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Forget the Gear 2 or Pebble, you want the Retro Arcade Watch

Forget the Gear 2 or Pebble, you want the Retro Arcade Watch

By 3 April 2014

Smartwatches are great but sometimes it's smarter to go with the basics, like old school arcades. The Retro Arcade Watch will be like strapping a box of memories to your wrist. The Retro Arcade Watch, being sold on thinkgeek.com, is a fully functional... >>

All You Can Arcade: Rent vintage arcade cabinets for just $75 - home delivery included

All You Can Arcade: Rent vintage arcade cabinets for just $75 - home delivery included

By 12 August 2013

If retro TV sets from LG aren't enough to satisfy your nostalgia needs, just travel to the San Francisco Bay Area and rent an authentic arcade cabinet straight from the 1980s. The new monthly subscription service, called All You Can Arcade, specifically... >>

Beercade coin-op: Win beer for gaming skills

Beercade coin-op: Win beer for gaming skills

By 14 February 2013

Forget tokens, winning on a Beercade machine will dole you out a pint of beer. The more you play, the more you drink. The end result, a self-imposed drinking limit, when you get so wasted the chances of winning are reduced to zero.  Put together for... >>

Discs of Tron (1983) retro hands-on

Discs of Tron (1983) retro hands-on

By 1 December 2010

Tron is back in the cinemas on 17 December and that means you’re likely to be getting all gushy over the classic 1982 version of the film. And, if you’re really into your arcade gaming, Tron the video game. No, we aren’t talking about the latest... >>

VIDEO: Racer - the real-time racing sim

VIDEO: Racer - the real-time racing sim

By 9 August 2010

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

By 21 May 2010

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

By 24 August 2009

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

By 26 March 2009

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

By 4 June 2008

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
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Super Smash Bros. Brawl - Nintendo Wii

By 22 May 2008

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.... >>


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