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Flicky (Sega Mega Drive) – Think You Can Beat It?

When you think of video games with intense gameplay and memorable, high-octane chases, chances are that the 1991-platformer Flicky does not come to mind. That is not to...

Rampage (Arcade) – CO-OP Classics

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be one of the gigantic kaiju monsters like Godzilla or Mothra? The makers of classic arcade coin-op game Rampage had that...

Donkey Kong Arcade – Think you can beat it?

In many respects the game that built the House of Nintendo, the original Donkey Kong arcade game is a classic for the ages – and rightly so. Featuring some of the...

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time – CO-OP Classics

No game company dominated beat ‘em ups in the early 1990s arcade scene quite like Japanese publisher Konami, who released not only the classic The Simpsons arcade game...

Arcade Hall of Fame: Paper Boy

Who would have thought that a classic job that was killed by the Internet could make such a great video game? Before everyone was logging on to their desktops or swiping...

A Brief History of: SNK NEO GEO

The Rolls-Royce of home consoles in the 1990s, SNK’s Neo Geo was as awesome as it was pricey. Converting the majority of SNK’s arcade software to the home format,...

Arcade Hall of Fame: 1942 (Capcom)

Released to arcades in 1984, the World War II-inspired dog fighting game 1942 helped define shoot ‘em up games during a period in which the genre was still nascent and...

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Sub-Zero (Mortal Kombat)

Leaving waves of controversy in its wake upon its debut in 1992, Mortal Kombat was the first arcade title to challenge Capcom’s Street Fighter II for arcade dominance...

Arcade Hall of Fame: NBA Jam (Midway)

Easily one of the most popular sports in the world, NBA basketball was just getting started on its road to absolute craze when Midway’s classic title, NBA Jam,...

Arcade Hall of Fame: Mortal Kombat

When Street Fighter II first hit the arcade scene back in 1991 no one could have predicted quite the sensation the game would become. Calling SFII huge is a bit of an...

Arcade Hall of Fame: Out Run (SEGA)

Sega’s mastery of the arcades in the 1980s is undisputed and a lot of the credit for that goes to Yu Suzuki and Sega AM2, the man behind Shenmue, Space Harrier, Virtua...

Arcade Hall of Fame: Golden Axe

If there is one area that the early Sega company had mastered it is the arcade and one title that many gamers have played is Golden Axe, the fantasy-themed beat ‘em up...

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Pac-Man

When it comes to video games for the arcade, few are as iconic and immediately accessible as Pac Man, released by Namco in 1980 to Japanese arcades and creating a...

Arcade Hall of Fame: Lunar Lander (Atari)

Born of the era of space exploration, arcade classic Lunar Lander is a time capsule of a zeitgeist and a video game genre unto itself. Born in 1969 at the height of...

Arcade Hall of Fame: Galaga (Namco)

Published by Namco in Japan and Midway in North America, Galaga is the sequel to the 1979 game Galaxian and like its forebear is a shoot ‘em up game in the vein of...

Arcade Hall of Fame: The Tempest (Atari)

One of Atari’s most critically-acclaimed games of all time - Tempest continues to impress today with its beautiful vector graphics

Arcade Hall of Fame: Frogger (Konami)

Frogger hops into our Arcade Hall of Fame! We look back at how this simple yet addictive arcade game has stood the test of time

Arcade Hall of Fame: Donkey Kong (Nintendo)

Many people associate Nintendo with its mascot character, Mario. But it was Donkey Kong who first put the Nintendo brand on the map!