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Video Game Trading Card Spotlight – Mike Imhof

Our next Trading Card Spotlight features Mike Imhof, who is displayed on card number 2712, from the Superstars of 2017.   Mike and his wife Lisa are also on trading card number 2913.   Along with his wife, Mike has a home arcade in Pittsburgh, PA called “RetroBrain...

Atari’s Misplays and Bogeys By Patrick Wong

Atari is synonymous with legendary arcade/action video games. From Asteroids, to Missile Command, to Tempest, videogamers will find very few games they would consider forgettable. However, when it comes to sports video games, gamers will have to think a little harder....

International Video Game Hall of Fame 2020

The nomination forms are now live on the website and ready to submit. You can go to www.ivghof.info to place your nominations. You can nominate multiple time for multiple categories.  Nominees may be from any country and must be notable Players, Developers, Video...
Arcade Auction: One Man’s Experience

Arcade Auction: One Man’s Experience

The date? November 11th, 2000. The time? 5:15 am. The sound? The annoying *BUZZ BUZZ BUZZ* of my alarm clock. The reason? A gigantic arcade auction being held in Timonium, Maryland with the possibility of finding some cool piece of arcade history for really cheap....

How I Tapped Out on Tapper

How I Tapped Out on Tapper

If you’re anything like me, you probably haven't played too many of the original arcade games since your youth. Sure, there is the occasional Ms. Pac-Man or Galaga, but when was the last time you actually played the real arcade version of Tapper or Jungle Hunt or Moon...

Mr. Borf, Make It So! By Earl Green

Mr. Borf, Make It So! By Earl Green

Now that you've pulled your DVD player out of the box and watched The Matrix sixteen bajillion times - both with and without the commentary - what next? Well, believe it or not, your DVD player may be a real live classic gaming machine. First, step into your Wayback...

Why Retro Video Gaming is So Famous

Why Retro Video Gaming is So Famous

How can it be that your old Nintendo is worth such a lot of cash? Why are individuals so intrigued by old out of date equipment? What could be so alluring about it? As games advance and the illustrations show signs of improvement it appears that one of the most...

Street Fighter Replicade – By Michael Mertes

Street Fighter Replicade – By Michael Mertes

The third release in the 1:6 scale RepliCade arcade cabinet lineup is here, and with it comes a fierce Dragon Punch right to my arcade memories. The Street Fighter II: Champion Edition RepliCade arcade cabinet contains two different versions of Street Fighter 2:...

A Look Into the Future of eGaming

A Look Into the Future of eGaming

Online gaming has millions of fans throughout the world. This billion-dollar industry is unique in the sense that it doesn’t involve real stadiums or racing circuits, and other aspects that you’d typically associate with normal sporting activities. Instead, eSports...

The Best Video Games of the Decade

The Best Video Games of the Decade

Over the last decade, the video game industry has experienced massive growth, and its profits are now rival those of television, movies, or music. This favorite pastime for many millennials came to life over two decades ago, but it was in the 2010s that it became more...