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Japanese Arcades Galore! Sega World Drivers Championship; Border Break Zero Plus; Gitadora Matixx; Bombergirl; Ultra Street Fighter IV & More!

Japanese Arcades Galore! Sega World Drivers Championship; Border Break Zero Plus; Gitadora Matixx; Bombergirl; Ultra Street Fighter IV & More!

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What is going on in the wonderful world of Japanese arcades? While news on the site here has been a bit slow this Summer, there is a lot that has been going on in

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Happy 30th Birthday To Capcom’s Street Fighter

Happy 30th Birthday To Capcom’s Street Fighter

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Earlier this year we showcased games that would be turning 30 during 2017. Many of you grew up with the games in question and hold fond memories of them in your hearts and minds.

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Video Arcade Games Turning 20 In 2017

Video Arcade Games Turning 20 In 2017

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Welcome to Part 3 of our series on games that will be celebrating a certain anniversary during this calendar year of 2017. With going back to 1997, we will be looking at games turning

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JAEPO 2017 Preview: Japan Hearts Virtual Reality

JAEPO 2017 Preview: Japan Hearts Virtual Reality

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We are closing in on the latest Japanese amusement trade show, known as JAEPO. With that event comes new game announcements and concepts. We have been covering some of the Out-Of-Home developments for Virtual

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Video Arcade Games Turning 30 In 2017

Video Arcade Games Turning 30 In 2017

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Continuing upon our reflections of games past, we jump forward from 1977 to 1987. A major difference you will notice between the two lists is the explosive influence of Japanese game makers had. This

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Taito Announces NESiCAxLIVE 2 For Japan; KOFXIV Will Be A launch Title

Taito Announces NESiCAxLIVE 2 For Japan; KOFXIV Will Be A launch Title

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News out of the Japanese arcade market has been a little slow this year compared to years previous. So today’s news about Taito coming back with something is welcome to see. Taito’s NESiCAxLIVE 2

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Newsbytes: Magician’s Dead Coming To Round1USA; BattleZoneVR; Golden Tee 2017; CPS2; NTG#95

Newsbytes: Magician’s Dead Coming To Round1USA; BattleZoneVR; Golden Tee 2017; CPS2; NTG#95

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Hey, this weekend has enough newsbytes for a post! Let’s get to it: Magician’s Dead Coming The US via Round1USA: The Tokyo Game Show has been in full swing this week and from there

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Japanese Game Updates: Wonderland Library; Crossbeats REV. Sunrise & Pump It Up Prime Ver. 1.12

Japanese Game Updates: Wonderland Library; Crossbeats REV. Sunrise & Pump It Up Prime Ver. 1.12

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Let’s start the last week of April off with some news that is mainly focused on the Japanese arcade scene. Wonderland Library Now Available – Sega has launched a new addition to compliment their

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Games Turning 40,20, 30 and 10 in 2016

Games Turning 40,20, 30 and 10 in 2016

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With each year that passes, we take a look at games celebrating a certain anniversary via a post. This year however, I decided to go the video route and make these long videos covering

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JAEPO 2016 #2: Now with 500% More Videos Of New Japanese Arcade Games

JAEPO 2016 #2: Now with 500% More Videos Of New Japanese Arcade Games

arcadehero February 19, 2016 1

It’s the second day for JAEPO 2016 in Japan and now we have more videos to share of the latest ideas and games that will be making their mark on game centers in the

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JAEPO 2016 #1: The Japanese Arcade Market Struts Their Stuff

JAEPO 2016 #1: The Japanese Arcade Market Struts Their Stuff

arcadehero February 18, 2016 4

That time of year has arrived where Japanese arcade game makers gather together at the JAEPO event (JAEPO 2016 to be precise) to show off to their market and the world what it is

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JAEPO 2016: Capcom Keeps Attack On Titan Arcade and Cytus Omega Alive

JAEPO 2016: Capcom Keeps Attack On Titan Arcade and Cytus Omega Alive

arcadehero January 29, 2016 1

The next big trade show that is on the arcade calender is JAEPO 2016. This is the major trade show for the arcade/amusement industry in Japan every year, so expect to hear a number

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