For $3400, This Arcade Had Better Be Pretty

The R-Kaid-R has a very practical purpose. It’s a portable emulator machine with an arcade stick, meaning you can play loads of your favourite classic games the way they were supposed to be played, anywhere you want.

Super Rare Arcade Game Now Playable Like It's No Big Deal

If the experts are correct then there are only two Primal Rage 2 arcade boards in existence, giving it a near legendary status. Now there’s one sitting in the Galloping Ghost Arcade ruining all that elusive mystique.

New Arcade Joystick Comes With Wrist Rumble

Dubbed the Arcade Stick Inazuma, this is, well, an arcade-style stick, but with a cool feature: wrist rumble.

Watch A Bedroom Transform Into A Badass Arcade

Kotaku reader and NYC-based marketing guy Chris Kooluris turned one of his bedrooms into an arcade, and the photos are just ridiculous.

Huge Collection Of Classic Games Needs A New Home

Facing mounting financial pressure, the Danish museum Spilmuseet (“The Games Museum”) is about to jettison a massive collection of classic video games and related hardware. And with nobody opening their doors yet, all these refugees of console wars past are still in need of a new home.

What Could Kill Japanese Arcades

As if Japanese arcades didn’t have enough hassles on their plate already.

You Are Probably Not As Good At Driving Games As This Guy

I’ve always had a distant respect for players of the arcade racing series Initial D. This video catapults that respect to new heights.

We Should Build Arcades On The Street

Kris Temmerman lives in a combined shopfront/apartment in Antwerp. Last November, with the shopfront empty, he decided to put it to good use, installing a custom arcade rig and coding a simple video game for people to stop and play.

He Played Missile Command For Nearly Three Consecutive Days

Earlier this year, Victor Sandberg broke Missile Command‘s all-time world record — a mark that had stood since 1982 and was believed to be unassailable. This weekend, he shot for another goal most thought unreachable. In the end, it was.

He's Played 59 Straight Hours Of Missile Command. His Goal Is 100.

If you want to watch a Swedish guy tear Missile Command a new one, tune in to this. Around 11 a.m. EST, he beat his world record of 81,795,035, but that’s not the goal now. He’s trying to play the game for 100 hours, on a single credit. That would be a record across all arcade games.