Insert Coin: How to Build a Game Room

Insert Coin: How to Build a Game Room

In this week's Insert Coin, Lucas explores the concept of the "man cave", and shares how to create a game room that will make you a legend among your friends.

Insert Coin: Quarter Munchers

Insert Coin: Quarter Munchers

In today's Insert Coin, Lucas gives us fair warning to steer well clear of two of the most notorious quarter-munching arcade cabs of all time.

Insert Coin: Tubes vs. LCDs

Insert Coin: Tubes vs. LCDs

In this week's Insert Coin, Lucas pens a love letter to the humble CRT, a dying breed of display technology and the source of the classic arcade "glow."

Insert Coin: Street Fighter’s Forgotten 3D Roots

Insert Coin: Street Fighter’s Forgotten 3D Roots

In today's Insert Coin, Lucas contemplates the black sheep of the Street Fighter family, the oft-forgotten, much-maligned Street Fighter EX.

Insert Coin: Obscure Puzzle Games

Insert Coin: Obscure Puzzle Games

In this week's arcade culture column, Lucas looks at three obscure examples of the "falling block" puzzle genre that has fallen somewhat out of favor in recent years.

Insert Coin: Arcade Games That Should’ve Been

Insert Coin: Arcade Games That Should’ve Been

In this week's exploration of arcade culture, Lucas takes a look at a selection of home computer and console games that would have made great arcade cabinets.

Insert Coin: Midway’s Racing Renaissance

Insert Coin: Midway’s Racing Renaissance

In our weekly delve into the annals of arcade history, Lucas checks out Midway's legacy in the racing game genre.

Insert Coin: The Atari Polygon Era

Insert Coin: The Atari Polygon Era

This week on Insert Coin, Lucas delves into the late-'80s/early-'90s 3D legacy that the once-great Atari left behind, including some forgotten classics.

Insert Coin: Road to Wrestlemania

Insert Coin: Road to Wrestlemania

In this week's Insert Coin, Lucas takes us back through the troubled history of wrestling games in the arcades. Let's get ready to (Royal) Rumble!

Insert Coin: Rise and Fall of the Pizza Time Theater

Insert Coin: Rise and Fall of the Pizza Time Theater

It's a trip down Memory Lane this week, as Lucas explores the troubled history of Chuck E. Cheese and the true "family fun center."