Monthly Archives: April 2007 »

Dance Dance Revolution At School

Twisted Supreme April 30, 2007 0

  Over a year ago, West Virginia announced plans to incorporate Dance Dance Revolution into the physical education curriculum in all of their 765 public schools. Today, the New York Times takes a look

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Arcade Flyers Archive Expands

MetaFox April 30, 2007 1

The Arcade Flyers Archive now has flyers for pinball games and arcade amusement games, as well as video arcade games. They have already scanned 400 flyers for each of the new archives, with 50

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The Act: an Interactive Movie on Location Test

MetaFox April 30, 2007 4

The Act is an attempt at revitalizing the “interactive movie” arcade game made popular by games like Dragon’s Lair and Space Ace in the 1980s. The Act attempts to do this by fixing the

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Silver Strike Bowler Wins New Harley in Sweeps

Twisted Supreme April 29, 2007 2

  You lucky guys in the USA, not only do they give away Harley’s to SSB players, but you also have the machines actually in pubs. Sorry I’m a little bitter because they just

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Retro Arcade Scratch Cards

Twisted Supreme April 29, 2007 0

  I remember our local football team used to go round once a week with scratch cards like these to raise money for the team (goes with out saying this was a amateur club). If only

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Made In America: Stern Pinball Video Online

MetaFox April 28, 2007 1

I have encoded the Stern Pinball segment of John Ratzenberger’s Made in America for those of you who didn’t get a chance to see it

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Shigeru Miyamoto on Game Head

MetaFox April 28, 2007 0

Last night, Spike TV aired a tribute to Nintendo’s Shigeru Miyamoto on their television show, Game Head. The show contains interviews with Miyamoto himself, Kotaku, and a slew of other Nintendo-influenced internet celebrities. The

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Space Invaders Plushies

MetaFox April 28, 2007 0

I was just browsing the gaming blog, Kotaku, and saw this rather interesting tidbit. Indie plush toy artists Amy and Jude Buffum have made a series of eight Space Invaders plush toys for their

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John Ratzenberger's Made in America: Stern Pinball

MetaFox April 27, 2007 0

For those of you in the United States who missed the episode of John Ratzenberger’s Made in America where John tours the Stern Pinball factory, Travel Channel will be reairing the episode tomorrow at

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Pro Keds Releases Arcade Series of Shoes

Shaggy April 27, 2007 21

If you have ever glanced at your wardrobe and thought “Gee, I sure wish I could show people my love for Asteroids through my shoes!” then this is right up your alley. Of course

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Big Buck Hunter's Popularity Growing

Twisted Supreme April 27, 2007 0

I first discovered this game about a year and a half ago in one of my locals. I swear myself and about 3 of my friends went to no other pub and played no

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Ebay Listing of the Week

doydoy April 27, 2007 0

Tempest Originally released in 1980 by Atari, this shooter involves you travelling around the edge of a 3-dimensional tunnel. Instead of using a joystick you controlled the ship with a roller ball.   The

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