators, including NES or SNES games. The complete fits-in-your-palm Pitendo rig (referred to as ‘Ultimate’) comes standard with an 8GB SD card with RetroPie, a USB SNES controller, an AC adapter and an HDMI cable – all for just $119. If you are feeling bold, you can grab the Pitendo case only for $49 and custom the innards with the model B+ Raspberry Pi and stuff. Continue reading Pitendo: Nintendo Emulator Never Looked This Cute and Portable

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

Cupcade: Raspberry Pi-powered Micro Arcade Cabinet Kit

classic arcade games given a 21st century makeover can never be as authentic, so why not built yourself one real arcade cabinet that let you enjoy classics like Ms. Pacman, Donkey Kong, DigDug and more? too much hassle and too technical we hear you say? then why not start small, like really, really small, which you can do so with the Cupcade: Raspberry Pi-powered Micro Arcade Cabinet Kit? fresh from Adafruit, this kit has everything (almost) you need to put together an arcade machine which easily slips into your back for your retro gaming fix while on the go. key features include Adafruit’s PiTFT 2.8-inch display boasting 320 x 420 resolution, mini thumbstick and mini arcade push buttons, plus a whole bunch of components necessary to put together one lusty-worthy micro arcade cabinet. Continue reading Cupcade: Raspberry Pi-powered Micro Arcade Cabinet Kit

Arcane Arcade Table

Arcane Arcade Table
Arcane Arcade Table | £4,000.00 | www.surface-tension.net

the Arcane Arcade Table by Surface Tension is definitely not the first arcade table we have seen to date but stands out as one machine-furniture hybrid that lets you do more than just relishing over 100 pre-installed retro games – including Bubble Bobble, Space Invaders, Missile Command, and among the many others. hidden away under this beautiful coffee table is an Intel Pentium dual-core processor-equipped computer that let you watch movies, listen to music, as well as surfing the Internet. Continue reading Arcane Arcade Table

Replay Arcade

Replay Arcade
Replay Arcade | US$PoA | tom-goodfellow.tumblr.com

we just couldn’t get enough of the slot coin-operated, old school arcade machines, don’t we? never mind the fact that the resolution was on the extreme opposite end of today’s hi-definition graphics (read: pixelated) – it is the game play that had once captured our adolescent imaginations. decades on and we still fondly remember those coin-slotting hours that we had spent on those machines, braving the nagging by parents and sacrificing the pocket money we had for lunch. sounds like you? then you might be interested in this modern day iteration by one Tom Goodfellow Continue reading Replay Arcade