Pimoroni’s Picade is a DIY kit that lets you build a sweet desktop arcade machine powered by a Raspberry Pi single board computer. The 2018 release has new artwork, updated electronics, a more user-friendly layout, and instructions and more.
Columbus Circle’s arcade-style stand for the Nintendo Switch has slots for two consoles, so you can play multiplayer games face-to-face with your buddies. It works just as well as a single console stand. It has a cable slot and ventilation so you can play on it for hours.
Nyko’s PixelQuest is a cardboard arcade cabinet kit for the Nintendo Switch. It has slots for the unit itself and two Joy-Cons. The controller slots have mechanical buttons for the shoulder buttons. You also get a pair of joysticks. Available soon for only $20.
Great Big Story presents a short interview and documentary about Nolan Bushnell, the man who not only gave birth to the video game industry, as founder of Atari, but who also founded numerous other companies, including Pizza Time Theater, home to Chuck E. Cheese.
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.
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.
Handcrafted arcade machines with a minimalist retro cabinet. The Replay has a 17″ 4:3 LCD display with a scanline generator to recreate the look of CRT displays. It also has stereo speakers, 1- or 2-player setups, and customizable buttons, paint scheme, and an LED-backlit marquee.