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Bandai Namco’s Fishing Spirits Gets A Pokémon Sun & Moon Promotion In Japan

Bandai Namco’s Fishing Spirits Gets A Pokémon Sun & Moon Promotion In Japan

arcadehero December 5, 2016 0

Good morning all! Just a quick news item here. The Fishing Spirits/Pokémon Cross Promotion You might recall a few IAAPA’s ago that Bandai Namco had brought their own fishing videmption game to the West.

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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

arcadehero October 17, 2016 7

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

arcadehero October 8, 2016 2

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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Newsbytes: Magician’s Dead Coming To Round1USA; BattleZoneVR; Golden Tee 2017; CPS2; NTG#95

Newsbytes: Magician’s Dead Coming To Round1USA; BattleZoneVR; Golden Tee 2017; CPS2; NTG#95

arcadehero September 17, 2016 2

Hey, this weekend has enough newsbytes for a post! Let’s get to it: Magician’s Dead Coming The US via Round1USA: The Tokyo Game Show has been in full swing this week and from there

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New Website For Magician’s Dead Arcade Game

New Website For Magician’s Dead Arcade Game

arcadehero September 14, 2016 1

Japanese developer Byking has been working hard on a unique and original arcade concept by the name of Magician’s Dead. This game is an arena battle title where the player takes the role of

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Mini-documentary: Inside Tokyo’s Long Love Affair With Dance Dance Revolution

Mini-documentary: Inside Tokyo’s Long Love Affair With Dance Dance Revolution

arcadehero August 17, 2016 1

(Thanks to Venumspyder for the tip) It goes without saying that Konami’s Dance Dance Revolution arcade series has been a phenomenon all over the world since it was introduced in the late 90s. Interest has

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Newsbytes: Olympics; Densha De Go!; Arcade Movie Spoofs; NTG#91

Newsbytes: Olympics; Densha De Go!; Arcade Movie Spoofs; NTG#91

arcadehero August 13, 2016 2

It’s been a time for travel and vacations so things have been kinda slow around here lately. That doesn’t mean that news has stopped though, let’s look at what is going on in the

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Happy 8-6 Day! Honoring the 30th Anniversary of the 1986 Toyota Corolla from Initial D

Happy 8-6 Day! Honoring the 30th Anniversary of the 1986 Toyota Corolla from Initial D

SaraAB87 August 6, 2016 2

Happy 8-6 day! August 6th is known as 8-6 day (Hachiroku) in Japan (and anywhere else you wish to celebrate), a day that honors the 1986 Toyota Corolla. Today is also the 30th anniversary

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Japanese Racing Game Updates: Initial D Zero; MaxiTune 5DX; Real Drive

Japanese Racing Game Updates: Initial D Zero; MaxiTune 5DX; Real Drive

arcadehero August 2, 2016 2

There has been plenty of excitement over the upcoming return of Cruis’n to the arcade scene here in the States but over in Japan, they are keeping their racing scene plenty strong. Let’s take

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Zero Latency & Sega Japan Team Up On VR

Zero Latency & Sega Japan Team Up On VR

arcadehero June 7, 2016 4

Brought to you by  This year the news has been increasingly dominated by VR and related amusement/arcade applications for the technology to be found in out-of-home entertainment. Not long ago it was announced that

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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

arcadehero May 30, 2016 7

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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How To Play Magician’s Dead

How To Play Magician’s Dead

arcadehero May 25, 2016 4

While there is no indication at the moment that Japanese developer ByKing plans on giving their upcoming arcade title Magician’s Dead a Western release, the concept behind this original game is intriguing. They aren’t

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