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Retro Sports Games: Five of the Best - Sport has proved to be a hugely popular genre in the gaming industry, with franchises such as FIFA, NBA and NFL becoming a permanent part of the landscape. The modern… Read More
Best NES Games of the 1980s including Super Mario Bros. 3 - The 1980s was an epic year for gaming enthusiasts, especially those that were playing on a Nintendo NES system.  The Nintendo Entertainment System, which is more commonly known as the… Read More
Will Game Franchises Ever Run Out of Steam? - If you looked at some of the games released in the 2020s, you’d be forgiven for thinking you’d stumbled through a time warp into the past. Many are sequels and… Read More
How History and Technology Combine in the Popularity of Themed Slots - Online gambling is more popular now than ever before. In fact, the latest statistics show that Google searches for the term “online casino” reached an all-time high in the UK… Read More
Arcade Games That Will Take You Back in the Day - Arcade games are some of the oldest kinds of games in the gaming industry. That doesn’t mean that they aren’t popular today. Games like Shovel Knight and Hollow Knight prove… Read More

 

Podcasts

 

Arcade Attack Podcast – February (2 of 2) 2021 – The Craziest Consoles Part 1 – Plus a Sad Goodbye, For Now… - The end of an era?! Possibly? The end of the Arcade Attack podcast forever.....?! HELL NO! (Please excuse my language). Yup, we have some sad news to share to our… Read More
Arcade Attack Podcast – February (1 of 2) 2021 – Murder, She Wrote – The Video Game?! - Ever fancy stepping into the shoes of Jessica Fletcher? If so, all your dreams have come true! Yup, a Murder, She Wrote video game was released in 2009 and got… Read More
Arcade Attack Podcast – January (4 of 4) 2021 – Erik Wahlberg (SEGA/SegaSoft) – Interview - Erik Wahlberg was a hugely respected producer at SEGA and EA. He worked on so many classic titles such as Virtua Fighter, Ristar, Eternal Champions, Knockout Kings and lots more… Read More
Arcade Attack Podcast – January (3 of 4) 2021 – Sound Test Vol.2 – My Life in Racing Games - Keith's back with another music pod! At last!! Was it worth the wait? You betcha! A tale of how young Keith fell in love with 8-bit SEGA racing games, then… Read More
Arcade Attack Podcast – January (2 of 4) 2021 – Konstantinos Dimopoulos (Game Urbanist & Virtual Cities) – Interview - Konstantinos Dimopoulos is a hugely respected game urbanist and designer! His role is to create the cities and worlds inside your favourite video games! This amazing role is something I… Read More

 

Top Tens

 

Top Ten – Spooky Retro Games to Play on Halloween! - Our resident artist/writer/beer maker (oh you'd better believe it) Chris McAuley is back with another fab article. I prayed to the retrogaming gods for something Halloween-related and Chris heard my… Read More
Top Ten NES Racing Games! - We love a NES Top Ten, yes we do! Andy (aka UKNESBoy - go follow him on Twitter) comes up with the goods yet again! Racing games were not a… Read More
Top Tens – Top Ten Dreamcast RPGs! - I know what you're thinking and you're right, we don't know anything about Dreamcast RPGs! But new AA member and Dreamcast expert Retro Faith does! So here she is...  … Read More

 

Indie Dev

 

Arcade Dreams (Indie Documentary) - I caught up with Zach Weddington whose team are making Arcade Dreams, an exciting new documentary focusing on the golden era of arcade gaming. Here he is to tell you… Read More
Wings Of Bluestar (Shinu Real Arts) – Indie follow-up - Adrian and Anthony wanted to see how Shinu was getting on with Wings of Bluestar now the game is finally out for purchase. You can buy it on Steam. https://youtu.be/nIy7aAwyrI8… Read More
Big Impact Sound – Music Feature - Adrian and Anthony are big fans of Wings of Bluestar so they tracked down the music supremo responsible for this and some other lovely games. Here's Big Impact Sound to… Read More