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Japanese Arcades Galore! Sega World Drivers Championship; Border Break Zero Plus; Gitadora Matixx; Bombergirl; Ultra Street Fighter IV & More!

Japanese Arcades Galore! Sega World Drivers Championship; Border Break Zero Plus; Gitadora Matixx; Bombergirl; Ultra Street Fighter IV & More!

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What is going on in the wonderful world of Japanese arcades? While news on the site here has been a bit slow this Summer, there is a lot that has been going on in

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Happy 30th Birthday To Capcom’s Street Fighter

Happy 30th Birthday To Capcom’s Street Fighter

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Earlier this year we showcased games that would be turning 30 during 2017. Many of you grew up with the games in question and hold fond memories of them in your hearts and minds.

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Video Arcade Games Turning 20 In 2017

Video Arcade Games Turning 20 In 2017

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Welcome to Part 3 of our series on games that will be celebrating a certain anniversary during this calendar year of 2017. With going back to 1997, we will be looking at games turning

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JAEPO 2017 Day 2: More New Arcade Games, More Videos

JAEPO 2017 Day 2: More New Arcade Games, More Videos

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Welcome to the second day of JAEPO 2017. Today is heavy on the video so take that as a warning in the event that your connection is running slow (like mine has been today,

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JAEPO 2017 Preview: Japan Hearts Virtual Reality

JAEPO 2017 Preview: Japan Hearts Virtual Reality

arcadehero February 6, 2017 1

We are closing in on the latest Japanese amusement trade show, known as JAEPO. With that event comes new game announcements and concepts. We have been covering some of the Out-Of-Home developments for Virtual

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Video Arcade Games Turning 30 In 2017

Video Arcade Games Turning 30 In 2017

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Continuing upon our reflections of games past, we jump forward from 1977 to 1987. A major difference you will notice between the two lists is the explosive influence of Japanese game makers had. This

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Taito Announces NESiCAxLIVE 2 For Japan; KOFXIV Will Be A launch Title

Taito Announces NESiCAxLIVE 2 For Japan; KOFXIV Will Be A launch Title

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News out of the Japanese arcade market has been a little slow this year compared to years previous. So today’s news about Taito coming back with something is welcome to see. Taito’s NESiCAxLIVE 2

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Newsbytes: Arcade Revival; Monkey Magic; Densha De Go!!!; Polybius

Newsbytes: Arcade Revival; Monkey Magic; Densha De Go!!!; Polybius

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I hope you have enjoyed the news this week. October is always a better time for news than September as we get close to IAAPA so more new game announcements come to light. Let’s

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Prototypes Update: Bygone; Hangzo; Bombs Away; Sushi Bar; Street Fighter x Tekken & More

Prototypes Update: Bygone; Hangzo; Bombs Away; Sushi Bar; Street Fighter x Tekken & More

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You might recall that not long ago, a unique prototype of was discovered of a SegaSonic Bros. game, a puzzle title starring Sonic The Hedgehog designed by the creator of Bubble Bobble. Well the

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Japanese Game Updates: Wonderland Library; Crossbeats REV. Sunrise & Pump It Up Prime Ver. 1.12

Japanese Game Updates: Wonderland Library; Crossbeats REV. Sunrise & Pump It Up Prime Ver. 1.12

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Let’s start the last week of April off with some news that is mainly focused on the Japanese arcade scene. Wonderland Library Now Available – Sega has launched a new addition to compliment their

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Games Turning 40,20, 30 and 10 in 2016

Games Turning 40,20, 30 and 10 in 2016

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With each year that passes, we take a look at games celebrating a certain anniversary via a post. This year however, I decided to go the video route and make these long videos covering

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Luigi’s Mansion Arcade Exclusively Available At Dave & Busters Until Summer

Luigi’s Mansion Arcade Exclusively Available At Dave & Busters Until Summer

arcadehero March 21, 2016 1

In posting about the new Luigi Mansion Arcade as seen at Amusement Expo 2016, reader Jordan Fredrick pointed out on our Facebook channel that the game is already setup at more than one Dave

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