Category Archives: Arcade
Wed, Feb 13, 2013 | 16:31 GMT
Dakko Dakko has announced it is now an officially licensed Wii U developer, and will release its action title Scram Kitty and His Buddy on Rails exclusively on the platform’s eShop.
Mon, Feb 11, 2013 | 00:29 GMT
In a quick update to his personal blog, Edmund McMillen has said work on The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth is coming along swimmingly. A significant number of assets from the original game have been reproduced in the re-releases 16-bit art style, and the artists will soon move on to working on new content. McMillen said he’s “quite happy with how things are looking” and that “the game is in good hands”. Rebirth is a console re-release of the experimental rogue-like, freed from its Flash engine constraints to support new content and an overhauled art style thanks to Nicalis. Platforms and release date are still to be confirmed.
Fri, Feb 08, 2013 | 02:05 GMT
SNK Playmore has made good on its promise and delivered Metal Slug 2 to Google Play and the Apple App Store. The $4 title is described as a “perfect port” but Destructoid reports it also includes the chance to replay stages in Mission Mode, an auto-fire option, leaderboards and Bluetooth multiplayer. Much like the first one, then.
Thu, Feb 07, 2013 | 16:46 GMT
Capcom Arcade Cabinet is the new retro game app heading to PS3 and Xbox 360, giving players access to many old-school classics. The app has now been dated and the full game roster revealed.
Wed, Feb 06, 2013 | 11:48 GMT
Mario Kart: Arcade GP DX has a very awkward name, but it’s coming to Japanese arcades, courtesy of Namco Bandai and Nintendo. It seems that both companies are getting rather cosy lately, as they have also teamed up on the next iteration of Super Smash Bros. The new racer was announced this morning, along with some debut images.
Tue, Feb 05, 2013 | 21:39 GMT
Team 17′s classic Alien Brees is headed to the US PlayStation Network on February 12. Priced at $10, with a 20% discount for Plus members, the PlayStation 3 and Vita title supports cross-save and cross-play as well as local, ad-hoc and online multiplayer. The fondly-remember top-down shooter title has had an optional HD graphics overhaul, too, which you can see in action through the break.
Tue, Feb 05, 2013 | 20:35 GMT
Zen Studios has announced that Star Wars is coming to Zen Pinball 2.
Mon, Mar 11, 2013 | 22:15 GMT
Scott Pilgrim vs The World’s long awaited DLC, which adds support for online multiplayer as well as Scott’s roommate Wallace as a playable character, has been delayed again.
Tue, Jan 29, 2013 | 21:35 GMT
Ubisoft has said the Prince of Persia franchise is “being paused” until it decides where the series should be taken next.
Fri, Jan 25, 2013 | 04:54 GMT
Mamoru-kun Has Been Cursed, a run-and-gun bullet hell shooter originally released in Japanese arcades, is apparently coming to a console network near you.
Fri, Jan 11, 2013 | 09:21 GMT
Capcom has confirmed that its Arcade Cabinet app for PS3 and Xbox 360 – which allows users to download a host of classic Capcom arcade titles – is coming to the West.
Thu, Jan 10, 2013 | 00:59 GMT
Capcom will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a special Arcade Cabinate Collection for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
Thu, Dec 20, 2012 | 05:53 GMT
The last we heard of an expected online multiplayer patch for Scott Pilgrim vs The World, it was due in northern autumn, having slipped from an August release. With December well on its way out, it still hasn’t materialed, and Ubisoft has told Polygon not to expect the DLC this year. No release window was provided, but the update, which also adds a playable version of Wallace, is still on the cards. Scott Pilgrim vs The World released via the PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade in 2010.
Tue, Dec 18, 2012 | 06:51 GMT
Surprise, surprise – the NEOGEO Gold X has finally nominated a release date, and it is pretty much “now”. The $200/£175/€199 console bundle arrives in the US and Europe on December 18, which has already kicked off everywhere but the US west coast. Destructoid reports you ought to be able to pick up the retro tech from Amazon, Walmart and GameStop among others. It includes a 4.3″ LCD screen, a charging station with HDMI out, an arcade stick, 20 pre-loaded games and one cartridge game. The core handheld can also be purchased on its tot.
Mon, Dec 17, 2012 | 04:51 GMT
Zombieland director Ruben Fleischer can’t have his heart’s desire, but classic arcade property Spy Hunter is a decent second best.
Thu, Dec 13, 2012 | 06:16 GMT
Sydney developer Nnooo has announced today that its arcade puzzler combination game, EscapeVektor, will be out on December 20 for 3DS and Vita.
Tue, Dec 11, 2012 | 00:47 GMT
Additions to Minecraft for Xbox 360 in the Title Update 7 have been revealed as well as the news that “The End” sequence will be delivered in Title Update 8.
Tue, Nov 27, 2012 | 21:45 GMT
Labyrinth Legends will release on PSN next month, according to an announcement from Creat Studios.
Tue, Nov 27, 2012 | 21:27 GMT
Under Defeat HD: Deluxe Edition is available today exclusively through Amazon for PS3, according to Rising Star Games. However, those who wish to forgo the physical edition can pick up the digital version of the arcade shooter December 4 through PSN. If you want a better idea of what the shmup has to offer you, have a look at the previously posted trailer below.
Tue, Nov 27, 2012 | 16:10 GMT
Ace Combat: Assault Horizon will be released on PC through download and at retail during in Q1 2013, according to Namco Bandai. The game was released on PS3 and Xbox 360 in October last year, and will be available for download on PSN in the UK tomorrow, and through XBL Marketplace on December 18. Thanks, Eurogamer.