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One Australian Took A Wine Barrel And Turned It Into An Arcade Cabinet

I’ve always wanted an arcade cabinet of my own, but I don’t have the materials, tools or the know-how to get started. Fortunately that’s no problem for Matt Shaw, an Adelaide gamer who has enjoyed a little bit of internet fame after he decided to transform an unloved wine barrel into something special.

Hands On With The Pokémon Fighting Game

While Pokken may be a portmanteau word of “Pokémon” and “Tekken”, the actual game Pokkén Tournament is anything but a mixture of the two.

Angry Birds Arcade Game Looks...Really Cool

You might have seen some Angry Birds arcade machines before, but they have just been big-screen ports of the mobile game. There’s an official Angry Birds arcade game coming, and it looks a lot more fun than the Angry Birds you’ve played and are now ignoring steadfastly.

Gunslinger Stratos the Anime: The Kotaku Review

I love the Gunslinger Stratos arcade game — it makes you feel like a dual-wielding badass. But the anime? No, I cannot say that I love the anime.

What's Next For Arc System Works After BlazBlue

With one of its major IPs drawing to a close, the master fighting game maker is looking to something new.

Pokkén Tournament Is Not Tekken With Pokémon

The announcement that a Pokémon/Tekken crossover game was coming took everyone by surprise. But don’t go into it expecting just a Tekken game with a Pokémon skin on it.

Paul Krugman Will Punch Your F**king Teeth In

I wish all articles on economics had Street Fighter style GIFs. Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman gets turned into retro-style arcade animations in a sharp-looking Bloomberg piece.

The Wrong Pac-Man Just Got Into The Video Game Hall Of Fame

There’s a World Video Game Hall of Fame now, and the first class of inductees was announced yesterday. Pong, Pac-Man, Super Mario Bros., Tetris, Doom, and World of Warcraft are to video games what Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Christy Mathewson, Babe Ruth, and Honus Wagner are to baseball.

I Love It When Tekken 7's Mum And Dad Fight

Video: Kazuya’s mum has got it going on, and by “it” I mean summoning tigers to beat up her husband. This is pretty much marriage in a nutshell. Unlocking in Japanese arcades next week, Kazumi is the latest addition to the ever-expanding Mishima family.

Here's A Good Time At A Japanese Arcade

Not that having a good time in a Japanese arcade is by any means difficult! Still, a group of gamers show what they can do on a Sega Maimai music game cabinet. A good time is had by all.

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