Review: Arcade1Up's "Mortal Kombat" Arcade Cabinet

Review: Arcade1Up’s “Mortal Kombat” Arcade Cabinet

For a while, we’ve really enjoyed seeing all the classic arcade cabinets that Arcade1Up was able to make from some major companies. Recently the company was kind enough to send us one that harkened back to my pivotal gaming years when I was running around arcades. We received their Mortal Kombat arcade cabinet for review […]

Arcade1Up Will Celebrate National Video Day With A Giveaway

Arcade1Up Will Celebrate National Video Day With A Giveaway

Tomorrow is National Video Game Day, and to celebrate it, Arcade1Up will be giving away five arcade machines to one lucky person. The company will be running a contest through their social media accounts for a chance to win five cabinets at once. Those cabinets, as you can see below, are for Mortal Kombat, Centipede, […]

SNK Announces The NEOGEO Arcade Stick Pro

Prior to Tokyo Game Show 2019, SNK has released a bit of a surprise on everyone with a brand new item: the NEOGEO Arcade Stick Pro. This is a full-sized fight stick that will come pre-programmed with 20 fighting games from the SNK library. Unfortunately, the company didn’t reveal what those 20 games are. It […]

"Contra" and "Bomberman" Board Games Licensed by Konami

“Contra” and “Bomberman” Board Games Licensed by Konami

In 2020, Blacklist Games and IDW Games will be looking to release board games based on the Contra and Bomberman franchises, respectively. These two franchises are owned and licensed by Konami Cross Media NY, and are based on video games. The release is geared towards North American crowds. Contra is a run-and-gun arcade game released […]

Arcade1Up Opens Pre-Orders On "Star Wars" Home Arcade

Arcade1Up Opens Pre-Orders On “Star Wars” Home Arcade

The folks at Arcade1Up have officially opened up pre-orders for their Star Wars home arcade cabinet which was revealed back at E3 2019. The cabinet will be sold exclusively through GameStop, and will feature all the original Star Wars arcade games from the ’80s in the customized build with the special TIE-Fighter controller. for $500. […]

Checking Out New Arcade1Up Cabinets During E3 2019

Checking Out New Arcade1Up Cabinets During E3 2019

While we were on the floor at E3 this year, we had to pay a visit to the Arcade1Up booth to see what their latest cabinets were coming out of the show. There were a few new designs that we absolutely had to have in our home, starting with the four-player cabinet for Teenage Mutant […]

Arcade1Up Announces New TMNT and Marvel Super Hero Arcade Cabinets

Arcade1Up Announces New TMNT and Marvel Super Hero Arcade Cabinets

Arcade1Up has made a name for themselves bringing the fun and enjoyment of arcade cabinets home at affordable prices as of late, and now they are bringing two superstars to their line. They have announced at E3 that they will be releasing two new cabinets fans will go gaga over- a TMNT cabinet and a […]

Review: Arcade1Up Rampage Arcade Cabinet

Clear back at last year’s E3 we got a chance to visit with the crew of Arcade1Up and check out all the retro arcade cabinets they were coming out with. The company was basically getting licenses at the time and building up their collection of smaller arcade cabinets that stand about 4′ tall. The ultimate […]

A Super Rare Atari Game Pops Up On Emulator Websites

There are rare games, there are super rare games, and then there are stupid rare games. Atari’s Akka Arrh was in the last category, until this month. Ars Technica is reporting that the long lost arcade game has been ported online as a ROM for anyone to emulate and play freely. Why is that such […]

SUPERHOT VR: Arcade Edition Coming To Arcades This Year

SUPERHOT VR: Arcade Edition Coming To Arcades This Year

Some cool news for arcade folks as the SUPERHOT Team as they will be bringing the experience to VR Arcades and LBE with SUPERHOT VR: Arcade Edition. The team spent months of development creating a game that could be loaded and played into what they call “public commercial locations”, allowing people to choose the level […]

Capcom Home Arcade - Trailer

Capcom Officially Announces the Capcom Home Arcade

Have you ever wanted every arcade version of a Capcom game at your disposal complete with a fight stick? Now you have that option! Today the company unveiled the Capcom Home Arcade, a portable dual arcade stick with 20 pre-programmed games inside that is supposed to bring the ultimate Capcom experience to your home. But […]

‘Star Trek: Dark Remnant’ Pits You Against Klingons in VR Experience

‘Star Trek: Dark Remnant’ Pits You Against Klingons in VR Experience

VRstudios announced a new virtual reality experience in Star Trek: Dark Remnant putting the player as member of the Federation in a battle against the Klingons. Exclusive to Dave & Buster’s locations, the multiplayer game puts you in control of the U.S.S. Galileo, Starfleet’s latest and most-advanced stellar research vessel. You and your crew get […]

New Wave Toys Announces a Mini Street Fighter II Arcade Cabinet

New Wave Toys announced a brand new mini arcade cabinet, this one containing the Capcom classic fighting game Street Fighter II. One of the most iconic arcade titles from the ’90s in all of its glory, shrunk down to 12″ and, with a bit of a twist, comes installed with Street Fighter II: Championship Edition X. […]

Arcade1Up Introduces Four New Games for 2019 Including Mortal Kombat

More announcements coming out of CES 2019 as Arcade1Up has announced a new set of arcade cabinets that will catch the eye of ’90s gamers. Starting in February, you’ll be seeing four new cabinets come to the line, including Mortal Kombat, Final Fight, Golden Tee, and Space Invaders. Like the rest of their lineup, these […]

Ms. Pac-Man, Galaga, and More Get Retro Hardware at CES 2019

My Arcade has partnered with Taito Corporation and Bandai Namco to release officially licensed Micro Players and Pocket Players for games like Bubble Bobble, Don Doko Don, Ms. Pac-Man, and Galaga. The full line of My Arcade retro gaming hardware includes both Micro Players and Pocket Players of the classic Taito and Bandai Namco games, as well as an […]

Star Wars Trilogy - Arcade Model 3 - Full attract, intro & playthrough [1080p 60fps]

Five of the Most Memorable Unported Arcade Games

Back when arcades ruled the video game scene from the 80s to the 90s, it would be natural for the most popular games ported to the most popular consoles at the time, yet there were the rare few games that never saw a home release. Growing up as a child of the 80s, the arcade […]

The Secret Origin of Red vs Blue in Video Game Multiplayer

Red and Blue have been used as juxtaposed colors for a long, long time now across a number of fields including politics, sports, war, and video games. The color scheme seems almost ubiquitous (though it isn’t the only color coordination used to indicate conflict). This likely comes down to color theory and symbolism. Red and […]

Capcom and Tatio Announce Street Fighter V for Arcade

One of the biggest differences between Street Fighter V and all of the other titles in the series is that it was the only one that didn’t play in arcades first. That all changes in 2019 as Capcom and Tatio announced at Tokyo Game Show that they’ll be forming a new partnership to bring the […]

Red Bull Launches First L.A. Killer Queen Tournament Called Hive Hustle

Do you and your friends think you’re the best of the best who ever played Killer Queen in the arcade? Well, Red Bull is giving you a chance to prove it. The company will be throwing a tournament for the game called Hive Hustle, their first taking place in Los Angeles on September 15th. The tournament […]