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Left 4 Dead Survivors Arcade Begins Testing In Japan

Left 4 Dead Survivors Arcade Begins Testing In Japan

arcadehero May 23, 2014 6

This isn’t a surprise as news keeps trickling out about Taito’s vision of the popular Left 4 Dead game but location tests have begun for the game at 4 different arcade venues in Japan.

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Now Chuck E Cheeses Is Testing Out Oculus Rift VR

Now Chuck E Cheeses Is Testing Out Oculus Rift VR

arcadehero May 20, 2014 2

(Thanks to Luis Canon for the tip) First it was Dave & Busters setting up a “VR Lab” where they tested out some VR concepts, now Chuck E. Cheeses is doing the same¬†with “Chuck

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Game News: Sega Releases Plants Vs. Zombies: The Last Stand; Bandai Namco May Begin MaxiTune 4 Tests In The UK

Game News: Sega Releases Plants Vs. Zombies: The Last Stand; Bandai Namco May Begin MaxiTune 4 Tests In The UK

arcadehero May 12, 2014 0

Two new arcade game items for you to enjoy this fine Monday morning. First, Sega Amusements has announced the release of their new videmption game Plants Vs. Zombies: The Last Stand. We’ve known about

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IGS Releases New Trailer For Monster Eye

IGS Releases New Trailer For Monster Eye

arcadehero March 13, 2014 5

Taiwanese developer IGS is busy working on a new enclosed light-gun cabinet (or a theater cabinet if you prefer) called Monster Eye and today they released a new trailer showing direct footage from the

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New Rhythm Game NEON FM Begins Location Test At Red Zone Adventures in Maryland

New Rhythm Game NEON FM Begins Location Test At Red Zone Adventures in Maryland

arcadehero November 25, 2013 3

A few weeks ago I found out about a new rhythm game by the name of NEON FM that has been in development for a while by a company called Unit-E. They were not

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Japan This Week: Groove Coaster, Puyo Puyo Arcade, Gunslinger Stratos 2

Japan This Week: Groove Coaster, Puyo Puyo Arcade, Gunslinger Stratos 2

arcadehero November 7, 2013 2

While a lot of the focus for arcades this month shines on releases out West, they don’t stop bringing games to the forefront in Japan. Here’s what is going on this week. First off

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Namco Announces Location Tests for Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 5

Namco Announces Location Tests for Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 5

arcadehero October 5, 2013 12

The last time that Namco decided to give their Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune (WMMT for short) series a shake in the US was with WMMT3. 4 was skipped over, possibly in part due to

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This Week In Arcades – Location Tests and Trade Shows

This Week In Arcades – Location Tests and Trade Shows

arcadehero September 27, 2013 6

Well that was a sudden slowdown in news, after the spurt we had with Batman Arcade and Star Trek pinball. Admittedly I have been partially distracted by the arrival of a Nintendo WiiU into

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Late Saturday News: Gamers Go Crazy for Guilty Gear Xrd in Japan; Galaxy Collision Air Hockey, Transformers at AAMA in US

Late Saturday News: Gamers Go Crazy for Guilty Gear Xrd in Japan; Galaxy Collision Air Hockey, Transformers at AAMA in US

arcadehero August 10, 2013 0

Happy Saturday everyone. Just a couple of news blurbs here to share as everyone experiences the weekend. Some big location test news out of Japan for the new Guilty Gear Xrd Sign by Arc

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Namco’s Sonic Storm Now Testing In Japan

Namco’s Sonic Storm Now Testing In Japan

arcadehero June 22, 2013 3

A little while back we received a tip that Namco had a new arcade game that they were testing out at a Dave & Buster’s in Illinois called Sonic Storm. If you missed that

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Newsblend The Weekend: Cars UK Loctest; PureNovelty Launch; Namco Earnings + more

Newsblend The Weekend: Cars UK Loctest; PureNovelty Launch; Namco Earnings + more

arcadehero May 10, 2013 3

Well it’s weekend time once again, I hope it goes well for all of you out there. Here’s some news stories that are starting to accumulate in the AH inbox so lets begin with…

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Sega Testing Transformers Human Alliance In China This Weekend

Sega Testing Transformers Human Alliance In China This Weekend

arcadehero May 9, 2013 3

While doing research into the Chinese and Taiwanese arcade markets this week I came across some very interesting news about a new game from Sega. Regular readers of the site here are aware that

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