arcade arcade  /ɑr ˈkeɪd/


  1. (n) a covered passageway with shops and stalls on either side
  2. (n) a structure composed of a series of arches supported by columns


  1. A welcome surprise is an arcade version of Warlords, with more intense graphics and a few thrilling twists on the old favorite.
  2. At the Fun Expo, arcade oldies fight for attention in a video-game universe.
  3. Modern video games, a $12 billion industry in 2004, left the arcade behind with their realistic graphics and sound.


  1. D&D: Chronicles of Mystara gets enhanced PS3 retail release in Japan

    While Capcom's arcade brawler compilation Dungeons & Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara hits the PlayStation Network in North America tonight (and Xbox Live Arcade tomorrow), D&D fans in Japan might want to hold out for an upcoming PlayStation 3 retail release, which offers exclusive features and enhancements not found in the digital version. The PS3 retail version's Facebook page describes the ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Joystiq

  2. The XBLA Exodus: Can Microsoft Reinvigorate Xbox Live Arcade?

    Microsoft has a mixed track record with indie games on its XBLA platform. As indie developers flock to other platforms, can Microsoft reinvigorate Xbox Live Arcade? Note: This article originally appeared in Game Informer issue 242. Brian Provinciano knew he did not want to release his game, Retro City Rampage (above), 24 hours after New Year's Day. When doing his homework almost two years ago at ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: Game Informer

  3. Arcade Fire Frontman Jams With the Rolling Stones Recap

    Arcade Fire frontman Win Butler was the featured guest Sunday night in Montreal as the Rolling Stones played the 13th stop on their '50 & Counting' arena tour
    on June 15, 2013     Source: antiMUSIC


  1. "To me, this guy is like an arcade game," Young said. "You see him on the punt return. When a guy is getting tackled, he spins out and makes a play ...... You can't coach that."
    on Nov 25, 2006 By: Vince Young Source: USA Today

  2. "Arcade becomes [for us] the ability to bring in a new set of audiences," said Robbie Bach, head of Microsoft's Entertainment and Devices division. "They're probably a little bit more casually focused, they're looking for a new family...
    on Oct 18, 2007 By: Robbie Bach Source:

  3. "Penny Arcade is one of the industry's longest-standing and most respected sources of premium independent games, so we're pleased to welcome their Greenhouse as our first dedicated content channel," said Louis Castle, CEO of InstantAction.
    on Jun 16, 2010 By: Louis Castle Source: MarketWatch (press release)

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