Huge Collection Of Classic Games Needs A New Home

Facing mounting financial pressure, the Danish museum Spilmuseet ("The Games Museum") is about to jettison a massive collection of classic video games and related hardware. And with nobody opening their doors yet, all these refugees of console wars past are still in need of a new home. » 4/09/14 12:00pm 4/09/14 12:00pm

He's Played 57 Straight Hours of Missile Command. His Goal is 100.

If you want to watch a Swedish guy tear Missile Command a new one, tune in to this. Around 11 a.m. EST, he beat his world record of 81,795,035, but that's not the goal now. He's trying to play the game for 100 hours, on a single credit. That would be a record across all arcade games. » 12/29/13 1:00pm 12/29/13 1:00pm

Sandy Hook Killer's Video Gaming Obsession: Not What You'd Expect

If Adam Lanza—the shooter responsible for last year's Sandy Hook Elementary School Massacre—had a video gaming obsession, it appears to be Dance Dance Revolution, according to a comprehensive final report the state of Connecticut released today about the mass killing. » 11/25/13 4:30pm 11/25/13 4:30pm

She's The First Woman To Set An Arcade Game Record In Nearly 30 Years

On Saturday, September 19 at the Galloping Ghost Arcade in Chicago, Illinois, 30-year-old Caitlin Oliver set the new world record for the arcade version of Namco's classic beat-em up, Splatterhouse. According to video game historian Patrick Scott Patterson, the last time a woman set an arcade game world record, Caitlin … » 10/21/13 5:00pm 10/21/13 5:00pm

Golden Tee 2014 's Big News: We Got Cigars

Alongside fighting games, longtime dive bar staple Golden Tee is one of the last viable arcade cabinets. Arcade titles aren't rated by the ESRB, so if Golden Tee wants to put a big ol' telephone pole cigar in its players' mouths, it can without being called out for "tobacco use." And it will, because Golden Tee DGAF. » 8/10/13 1:30pm 8/10/13 1:30pm