Galaga

22 02, 2020

Newsbytes: House of the Dead Attraction; Gremlins Arcade; Dark Presence & More

By |2020-02-23T13:38:53+00:00February 22nd, 2020|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Newsbytes: House of the Dead Attraction; Gremlins Arcade; Dark Presence & More

Hello there, and welcome to another exciting edition of Newsbytes, a weekend post that highlights quick news items from around the world of arcades for your reading pleasure. BTW – For anyone who has been trying to reach me via email over the past two weeks, said email has been fixed. It was lost with [...]

3 12, 2018

Arcade Hall of Fame: Galaxian

By |2018-12-04T15:07:36+00:00December 3rd, 2018|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on Arcade Hall of Fame: Galaxian

The early era of video games is often dominated by simple concepts that take advantage of the technology available but also try to form an addictive but rewarding experience. This is probably because many of the early video game titles were developed for the arcade scene and not the home television screen. Whether it was [...]

28 08, 2018

Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash Expands Model Availability

By |2018-08-28T00:17:10+01:00August 28th, 2018|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash Expands Model Availability

Earlier this summer, we broke a story that Bandai Namco was getting “Pac-Man Fever” again as they announced the creation of Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash. This game is the latest in a long line of Pac-Man themed multigame compilations produced by Namco, Pixel Bash standing out for including more Namco arcade classics in the package than [...]

26 08, 2018

Newsbytes: Connect 4 Hoops & 4Pong; PIUPrime 2; Initial DZero & More

By |2018-08-27T00:08:04+01:00August 26th, 2018|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Newsbytes: Connect 4 Hoops & 4Pong; PIUPrime 2; Initial DZero & More

Tune in for another exciting episode of NEWSBYTES…starting right now: Let’s kick off with some quick NBA Jam history: 25 years ago a small team at Midway Games created NBA JAM and changed the world of sports video games forever. Congratulations to Mark Turmell, Sal DiVita and everyone involved in making a timeless classic! #NBAJam25 [...]

19 08, 2018

Newsbytes: Deadpool Pinball Gameplay; Galaga World Championship; Tipsy Raccoons; Bombergirl & more

By |2018-08-19T23:00:02+01:00August 19th, 2018|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Newsbytes: Deadpool Pinball Gameplay; Galaga World Championship; Tipsy Raccoons; Bombergirl & more

Welcome to this weekend’s Newsbytes. I also wanted to take this opportunity to thank all of those who have bought my latest book, I hope you are enjoying it. Let’s get to the news: Deadpool Pinball: The Stream In case you missed it this week, the pinball wizards over at Dead Flip got their hands [...]

19 06, 2018

Bandai Namco Debuts Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash At Bowl Expo ’18

By |2018-06-20T12:56:58+01:00June 19th, 2018|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Bandai Namco Debuts Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash At Bowl Expo ’18

If you’ve been around the arcade business for the past couple of decades, then you likely are familiar with Bandai Namco’s re-issues of select classic arcade games in a proper arcade cabinet format. These have included the “Class Of ’81“, Pac-Man 25th Anniversary, and most recently, Pac-Man’s Arcade Party. The latter was the most complete [...]

14 06, 2018

Arcade Hall of Fame: Galaga (Namco)

By |2018-06-14T11:56:31+01:00June 14th, 2018|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on Arcade Hall of Fame: Galaga (Namco)

Published by Namco in Japan and Midway in North America, Galaga is the sequel to the 1979 game Galaxian and like its forebear is a shoot ‘em up game in the vein of Taito’s Space Invaders but with unique gameplay features that make it a distinct and separate experience. One of the most revered titles [...]

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