Bringing the video arcade to your iPhone

Aug 30, 2009
Games

If you use your iPhone for gaming, you probably pine for the video arcade’s golden era in America. You remember those days, when Donkey Kong cabinets were happily on hand to take your leftover quarters from what you spent on a greasy slice of pizza and orange soda. Sadly, arcade machines have all but disappeared. […]

If you use your iPhone for gaming, you probably pine for the video arcade’s golden era in America. You remember those days, when Donkey Kong cabinets were happily on hand to take your leftover quarters from what you spent on a greasy slice of pizza and orange soda. Sadly, arcade machines have all but disappeared. Fortunately, there are plenty of arcade game “DanceDanceRevolution S” ($6.99). With the higher price tag comes more inventiveness:. You can you still tap along to the weird musical choices as the moving arrows indicate on the screen, or you can opt for the new shake mode, substituting moving your device rhythmically for precise taps. Either way, there’s a bit of a learning curve involved.

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David Wolinsky

David Wolinsky is the Chicago city editor for The Onion's A.V. Club and is also the  undisputed 1994 Blockbuster store champion at collecting bananas in Donkey Kong Country.

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