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Shack Reels: Shack's Arcade Corner - 1942

By Shack Staff, Jul 27, 2016 4:20pm PDT

Greg talks about the top down World War II shoot'em up that started it all.


"OH SNAP! Just the sounds and music of the next game made me do a backwards jump throwing daggers ..."

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Shack Reels: Shack's Arcade Corner: Cyberbots: Full Metal Madness

By Shack Staff, Jul 08, 2016 4:45pm PDT

Greg tells us all about this classic mech fighter on this week's episode.


Shack Reels: Shack's Arcade Corner: Battle Circuit

By Shack Staff, Jun 29, 2016 4:20pm PDT

Travel all the way to the Year 20XX on this week's episode.


"20xx is actually pretty cool. The co-op works pretty well (sometimes loot gets picked up but ..."

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Shack's Arcade Corner - Ms. Pac-Man

By Shack Staff, Oct 08, 2015 2:00pm PDT

It's time to dive head first into another wonderful arcade world. This week Greg takes a look at Ms. Pac-Man and the drama surrounding this oustanding arcade machine when it released in the early 1980s.


"First time I played Ms. Pac-Man was 1981 in a local 7-11. Never played the original Pac-Man so I ..."

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Shack Reels: Shack's Arcade Corner: TMNT Arcade

By Shack Staff, Mar 04, 2015 12:00pm PST

Shack's Arcade Corner is back at it, and this week, Greg highlights Konami's Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles arcade game and gives us some insight on the game.


" it was the cartoon and toy line that helped pay the way to the First Film. "

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Sega 3D Classics bring After Burner II, OutRun, and more to Nintendo 3DS in early 2015

By Daniel Perez, Nov 04, 2014 11:40am PST

Are you a fan of Sega's classic arcade games? Do you own a Nintendo 3DS? Then you should keep an eye on the Nintendo eShop in early 2015.


Who you gonna call?: The three best Ghostbusters games ever made

By Robert Workman, Sep 05, 2014 9:30am PDT

As we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the classic film, we point out three great licensed games that no devoted player should miss.


"Holy crap 5 years already for the last game? It was really difficult, I didn't get very far."

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Left 4 Dead: Survivors coming to Japanese arcades

By Andrew Yoon, Apr 30, 2014 12:00pm PDT

Popular zombie-killing shooter Left 4 Dead is becoming an arcade in Japan. While details are scant for now, the collaboration is the second between...


Persona 4 Arena follow-up adds two new characters

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 16, 2013 6:00am PDT

A follow-up to Persona 4 Arena has been announced. The sequel-of-sorts will add two additional fighters: Yukari and Junpei, both from Persona 3.


"I think Shadow Labrys also doesn't have access to Shadow Type, since she IS a Shadow. Between ..."

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Keep Me Occupied: the unofficial video game of the Occupy movement

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 19, 2012 3:00pm PDT

Keep Me Occupied is a simple co-op arcade game designed to show off the value of working together, built specifically for the Occupy Oakland protests.


"can't wait for the tea party one...where you staple tea bags to your hat and yell NIGGER MUSLIM"

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Tekken Unlimited Tag Tournament 2 announced for Japanese arcades

By Andrew Yoon, Feb 17, 2012 4:30pm PST

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 isn't available on console yet, but that hasn't stopped Namco Bandai from announcing a follow-up.


"If this is anything like Tekken 6, Unlimited's changes will be simply rolled into the eventual ..."

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