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Shaggy's Weekly Review – Paradise Lost by GlobalVR

Shaggy January 17, 2008 2

Just so everyone knows (in case they were wondering) I decided to give up on the Battle of the Week as interest for it waned but that’s OK, some ideas work others don’t. In

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New acquisition – Crystal Castles

Shaggy January 17, 2008 0

Last night I picked up the 11th game in my collection, Atari’s Crystal Castles and for only $400 it was a good deal that I couldn’t pass up. I found this one on Craigslist

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Big Buck Hunter Pro Contest "Beat The Pro"

Shaggy January 16, 2008 0

Raw Thrills, Play Mechanix and Betson have teamed up to host “Beat The Pro”, a Big Buck Hunter Pro tournament that is travelling across the US, drumming up interest in not only BBHP but

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Taito's D1GP attracts long lines at Tokyo Auto Salon 2008

Shaggy January 14, 2008 0

[Also via AM.NET blog] At the Tokyo Auto Salon 2008 (that was held from January 11th until today) there was an arcade surprise there from Taito – a setup of their new D1GP racer.

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Wacky Races to be at ATEI

Shaggy January 14, 2008 0

While we weren’t sure about it at first, The Stinger Report confirms that Wacky Races will be at ATEI this year at booths U2240 and U2110. And also thanks to TSR we have the

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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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