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Microsoft to Lower Xbox 360 Price for Holidays

Shortly after Sony announced it would raise the price of its PlayStation 3 this fall, Microsoft lowered the price of its Xbox 360 line to a base price of $250. The lowered price positions Xbox to compete for holiday gift purchases with both Sony and Nintendo. Microsoft is offering several new games and services with  Full Article…

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Retro Arcade Games Make a Comeback at AsteroidsGame.org

As video game technology becomes increasingly sophisticated, there is another trend in gaming that seems to contradict the craze over ultra high-tech computer games. This secondary trend consists of a movement back towards the retro arcade games that were popular in the 1980s. This movement has been made possible by technology that makes recreating classic  Full Article…

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EliteArcadeMachines.com Takes Us Back to Our Youth

Arcade games have been with us since the 1920s. In those days the entertainment was limited to shooting galleries and ball toss games. These gave way to coin-operated pinball machines in the 1930s and by 1971 students at Stanford University had devised the first coin-operated video game. Coin-operated entertainment machines started to spring up in  Full Article…

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