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Ed tries his hand at running an amusement arcade

Games that trade on nostalgia are ten-lives-a-penny on Xbox Live Arcade, a service named for the branch of old school gaming it arguably helped to kill off - but in ArcadeCraft's case, the rosy, backward-looking glow is pervaded by threat. As you go about the business of raising an arcade from dust, stocking it with the choicest cabinets and milking the neighbourhood kids dry, shadows wind ominously across the chequered floor. The bewitching, flickering twilight of the arcade here becomes the twilight of the idea of leaving your house to play a videogame.... read more

The joy of ArcadeCraft - Xbox Live Indie pays tribute to the

Postby Decent_Jam » 06 Feb 2013, 19:05

Seems a tad random, but quite amusing and strangely compelling. Does remind me of the likes of Theme Hospital and other titles of old which could do so well on the 360 given half the chance.
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Postby OXM ETboy » 06 Feb 2013, 19:07

Alas, it's nowhere near as deep as Theme Hospital, but it's a nice bit of fun for an evening.
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Postby Decent_Jam » 06 Feb 2013, 19:23

OXM ETboy wrote:Alas, it's nowhere near as deep as Theme Hospital, but it's a nice bit of fun for an evening.


A tiptoe in the right direction perhaps. Maybe it's something we'll see more of next gen, if we wish really hard (and RTS too, need that).
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