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These arcade machine photographs are absolutely gorgeous

These arcade machine photographs are absolutely gorgeous

I recently stumbled across this incredible series of art photographs by Danny Passarella of arcade machines. Just check them out. They’re absolutely beautiful. The pics below are just screenshots from his website but if you have some cash to splash you can purchase prints from…

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This real life Pac-Man needs to be made

This real life Pac-Man needs to be made

This Bud ad, which is due to be shown at next weekend’s SuperBowl, is possibly the wet dream of many a retrogamer. Playing a real life version of Pac-Man where you are Pac-Man himself and have to run the maze and avoid the ghosts! Ignore…

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What arcade games would you actually want to own?

What arcade games would you actually want to own?

I’ve already posted this week about starting to build my own home arcade machine, and then I also posted about my Top Ten Arcade Games. But to round up my flurry of arcade posts this week I wanted to write one which was almost a…

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Top Ten – Arcade Games

Top Ten – Arcade Games

After posting a few days ago about my plan to build my own home arcade machine I thought I would do a Top Ten based on my own favourite arcade machines. Donkey Kong just has to be on the list. It’s the first appearance of…

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Building a Home Arcade Machine – Part 1

Building a Home Arcade Machine – Part 1

I’m setting myself the challenge this year to do something that I’ve wanted to do for ages… Build my own arcade machine. I’ve had this on my list for about 5 years now and I feel that this year is the year to do it….

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New version of Elite launches in 30th Anniversary year

New version of Elite launches in 30th Anniversary year

Today is a special day. 30 years after the original game was released, a new version of Elite has just been launched. (and it’s so popular that at the time of writing, the website was down – keep trying) Elite is without doubt my all…

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Out Run – possibly the best in-game music, ever

Out Run – possibly the best in-game music, ever

The music to Out Run is probably the best ever video game music, in my humble opinion. It was one of the things that really helped make the game the class act that it was. And many would say that Out Run was the shining…

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