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I Can Really Taste The Alien Invasion

Believe it or not, this isn’t actually an arcade game. It’s really a cake based on the classic Galaga arcade machine. Link Via That’s Nerdalicious

The Stealth Rebirth of American Arcades

Photo: Sky Island/Flickr The reports of arcade’s death are greatly exaggerated. Sure, the arcade industry is far from its heyday of the 80’s, but it is actually experiencing [...]

Pac-Man Arcade Candy

Pac-Man Arcade Candy – $3.95 Attention retro gaming enthusiasts. Behold the Pac-Man Arcade Candy from the NeatoShop. The Pac-Man shaped strawberry candy comes housed in a collectible tin. It is so detailed you can almost here the wocka wocka wocka. Almost. Be sure to check out the NeatoShop for more deliciously fun Mints & Candies! Link

A Brief History of Console Video Games

In the first 30 seconds, this video takes us from Pong through a series of 1970s and early 1980s arcade games, then into NES versions of The Legend of Zelda and Super Mario Bros. In the remaining two and a half minutes, we’re treated to a wild ride of bleeping, blooping, and spastic visuals, [...]

Caine’s Monroy | A Cardboard Arcade Made By a 9-year Old Boy

A 9 year old Caine Monroy From Los Angeles, California boy who spent most of his time in his busy father’s auto parts shop decided to spend his summer making his dream of running his very own arcade a reality.After devoting his entire summer vacation to building, collecting and designing his own cardboard box games, [...]

9-Year-Old’s Homemade Arcade is Rad

9-year-old Caine Monroy loved arcades, so he built one in his father’s auto parts shop in East LA. He made it out of cardboard and packing tape. The games include arcade-machine versions of soccer, basketball, and even a claw game. The “machines” dispense tickets (Caine has to roll them out a slot) [...]

Joystick-It Arcade Stick (Mobile)

Joystick-It Arcade Stick (Mobile) – $17.95 Are you looking for a way to make your smartphone even more fun and interactive? You need the Joystick-It Arcade Stick (Mobile) from the NeatoShop. This fantastic removable and repositionable joystick uses a suction cup to attach to your screen. Remember to get two if your favorite game requires two [...]

Joystick-It iPad Arcade Stick

Joystick-It iPad Arcade Stick – $24.95 Mother’s Day is right around the corner. Is your Mom old school with new school moves? Get her the Joystick-It iPad Arcade Stick from the NeatoShop. With this little joystick she will be able to play all her old favorites on her favorite new toy. Be sure to check out the [...]

Atari Centipede Arcade Pint Glass

Atari Centipede Arcade Pint Glass – $7.95 In honor of my Dad, I present to you the Atari Centipede Arcade Pint Glass from the NeatoShop. This was the very first arcade game my Dad taught me to play. Here’s to great fun, a great game, and a great Dad! Cheers! Be sure to check out all the [...]

The Museum of Soviet Arcade Games

The Museum of Soviet Arcade Games is a small basement museum in Moscow that houses vintage arcade games from the Soviet era. Anjel Van Slyke and Connal Hughes of A Dangerous Business visited the facility, played its games, and took many pictures.To be honest, we really weren’t sure what to expect. The museum seemed amazing, [...]