Arcade

Arcade games of the 90sThe 90s The future arrives with a tiger uppercut to the jaw in Street Fighter II, and the era of the one-on-one fighter kicks in. Mortal Kombat amps up the gore whilst game consoles become a must for every home… 
Arcade games of the 80sThe 80s The entire world gets a major case of Pac-Man fever, and video games get their first true superstar. Video takes the arcade into a new golden age for the decade… 
Arcade games of the 70sThe 70s The era of the video arcade game is ushered in with Computer Space in 1971, but few really notice it until tha almighty tennis game Pong. Pongrights that wrong the following year… 
Arcade games of the 60sThe 60s The future can be yours, as long as Zoltan and Madame Morgana get their due. If action is more your style, Bazaar and Hayburners II give a few new… 
Arcade games of the 50sThe 50s Photo booths become a national craze, letting best friends and puppy lovers take home a four-strip keepsake. Shuffle games move beyond bowling with…  
Arcade games of the 40sThe 40s The Voice-O-Graph lets amateur crooners save their performances on a cardboard record, Drive Mobile puts gamers behind the wheel, andMonkey Climb . well… 
Arcade games of the 30sThe 30s Baffle Ball single-plungerdly invents the pinball craze, while Bumper andContact take the game two steps into the future. At the penny arcades, fortune telling… 
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Commodore 64

Commodore 64

A mighty little computer with great games such as Trolley Wally put this on the map The Commodore 64 is an 8-bit home computer released by Commodore International in August, 1982, at a price of US$595. Preceded by the Commodore … Continue reading

Pong

1972 Atari released Pong to the world

Back in 1972 Atari released the Pong game to the world. Pong was probably the first video game i ever saw. Closely followed by Old Boot Hill which was heavily advanced compared to pong. Pong is a simple 2 dimensional … Continue reading

Arcade in the 80s

Arcade in the 80s

A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  V  W  X  Z  1  7 // // The entire world gets a major case of Pac-Man fever, and video games get their first true superstar. Video takes the arcade into a new golden age, riding on the shoulders of giants like Donkey Kong, Defender, … Continue reading

1961

Year of 1961

1961 was a year that saw congress approve the Peace Corps as a permanent federal agency within the State Department, and Kennedy signed the legislation on September 22. If you were going to school you may well of had a Pets and Pals metal … Continue reading

Bagatelle

Bagatelle

Back in the seventies, if you couldn’t afford an Electric Pinball table then the next best thing was a stash of ball bearings and a Bagatelle table. This was always enhanced by the addition of any marbles you could find … Continue reading