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VIDEO: Racer - the real-time racing sim

VIDEO: Racer - the real-time racing sim

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Some custom hack-jobs are just so damn cool. And often, the coolest mashups are the simplest ones. The guy who thought up this genius little idea must have only had two thoughts. Firstly, racing radio controlled cars is fun, and secondly, racing sim video... >>

The Top 5 Pac-Man videos of all time

The Top 5 Pac-Man videos of all time

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Pac-Man is 30 years old tomorrow and, seeing how Google has gone all out with its playable Doodle, we at Pocket-lint thought that we should also celebrate the little yellow dude's big anniversary. So with that, we present to you the five best Pac-Man... >>

VIDEO: Tabletop NES arcade cabinet built

VIDEO: Tabletop NES arcade cabinet built

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A 36-year-old chap called Russ in Arkansas USA, who also goes by the YouTube handle of "russm313", has built a tabletop Nintendo arcade cabinet. He says it took about a week, cost about $70, and during the process he drank 2 cases of diet coke. It's made... >>

Virtual Console Arcade launches on Wii

Virtual Console Arcade launches on Wii

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Nintendo has announced some arcade game action for the Nintendo Wii with the launch of Virtual Console "Arcade". Classic arcade games are available to download through the Wii Shop Channel, starting with Gaplus, Mappy, The Tower of Druaga and STARFORCE.... >>

Two new games added to Xbox Live

Two new games added to Xbox Live

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Two new games have been added to Xbox Live for your downloading pleasure. If you fancy a bit of old-fashioned retro arcade action, Aces of the Galaxy is an adrenaline-pumping shoot-em-up that sees you attempt to save the Universe from the wicked Skurgian... >>

Super Smash Bros. Brawl - Nintendo Wii
3.5 stars

Super Smash Bros. Brawl - Nintendo Wii

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Back from the dead (well the N64 at least) Super Smash Bros. Brawl bounces on to the Nintendo Wii complete with classic controller support and online play, but should you bother? We get beating up to find out. For those not aware of Super Smash Bros.... >>

Assault Heroes 2 gets May launch date

Assault Heroes 2 gets May launch date

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The oh-so-originally named sequel to 2006's Assault Heroes, Assault Heroes 2, has been given a May launch date. Just in time for your summer gaming rota, the Xbox Live arcade game will be making its comeback on 14 May. Reportedly completely revamped for... >>

Emergency Mayhem – Wii
3.5 stars

Emergency Mayhem – Wii

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Emergency Mayhem strikes an amazing resemblance to Sega's Crazy Taxi in the arcades and then on the Dreamcast and PlayStation, so is Codemaster's offering a poor man's alternative or does it build on the game? We get playing to find out. Replacing taxi... >>

Ninja Reflex - Wii
3.0 stars

Ninja Reflex - Wii

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In tales of old, ninjas have to have quick reflexes to defeat their foe. But has Ninja Reflex from EA on the Nintendo Wii got what it takes to impress? We grab a throwing star to find out. Those hoping that Ninja Reflex will be a stealth-based game where... >>

Sega Mega Drive Collection - PS2
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Sega Mega Drive Collection - PS2

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We’ve been bombarded by collections of "classic" console and arcade games over the last few months and this one’s thanks to those Japanese gaming geniuses over at Sega. The Sega Mega Drive Collection pulls together titles from the company’s early-90s... >>