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Gameroom Designs Fight Stick

Gameroom Designs Fight Stick This Fight Stick was built using our Fight Stick Arcade Cabinet Kit, with parts installed from our LED Joysticks and Buttons Bundle. Interested in building your own Fight Stick? Our fight stick arcade kits are found here, and our LED Joysticks and Buttons Bundle can be found here. (Purchase one of our prototype models at a

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Retro Rewind #11: Scramble

Scramble was released in 1981, a side-scrolling, shoot ’em up (or “shmup”) developed by Konami and distributed by Stern in North America. It was an immediate success, and sold over fifteen thousand arcade cabinets within only five months in the U.S, becoming the second highest selling arcade game, bested only by Berzerk. A sequel was developed called Super Cobra, which

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Retro Rewind #10: Elevator Action Returns

In 1983, Taito released the very popular Elevator Action, which was a game where you traversed levels in a skyscraper as a spy, picking up secret documents from red doors on each level. This game received a sequel in 1994, named Elevator Action Returns (and Elevator Action II in North America) which remains a mostly overlooked classic to this day.

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Michael Boutin’s Cubic Bartop

Michael Boutin’s Cubic Bartop This custom bartop was built by Michael Boutin using our Cubic Bartop Arcade Cabinet Kit. Michael is using a Hyperspin front-end, a custom two-player control panel layout including two joystick, and six buttons per player. Interested in building your own Cubic Bartop? Our bartop arcade kits are found here, and the Cubic can be found here.

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New Customer’s Nero Bartop

A New Customer’s Nero Bartop This custom bartop was built by one of our new customers using our Nero Bartop Arcade Cabinet Kit. Covered in carbon fiber, and using an illuminated LED joystick and LED buttons, this bartop is quite the looker! Interested in building your own Nero Bartop? Our bartop arcade kits are found here, and the Nero can

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Product Showcase #1: New Arcade Cabinets available now in the Arcade Shop!

We have just added some great, new products to our lineup of arcade cabinets! Now, to complement our great set of Bartop Arcade Cabinets, we have added Cocktail, Pedestal, Full-Size and Pinball Arcade Cabinets. Our Cocktail Arcade Cabinets come in two designs, the Paragon and the Paragon XL. Designed to allow from one to four players to play horizontal or

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Retro Rewind Friday #9: Warrior

One of the first fighting games, Warrior was developed by Cinematronics and released under the Vectorbeam name, and debuted late in 1979. The gameplay is simple. Two knights, armed with swords, meet in a room with virtually overlaid stairways and two pits. Their battle will be legendary, perhaps fighting for the love of a fair maiden, or perhaps one knight

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Retro Rewind Friday #8: Windjammers

Windjammers is an extreme flying disc-themed sports arcade game released in 1994, and was Data East’s second title for the Neo Geo arcade machine. Up to two players compete against one-another in an arena battle to score as many goals as possible, while a countdown timer ticks down. (The countdown can be set from anywhere from 1-99 seconds per round,

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Retro Rewind Friday #7 – Kangaroo

In 1982, Sun Electronics created the game Kangaroo, which was distributed worldwide by Atari. With gameplay inspired by Shigeru Miyamoto’s games Donkey Kong and Popeye, Kangaroo quickly became a very popular title for its time. The Player takes the role of Mother Kangaroo, who is one of three kangaroos whose children have been kidnapped by evil monkeys. Yes, you heard

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Retro Rewind Friday #6 – Soccer Brawl

In 1991, the big red Neo Geo arcade machines offered up the option of a very new, very exciting game – Soccer Brawl – in which the Player controls a team of futuristic, cybernetically augmented soccer players against an opposing team from a different country. It is the 21st Century, and modern sporting events have evolved. Team numbers have been

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