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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”

arcadehero September 24, 2018 1

[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

arcadehero September 22, 2018 3

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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Atari Table PONG Japanese Trailer

Atari Table PONG Japanese Trailer

arcadehero July 13, 2018 2

It’s been another slow news week so instead of holding this one over for NEwsbytes this weekend, we’ll just show it now. The Atari Table PONG game has been covered on AH various times

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Taito Celebrates 40 Years Of Invader Blasting With Space Invaders Gigamax

Taito Celebrates 40 Years Of Invader Blasting With Space Invaders Gigamax

arcadehero June 15, 2018 0

Forty years ago, Taito released a game that not only turned the arcade business on its head, it would mark a cultural turning point for entertainment in general – Space Invaders. Many consider this

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Taito Begins Testing AirSoft BB Gun Arcade Game ‘GunArena’ In Japan

Taito Begins Testing AirSoft BB Gun Arcade Game ‘GunArena’ In Japan

arcadehero May 25, 2018 2

There have been many legends in this business, one of which is a Japanese company by the name of Taito. With around 500 arcade machines to their name over the past 45+ years, you

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JAEPO 2018 Day 2 – More Arcade Goodness From Japan

JAEPO 2018 Day 2 – More Arcade Goodness From Japan

arcadehero February 10, 2018 3

Thanks to a spy named Charlie, we have more direct photos and footage from JAEPO 2018 today and don’t have to rely almost exclusively on Twitter for news. That said, we’ll still have some

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JAEPO 2018 Part I – New Arcade Games Coming From Japan

JAEPO 2018 Part I – New Arcade Games Coming From Japan

arcadehero February 9, 2018 5

Welcome to the first of various JAEPO 2018 threads. These may be a bit of a hodge podge of content, most of what I am seeing from the show coming via Twitter as Japanese

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JAEPO 2018 Preview: Upcoming Titles From Sega, Namco, Taito, Konami & More

JAEPO 2018 Preview: Upcoming Titles From Sega, Namco, Taito, Konami & More

arcadehero February 5, 2018 2

It’s trade show week and that means that we’ve got the big Japanese arcade expo known as JAEPO approaching fast. Fortunately, many Japanese companies like to create special webpages that tout the games that

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Square Enix To Preview The Starwing Paradox At JAEPO 2018

Square Enix To Preview The Starwing Paradox At JAEPO 2018

arcadehero February 1, 2018 0

It’s February and that means about a week from now, we will begin to find out about some of the hot new games that are going to be coming to the Japanese market and

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House Of The Dead Scarlet Dawn Location Test Info

House Of The Dead Scarlet Dawn Location Test Info

arcadehero January 19, 2018 3

The day has arrived for Sega to begin testing the House Of The Dead Scarlet Dawn in Japan and with that, we have our first batch of info. I recorded this “vlog” to discuss

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Sega To Begin Testing House Of The Dead Scarlet Dawn This Friday

Sega To Begin Testing House Of The Dead Scarlet Dawn This Friday

arcadehero January 14, 2018 8

Fans of Sega’s House Of The Dead franchise have long been clamoring for a new entry in the franchise but it has remained mostly dormant since House Of The Dead 4 launched in 2006.

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Newsbytes: Aki To Blue Type R; WCCF 2017-2018; Arcade Cab Conversions; Starcade Goes Prime

Newsbytes: Aki To Blue Type R; WCCF 2017-2018; Arcade Cab Conversions; Starcade Goes Prime

arcadehero January 13, 2018 4

January has been fairly mild as far as weather goes – at least where I live (hanging around the 40s most of the time). Even though it’s not super-freezing like the Eastern US, it

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