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Games are back at Armchair Arcade!

Back by popular demand here at Armchair Arcade, we have Neave Frogger, Neave Asteroids, Neave Pacman, and Neave Tetris N-Blox for play directly in your Web browser! Just click on Games on the left-hand menu. All we ask in return is that you provide feedback and comments for the great content we provide, like Armchair Arcade Radio, and occasionally click on an ad or two (also see our special offers). Have fun!

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Issue 44 of the Commodore Free magazine - September 2010, Now Available!

The latest issue of the excellent Commodore Free magazine is now available in the usual .PDF, .txt, .seq, .d64, and .html formats. Get your copy in the format of your choice here! (contents listed below)

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GamersGate Specials Now through October 3rd

Our newest affiliate, GamersGate, today confirmed their current round of specials for the week in PC and Mac formats, with prices as low as $2.49. Click here to go directly to their special offers or check below to see what is on sale:

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Armchair Arcade TV: Boogie Board Accessories Unboxing

Here's the second of the two unboxing videos I promised, following the one for the PS3 The Ultimate House Party. The next actual episode of Armchair Arcade TV, where I cover the Atari 7800's late life game, Midnight Mutants, should hit within the next week, so be sure to keep checking back at Armchair Arcade for all the latest content.

Armchair Arcade TV is in high definition (720p) and available at a wide range of locations, with a wide range of subscription options, and in a wide range of formats, including YouTube, iTunes, RSS, and many more via blip.tv!

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Armchair Arcade TV: PS3 The Ultimate House Party Unboxing

Here's a standard unboxing video that I put a small bit of polish on and placed under the "Armchair Arcade TV" banner. I have another unboxing video that I'll be posting tomorrow, as well as the next actual formal episode not too long thereafter, so keep checking back here on Armchair Arcade.

Armchair Arcade TV is in high definition (720p) and available at a wide range of locations, with a wide range of subscription options, and in a wide range of formats, including YouTube, iTunes, RSS, and many more via blip.tv!

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RetroGaming RoundUp 23 - The Unintellect (September 2010 Podcast)

Our friends over at the RetroGaming Roundup Podcast have released their September 2010 episode. Head on over to their Website to check it out and argue with them about it (they love it when you do that ;-) ).

TOPICS COVERED IN THE SHOW
Editorial On Real or Emulated - (00:00)
Hardware Flashback - (23:58)
Guinness Gaming Records - (53:37)
Keith Robinson Part 2 - (54:57)
The British Hour - (109:18)
Top Ten Intellivision Games - see our results - (135:18)
Top Ten Rebuttal - (241:53)
Atar-Rewind (243:54)
Gaming Trivia - (258:15)
News And Mailbag - (259:00)
URLS And Emails - (342:16)

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Vintage Games and Wii Fitness for Dummies on Sale Now at Amazon!

Great news! Two of our latest books, Vintage Games: An Insider Look at the History of Grand Theft Auto, Super Mario, and the Most Influential Games of All Time, and Wii Fitness for Dummies (aka, Fitness on the Wii for Dummies), are now on sale at Amazon for $15.45 and $16.49, respectively. The Kindle versions are only $13.91 and $9.99, respectively. Those really are great deals, so if you haven't already picked up your copies, now is a great time to do so. Also, don't forget to leave a review on Amazon as well, as it really helps a book get additional exposure. Thanks for the support and look out for more books from us soon!

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Dungeon Master for Atari 8-bit = Dungeon Monster

It looks like yet another incredible homebrew game is in development, this time an Atari 8-bit computer port of the classic 16-bit RPG, Dungeon Master, which made its way to many computers and consoles in the late 1980's through early 1990's.

Check out some of a mock-up and video of the conversion below, and be sure to visit the AtariAge forum post announcing the game's development:

Dungeon Monster (Atari 8-bit preview build)Dungeon Monster (Atari 8-bit preview build)

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Rob "MaximumRD" Daviau = Newest Armchair Arcade Team Member

We're proud to announce that Rob Daviau, a.k.a., MaximumRD, is now the newest team member of Armchair Arcade. Many of you already know of Rob from his long-time membership at Armchair Arcade, and of course his many MaximumRD YouTube videos. Join me in welcoming Mr. Daviau to the team and be sure to check out the About Us page for more on him and the rest of the Armchair Arcade staff, who know cover the United States, Canada, and Europe.

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Forever Ends in 2011 - Duke Nukem Forever is Really Coming! (They mean it this time)

The game that brought down a company, Duke Nukem Forever, is actually, really, genuinely coming to your Xbox 360, PS3, and PC, but you'll have to wait until 2011. The Press Release:

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