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  1. News Hamster add shooter 'Hacha Mecha Fighter' to Arcade Archives range

    Hamster are adding Hacha Mecha Fighter to its Arcade Archives range for Nintendo Switch and Playstation 4. The shoot em-up game was launched in the arcades in 1991 by NMK. Hamster say: Control KAWAUSO and TSUCHIBUTA as they fly forward on airplanes and defeat enemies along the way. It's a...
  2. News Evercade VS console "Founders Edition" available to pre-order today

    Evercade have partnered with Funstock to launch the Founders Edition of the Evercade VS console. The Founders Edition is limited to 5,000 units, and will be black instead of white. With the package, you will receive: Evercade VS Founder Edition Console (Black) Evercade VS Founder Edition...
  3. News Sega to launch Sega Astro City Mini in Europe next month, plus controller and arcade stick.

    Sega are launching their mini-arcade, the Sega Astro City Mini, in Europe on 22 June. The Astro City Mini console is a 1/6 scale true reproduction of the original arcade cabinet. The Astro City Mini has 37 classic arcade Sega games pre-installed, including the 720P-HD version of Virtua Fighter...
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    Evercade The one game that's convinced me to buy an Evercade VS

    I was on the fence about buying an Evercade VS. The main benefits of the VS over the handheld is the multiplayer options. (You can also plug it into the TV – but you can already do this with the handheld) The trouble is, the games I'd want to play with other players I have on other systems...
  5. Feature Round-Up of retro-gaming crowd funding projects : August 2020

    There’s a whole bunch of retro-game related croud funding projects being crowd-funded at the moment – here are a few of our picks. The ones nearer the top of the article are ending soonest, so act fast if you’re interested. Bear in mind that when you contribute to a crowd-funding campaign...
  6. News Antstream to add Space Invaders, Bubble Bobble and other Taito classics to its platform

    Game streaming platform, Antstream Arcade have announced they have signed a deal with Taito to add some of its classic games to their online platform. “This partnership will help a new generation discover some of the culture-defining video games that shaped the games industry” commented Tetsu...
  7. News ‘Sasuke Vs Commander’ added to Arcade Archives for Switch and PS4

    Hamster have added the SNK classic arcade game Sasuke Vs Commander to its Arcade Archives collection on Nintendo Switch and PlayStation. Sasuke Vs Commander is a shoot-’em-up arcade game by SNK, which was launched in 1980. They say “Become the ninja Sasuke and take down enemy ninjas who are...
  8. Feature Read Me: The best retro gaming reads (October 2019)

    Read Me is a regular column where we collate the best recent reads on retro gaming. The Sumerian Game: The Most Important Video Game You’ve Never Heard Of Kate Willaert of A Critical Hit has researched early computer games and tells us about the first game with a narrative, The Sumerian Game...
  9. Feature A/V Output: Round-up of the best retro gaming podcasts and Youtube gubbins (Sept 2019)

    In A/V Output we take a gander at the latest podcasts and YouTube videos of interest to the retro gamer! If we’re missing your favourite podcaster or YouTuber, let us know and we’ll take a look. Its been a while since we’ve done one of these, so lets catch up with all the good gubbins since...
  10. News Manchester’s Arcade Club looking to expand to Leeds

    Manchester-based Arcade Club are looking to expand to Leeds, at Abbey Retail Park. The premises is a Grade II listed building and had once been the Star and Garter Public House. Plans are to convert the 12,600 sq ft unit into an arcade featuring machines from the seventies, eighties and...
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