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Pinball – The Silver Screen and Silver Ball by Michael Thomasson

While both competing for the same consumer dollar, Hollywood and pinball have shared a long relationship mutually beneficial to both. For starters, pinball machines have long filled movie theaters lobbies and, of course, pinball machines have been featured in films as...

Video Game Trading Card Spotlight – Andrew Joseph

Our next Trading Card Spotlight features Andrew Joseph, who currently is displayed on card number 3727, from the Superstars of 2021 Collection. Andrew grew up playing pinball but only started competing competitively a few years ago. Andrew’s game of choice is Hot...

Kiss: Psycho Circus – The Nightmare Child by Brett Weiss

Confession time: when it comes from the 1990s to the present, my history with computer games is spotty at best. Sure, I’ve played DOOM and some of the other major releases, and I even taught myself to type with Mario Teaches Typing (it was much more effective than my...
iiRcade Report by Brad Feingold

iiRcade Report by Brad Feingold

William Congreve once wrote that "Music hath charms to soothe a savage breast." To that, I say it really depends on where you are and what you are doing. Ever try writing a children’s book while listening to Slipknot? It’s not a great combination, but the main point...

G-Darius HD Review (Nintendo Switch)

G-Darius HD Review (Nintendo Switch)

I've had the pleasure of first experiencing the Darius series for the first time in our local arcade around 1991 or 92. The site of the cabinet itself was excellent, but seeing the game in action spread across three arcade monitors made for the ultimate arcade...

Centipede: Recharged Review (Nintendo Switch)

Centipede: Recharged Review (Nintendo Switch)

Centipede: Recharged takes the premise of the original Centipede's "Kill them first before they kill you" mechanics and injects some new life into the classic trackball Atari game. Fans of the original game will be right at home as soon as they fire up the...