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Dave and Buster’s Promises ‘Truly Memorable’ VR Rides That Definitely Won’t Involve Puking Dave and Buster’s Promises ‘Truly Memorable’ VR Rides That Definitely Won’t Involve Puking

If you’ve ever wanted to look like a jackass in public and maybe take home a case of conjunctivitis for the memories, well, Dave and Buster’s has a deal for you.

How Can You Not Love This Adorable Little Arcade Machine? How Can You Not Love This Adorable Little Arcade Machine?

It’s practical? No. Functional? Hardly. Do I want one? Yes, yes I do.

Whatever Game This Is, This Guy Is Clearly its Best Player

While mere mortals like you and I are trying to comprehend what the hell is going on here, this guy is racking up bonkers combos on what one can only hope is this game’s highest difficulty setting. His player name is ~ё~, and he’s on the fast track to carpal tunnel syndrome.

What Happens When You Get a Perfect Score on Pac-Man Will Blow Your Mind What Happens When You Get a Perfect Score on Pac-Man Will Blow Your Mind

Billy Mitchell takes video games very seriously. He’s been called one of the greatest arcade gamers ever, and there’s even a documentary about his insane high score in Donkey Kong called The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters.

What It's Like To Live In a Tiny Apartment Inside America's Oldest Mall What It's Like To Live In a Tiny Apartment Inside America's Oldest Mall

The average new US home is about 2,600 square feet. You’ll get less than ten percent of that in these micro-apartments, which at their smallest are just 225 feet and make an art of fitting a life into a very sweet-looking closet.

This Amazing '80s Arcade Is the Best Virtual Reality Trip Yet This Amazing '80s Arcade Is the Best Virtual Reality Trip Yet

The Oculus Rift VR headset can take you to incredible fictional places, like scene from gorgeous movies like Interstellar or Spirited Away. Last night, it took me somewhere more grounded in reality, but still spectacular: my own personal, deliciously retro '80s arcade.

Someone please turn this 8-bit animation into an arcade game ASAP

This 8-bit style animated short film features a very enthusiastic moose and his inseparable sidekick, the yellow cat. They are on a mission to rescue Princess Burger from the evil clutches of a Hipster Octopus. Will they succeed? Of course they will.

Classic Arcade Game Designs Illustrated as a Field Guide Classic Arcade Game Designs Illustrated as a Field Guide

If your recollections of arcade games past are starting to fail you, perhaps you just need the Amusement Field Identification Kit in your life.

How One Perfect Shot Saved Pinball From Being Illegal How One Perfect Shot Saved Pinball From Being Illegal

In May of 1976 in New York City, Roger Sharpe watched nervously as city council members piled into a Manhattan courtroom. Reporters and camera operators had already begun setting up, eagerly anticipating the proceedings ahead. Roger, a young magazine writer for GQ and the New York Times among others, did not expect…

There Is Such Thing As a Beer Pong Arcade Game There Is Such Thing As a Beer Pong Arcade Game

If you combined a horizontal version of skee ball and a super small version of pop a shot, you would get this beer pong arcade machine. It takes all the basic tenets of beer pong (ping pong balls, red solo cups, etc.) but forgets the most important part: DRINKING. In the arcade version of beer pong, you just try and…

What is "space roar"? What is "space roar"?

In space, no one can hear you scream. Probably because space itself can scream louder than you can. In 2006, NASA found something called "space roar" — it's a sound that is six times louder than anything that anyone was expecting, and it's clearly covering something up.

Hot Wheels' Crazy Carcade Is a Demolition Derby In a Pinball Machine Hot Wheels' Crazy Carcade Is a Demolition Derby In a Pinball Machine

If you thought it was intense when Hot Wheels cars zoomed around loops, narrowly missing each other at high speed intersections that would make a civil engineer fall to his knees and cry, Hot Wheel's new Carcade might give you a heart attack. And if your favorite speed is "10 mph under the limit," the same applies.

Where abandoned arcade video game cabinets go to die Where abandoned arcade video game cabinets go to die

If you're a fan of upright arcade cabinets, you may want to avert your eyes. Photographer Thomas Schultz documents the dust gathering and decay of a handful of abandoned classic games, including Atari's Star Wars and Sega's Zaxxon.

Caine's Arcade 2: That Awesome Kid's Arcade Gets a Sequel Caine's Arcade 2: That Awesome Kid's Arcade Gets a Sequel

If you've never seen Caine's Arcade yet, go watch it right now. It's about an awesome little boy named Caine who made a cardboard arcade himself. The video went viral and his arcade bursted with lines. If you were wondering what Caine's been up to since then, check out the video above. The sequel. Caine's Arcade 2. […

10 Fun Ways to Euthanize Yourself 10 Fun Ways to Euthanize Yourself

Suppose you've been given a few weeks to live, but you've decided you don't want to spend your last days in a hospital bed. What if you decide, "Today is a good day to die," in a suitably stentorian Klingon voice? And you want a method of self-annihilation that's both interesting and nearly pain-free?

MAME Arcade Game Emulator Now Available For Google Chrome MAME Arcade Game Emulator Now Available For Google Chrome

The Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator port for iOS lasted only a matter of hours on Apple's App Store. That was sad. But don't fret: MAME has now been successfully ported to Google Chrome, too.

Rejoice! MAME Arcade Game Emulator Now Available for iPad and iPhone Rejoice! MAME Arcade Game Emulator Now Available for iPad and iPhone

I thought this day would never come, but MAME—the Multiple Arcade Machine Emulator that would let you play retro games—is now available for free in the Apple app store. Not only that, but it's compatible with iCade.

Hold Me Closer, Tiny Space Invaders Arcade Cabinet Hold Me Closer, Tiny Space Invaders Arcade Cabinet

There's something so refreshing about when great minds focus on small objects, isn't there? And however much blasting alien hordes with these tiny buttons would hurt my delicate digits, I can still admire the ingenuity.

Enjoy Arcade Style Ghostbusting with Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime Enjoy Arcade Style Ghostbusting with Ghostbusters: Sanctum of Slime

The new Ghostbusters game available on Xbox 360, Playstation 3 and PC is a fun arcade-style shooter that lets you bust plenty of ghosts with your friends. Don't expect too much depth or variety for your $10 though.

NBA Jam for iPhone NBA Jam for iPhone

You know NBA Jam. It's the classic in-your-face arcade basketball game. Now available on the iPhone, it's just as boomshakalakastic as I remembered. Backboard breaking dunks, fire burning threes, punk-your-man defense—ah, just the way basketball games should be.

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