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Retro Review Friday #4: I, Robot

In 1983, Dave Theurer created the groundbreaking game, “I, Robot” for Atari, which was released in 1984 after extensive development, testing and troubleshooting delayed its release. Heralded as being the first commercially produced arcade game to have filled 3D polygonal graphics, this game was revolutionary, as it’s predecessors – games which used vector graphics to simulate 3D, such as Tempest

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Retro Review Friday #2: Xevious

One of the world’s first vertical scrolling shooter games, controversially referred to by many players as being “a beautiful looking game with some of the least enjoyable game-play”, is Xevious. Released by Namco in 1982, this easily recognizable arcade game quickly interested arcade patrons with it’s unique looking cabinet and colourful side art. With an 8-way joystick and four buttons,

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Guy Vachon’s Titan Bartop

Guy Vachon’s Titan Bartop This custom bartop was built by Guy Vachon using our Titan Bartop Arcade Cabinet Kit. Guy is using a Hyperspin front-end, a custom one player control panel layout including a joystick, buttons and a trackball, and has incorporated buttons on the left and right sides for playing virtual pinball. He has also installed a specialized accelerometer

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Retro Review Friday #1: Pac-Man

When you think of video games, you can’t help but think of that iconic little yellow ball, chomping pellets and chasing ghosts. Yes, I’m talking about one of the most identifiable video game characters of all time: Pac-Man. Pac-Man was designed by Toru Iwatani in 1980 for Namco, and is easily one of the most easily recognizable arcade games of

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Gameroom Designs Galaga Bartop

Gameroom Designs Galaga Bartop This Galaga Bartop was built for one of our clients’ game room, using our Galaxy Bartop Arcade Cabinet Kit. Interested in building your own Galaxy Bartop? Our bartop arcade kits are found here, and the Galaxy can be found here.

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Gameroom Designs Galaxian Bartop

Gameroom Designs Galaxian Bartop We built this Galaxian Bartop as a birthday present for a friend of the company, using our Galaxy Bartop Arcade Cabinet Kit. Interested in building your own Galaxy Bartop? Our bartop arcade kits are found here, and the Galaxy can be found here.

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