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Through The Years: The World’s Most Popular Arcade Games

May 31, 2019

Arcade machines have now been part a part of westernised society for the best part of 100 years. Arcade machines in their earliest form were first introduced in the 1920’s; and although these simple machines only performed elementary functions such as playing music or telling the user some ‘useful’ information, they certainly paved the way […]

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Top 10 Arcade Classics of the 80’s

October 28, 2011

Photo Credit: NamcoBandaiGames This article was produced by games room merchants, Home Leisure Direct – suppliers of pool tables, arcade machines, table tennis tables and wide range of home entertainment products. If you don’t know how to sing the theme to Mario Bros, you missed the 80’s. If the 1970’s provided a commercial platform for […]

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Google Pacman Ate 4.8 Million Work Hours ($120 Million)

May 25, 2010

Last Friday (May 21st) was Pacman’s 30 year birthday and to celebrate, Google integrated a fully playable Pacman game into their logo on Google.com. RescueTime, who did some calculations based on the activity of 11,000 users, estimates that the time spent on Google’s frontpage last Friday went from 11 seconds on average to 45 seconds. […]

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