Arcade Attack

Would you trust this bunch with anything? Er… We’ve done a lot of growing up in the twenty or so years since this picture was taken but one thing you’ll never coach out of us is our love for video games. From the podcast to the written content here, we wish to celebrate the glory days of gaming and enjoy sharing our gaming memories with you all.

The AA Team (cool van not included)

 

Recent Articles

 

Awesome New Retro Games To Start Playing - There is no need to go pick up or try to find an old game to get that retro nostalgia. There are many retro games that you can buy right… 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
Andy Smith (Amiga Format/Sega Power) – Interview - It isn't hyperbole to suggest that Arcade Attack wouldn't be here if it wasn't for this man. Well, a bit, maybe! Lots of you know the story of how AA… Read More
Year in Arcade: 1980 - One of the best things to have come out of creating this blog/podcast is the new group of friends we've made. You guys listen to us, read our stuff but… 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

 

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 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 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 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

 

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
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
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