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Tag: Asteroids

OMG! Asteroids Arcade1Up Cabinet is Only $199 at Walmart

OMG! Asteroids Arcade1Up Cabinet is Only $199 at Walmart
I mentioned before that I had wanted my own ’80s arcade in my home since Silver Spoons was on the air. Arcade1Up has been peddling smaller sized arcade cabinets that look like those classics from the ’80s, and packing multiple games.

VEC9 Vector Arcade Cabinet: Vec to the Past

VEC9 Vector Arcade Cabinet: Vec to the Past
What started as a drunken purchase turned into an anachronistic arcade game. In 2012, electrical engineer Andrew Reitano bought an Asteroids vector monitor on Craigslist. He wanted to see if he could make it display graphics, but with the help of Todd Bailey and Michael Dooley he ended up with VEC9.
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Arcade Lights Bring the Arcade Experience Home (Minus the Games)

Arcade Lights Bring the Arcade Experience Home (Minus the Games)
While many of us fans of classic arcade games would love to have a whole roomful of old arcade cabinets, we don’t always have the space, the money, or the understanding significant other to allow for such dalliances.

mmoAsteroids Makes Asteroid Multiplayer

mmoAsteroids Makes Asteroid Multiplayer
Multiplayer modes are a big part of today’s games, but what would it have been like if we had an MMO of a classic arcade game back in the day? With mmoAsteroids you can find out.

Company Wants to Mine Asteroids: Hopefully the Reapers Won’t Detect Us

Company Wants to Mine Asteroids: Hopefully the Reapers Won’t Detect Us
A company called Planetary Resources has made itself known, stating that they want to mine asteroids for natural resources. This of course raises a few questions: how exactly will they accomplish this task? What are the risks involved in space mining?

Asteroids Blik Vinyl Wall Decals Turn Your Space into a Hyper-Space

Asteroids Blik Vinyl Wall Decals Turn Your Space into a Hyper-Space
There’s nothing like decorating your own place, especially the walls. This usually entails wallpaper or paint of some kind. Thankfully, that’s not your only recourse, especially if you love retro gaming. These Blik Asteroids Wall Stickers will quickly turn your pad into a giant Atari game.

Asteroid Cookies: Hyperspace Into My Stomach, Please

Asteroid Cookies: Hyperspace Into My Stomach, Please
I can’t think of a more delicious way to spend an afternoon in the kitchen than making a batch of these most excellent Asteroids cookies. The guys at Evil Mad Scientist Labs have managed to faithfully reproduce almost every component of the arcade original in yummy cookie form, including tiny spaceships, asteroids of all sizes, a flying saucer, and even little bullets from your ship.

Atari.Com Adds Classic Games to Their Website [Timekillers]

Atari.Com Adds Classic Games to Their Website [Timekillers]
Atari fans rejoice! The Atari.com website has just gotten a facelift, and one of the great new features of the site is an arcade with a number of classic Atari game for you to play in your web browser.

ROM Check Fail!… Retro Arcade Games Go Berzerk

ROM Check Fail!… Retro Arcade Games Go Berzerk
Have you ever loaded up a retro arcade game with MAME, only to be greeted with an error message about those bad ROMs you downloaded 2 years ago? Well one enterprising developer decided to take that idea and actually turn it into a game.

8-Bit Video Game Neckties Probably Won’t Pass as Formalwear

8-Bit Video Game Neckties Probably Won’t Pass as Formalwear
I’ve made it my goal in life to never have another job where I have to wear a suit and tie to work. But if I ever find myself in that situation again, I know exactly what I’m showing up to the office wearing around my neck.

Asteroid Lamp Hits Living Rooms: Activate Hyperspace!

Asteroid Lamp Hits Living Rooms: Activate Hyperspace!
Pay tribute to one of classic arcade games of all time with these Asteroids-inspired lighting fixtures. Each lamp is comprised of 24 facets, each slightly different in size and shape – which makes them look really cool when placed in multiples and set on different sides.

Asteroids Coffee Table Blasts Into Hyperspace

Asteroids Coffee Table Blasts Into Hyperspace
If one of your fondest memories of youth is getting blisters on your fingers from zapping space debris and aliens, these most-excellent coffee tables belong in your living room. Designer C. Macintosh (“Mac”) Morrison plans on creating a limited run of these tables (probably no more than 50 of them) for release sometime this Summer or Autumn.
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