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First Look: Kung Fu Panda Dojo Mojo by ICE & Play Mechanix

First Look: Kung Fu Panda Dojo Mojo by ICE & Play Mechanix

arcadehero October 29, 2014 1

(Thanks to Michael Louie for the tip) Here is another game I have been hearing talk about for a while but we always like to see these games if at all possible. This is

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Next Up In Arcades From Sega: Showdown

Next Up In Arcades From Sega: Showdown

arcadehero October 18, 2014 5

As we approach the IAAPA trade show, it is normal for details of new arcade games to leak out beforehand since they tend to be out there on location test. I have heard rumblings

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Tekken 7 Begins Location Testing in Japan

Tekken 7 Begins Location Testing in Japan

arcadehero October 3, 2014 12

Not surprising news on this one since in Japan, companies will regularly use location tests as a way to both market and publicly test their arcade games out. For those that want to get

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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

12/11 UPDATE: This game is now available in Japan 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

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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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