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Joust on the Playstation Store today

By Spencer . May 24, 2007 . 5:10am

Sony Online Entertainment is bringing Midway’s arcade game, Joust, to the Playstation 3 later today. For $4.99 you can purchase the PS3 version with online play and leaderboards. Honestly, $5 seems steep for Joust even if you can play it is “enhanced” with online features. For the same price you can buy Rampart (recommended!) or […]

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Rampart now available on the Playstation Store

By Spencer . May 10, 2007 . 6:33am

This week on the Playstation Store is a remake of Rampart for the Playstation 3. Rampart is a fast paced strategy game where you place cannons and try to defend your wall from enemy ships. There are six levels to play and top scores will be added to an online leader board. The main feature […]

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Aqua Teen Hunger Force priced as a budget PS2 game

By Spencer . May 9, 2007 . 6:01am

As the Playstation 2 is beginning to phase out some publishers have been dropping the price of new PS2 games to $40, instead of selling them for $50. At EB Games the upcoming Aqua Teen Hunger Force game Midway is working on is priced $10 lower than usual and has a pre-order price of $29.99. […]

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Mortal Kombat on the DS?

By Spencer . March 30, 2007 . 10:42am

Another interesting listing is up on EB Games, this time for the Nintendo DS. It looks like Midway might be developing Mortal Kombat for the Nintendo DS. I can’t imagine how touch screen control could enhance Mortal Kombat’s gameplay, but it would be neat if you could knock players into different screens. There is also […]

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Root Beer Tapper: All tapped out…

By Dan . February 13, 2007 . 5:06pm

Back in the day, Root Beer Tapper was the game in the arcade you played while waiting for Gauntlet or Spy Hunter to open up. Simply because it was almost without fail left unattended and available, and looked strange enough to warrant $.25. Of course any kid from the 80′s that remembers Root Beer Tapper […]

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Play Paperboy on your 360 this Valentines Day

By Spencer . February 12, 2007 . 1:59pm

Microsoft is going to release an arcade version of Paperboy on Xbox Live Arcade this Wednesday. In the game you ride a bicycle and deliver papers to your neighborhood while avoiding obstacles like the kid on his tricycle and the dreaded guy practicing breakdancing on the sidewalk without cardboard. There are some new features in […]

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This week on Xbox Live Arcade: Root Beer Tapper

By Spencer . February 5, 2007 . 2:40pm

Xbox Live Wednesdays kick off with a new game after a few weeks of absence. This week were going to see Root Beer Tapper, an arcade classic that has been updated to support “high definition”. No this isn’t a remake, it’s the same pixilated classic you remember for 400 MS Points. Some of you might […]

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Midway backs the Playstation 3 with six downloadable titles

By Spencer . January 8, 2007 . 5:22am

Besides Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection, most of the stuff on the Playstation store is produced by Sony. Blast Factor and Lemmings are good additions, but it doesn’t hurt to have another ally providing downloadable games. Midway is filling the role by bringing six arcade games to the Playstation network. In early 2007 we’re going to […]

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Bring these arcade games to Xbox Live!

By Spencer . November 29, 2006 . 10:41pm

Old school is the new cool and many companies have been cashing in on their classics. The Nintendo Wii has a clear advantage with NES, MSX, Super Nintendo, Genesis, Turbografx 16 and Nintendo 64 coming on the Virtual Console. Not to be out done Sony started selling PS1 classics for the Playstation 3. The PS1 […]

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Atari classics coming to Xbox Live and Contra comes this Wednesday

By Spencer . November 6, 2006 . 3:19am

As part of Microsoft press event today they announced future titles coming to the Xbox Marketplace. On the list are six Atari classics: Centipede, Asteroids, Missile Command, Battlezone, Warlords and Tempest. All of the Atari remakes will have the original and an Xbox 360 enhanced “evolution mode”. The evolution mode varies from title to title, […]

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Video: Glitches of Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3

By Spencer . October 24, 2006 . 10:49am

This video is a nine minute clip of neat glitches in Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3. Watch as characters transform into one another and see Shang Tsung’s fireball juggling act. Now that Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 is on Xbox Live can any player recreate these glitches online?

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Mortal Soul Kombat 3

By Spencer . September 21, 2006 . 9:18am

The Soul Calibur III character creation system lets crafty modders make some pretty sweet looking models. One Mortal Kombat fan made models of Sub Zero, Scorpion, Ermac and Reptile. Anyone other Soul Calibur III fans want to share their creations?  

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What to play on Wii: Third Party title list until 2007

By Spencer . September 14, 2006 . 8:27am

  As part of the press briefing Nintendo showcased all of the Third Party Launch titles to look forward to in the near future.   Activision Call of Duty 3 Marvel: Ultimate Alliance Rapala Tournament Fishing Tony Hawk’s Downhill Jam World Series of Poker   Atari Dragon Ball Z Budokai: Tenkaichi 2   Atlus Trauma […]

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Build your own micro arcade via papercraft

By Spencer . August 1, 2006 . 2:25pm

Arcade machines can cost thousands and even Mame cabinets can be pretty expensive. So if you want to build your own arcade at a budget price papercraft is the best way to go about it. In our collection of “Paper Arcade” we have mini replicas of games like Ms. Pacman, Donkey Kong, Mortal Kombat II, […]

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Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 Revisited

By Spencer . April 25, 2006 . 10:22am

Midway announced that their final installation of Mortal Kombat on this generation’s consoles will show off every fighter in the history of the series. Before they completed the task a group of rom hackers reworked Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3 for the Genesis and added in a bunch of new fighters. Mini bosses Goro and Kintaro […]

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Shadow Hearts rises again

By Spencer . March 6, 2006 . 11:26am

Shadow Hearts: From the New World is set for launch on 03.07.06 , but before you start exploring this altered take of America check out the original Shadow Hearts. The game was originally published by Midway in 2001 and if you can’t find a copy check out Game Quest Direct’s reprint. If you plan on […]

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