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Shack's Arcade Corner: Popeye

By Greg Burke, Oct 26, 2016 4:20pm PDT

Greg Burke is back! My hero!


"Cool, nice vid. I knew of the game and saw it at a Arcade before but I never played it, huh ..."

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Shack's Arcade Corner: Jr. Pac-Man

By Greg Burke, Oct 19, 2016 4:40pm PDT

Greg Burke is back with another episode of Arcade Corner!


"I've played it via emulation, as well as the odd Atari 2600 port where the screen scrolls ..."

- .3NV7. see all 5 comments

Shack's Arcade Corner: The Electric Yo-Yo

By Greg Burke, Oct 07, 2016 12:30pm PDT



Nintendo and Raw Thrills announce Cruis'n Blast will tear up the arcades in 2017

By Daniel Perez, Oct 05, 2016 7:02am PDT

Get ready for the triumphant return of a very popular arcade racer early next year.


"Really not a fan of Raw Thrills, but maybe it'll be good. Highly highly doubt it, but maybe ..."

- roushimsx see all 8 comments

Shack's Arcade Corner: Zoo Keeper

By Shack Staff, Sep 30, 2016 2:15pm PDT

My hero!


"Do it!! I have a Nintendo VS cab setup at our small vacation home with Dr. Mario and Gradius. ..."

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Shack's Arcade Corner: Bad Dudes vs. Dragon Ninja

By Shack Staff, Sep 21, 2016 4:00pm PDT

Are you a bad enough dude to do it for Shacknews?


"Awesome video Greg, I dig the movie references :) the transitions where nice and smooth. I ..."

- valcan_s see all 2 comments

Shack's Arcade Corner: Punch-Out!!

By Shack Staff, Sep 14, 2016 4:20pm PDT

Left! Left! Left! Body Blow!


Shack's Arcade Corner: Soul Edge

By Shack Staff, Aug 31, 2016 6:30pm PDT

Greg Burke takes a look at the weapon based fighter, Soul Edge... But the Soul still burns.


"I never played the original version. I really barely played "Edge" at all. I had very little ..."

- AxeMan808 see all 4 comments

Shack Reels: Shack's Arcade Corner: Black Tiger

By Shack Staff, Aug 03, 2016 4:00pm PDT

Greg is back to tell us all about a classic arcade side-scroller!


"This is one of my all time favorite arcade games. It is still legit: a good, deep, skill based, ..."

- AxeMan808 see all 4 comments

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 ..."

- AxeMan808 see all 7 comments

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 ..."

- AxeMan808 see all 7 comments

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 ..."

- FixIt714 see all 2 comments

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.