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Summer of Arcade returns to Xbox 360

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Shortly after Microsoft left the stage at E3, news broke via Joystiq that Summer of Arcade would return for another year. Sadly, not all games have dates announced and there is no word on prices...

Bandai Namco Using PS3 Cell in Arcade

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Bandai Namco is developing arcade games using the Cell chip from Sony's PlayStation 3. The deal between the publisher and format holder will mark the first time that Sony's Cell processor has been used commercially...

Konami Trials PES Arcade Game

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Konami is currently trialling an arcade cabinet in the UK based on the hit Pro Evolution Soccer franchise. The two-player Pro Evolution Soccer Arcade Championship is being tested in two locations in London, with the...

Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 on Xbox Live Arcade

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Subscribers to Xbox Live are now able to download the latest arcade game trail, Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3. The full game is available for 800 Microsoft points and offers 13 achievements to be unlocked. Ultimate...

New Sega Arcade Board Isn't Xbox 360 Based

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Sega representatives have moved to quash reports that the company's new "Lindbergh" arcade board, which will power titles including House of the Dead 4 and Virtua Fighter 5, is based on Xbox 360 hardware. A...

Sega's New Arcade Board Based on Xbox 360?

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Reports from Japan say Microsoft's next-generation home console provides the tech for the House of the Dead 4 machine. Recently, Sega staged a beta test in Tokyo for House of the Dead...

Xbox Live Arcade Launches

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It's official - downloading games is the new going to the shops. First we had Nintendo's revelation that you'll be able to access classic titles from its expansive back catalogue to play on your shiny...

Mario Kart: The Arcade Game

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The yearly AOU arcade show tends to have one or two big surprises, and taking this year's spot is none other than Nintendo's main man, Mario. Through a tie-up between Namco and Nintendo, Namco is...

Xbox Live Arcade available now

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Service brings classic and original content to Xbox Live users via download. Microsoft launched its Xbox Live Arcade service today. The service brings retro and original games to Xbox Live users sans...

Sega Plans Massive New Arcade

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In another sign of expansion in Japan's arcade business, Sega recently announced plans to build a sizable new arcade and entertainment facility in Yokohama, southwest of Tokyo. Set for construction in the Minato Mirai 21...

Penny Arcade Game Released

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GarageGames has announced a release of a new and free Torque Engine game based on the popular web comic strip Penny Arcade. The game, developed by Plan B Productions is called Produce Panic. Here is...

Microsoft opens Japanese Xbox Arcade site

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Web destination will showcase ports of Castle of Shikigami II, Guilty Gear XX #Reload, and Metal Slug 3 for the Microsoft console. Today, Microsoft opened a Japanese-language Web site called Xbox Arcade,...

Sammy tells Sega to focus on arcade

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Sammy president and CEO Hajime Satomi has told Bloomberg Japan that he wants Sega to concentrate on the arcade games business and be more strict about pouring money into loss-making home console releases, news which...

Theater group to impose ratings on arcade games

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Regal Entertainment will reexamine arcade games using Parental Advisory System and six-prong test. Regal Entertainment Group--which owns and operates one of the country's largest theater groups, composed of Regal Cinemas, United Artists...

GameSpy Arcade v1.3d released

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GameSpy Arcade v1.3d has officially been released! Users can now download it from the website or through Arcade's auto-patching feature -- simply load up Arcade and it'll update itself. A few of the...

How to Build a Home Arcade Machine

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Whether you're a pinball wizard, aficionado of classic shoot-'em-ups, or a "Street Fighter" extraordinaire, many options exist when it comes to bringing the arcade home -- specifically in the form of a full-sized home arcade...

GameSpy Arcade v1.3b Launched

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GameSpy Arcade v1.3b is now available, making it even more enjoyable for gamers across the globe to play games online. The subscriber and basic ad-supported versions both offer great new features and can be downloaded...

GameSpy Arcade 1.1 Launched!

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Version 1.1 of GameSpy Arcade -- GameSpy's revolutionary online gaming software -- has just rolled out of development, crammed full of major new features for our full version and trial version users alike. It's available...

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