All the components and directions you need to build your own arcade machine, sans cabinet.
Retro Gaming with Raspberry PiWith a Raspberry Pi, game emulation software and genuine arcade controls from Adafruit, you can build a dedicated retro game station and re-live these classic quarter-chompers. (Members Only jacket not included.)Adafruit Learning SystemPhillip Burgess
Starting August 7th. Titles include: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows, Flashback, Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons, and ending with Charlie Murder.
Xbox Live Summer of Arcade 2013 begins August 7Microsoft's annual Xbox Live Summer of Arcade returns on August 7, with four new titles on the Xbox Live Arcade platform. Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows is the first of three...PolygonChristopher Grant
Continuing from my last post about the Xbox One reveal, I wanted to talk a little more about what happened yesterday at the Microsoft E3 press conference.
More specifically, what didn’t happen. Originally I gave Microsoft the benefit of the doubt when they raised a number of suspicious red flags. Always On DRM? How will used games be handled? Why does the Kinect sensor need to always be on and watching me? Given that the Xbox announcement was only two weeks away from E3, naturally I assumed t
David Hayter (Original voice actor for Solid Snake):
“Great actor, good man. The game will probably still be excellent. Like New Coke!”
A lot of people are under the impression this is all an act, and Hayter’s voice may very well appear in the game. I really have my doubts, but Kojima has shown the lengths he’s willing to go to mess with gamers…so anything may happen.
Kiefer Sutherland Is Now Snake24 and Lost Boys actor taking up the mantle for The Phantom Pain.Giant BombPatrick Klepe
Back in 2010, two Infinity Ward (Modern Warfare series) senior members, Jason West and Vince Zampella were let go. Later that year the two announced their new studio, Respawn Entertainment. Details are finally trickling in regarding their new PC/Xbox first person shooter, Titanfall.
New game from Modern Warfare creators is an Xbox/PC exclusiveRespawn Entertainment’s Titanfall won’t be on Sony, Nintendo systems.Ars TechnicaKyle Orland
The developer’s response:
I’m kind of livid myself, I just see him as the overly-entitled gamer saying ‘I deserve this because I want it!’ I was saying earlier on Twitter ‘Halo: Spartan Assault only on Windows 8 devices! That Russian guy should port it FOR GREAT JUSTICE!’ Like James though, he’s going to do what he’s going to do and it’s kind of impressive but trying to justify it morally really irks me.
For great justice, indeed.
Hacker Ports Xbox 360 Game to PC, Calls It ‘Justice’Some
Anyone with a full retail copy of Starcraft II can now invite their friends with out a copy to join in. Spawning was an idea introduced in Warcraft II and the original Starcraft. It’s been one of the most requested features of the game, and it’s cool to see they finally added it in.
StarCraft II Official Game SiteWage war across the galaxy with three unique and powerful races. StarCraft II is a real-time strategy game from Blizzard Entertainment for the PC and Mac.StarCraft II
A year after it was acquired for $200 million.
Zynga Shuts Down OMGPOP One Year After Acquiring It For $200M – TechCrunch
While it’s sad 520 people out of work, the most staggering thing to take away from this is that number only represents 18% of their employees. There’s still over 2000 people still working on games like Farmville.
Original Source: http://blog.zynga.com/2013/06/03/ceo-update-4/
In an informal survey by Kotaku, out of 400 replies, roughly half say they won't tolerate an online fee for Xbox One. Anytime anyone ever says they wont tolerate a bad service or will boycott it, I’m reminded of this gem.
Survey: Half of You Won’t Tolerate Any Online Requirement for Xbox OneJust over half of the more than 400 respondents to an informal Kotaku survey about the Xbox One say they will not accept an online requirement for single-player gaming.KotakuThe A.V. Club
Map of Grand Theft Auto IV’s Liberty City, complete with Google’s Street View.
GRAND THEFT AUTO IV - Map: Liberty CityMap: Liberty City
In 1983, Atari loaded an estimated 13 dump trucks for of broken hardware, including games (like E.T), in a landfill in New Mexico. Twenty years later, a game developer hoping to make a documentary about it has been given the okay to have the site excavated.