The Gamer Index

The Gamer Index: The UK Video Gamer Hotspots

March 14th, 2019 by Stuart Kerr - Posted in Arcade Machines

We’ve analysed metrics such as download speeds, data access, number of gaming hours and more to provide you with the UK’s gaming hotspots.

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What Does the Future of Gaming Look Like?

March 6th, 2018 by Stuart Kerr - Tags: , , ,
Posted in Arcade Machines, Simulators

What should we expect to be playing in years to come? If you need any more proof of the advancement of tech over the years, just take a look at the gaming industry. Technological developments in this sector have been staggering – from the early years of black-and-white 2D games like Pong, to complex games […]

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How Does Game-Playing Affect Your Mind & Body?

January 26th, 2017 by Stuart Kerr - Posted in Air Hockey, Arcade Machines, Games Room, Infographics, Pinball, Pool Tables, Table Football

    Ever wondered how your brain really reacts when playing games? International Fun At Work Day does exactly what it says on the tin. It encourages workplaces to do something different, building team relationships and reducing stress levels. We think games tables are ideal for office downtime. As we showed in our recent infographic, […]

Under 21? Design, Code & Win Your Own Arcade Game!

November 10th, 2015 by Stuart Kerr - Posted in Arcade Machines

Liberty Games are offering a prize you won’t find anywhere else. You can win an arcade machine with a game you’ve created installed on it!

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How Gaming Makes You A Better Person

March 4th, 2014 by Jamie Stanford - Posted in Arcade Machines, Infographics, Tutorials

The news we’ve all waited for – Gaming can really make you a better person! Our Infographic shows you how.

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How Arcade Machines Work: The Operating System

January 20th, 2014 by Stuart Kerr - Posted in Arcade Machines

Since their launch in the 1970s, arcade video games have captured the hearts and minds of gamers across the globe. In this post we take a more in-depth look at some of the technology behind the games.

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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.

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The Complete History of SEGA Racing Arcade Games [Infographic]

February 26th, 2013 by Stuart Kerr - Posted in Arcade Machines

Following up on the success of our blog post on SEGA racing games, we thought it might be a good idea to take the best bits of that post along with some more of our arcade knowledge and come up with this cool infographic!

SEGA Racing Games

The Complete History of SEGA Racing Arcade Games

January 2nd, 2013 by Samuel Jones - Posted in Arcade Machines

When thinking of arcade based racing games, for most people, only one company comes to mind: Sega. From the domination of early title Out Run through Virtua Racing, Sega Rally and other evolutions of perfecting the genre, Sega have been there every step of the way, not forgetting what many predict to be the highest grossing of all arcade titles ever, Daytona USA.