New Wave Toys’ RepliCade is an upcoming line of fully-functional sixth scale (i.e. 12″ tall) arcade machine scale models. The series is kicking off with Centipede. It has a wood cabinet, LED backlighting, laminated overlays and coin return buttons that work as controls.
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GJS Co’s follow up to Ganker. Like it’s predecessor, the GEIO is a combat robot that’s controlled via a mobile app. But it has sensors that enable first person view, auto-targeting and augmented reality features. It also has conquest, scavenger hunt and race modes.
Jason Fernandez takes retro hard-sided briefcases and kits them out with a Raspberry Pi-powered arcade emulator, an LCD screen, a removable arcade joystick, light-up buttons, and a lithium ion battery pack for portability. Now you can pack your Pac-Man anywhere!
Sylvanas Windrunner and the Horde square off against Anduin Wrynn and the Alliance in the cinematic trailer for World of Warcraft‘s newest expansion, Battle for Azeroth. The add-on introduces six new races, a 20-player co-op PvP mode, two new kingdoms and more.
“The team needs you. Be their shield.” Overwatch‘s latest origin short film is about the Crusader, Reinhardt. Set during their last stand against the Omnics, the film sees Reinhardt mature a few minutes too late, and explains how Eichenwalde is what it is today.
As expected, Nintendo delivered another classic game with Super Mario Odyssey. ThinkGeek lets you bring the game’s new and imaginative mechanics home with this wearable Cappy hat. If you don’t have a Switch yet, you can also get the hat as part of a console bundle.
Better late than never. Steam now has a digital version of its gift cards. You can send them to anyone who’s been on your Friend list for at least 3 days. Its value will automatically be converted to your friend’s currency. Don’t worry, you can still gift specific games.
Nintendo has the Super NES Classic, Analogue has the Super NES modern. The Super Nt plays SNES and Super Famicom cartridges at up to 1080p and 60fps. It comes with a wireless controller and receiver, but it also works with the original console’s accessories.
The Nucleus is a premium wooden coffee table. But slide out its control panel and it shows its playful side. It comes with a two-player arcade setup and a wireless keyboard. You can order it with or without a PC, as well as a Sonos Connect receiver and LED underglow.
“Encourage the behavior you want, rather than discouraging the behavior you don’t.” Mark Brown calls his video “How Game Designers Protect Players from Themselves.” But it’s actually about designers protecting their vision. Either way, it’s a must watch.
This extensive series of online courses will teach you to build your own video games using tools like the Unity and Unreal game engines, C#, Python, and Swift 3, and how to create 3D objects with Blender and MagicaVoxel. This bundle is 96% off in The Awesomer Shop.
The original Sonic the Hedgehog has one of the most catchy and memorable soundtracks in the history of gaming, thanks to composer Masato Nakamura. Now listen as 130Grit Sound Studio performs a trio of familiar tunes from the game, done wonderfully in Dick Dale/surf rock style.
(PG-13) Videogamedunkey talks about the video game industry’s never ending quest for beautiful, detailed, or realistic graphics. While it is mainly a visual medium, the quality of a game’s graphics – and all other aspects – should be second to the quality of its gameplay.