Posts Tagged ‘arcade’

Retro Replay: Google Brings Back Atari Classic ‘Breakout’ as Search Engine Easter Egg!

Retro Replay: Google Brings Back Atari Classic 'Breakout' as Search Engine Easter Egg!

Google blasts a hole in your productivity this morning with a super-cool and colourful homage to Atari arcade classic ‘Breakout’ which is now 37 years old!

Capcom Announces Arcade Cabinet – Retro Titles on PlayStation Network and Xbox LIVE

Capcom Announces Arcade Cabinet - Retro Titles on PlayStation Network and Xbox LIVE

Spanning 30 years of Capcom, titles such as Black Tiger, Gun Smoke, Commando and the legendary Ghosts ‘n’ Goblins are returning to consoles.

PlayStation Home Arcade Offers Retro Gaming Platform for PS Vita

PlayStation Home Arcade Offers Retro Gaming Platform for PS Vita

Sony has launched a retro games platform for PS Vita and now gamers can grab a handful of nostalgia with the PlayStation Home Arcade.

Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies Infesting Android Gadgets Soon!

Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies Infesting Android Gadgets Soon!

The zombie apocalypse in television, movies and popular media is in full onslaught and even one of our favourite game franchises is not immune to the touch of the undead.

We’re talking Call of Duty, which has played host to the infection serval times already on major consoles and late last year a special edition …

Capcom Delivers a Knock Out With Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Collector Set!

Capcom Delivers a Knock Out With Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Collector Set!

As promised earlier in the year Capcom has delivered an eye-wetting offering to celebrate the 25th Anniversary of seminal combat game Street Fighter – and it’s an absolute K.O!

The Street Fighter 25th Anniversary Collector Set is beautifully presented in a martial arts inspired black case with white markings and logo. Contained within are four …

Minecraft Builds New Appeal with Xbox Live Arcade Launch

Minecraft Builds New Appeal with Xbox Live Arcade Launch

The über-popular and addictive Minecraft has been launched on the Xbox Live Arcade today and allows console owners to join in the creative fun which PC owners have been enjoying since May 2009 as a Beta version and went mobile on Android devices late last year.

Minecraft is a game limited only by the …

Pac-Man Kart Rally: First of the 2012 Mario Kart Clones Races onto Windows Phone 7

Pac-Man Kart Rally: First of the 2012 Mario Kart Clones Races onto Windows Phone 7

Midway’s classic character, the iconic Pac-man, has raced back into the gaming forefront this week on Xbox LIVE for Windows Phone – but in a way we’ve never seen him before. Usually seen bounding his way through pill-popping ghost-gobbling mazes the little yellow dude appears this time behind the wheel of his very own vehicle …

Pac-Man Comes Alive in CGI – Disney Snaps Up Rights to New Animated Series!

Pac-Man Comes Alive in CGI - Disney Snaps Up Rights to New Animated Series!

A day after we reported that classic Atari title PONG would be getting a make-over in 2012, another vintage game gets a revival – this time as a computer generated cartoon. Namco-Bandai’s Pac-Man is set for a big return in late next year after Disney bagged the rights to bring the 80s yellow icon back …

Atari Invites Developers to Re-imagine PONG on iPhone & iPad for Game’s 40th Anniversary

Atari Invites Developers to Re-imagine PONG on iPhone & iPad for Game's 40th Anniversary

The Grand-Daddy of arcade gaming PONG turns 40 this year and in celebration developers are being invited to resurrect the classic pixel-based paddle and dot game for a relaunch on Apple’s iPhone and iPad later in the year.

The announcement was made by Atari, the company who originally developed and published the 2D black and …

NYC Toy Fair 2012: iON & ThinkGeek Reveal Retro 8-Bitty Controller for Tablets

NYC Toy Fair 2012: iON & ThinkGeek Reveal Retro 8-Bitty Controller for Tablets

The New York Toy Fair is well under way with a whole host of licensed movie and TV cash-ins making parents everywhere nervously anticipate the new wave of summer blockbuster fads, must-own action figures, gadgets and games set to empty wallets with a relentless fury. If, on the other hand, you have no kids and …