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.
As addictive as many early arcade games were – a few of them had a sting in the tail for those who battled to the end – they were unwinnable! Today we’re looking at some of the most famous examples, and just how the phenomenon of the unwinnable game came about.
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.
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.
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.
On first inspection, repairing an arcade machine that is not functioning correctly or is completely dead might seem like a bit of a challenge. There are PCB boards, plenty of wires and a general feeling of unfamiliarity for anyone more accustomed to repairing say a PC. Still, this is no reason to stop you trying […]
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!