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Location Review – Kingpin Bowling Lounge, Sydney

Twisted Supreme February 17, 2008 0

Some of you may remember that I was over in Sydney for Christmas and I mentioned that I visited a few arcades whilst I was out there. Well here is the first of two long

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Would you wait 90 minutes in line to play SFIV? (AOU 2008)

Shaggy February 16, 2008 0

Just a friendly reminder from us and The Stinger Report that if scenes like the one above means that the arcade scene is totally dead (even in Japan – my guess is Namco probably

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Silver Strike Bowling Sweepstakes video

Shaggy February 16, 2008 0

I really have to hand it to Incredible Technologies – since not every arcade or bar can be relied on to hold arcade game competitions, they’ve taken it upon themselves to run some great

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AOU 2008 Famitsu report – arcades bringing new innovations to the scene

Shaggy February 16, 2008 0

With the flurry of news coming around with AOU, it’s hard to post about all of them on the current schedule I have (although Arcade Renaissance is doing an excellent job at that) but

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Gameinformer responds to my letter about arcades in latest issue, but changes a few things

Shaggy February 16, 2008 8

So I received the latest issue of GameInformer magazine in the mail today and to my surprise they published an e-mail I sent to them a few months ago in response to an article

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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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