Primal Rage Arcade (Carolina Arcade Museum)

I recall playing Primal Rage at home during the 1990’s. It was actually made by Atari in the mid 1990’s to be a “Mortal Kombat clone” and it’s pretty obvious. I guess they chose dinosaurs to appeal to those who loved Jurassic Park, the movie. We had it on the Sega Genesis (above) back whenContinue reading “Primal Rage Arcade (Carolina Arcade Museum)”

Video Game History: Superman (Atari 2600)

While Superman might be the “the man of steel” Earth’s first memorable superhero didn’t get his first virtual adventure until 1978. I never played it myself, but besides some pretty decent box-art, I really can’t find much to make me want to play this. One of the reasons is the system itself. The Atari 2600Continue reading “Video Game History: Superman (Atari 2600)”

Maximum Force (Carolina Arcade Museum)

I don’t think I played this one the last time I was at the Carolina Arcade Museum in Forest City, North Carolina. But I think I have played it back in the late 1990’s, as I’m almost certain one of the local movie theaters had it near the lobby. It was a light-gun game madeContinue reading “Maximum Force (Carolina Arcade Museum)”

Toobin (Carolina Arcade Museum)

Toobin was an arcade game I missed the last time I was at the Carolina Arcade Museum in Forest City, NC. It was made by Atari in the late 1980’s. This is the first I’ve heard of the game. It has a unique control scheme (buttons, no joystick) where you paddle down on a tubeContinue reading “Toobin (Carolina Arcade Museum)”