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Dance Dance Revolution Movie Is (Still) Reportedly Happening

A movie centered around the only arcade game that matters, Dance Dance Revolution is currently in the works. Again. According to Variety, Greg Silverman’s new company Stampede is behind the film which is being made in partnership with producers J. Todd Harris and Marc Marcum from Branded Entertainment as well as Konami who still own the intellectual property. […]

Toshi Omagari Says Retro Video Game Fonts Have Gone Unnoticed

Over the last few years, the Japanese type-designer-turned-retro-font archivist who works at the type foundry Monotype, has been assembling pixel-based alphabets from arcade games such as Tank 8, Space Invaders, and Street Fighter. “There are actually so many good arcade fonts that we collectively haven’t paid attention to,” said Omagari at the Cooper Union’s TypoGraphics conference in June. According to an article […]

Arcade Expo: Retro Fun

Like pagers, portable CD players, and collect call lines, brick and mortar arcades are often viewed as a retro novelty of yesteryear. But to those who grew up around them, arcades were more than just a place to pass time and burn through pocket change. They were a place to connect with friends, blow off […]