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AOU 2008 – Videos of Jubeat, Action Cop, BlazBlue, Gundam and KOF XII

Shaggy February 15, 2008 0

From youtube user Gigazine comes some videos from AOU 2008. I have to say that it’s nice that so much attention is being given to arcades right now because of AOU but at the

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AOU 2008 – Street Fighter IV to be released in July

Shaggy February 15, 2008 0

[Via AM Net] AM Net reports that Capcom has announced a release date for Street Fighter IV in Japan. The game is scheduled for “late July” or possibly mid-August in the event of a

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AOU Pamphlets of Street Fighter IV, Blazblue, Jubeat, more

Shaggy February 15, 2008 1

One site has posted scans of some pamphlets of several games being showcased at AOU. All the text is in Japanese of course but you still can get an idea of what’s going on.

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AOU 2008 Begins

Shaggy February 15, 2008 0

AOU 2008 has begun in Japan and with it come images. AM Net has posted a number of images up to their site already and expect to see more over the next few days

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Sega's ATEI 2008 Mega Picture Gallery

Shaggy February 14, 2008 0

It’s Super Happy Fun Time at the Sega Amusements Europe site as they have posted their picture gallery of ATEI 2008 for all to see. There are 64 photos total covering from the overall

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No Country for Old Arcades Video – Arcade Infinity

Shaggy February 14, 2008 0

We have mentioned Jared Rea of Gametap a couple of times already – he is going around the country visiting arcades and giving them some mainstream coverage, proving that arcades aren’t “totally dead”  as

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Delta32 – new generic cabinet out of Japan (AOU 2008)

Shaggy February 14, 2008 0

Among the many new things we’ll be seeing out of Japan over the next few days, here is a new generic cabinet that is making it’s debut. Arcade cabinets in Japan have their own

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Arcade Exhibit to run in Arizona later this year

Shaggy February 14, 2008 0

If you live in Arizona (particularly in a city called Chandler) and spent some time playing classic arcade and home console games of the 70’s and 80’s, then a historian Jean Reynolds is looking

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Missing in Action: Puzzle Games

Shaggy February 14, 2008 7

Missing in Action is an editorial mini-series we are running discussing genres that have all but disappeared in today’s arcade releases, taking a backseat to light-gun shooters or racers. We do not think that

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The Cool Hunters Space Invader Hoodies (and Arcade Table)

Shaggy February 12, 2008 0

At a site called “The Cool Hunters”, they have a retro arcade cocktail cabinet for sale that comes loaded with a number of classics on it that seems to fit the typical MAME fare.

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Konami's Action Cop cabinet on location test

Shaggy February 10, 2008 0

(Click on the image above to enlarge) Thanks to the Stinger Report we have a first look at the cabinet Konami’s new motion-based controller arcade title Action Cop ‘in the wild’. It is currently

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Happy Belated Birthday Nolan Bushnell

Shaggy February 9, 2008 0

I feel bad for missing this the other day but on February 5th the founder of our industry (practically the entire video game industry – yeah I know aobut Ralph Baer but Nolan is

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