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Discovered: Segasonic Bros. Arcade Prototype by Bubble Bobble Creator Fukio Mitsuji

Discovered: Segasonic Bros. Arcade Prototype by Bubble Bobble Creator Fukio Mitsuji

arcadehero February 6, 2016 2

In the past year or so we’ve seen some Japanese developed prototype games come to light, particularly Hammer Away, Kung Fu Master 2 and Wing Force. Now get ready for this look at a failed test

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Square Enix Offers A Peek Into The Creation Of The Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade Soundtrack

Square Enix Offers A Peek Into The Creation Of The Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade Soundtrack

arcadehero February 3, 2016 1

One important component of any video game is the sound mix and the soundtrack. For the new Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade game which Square Enix released in Japan this past November, the company has

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JAEPO 2016: Capcom Keeps Attack On Titan Arcade and Cytus Omega Alive

JAEPO 2016: Capcom Keeps Attack On Titan Arcade and Cytus Omega Alive

arcadehero January 29, 2016 1

The next big trade show that is on the arcade calender is JAEPO 2016. This is the major trade show for the arcade/amusement industry in Japan every year, so expect to hear a number

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New Mario Party Medal Arcade Game Testing In Japan

New Mario Party Medal Arcade Game Testing In Japan

arcadehero January 15, 2016 3

Nintendo has made it clear that they are seeking to do some things differently in 2016 and part of that strategy is working with their partners like Capcom to bring more Nintendo content to

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Newsbytes: Arcade Heroes Turns 9; Namco & Hooters In Japan; Sonic Showcase; Dragon’s Lair; NTG#67

Newsbytes: Arcade Heroes Turns 9; Namco & Hooters In Japan; Sonic Showcase; Dragon’s Lair; NTG#67

arcadehero December 5, 2015 2

It has been a very busy week so there are a couple of things I overlooked – fortunately the compilation we get from the Newsbytes post is here to save the day. 😉 HAPPY

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Japan Arcade – Museca & Gunslinger Stratos 2 in the USA; Dissidia Final Fantasy & new Pop ‘N Music

Japan Arcade – Museca & Gunslinger Stratos 2 in the USA; Dissidia Final Fantasy & new Pop ‘N Music

arcadehero November 27, 2015 0

The past couple of weeks we’ve been obsessing over the new arcade games coverage coming from the IAAPA trade show as that shows us new arcade video games coming to market for pretty much

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Newsbytes Halloween Edition: Real Drive; Hooligans Family Fun; Dissidia; NTG#63

Newsbytes Halloween Edition: Real Drive; Hooligans Family Fun; Dissidia; NTG#63

arcadehero October 31, 2015 2

Happy Halloween everyone! This is the one day of the year that I get more people walking in front of my arcade than any other…of course 95% of them don’t walk in at that

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Newsbytes: Big Buck Championships; Skycurser Beta; Aliens Armageddon Unbox; Groove Coaster 3; NTG#62

Newsbytes: Big Buck Championships; Skycurser Beta; Aliens Armageddon Unbox; Groove Coaster 3; NTG#62

arcadehero October 24, 2015 2

We are only a week away from Halloween, the holiday for candy lovers everywhere. I’m not sure what most arcades out there do to celebrate – I have heard of sites holding cosplay competitions

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Bandai Namco Unveils Real Drive At The Tokyo Motor Show

Bandai Namco Unveils Real Drive At The Tokyo Motor Show

arcadehero October 21, 2015 8

Happy Back To the Future Day – a day where we look at the present with more nostalgia for the 80s, when the ambition was more ‘a spaceship in every home’ than ‘a computer

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Newsbytes: Crossbeats and Pokken tests; Tokyo Arcades; Czech Arcade Museum; NTG#58

Newsbytes: Crossbeats and Pokken tests; Tokyo Arcades; Czech Arcade Museum; NTG#58

arcadehero September 19, 2015 3

Today’s Newsbytes post is brought you you by… Japan Crossbeats .REV Begins Testing At CA Round1USA locations – Naoki Meada, creator of DDR and the new Capcom arcade game Crossbeats .REV had mentioned that

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SNK Bought By A Chinese Firm; New Football Videmption Game Testing At Dave & Busters

SNK Bought By A Chinese Firm; New Football Videmption Game Testing At Dave & Busters

arcadehero August 6, 2015 0

Got a couple of items to share this fine afternoon today. First a quick newsblast about SNK Playmore – A Chinese firm by the name of Wuhu Shunrong Sanqi Interactive Entertainment Network Technology Co Ltd has

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Newsbytes: 2015 Ottawa Pinball Show; Teen Makes His Own Arcade Game; Pac-Man Fever; Heart of Gaming; NTG#52

Newsbytes: 2015 Ottawa Pinball Show; Teen Makes His Own Arcade Game; Pac-Man Fever; Heart of Gaming; NTG#52

arcadehero July 25, 2015 1

Happy weekend arcade fans! This weekend’s newsbytes are brought to you by the number 5,000, because that sounds like a good number to sponsor something. A new podcast will be posted later today so

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