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Rare Game Room Gems: Avengers In Galactic Storm

My son keeps on asking me when the Avengers Blu-Ray is out (any day now son!)…so it made me think to finally getting around to writing about this old game. With the surprising fact that there was no official video game released to coincide with the release of movie (there is one coming out eventually). […]

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The Greatest Movie about Video Games You Have Never Seen

With a limited release (unfortunately just like most documentaries) — you probably never saw Indie Game:The Movie in theaters. Thankfully it was released for home viewing recently. Indie Game may be the best documentary about video games I have ever seen. The movie takes a different view from previous films. It does not go into […]

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Top 12 Things You Should Know About Wizard of Oz Pinball

After seeing Wizard in Oz in action at the E3 show, we had to add two more items to the list. So the top ten items now is top twelve. Cabinet Wizard of Oz cabinets are going to be printed directly on wood and then clearcoated. This will allow for striking cabinet artwork and should […]

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Pins and Vids 4: A New Hoax Reviewed

Game room aficionados are always starving for new content. Let’s face it; neither pinball or arcade news is exactly mainstream. Luckily Al and Paul have stepped up to the plate with a new offering to fulfill our appetite. Pins and Vids 4 — A New Hoax has just been released. What is Pins and Vids? […]

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Rare Game Room Gems — Empire Strikes Back

The original Star Wars arcade machine given to us by Atari in the early 80’s is no doubt one of the all time arcade classics, as well as being a great collectors item. Well one game that trumps it in the collectors market is Empire Strikes Back. The Empire Strikes Back, while it is the […]

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Rare Game Room Gems — Environmental Discs of Tron

When it comes to movies there are some that really were just designed to be turned into a video game. Disney’s 1982 sci-fi classic Tron is certainly one of those movies, and today we are going to look at the second arcade game based on this movie Discs of Tron made by Midway. Specifically we […]

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Goodbye Netflix and Hello Amazon Prime

Amazon Prime Video has been out for a while now, but was not available for any of my devices. But that is changed now that they have released support for the Playstation 3. I gave it a whirl today and was very pleased with it. Here is a review: First download the Amazon Prime app […]

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Cheap, Pretty and Fast: A Look at Classic Stern Pinballs

“Classic Sterns” are pinball machines made by Stern Electronics between 1977 and 1984. In particular, games released between 1980 and 1982 are classic pinball machines that provide a great bang for the buck for your game room. What is special about these Stern games you may ask? There are a few things: Stern was more […]

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The Last Gem Of The 80’s Arcade Scene

While the 1980’s saw a ton of great video games released in arcades all over the world. The early 1990’s were nearly just as strong. However, there was a game released right at the tail end of 1989 that really made sure that the 1980’s ended with a roundhouse kick to the head (followed by […]

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Rare Game Room Gems — I, Robot by Atari

In our latest installment of Rare Game Room Gems, we look at the Atari classic I, Robot. When you think of I, Robot, I would take a guess that what probably pops into your mind are images of the Will Smith movie from 2004, or perhaps the series of novels that the movie was loosely […]

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