Classic Arcade News Feed: July 2019

Classic Arcade news time again here on the blog. This month, I’ve pulled out a bunch of interesting videos that I thought were worth sharing. First up, classic arcade gaming Centipede will be 40 years old very soon, and has been re-mastered once more for the arcades. Announced this month, Centipede Chaos, can see up to…

Atari Centipede’s Hidden Code Trap

During the peak of Atari’s success, one of the more unlikely tasks given to some of its coin-operated programmers, was to analyse potentially pirated versions of their games. This week, I thought we’d take a look at a legal case brought to the Canadian courts by Atari in 1981. I came across an interesting document…

Arcade Raid! Louisiana, USA

Another arcade raid to share this week on the blog. We’ve met collector Jay before here on Arcade Blogger in a previous raid article here. This time round, Jay was given a lead about a warehouse in Bastrop, Louisiana. Stored within, he was told, were around 30 classic arcade machines. After significant research, he drew…