Items tagged with arcade

Input devices can have an enormous impact on your user experience, especially as they relate to games. For retro games in particular, which were often designed with joysticks in mind, playing with any other type of input device isn't quite the same. Thankfully, using a Raspberry Pi Pico and some inexpensive parts, you... Read more...
COVID-19 has taken a toll on many businesses around the world. The companies that rely on in-person sales and interaction have been hit even harder as people have gone out significantly less to limit the spread of the virus. We are now starting to see more financial ramifications, as SEGA is selling off most of its... Read more...
In the 22 years since 1998, Unreal Tournament was released and remastered, a long-forgotten 3Dfx graphics card has finally seen the light of day, and a little-known arcade port of Quake has finally been made available for emulation. Quake Arcade Tournament Edition is quoted as being a “short-lived commercial ARCADE... Read more...
In 1990, the SNK Corp. launched the Neo Geo MVS (multi-video system) as the premiere home and arcade gaming console. Thirty years later, the successor to the Neo Geo, the MVSX, is set to release this November. Packed with 50 different games and all the nostalgia you can handle, this home arcade system will be at the... Read more...
Psst, do you want to hear a secret? A former Facebook intern who later joined Google is spearheading a new social gaming startup within the company. It's called Arcade, and it's set to make a debut this summer. Most of the details are under lock and key, being a secret project and all, though apparently there will be... Read more...
Can't get enough of quarter munchers of yore? Well, if you don't mind being strapped to a computer, you might want to pay attention to a new mega compilation that Atari will be releasing this spring. Called Atari Vault, this compilation will feature a treasure trove of 100 classic titles, including Asteroids... Read more...
If you’re a fan of classing gaming console, then you’ve likely no doubt heard of Nolan Bushnell. Bushnell helped found Atari and developed the classic game Pong. Apparently, the apple doesn’t fall too far from the tree, as his sons, Tyler and Dylan Bushnell, are looking to bring retro gaming to a new generation with... Read more...
Forget the bigger screen television (you'll just have to be content with your 65-incher), faster motorcycle (Kawasaki's Ninja H2R isn't street legal anyway), or any other purchases you might have had on your radar -- if you're going to splurge an obscene amount of money on technology, find a way to get your hands on... Read more...
Ah, arcades. The generation that grew up wondering where their next quarter was going to come from knows all too well the joy found in a typical arcade-style control scheme, and it's something that modern-era gamers are seemingly missing out on in favor of more advanced control pads. Thankfully, there's still a viable... Read more...
We've just posted a new article here at HotHardware, in which we evaluate X-Gaming's very cool, very retro, X-Arcade Tankstick Dual Controller with Trackball.  Just seeing this thing will take you back to your earlier years when gaming meant stopping by the local arcade and dropping quarters into a slot on your favorite machine. ... Read more...
Many of us have fond memories of playing video games in the arcade of a local bowling alley, popping 25 cents into the machine on a regular basis to keep the fun going.  Back then, that was the main way to get your game on, displaying your skills for all to see.  If you can remember dropping quarters into the slot of a... Read more...
Hey there HotHardware fans! For those of you that jump right to the news, I'm here to let you know that we've just posted a new review of XGaming's very cool, very retro, X-Arcade Dual Arcade Joystick. Just seeing this thing takes me back to my early teens when I spent each summer working in an arcade in a local amusement park.  And after... Read more...
"All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy", at least that's what Jack Torrance (Nicholson) in "The Shining" told us. What he was trying to say is that we all need a break from the usual grind every now and then.  Even here at HotHardware, where we're usually knee-deep in testing motherboards, video cards, and the... Read more...
Good morning everyone :)  Well, it is holiday time up here in Canada; the so called "May Two-Four" weekend (you can guess what activities occur during this time).  Though I was unable to go away camping as I have in the past, I think it worked out for the best.  Last night we got pounded with... Read more...