37 Gadgets You Probably Didn't Realize You Needed In Your Life Until Now

37 Gadgets You Probably Didn't Realize You Needed In Your Life Until Now

August 22, 2020

I have one of these in my apartment and it's been SO fun to play with — especially now that we're spending more time at home than ever. My husband and I love challenging each other and feeling like we're in an old school arcade. It's a great size for an at-home arcade machine, not too big or too small.

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20 things you didn’t know you could get at Best Buy

20 things you didn’t know you could get at Best Buy

July 28, 2020

Ever miss playing those retro games at the arcade? Well now you don't have to—just buy your own arcade game from Best Buy and you'll stay entertained for days (and have an incredibly cool conversation starter). This particular arcade cabinet comes with four versions of Golden Tee, an arcade golf game. Reviewers are obsessed, saying the arcade fits in well with collector decor. They even stress that the game quality is similar to what it was when the game was made, so no fears about poor remastering.  

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Arcade1Up's Brand New Ms. Pac-Man Counter-Cade Launches

Arcade1Up's Brand New Ms. Pac-Man Counter-Cade Launches

July 24, 2020

Back in June, Arcade1Up announced several new cabinets, including X-Men vs Street Fighter, Marvel Pinball, Big Buck Hunter, and Ms. Pac-Man. They noted that the Ms. Pac-Man cabinet would also be available in "other home arcade form factors". It appears as though the were talking about the Counter-Cade, because it just popped up on QVC as part of an exclusive sale.

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NBA Jam esports? Arcade1Up hopes to make it happen

NBA Jam esports? Arcade1Up hopes to make it happen

July 10, 2020

If you've visited an arcade, you've probably played NBA Jam once or twice, or 500 times. And even if you haven't, you surely know some of the iconic callouts from voice actor Tim Kitzrow. "He's on fire!"

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EDITORIAL: 1 Million ‘Arcade1Up’ Replica Arcade Machines Sold

EDITORIAL: 1 Million ‘Arcade1Up’ Replica Arcade Machines Sold

May 18, 2020

The combination of building and then playing the old machines from my childhood with my son has been a great way to connect with him. Seeing the components in the box slowly turn into a fully working arcade machine really caught his attention.

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Arcade game cabinet maker Arcade1Up sales surge during coronavirus pandemic: exclusive

Arcade game cabinet maker Arcade1Up sales surge during coronavirus pandemic: exclusive

May 18, 2020

A new generation of gamers are excited to have a retro-arcade feel in their home. Some of the new games they’re currently playing are Pac-Man and BurgerTime and Bachrach isn’t worried about the excitement fizzling out, with more games in the pipeline.

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Asuka Treats Herself With Big Purchase After WWE Raw Women’s Title Win

Asuka Treats Herself With Big Purchase After WWE Raw Women’s Title Win

May 13, 2020

The Raw Women’s Champion tweeted out a photo of her new purchase. Asuka has a big video game collection and she picked up Arcade 1Up’s new Capcom head to head gaming table. 

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5 Ways Arcade1Up's Star Wars Home Arcade Cabinet Takes You Back to Gaming's Glory Days

5 Ways Arcade1Up's Star Wars Home Arcade Cabinet Takes You Back to Gaming's Glory Days

April 28, 2020

Arcade1Up's latest offering is the best yet, though, as it not only ratchets the arcade realism with a number of new features, but also caters to high-score chasers from a galaxy far, far away. The Star Wars Home Arcade Game delivers all the Death Star-obliterating thrills of Atari’s 1983 arcade shooter, without the hassle of having to continuously pump quarters into a slot.

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The Best Retro Gaming Consoles

The Best Retro Gaming Consoles

April 24, 2020

Arcade1Up's arcade cabinets are faithful, scaled-down reproductions of classic machines with full-size arcade controls, excellent arcade emulation, and multiple games in each cabinet. If you spent your formative years dropping quarters in an arcade, you probably wanted your own arcade cabinet, and this is the most convenient way to get one. 

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Online Unboxing & Review: Arcade1Up Marvel Superheroes Deluxe Cabinet

Online Unboxing & Review: Arcade1Up Marvel Superheroes Deluxe Cabinet

April 16, 2020

Arcade1Up has built a reputation for putting out high-quality arcade cabinets for those not looking to drop a fortune on cabinets. Marvel Comics recently celebrated its 80 year anniversary. To celebrate, Arcade1Up released a Marvel Superheroes Deluxe Cabinet modeled after the popular cabinet from the mid-'90s. We unboxed the arcade cabinet and gave it a spin to see how it stacks up.

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The best SNES games of all time

The best SNES games of all time

April 13, 2020

The SNES version was a minor step down graphically from the arcade version, but otherwise, it was a near-perfect port. The controls felt smooth and responsive and maintained the speed and fluidity of the arcade version. This is an integral part of what made Turtles in Time so great and why it remains a joy to play. Unless you want to get the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Arcade1Up system, it’s the best way to play it at home.

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Best gifts to give your dad for 2020 Star Wars

Best gifts to give your dad for 2020 Star Wars

April 04, 2020

When your dad was little, he dreamed of having an arcade in his home. You can make his dream come true for $450. This Star Wars arcade game is one of the pricier options -- there are plenty of others that cost less than $300 -- but it's also, arguably, the coolest of them all. Watch your dad spend hours in a galaxy far, far away.

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