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Virtua Fighter 5 Ver. D Details

Shaggy November 22, 2007 0

[Via Arcade Renaissance] Sega has unveiled some details on the latest version of the VF5 arcade that is going to be coming out to challenge Tekken 6 in arcades. If you were hoping for

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Shaggy's Weekly Review – Rockin' Bowl-a-Rama by Namco

Shaggy November 21, 2007 1

I had a chance to play a bowling arcade game this past week and I figured it would be nice to check it out. Since bowling games have had a surge in popularity as

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Fate: Unlimited Gods Website update

Shaggy November 21, 2007 0

(Click to Enlarge) It certainly didn’t take long for the Fate: Unlimited Codes website to be updated(we reported about this new 3D fighter by Capcom a couple of days ago). Just the other day

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Square Enix 1st-half Net Profit up 32% thanks to arcades

Shaggy November 20, 2007 0

Software giant Square-Enix has announced that it’s net profit for April-September jumped up 32.5% and it’s not thanks so much to console games but arcade titles. As quoted by an article found on @

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Article: "Evolving Arcade Culture"

Shaggy November 17, 2007 1

[Via Argus Leader, Sioux Fall SD] Here is another news article that discusses the current state of arcades as well as the culture of arcades. While it misses the target on a few points(such

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The Act Part 2 – Physical movement sequence

Shaggy November 17, 2007 0

OK here is the next part of The Act that I promised to record for everyone, a part where you control the main character Edgar and his movement through the hospital hallways. It is

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Arcade Heroes – 100,000 hits and rising

Shaggy November 16, 2007 0

We’ve just hit a milestone and it’s all thanks to you, the readers of Arcade Heroes. While 100,000 hits may not be impressive for certain websites or blogs that get that number of people

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Capcom strengthing focus on it's arcade locations – games next?

Shaggy November 14, 2007 0

[Via NEXT Generation] A couple of large game companies own and operate their own arcades, in Japan and elsewhere. Some prime examples are Namco and Sega and while it has far fewer locations, even

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First thoughts on The Act (my review for the week)

Shaggy October 25, 2007 7

The reason why I am calling this my first thoughts and not my final review is because I am having a little issue with the sound – nothing comes through the on-board PC sound

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Positive Arcade Coverage

Twisted Supreme October 23, 2007 0

This makes for a nice change from the usual doom and gloom that we have to read about the state of the arcade industry.  [via LTW]     [Thanks to The Stinger Report]  Editor’s note: John

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Shaggy's Weekly Review: Let's Go Jungle by Sega

Shaggy October 18, 2007 0

In trying to keep up with reviewing newer titles, this week I’m reviewing Let’s Go Jungle (Deluxe edition)by Sega. If you enjoyed Jurassic Park by Sega you’ll probably enjoy this too, and it has

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Otomedius launched in Japan

Shaggy October 16, 2007 1

  I almost missed this earlier today. Konami’s latest well-endowed anime girl shooter is now available in Japan, bringing with it side-scrolling shmup action – along with a touch screen. The chances of seeing

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