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12 Best Retro Style Games for the Netbook on AppUp, Plus 10 Classics

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Back in the 80′s, after school and a hour before work I would hit the arcades. There’s something about vector graphics, the sounds of beeps, explosions, 8 bit sound tracks and smacking arcade buttons for 45 minutes straight that is a fond memory for me. The good news for us retro arcade game fans is there are a lot of new games that are loosely based on the classics. And what’s also cool is most of these are either designed for, or play well on a netbook.

It also seems AppUp has become a hot spot for retro style games, so I could not resist providing my list of my 12 favorite retro style games available on Intel’s AppUp Center store. Many of these can be owned for the price a few hours at the arcade. And if you want to play the classics, I also list a few of my classic arcade favorites available in the store. Download the AppUp Center client to get access to these cool games

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My First QML App

How I created a javascript game in QML with Qt Creator

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If you heard much of the news from Computex or IDF this year you know that MeeGo is the new kid on the block with a lot of expectation on what kinds of devices we will see running MeeGo as well as how Intel will support MeeGo with AppUp. What I can tell you is we will have a MeeGo focus on this site and will be delivering content to help you get up to speed with MeeGo and how to develop all sorts of cool application for the MeeGo OS.

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