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Newsbytes: Ted Dabney’s History; The Hobbit Pinball v3; NEO GEO MVS LEDs; A Nintendo Lego Cabinet & More

Newsbytes: Ted Dabney’s History; The Hobbit Pinball v3; NEO GEO MVS LEDs; A Nintendo Lego Cabinet & More

arcadehero July 7, 2018 1

Happy weekend fellow arcaders and gamers. Let’s dive into some extra news I’ve come across while scouring the interwebs: Ted Dabney: An Oral History Recall that a short time ago, Atari co-founder Ted Dabney

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Games Turning 40,20, 30 and 10 in 2016

Games Turning 40,20, 30 and 10 in 2016

arcadehero April 7, 2016 3

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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SNK Bought By A Chinese Firm; New Football Videmption Game Testing At Dave & Busters

SNK Bought By A Chinese Firm; New Football Videmption Game Testing At Dave & Busters

arcadehero August 6, 2015 0

Got a couple of items to share this fine afternoon today. First a quick newsblast about SNK Playmore – A Chinese firm by the name of Wuhu Shunrong Sanqi Interactive Entertainment Network Technology Co Ltd has

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Newsbytes: Allied Tank Review; NW Pinball & Arcade Show; FTW Chicago Opens; NTG# 46

Newsbytes: Allied Tank Review; NW Pinball & Arcade Show; FTW Chicago Opens; NTG# 46

arcadehero June 6, 2015 5

Schools out for the Summer – at least everywhere around me. This means that it becomes busier in my case, which is great. Hopefully it is like that everywhere that an arcade can be

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KOF Versus Festival previews King of Fighters XIII

KOF Versus Festival previews King of Fighters XIII

HeavyElectricity May 16, 2010 0

Earlier this month, a large Japanese King of Fighters tournament was held, taking in classics such as KOF2002UM and KOF98. However, the big point of attraction was a special preview tournament for the upcoming

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SNK Neo Geo 20th anniversary T-shirt

SNK Neo Geo 20th anniversary T-shirt

HeavyElectricity February 16, 2010 1

If you’re familiar with Japanese video game merchandise, you might well have heard of the clothing company Mars16. They’ve been responsible for some very tasty Sega AGES 2500 tie-in stuff in the past, and lately

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Video of KOFXII Japanese location test

Video of KOFXII Japanese location test

Shaggy December 22, 2008 0

All I can say is man this game looks beautiful. I don’t care if it doesn’t use 3D, in fact I appreciate the 2D art (and game style when it comes to fighters) much

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Samurai Spirits Sen and KOF98 Ultimate Match now available

Samurai Spirits Sen and KOF98 Ultimate Match now available

Shaggy August 4, 2008 0

Fighter fans can now rejoice – two new fighters are now available for purchase, through at least two importing companies that I know of (and probably more), Legend Trading Company (update: I just noticed

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Video of Samurai Spirits Sen @ GDC08

Video of Samurai Spirits Sen @ GDC08

Shaggy July 4, 2008 2

For as many things as we are able to find out about arcades around the net, sometimes a game or announcement slips under our radar. Fortunately it’s not for forever so you’ll have to

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King of Fighters XII screenshots

King of Fighters XII screenshots

HeavyElectricity March 21, 2008 0

King of Fighters XII has whipped up a wave of excitement as of late, with a recent poll suggesting that our fine readers are looking forward to it more than any other fighting game,

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KOF'98 UM Official Site

KOF'98 UM Official Site

Shaggy March 8, 2008 0

While many gamers are eagerly awaiting the arrival of SNK’s KOF XII, SNK is releasing another KOF game in a few weeks, the remake of KOF98, known as KOF98 Ultimate Match. An official site

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King of Fighters XII English Trailer

King of Fighters XII English Trailer

Shaggy February 27, 2008 0

It looks like KOF 12 was shown off at GDC and with it an English translation of the Japanese trailer (I couldn’t find any other differences). Video via youtube user ikarileo which is via

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