Insert Coin: Kicked To The Curb

Insert Coin: Kicked To The Curb

Games are toys, but that doesn't mean we should treat them with anything less than the love and care they truly deserve.

Insert Coin: Unseen Value

Insert Coin: Unseen Value

Got a case of the console blues? Lucas muses about the place old gaming platforms have in the 21st century.

Insert Coin: Chiptune Culture

Insert Coin: Chiptune Culture

It's a musical day at GamesAreEvil, and Lucas delivers with a little exposition on the songs of our people. The old ones. Or maybe the new ones? Check it out; chiptune is, was, and will be some groovy tuneage.

Insert Coin: It’s Not Just Nostalgia

Insert Coin: It’s Not Just Nostalgia

You're never too old to have fun - or to play video games. Lucas explains why.

Insert Coin: The ‘Game Over’ screen

Insert Coin: The ‘Game Over’ screen

Today on Insert Coin, Lucas looks at the fine art of the Game Over screen, and some of the best examples from computer and console games of the past.

Insert Coin: Better on Dreamcast

Insert Coin: Better on Dreamcast

In today's Insert Coin, Lucas looks at the golden era of the arcade port -- the days when Sega's Dreamcast roamed free.

Insert Coin: Sloppy Emulation

Insert Coin: Sloppy Emulation

In today's Insert Coin, Lucas explores the world of emulation and considers the question of how we'll play old arcade games when the original hardware is no more.

Insert Coin: Arcade Game Flyers

Insert Coin: Arcade Game Flyers

This week on Insert Coin, Lucas explores some of the most iconic arcade game flyers from gaming's long history.

Insert Coin: Groundbreaking Shmups

Insert Coin: Groundbreaking Shmups

Lucas delves into a former mainstay of the games industry -- the humble shmup -- and comes back with two rather unusual games that defied the genre's conventions.

Insert Coin: The Great Virtual Pinball Revival

Insert Coin: The Great Virtual Pinball Revival

This week, Lucas contemplates the fact that we're on the cusp of pinball's great revival -- all thanks to video games.