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Newsbytes: Mario Kart VR In the USA; EAS 2018 & Race Craft; More Japanese Game News

Newsbytes: Mario Kart VR In the USA; EAS 2018 & Race Craft; More Japanese Game News

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Happy weekend readers, here are some items to share for the weekend. As a note, I am getting close to producing a print copy of the Arcade Heroes Arcade Almanac, but it has been

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Arcade Fighters Update: Street Fighter V; Dead Or Alive 6; Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2

Arcade Fighters Update: Street Fighter V; Dead Or Alive 6; Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2

arcadehero September 28, 2018 1

It’s to to catch up on some news that has come out of Japan this week, all involving the beloved genre of fighting games. Street Fighter V Finally Coming To Arcades Street Fighter was

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Legendary Arcade Game Designer Yu Suzuki Embracing Amusement VR With “Versus”

Legendary Arcade Game Designer Yu Suzuki Embracing Amusement VR With “Versus”

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[Thanks to Kevin Williams for the heads-up] If you aren’t familiar with the name Yu Suzuki, then you should be familiar with some of his work (particularly if you’re reading this blog): OutRun, Hang-On,

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Newsbytes: Tokyo Game Show 2018; Roller Coaster Dumps VR; Merchandiser Thief

Newsbytes: Tokyo Game Show 2018; Roller Coaster Dumps VR; Merchandiser Thief

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Welcome to this week’s Newsbytes, where I curate some quick arcade news items as opposed to giving them a lengthy post. Before we get to that, I’d just like to bring attention to an

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Devil Engine Announced For Arcades Via Exa-Arcadia

Devil Engine Announced For Arcades Via Exa-Arcadia

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The “drip, drip, drip” of arcade announcements for the upcoming EXA board continues! The last main announcement for the platform was of an odd multiplayer marathon game by the name of Nippon Marathon Turbo

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Big Buck World Championship XI Details; Big Buck Hunter Coming To Nintendo Switch

Big Buck World Championship XI Details; Big Buck Hunter Coming To Nintendo Switch

arcadehero September 17, 2018 0

Esports has become a very big business, with arcades serving an important role in public gaming & tournaments ever since the “Golden Age” era of the 1980s. For over a decade now, certain games

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It’s Official: House Of The Dead Scarlet Dawn Launching At IAAPA 2018

It’s Official: House Of The Dead Scarlet Dawn Launching At IAAPA 2018

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One of the bigger news stories of the year has been the return of House of the Dead to arcades, and last week we had news that the game is officially shipping in Japan. 

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Newsbytes: VR News; Capcom Beat ‘Em Ups & More

Newsbytes: VR News; Capcom Beat ‘Em Ups & More

arcadehero September 15, 2018 2

Happy weekend everyone. Let’s get to the headlines. First off, for anyone in the Carolinas, you probably won’t be reading this, but I hope that everyone will be safe. At the very least the

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3 Shooters From Wahlap: Monster Eye 2; Bounty Ranger; Teratoma DLX;

3 Shooters From Wahlap: Monster Eye 2; Bounty Ranger; Teratoma DLX;

arcadehero September 14, 2018 0

Wahlap is a company that we haven’t discussed in quite a while. This Chinese manufacturer made headlines several years ago when when they released Storm Racer to the US market. Their US division has

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Sega Releases House Of The Dead Scarlet Dawn In Japan

Sega Releases House Of The Dead Scarlet Dawn In Japan

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Back in January of this year, big news hit the web of a return to the House of the Dead franchise with the reveal of House of the Dead Scarlet Dawn. Since then, we’ve

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GTI Asia China Expo 2018 Now Underway; UNIS Unveils Multiplayer Soccer Video Game

GTI Asia China Expo 2018 Now Underway; UNIS Unveils Multiplayer Soccer Video Game

arcadehero September 12, 2018 1

Today marks the beginning of a major amusement trade show over in China, known as the GTI Asia China Expo. We’ve covered previous expos from afar in the past (I’ve never attended one in

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Golden Tee 2019 Gets Ready To Ship

Golden Tee 2019 Gets Ready To Ship

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Every year in September, the latest version of the iconic bar & arcade game Golden Tee enjoys a new release. This has been the case for over a decade now, with the developers behind

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