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Global Defense

Dave is making a nifty in-browser game that you can play by yourself or in co-operative mode. If your device has a gyroscope, you can use that to aim. Very cool!

(And it looks like it’s all set to become a progressive web app once it’s running on HTTPS.)

pacapong by kingPenguin

Pacman meets Pong meets Space Invaders.

The creation of Missile Command and the haunting of its creator, Dave Theurer

The story behind the classic arcade game Missile Command and the toll it took on its creator:

Theurer’s constant strides for perfection left him working his body to the point that Missile Command’s premise started to manifest itself in his subconscious, sneaking into his dreams and turning them to nightmares.

There was something about the sound of those explosions, the feeling of the trackball in your hand, and the realisation that no matter how well you played, you could only delay the inevitable.

THE END

Caine’s Arcade | A cardboard arcade made by a 9-year old boy.

No, you’re tearing up watching a video about a boy who built his own arcade out of cardboard. I’ve just got something in my eye.

Who Is Arcade Fire??!!?

Oh, dear. It seems that some people have not been notified.

The Museum of Soviet Arcade Games

This description of a tour of the Museum of Soviet Arcade Games is like a travelogue from an alternative dimension.

The Wilderness Downtown

A nifty interactive video for Arcade Fire's "We Used To Wait." It claims to be built in HTML5 but actually uses XHTML 1.0 and HTML 4.01 doctypes throughout. *sigh*

HTML 5 Asteroids | Doug McInnes

Asteroids in canvas. Works a treat. Now I want Battlezone.

Akihabara

A framework for creating old-school arcade games in the browser, using HTML5.

LAZEROIDS!

Asteroids implemented using HTML5's canvas.

Space Invaders

The classic arcade game, recreated using the JavaScript/SVG library Raphaël.

Spacius! A Space Adventure

Get nostalgic with this old-school shoot 'em up. Oh, and it's written in JavaScript.

Trendwhore » Win & Regine Join Springsteen on Stage [VIDEO]

Arcade Fire and Bruce Springsteen together at last.

The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters | Official Movie Site | Picturehouse

The next Spellbound-style documentary is all about Donkey Kong. "A middle school science teacher and a hot sauce mogul battle for the Guinness world record on the arcade classic, Donkey Kong."

Free games -- Asteroid's Revenge

The worm turns. Play the part of an asteroid trying to crash into spaceships.

YouTube - Human Space Invaders

This one's for Simon.