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Posts Tagged ‘Midway

Rampage World Tour

Posted by: Kevin C. on: June 29, 2013

The PSX/N64 era was just utterly rife with remakes of 80s arcade classics. There were a lot of reasons for this, I’m sure, and I’m also sure part of it was just a cold, hard, simple fact- making completely original games in the then-new realm of 3D console games was difficult, challenging, and expensive. At […]

Gauntlet Legends

Posted by: Kevin C. on: May 21, 2013

Alright, so, Gauntlet. Hopefully you’ve played at least some version of it before, because it’s absolutely one of the stock classic arcade games that’s still inspiring new games today. When released, it was also the first 4-player arcade game that anyone’s actually heard of; and a cooperative one, at that! Each player was one of […]

NBA Hangtime

Posted by: Kevin C. on: March 18, 2013

Can we talk about the arcade sports genre for a moment? To this day, I have no idea why it isn’t more popular. It had its mainstream moment come and go with Midway’s NBA Jam and NFL Blitz, but hasn’t really gone on to be as popular as realistic sports games like Madden. Even the […]