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The 10th Annual Turning Stone Expo coming up

Shaggy March 31, 2009 0

Betson has announced a schedule of events for the 10th annual Turning Stone Expo which is going to be held April 17th & 18th at the Turning Stone Casion/Resort in Syracuse, NY. While I

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Japanese arcades to test new e-payment system

Shaggy March 28, 2009 2

JAMMA (also known as the Japanese Amusement Machine Manufacturers Association) announced today that testing will begin on April 1st, 2009 for the use of a universal cashless e-payment system. The test will last for

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There's always a good reason to keep the classics around

Shaggy March 28, 2009 0

Not many arcades have some of the good old classics on-site anymore but for those who do, there is one great advantage that comes out of it – those games easily attract older players

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More boat racing coming to arcades with Aquarace; also a video of Sega’s Storm-G

Shaggy March 28, 2009 4

It looks like H2Overdrive won’t be alone for long when it comes to frantic boat racing – Korean game maker Simuline has their own boat racing title ready to go called Aquarace, which from

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Taito To Bring FPS To Arcades Again

Twisted Supreme March 27, 2009 0

Back in 2006 Taito brought out an arcade version of the legendary game Half Life 2. This game was fairly unique as it retained the FPS sytle game play of Valve’s flagship title. This

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Design-A-Hole is back

Twisted Supreme March 27, 2009 0

The popular Design-A-Hole competition run by Incredible Technologies last year to coincide with thier 20th anniversary is back after popular demand. What was supposed to be a one off last year is returning and

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Mutliple Gaming Goodies!

Twisted Supreme March 27, 2009 0

Here a few bits of gaming gear that I spotted this week which we can all add to our list of “Definitely going to buy one of those, but never do”. Click on the thumbs

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Robo-Basho gets an upgrade, now testing in the Chicago area

Shaggy March 26, 2009 2

In lieu of the robotic arcade goodness I posted about the other day, I am happy to receive a tip about one of the games I mentioned in that post, Robo-Basho(tm), has been upgraded

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IRRobot's MaruBot Football League

Shaggy March 24, 2009 1

One development that I have always kept an eye out for in the coin-op arcade sector is the creation of new kinds of experiences that are extremely difficult to reproduce at home and aren’t

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Jeuxactu.com interviews KOFXII producer Maasaki Kukinko

Shaggy March 24, 2009 1

A lot of people are excited about SNK’s upcoming King Of Fighters XII. I am one of them although I do admit that my enthusiasm for the game has been dampered a little bit by the

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Taito's Space Invaders 30th Anniversary Celebration to end with a bang

Shaggy March 24, 2009 0

I received this a couple of days ago but as it was all in Japanese in a form that the online translator could not do anything with it (I have noticed many Japanese sites

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Namco's Razing Storm released to arcades around the world

Shaggy March 21, 2009 4

Namco has announced that their new title Razing Storm (which we have talked about quite a bit already and I recently got some hands-on time with the game at ASI) is now in full

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