New school gaming icons face an old school threat. (Thanks, @Calavera_Kid)
7 Japanese women responsible for “some of the greatest games ever to ever grace the store shelves.”
R-Type has a funny way of showing its affection. It doesn’t give you black eyes, but it still makes them red and twitchy. You don’t eat as much. You abuse caffeine and other stimulants, as if that makes much of a difference. Its benchmark of expectation keeps rising. […]
Video of the Hand Eye Society’s Arcadian Renaissance at Toronto’s Nuit Blanche 2010. And, look, it’s co-founding CG editor, Jim Munroe!
The small pleasures of gaming: Red Dead Redemption and Q*bert.
Shortly after 2 pm on the afternoon of May 18th, 2005, Brandon Erickson stepped back from the Star Wars arcade cabinet he’d been playing continuously, with no deaths, extra credits, or nap breaks, for the past 54 hours, having failed to break the Twin Galaxies record of three […]
The arcade was a place of refuge for the outcasts of adolescent social circles, where time would be spent dumping quarters into some dumb machine instead of studying or playing ball hockey or parking their ass in front of the TV like every other kid. Communities were built […]