Arcade News


Sega Opens New VR Arena in Japan

By John Keefer, Jun 02, 2017 7:30am PDT

The first game will be Mortal Blitz For Walking Attraction for three players


Shack's Arcade Corner: After Burner II

By Greg Burke, May 31, 2017 5:05pm PDT

Greg Burke is about to break the sound barrier on this week's episode.


"I was lucky enough to have a couple arcades that had the sit down version... but I hated that ..."

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Shack's Arcade Corner: Joust

By Greg Burke, May 24, 2017 4:30pm PDT

We finally got around to covering one of the all-time classic arcade games of the early 1980's.


"I posted a reply to Greg on Twitter ... https://twitter.com/superthom/status/867486288504598528"

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Shack's Arcade Corner: Undercover Cops

By Greg Burke, May 17, 2017 4:20pm PDT

Freeze! It's time for Arcade Corner!


Top 10 Light Gun Shooters

By Greg Burke, May 12, 2017 4:20pm PDT

Greg Burke is back to count down the 10 best light gun shooters of all time!


"Elemental Gearbolt is a light gun game that is highly regarded."

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Shack's Arcade Corner: The House of the Dead 2

By Greg Burke, May 10, 2017 4:20pm PDT

Greg Burke finally takes a look at one of the most epic light gun shooters in arcade history.


"Haha only seeing this now. Yeah the questioning tone is so hilarious, although that pinched ..."

- Borzoi see all 10 comments

Shack's Arcade Corner: Space Ace

By Greg Burke, Apr 19, 2017 7:15pm PDT

Greg Burke is back from vacation and he is going to tell us all about Space Ace.


"Oh, also, QUESTION: Would you play a stand-up game for a quarter, or the sit-down version next ..."

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Shack's Arcade Corner: Timber

By Greg Burke, Apr 05, 2017 4:30pm PDT

Timber!!! Greg Burke is back to tell us all about the life of a lumberjack in 1984.


"Awesome game, I really enjoyed it back in the day was really cool. Nice."

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Shack's Arcade Corner: Fantasy

By Greg Burke, Mar 29, 2017 6:00pm PDT

Greg Burke is back to talk about another old school arcade game. Fantasy!


"Omg tac-scan is great- maybe not to play more than a few minutes but something about the ..."

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Shack's Arcade Corner: Virtua Fighter

By Greg Burke, Mar 22, 2017 4:20pm PDT

Greg is ready to tell us all about the game that introduced polygons to arcade fighting games.


"The only "button to block" fighting game I was actually comfortable with. Also Pai having ..."

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Shack's Arcade Corner: Parodius DA!

By Greg Burke, Mar 15, 2017 4:45pm PDT

Greg has finally finished editing our GDC 2017 videos and is back to tell us all about this hilarious arcade game.


"The Parodius series is a big favourite of mine. JikkyŨ Oshaberi Parodius (where you are ..."

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Shack's Arcade Corner: Primal Rage

By Greg Burke, Feb 22, 2017 2:15pm PST

Shacknews takes a look back at an arcade classic that's really rockin': Primal Rage!


"Good memories of playing this on Game Gear. Almost as good as MK2. Looked amazing in arcade ..."

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Top 10 Fighting Games

By Greg Burke, Feb 18, 2017 12:45pm PST

Greg Burke is back to countdown the Top 10 Fighting Games. Tiger Uppercut!


"I can agree with that. I can't watch professional Smash players, though. It's like they dialed ..."

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Shack's Arcade Corner: Tapper

By Greg Burke, Feb 15, 2017 4:20pm PST

Greg Burke is back with a frost mug of old school arcade nostalgia on this week's episode.


"One of the only arcade games that just clicks for me. I can set high scores on any cabinet I've ..."

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Bomberman Becomes Bombergirl in New Konami Arcade Title

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 10, 2017 9:15am PST

In Konami's first Bomberman-style arcade game in 20 years, a new character is introduced.


"Even with the torn outfit motif, still looks better than Bomberman Zero."

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