An Internet Controlled Arcade Claw

December 17th, 2018 by Stuart Kerr - Posted in Arcade Flashback, General

It’s nearly Christmas and Liberty Games are celebrating by giving money to a great charity, but we need you to help us. We’ve hooked one of our claw machines up to the internet with a webcam. Now it’s your turn to take control and bag some prizes.

Retro Gaming Inflation: How much are your consoles worth now?

July 17th, 2018 by Stuart Kerr - Posted in Arcade Flashback

Have you ever wondered which of your old gaming consoles are worth the most? Take a look at our graph to see the top selling eBay price for some of your favourite retro consoles.

Future of Retro Gaming

The Future Of Retro Gaming

July 11th, 2017 by Stuart Kerr - Posted in Arcade Flashback

What will the retro games of the future be? We polled 1,500 people to find out if arcades of the future will be different to today.

13 Real Jobs You Can Do In A Video Game

July 7th, 2016 by Stuart Kerr - Posted in Arcade Flashback

Ever wanted to be a fisherman, hacker or newspaper editor? See how you fare in 13 of the best workplace simulators around.

Console Power Over Time

April 4th, 2016 by Stuart Kerr - Posted in Arcade Flashback

Have you ever wondered about the power of today’s consoles and how they compare to consoles of the past? While there’s no single way of measuring their processing power, we’ve put together some interactive charts to help show progression of the games console over the last 40 years.

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From NES to Now: A Look at How Our Top 20 Games have Changed

June 23rd, 2015 by Stuart Kerr - Posted in Arcade Flashback

Click here to load the interactive! It’s no secret that video games have come a long, long way since Pong first broke into arcades in 1972. Back then, monochrome titles like Space Invaders and Asteroids were played in massive upright machines full of coins, a young company called Atari still made video game consoles like […]

Arcade Action – The Golden Age Of The Coin-Op

August 5th, 2014 by Damien McFerran - Posted in Arcade Flashback, Arcade Machines

It’s vital to remember that without arcade gaming, the world of interactive entertainment would be unrecognisable today – so join us for a whistle-stop tour of some of the most iconic arcade games of all time.

History of Shoot 'm Ups

A Detailed History of Shoot ‘Em Up Arcade Games

June 17th, 2013 by Chris Jordan Barrish - Posted in Arcade Flashback, Arcade Machines

It’s you vs. an entire alien army and the odds aren’t looking too good. But in shoot ‘em ups, the original and most popular video game genre, the right ammo and a couple of extra lives just might get you to the end.

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The Most Difficult Arcade Games – Ever!

May 22nd, 2013 by Steve Sawyer - Posted in Arcade Flashback, Arcade Machines, Retro

Arcade games, or Coin-Ops were designed to punish you, and be insanely brutal. These games were designed like this for the sole purpose of eating as many of your precious pennies as possible. While all Arcade games bear this mark, some of the games were exceptionally or unreasonably hard; making them virtually impossible. Here we’re going to chronicle the most heinously impossible Arcade Games of all time. That way we can all re-live the crippling shame and defeat that we experienced when we first played these games.