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The Stinger looks at Robotic Amusement devices in ’08 (video included)

Shaggy January 12, 2008 0

One of the more recent Stinger Reports (1/7/08 to be exact and yes I’m a couple of days late) took a look at the exciting application of robots and coin-op amusement. A while back

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Updated review – Nickelcade

Shaggy January 12, 2008 3

I have updated my location review of Nickelcade in Taylorsville Utah. I dropped by there last night and overall I came away impressed with the improvements that they have made but they still have

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Japanese Street Fighter IV site up

Shaggy January 12, 2008 0

Capcom has put up a new Street Fighter IV website in Japanese and so far it’s looking good. There are no new character revelations and I am not sure if there are any screens

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"Altar of the Unnamed" feature film to include Funspot Arcade

Shaggy January 11, 2008 1

The Funspot Arcade in New Hampshire has made quite a name for itself – it’s the place¬† to go for several arcade events and is even attracting some filmmakers to the business, such as

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Street Fighter IV confirmed for arcades (again)

Shaggy January 11, 2008 0

Well we already reported this a little while ago through an entry on AM.Net but now the major news source IGN is finally confirming that Street Fighter IV will see an arcade release. No

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The Max Experience

SaraAB87 January 11, 2008 1

Here is another early motion simulator, the Max Experience. It was produced around 1984 or 1985 by a company called Amusement Technology (Amtech) out of Asbury Park, NJ. This strange device designed for both

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Location Video – Time Out, Valley Fair Mall Utah, USA

Shaggy January 10, 2008 0

I dropped by a local mall today and armed with my low quality digital camera made a brief recording of Time Out, a very small arcade at the Valley Fair Mall in West Valley

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The Hot Seat Arcade system of the 1980s

SaraAB87 January 8, 2008 10

Here is another obscure simulator to ponder. The Hot Seat was a motion based simulator produced in the mid 1980’s. This simulator did not come with any dedicated game, its intention was to be

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Mainstream game rag talks about SFIV, ignores arcade version on purpose

Shaggy January 8, 2008 0

Thanks to The Stinger Report we learn that a certain magazine called Edge is running a feature on the new Street Fighter IV, even gracing the cover with either Ken and Ryu. There’s only

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Report on the Ball Bowlers at the Krow's Nest

SaraAB87 January 5, 2008 4

Ok, I went back to the Krow’s nest to get some more pics of the bowling machines that I reported on previously. There are 5 Ball Bowlers and 1 Puck bowler. All of the

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Konami's ATEI 2008 line-up

Shaggy January 5, 2008 0

Konami has issued a press release regarding it’s presence at ATEI this year and while the line-up isn’t large in terms of how many games they will be showing off, they are still aiming

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Sega prepping for a huge presence at ATEI

Shaggy January 3, 2008 2

ATEI is fast approaching and with we’re beginning to see announcements of what to expect at the show. If Sega’s press release is any indication, this show is going to be huge and fortunately

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