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Sega testing new Sega Rally racer in UK arcades?

Shaggy February 29, 2008 4

[Thanks to tipster JimmyB!] A poster at the NTSC-UK forums found something interesting when they dropped by a place known as the Birmingham Five Ways Bowlplex. While the poster went there to play 2Spicy,

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Tekken 6 – Artificial Shortage by Namco?

Shaggy February 29, 2008 10

Here’s another feature article from our friends at The Stinger Report. Enjoy! Tekken 6 – Artificial Shortage? Players in the US and UK accuse Namco of creating an artificial shortage of Tekken 6 machines.

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Golden Tee to be featured at all Chicago Rush home games

Shaggy February 28, 2008 0

Before I get started I should point out that this article discusses American-football and not soccer (or what is called football everywhere else 🙂 ). In particular it discusses Arena Football, which is a

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King of Fighters XII English Trailer

Shaggy February 27, 2008 0

It looks like KOF 12 was shown off at GDC and with it an English translation of the Japanese trailer (I couldn’t find any other differences). Video via youtube user ikarileo which is via

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76 "Mom and Pop" Japanese Game Centers

Shaggy February 27, 2008 1

If you enjoy checking out the many arcades that are out there(or have been in the past), this may be of interest. Oga from Japan pointed us to a site that covers information on

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Play-On – arcade development system from Italy (w/ new arcade games)

Shaggy February 26, 2008 0

The latest Stinger Report (Issue #618) finishes up coverage on ATEI from last month and with it plenty of great information, including news of a relatively new developer from Italy that has created a

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Sega Europe launches Primeval Hunt Mini-Site

Shaggy February 26, 2008 1

(Click on the image to enlarge) For anyone familiar with the Sega Amusements Europe site, you know that the site features a number of ‘mimi-sites’ that cover their current line-up of games with some

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Battle Lines – Arcade Street Fighter IV Rocks GDC!

Shaggy February 26, 2008 2

From Kevin Williams comes this look at trends in the game console industry and certain issues they are facing there and a resurgence in interest in arcades thanks to Street Fighter IV. It also

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Fighter poll results: King of Fighters XII or Street Fighter IV?

Shaggy February 23, 2008 0

A few days ago I posted a poll via Survey Monkey asking a few questions about your thoughts on all of the new fighters coming out of Japan and I have to admit that

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Street Fighter IV "definently" coming to US arcades

Shaggy February 23, 2008 1

This is the kind of news that makes me happy. While I have speculated that SFIV would come to arcades in the US since the game was being developed by Capcom USA, it was

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A look at arcade ports on retro consoles today

Shaggy February 23, 2008 2

Ever since Atari released Space Invaders on the Atari 2600 console, arcade ports have been something of a standard in the console industry. It becomes something of a conundrum however as console releases have

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International Play Company to open several new FECs

Shaggy February 22, 2008 0

North America is soon going to see a number of new FEC (Family Entertainment Centers which almost always include arcades) open up under the company named International Play Company (also known as IPlayco). The

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