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Exclusive Arcade Title Skycurser Now Officially Available For Purchase

Exclusive Arcade Title Skycurser Now Officially Available For Purchase

arcadehero April 3, 2017 3

Back in February 2015, we mentioned a new horizontally scrolling shoot ’em up was headed to arcades by the name of Skycurser. As of today, the game is officially available for purchase so it

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Newsbytes: April Fools; Taito VR; Arcade Easter Eggs; Skycurser;

Newsbytes: April Fools; Taito VR; Arcade Easter Eggs; Skycurser;

arcadehero April 1, 2017 0

It has been a little while since our last Newsbytes but this is due to the large amount of time I’m needing to spend remodeling a new spot for my arcade business to move

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Newsbytes: New Redemption/Videmption; Pinball Expo; NTG#

Newsbytes: New Redemption/Videmption; Pinball Expo; NTG#

arcadehero October 15, 2016 1

The leaves are changing colors and are falling while business at the arcade begins to pick up after the September doldrums. In the run up to the Winter time, I’ve picked up a Galaga

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Unreleased Arcade Shooter Wing Force (Atlus) Rises From The Grave

Unreleased Arcade Shooter Wing Force (Atlus) Rises From The Grave

arcadehero January 9, 2016 1

Back in 1993, a company by the name of A.I. was working on a new vertical scrolling shooting game called Wing Force. Atlus would publish the game but as things worked out, the game

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SkyCurser – Discussion And Unboxing Of This New JAMMA Arcade Kit

SkyCurser – Discussion And Unboxing Of This New JAMMA Arcade Kit

arcadehero October 28, 2015 4

As mentioned on the blog the other day, I was expecting a new game to arrive into my hands this week that has some very interesting potential for our industry at large. Known as

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Newsbytes: Big Buck Championships; Skycurser Beta; Aliens Armageddon Unbox; Groove Coaster 3; NTG#62

Newsbytes: Big Buck Championships; Skycurser Beta; Aliens Armageddon Unbox; Groove Coaster 3; NTG#62

arcadehero October 24, 2015 2

We are only a week away from Halloween, the holiday for candy lovers everywhere. I’m not sure what most arcades out there do to celebrate – I have heard of sites holding cosplay competitions

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New Exclusive Preview For Skycurser

New Exclusive Preview For Skycurser

arcadehero August 8, 2015 1

Back in February, I posted about an upcoming arcade shoot ’em up by the name of Skycurser. Developed by a small team under a company name of Griffin Aerotech, they were seeking to create

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Coming Soon To JAMMA-based Arcades: Skycurser

Coming Soon To JAMMA-based Arcades: Skycurser

arcadehero February 11, 2015 14

Before you ask, no this is not an old story from 1992. Lately the trend towards big name, big cost games has been gaining steam but so has the occasional indie arcade game development.

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Hammer Away –  A Rediscovered Sega Arcade Prototype

Hammer Away – A Rediscovered Sega Arcade Prototype

arcadehero November 5, 2014 4

We’ve discussed prototypes here a number of times but for new ones that are uncovered, it is much easier to get a hold of information on unreleased games from Western companies. It isn’t all

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New Trailer for NGDEVTEAM’s Razion for NeoGeo MVS

New Trailer for NGDEVTEAM’s Razion for NeoGeo MVS

arcadehero September 3, 2014 0

As we found out earlier this year, a new scrolling shooter by the NeoGeo-centric developer NGDEVTEAM is on its way for arcade MVS hardware. Called Razion, this is a horizontal based shooter with 3

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NGDEVTEAM Unveils Razion for NEOGEO MVS Arcade Machines

NGDEVTEAM Unveils Razion for NEOGEO MVS Arcade Machines

arcadehero June 3, 2014 5

We are quite familiar with NGDEVTEAM here, where they have been keeping SNK’s NEO GEO MVS hardware alive and well with games like NEO XYX, Last Hope and Gunlord. When they had recently announced

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For the Weekend: The Origin of Shmups; NEO XYX Trailer; JAEPO News; Mario Kart loctest; Much More

For the Weekend: The Origin of Shmups; NEO XYX Trailer; JAEPO News; Mario Kart loctest; Much More

arcadehero February 9, 2013 13

I hope everyone is having a good weekend. When I first started to put this post together I was thinking there wasn’t much to discuss but it quickly snowballed into a larger post. There’s

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