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NESiCA x LIVE Lands At Round1USA Plus Other Game Updates

NESiCA x LIVE Lands At Round1USA Plus Other Game Updates

arcadehero August 13, 2015 5

NESiCAxLIVE Lands At Round1USA – The rush to bring Japanese games to the US market continues and now with a surprise twist. For the past few years, there has been a lot of talk

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New Game Updates: DDR 2015; Golden Tee 2016; Angry Birds Arcade

New Game Updates: DDR 2015; Golden Tee 2016; Angry Birds Arcade

arcadehero August 5, 2015 0

We’ve got a few updates to look over at the moment so instead of piecing everything out, let’s see what each has to offer. DDR 2014/2015 – The latest test of a Japanese arcade

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Konami’s Disney Tsum Tsum Gets a US Location Test as Tsum Tsum Arcade At Round1USA Puente Hills

Konami’s Disney Tsum Tsum Gets a US Location Test as Tsum Tsum Arcade At Round1USA Puente Hills

arcadehero July 31, 2015 2

Back in February during the JAEPO Expo in Tokyo, Konami had unveiled a unique videmption (or interactive vending) game, originally called Disney ZamZam, which was changed to Disney Tsum Tsum. I mentioned it briefly (scroll

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Details on Mario And Sonic At The Rio 2016 Olympic Games Arcade Edition

Details on Mario And Sonic At The Rio 2016 Olympic Games Arcade Edition

arcadehero July 17, 2015 4

As mentioned yesterday, Sega Japan announced some public location tests for a new sports arcade game, Mario & Sonic At The Rio 2016 Olympic Games Arcade Edition. This mouthful of a title is based

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Tekken 7 and DDR 2015 Getting Location Tests At Round1USA

Tekken 7 and DDR 2015 Getting Location Tests At Round1USA

arcadehero June 25, 2015 4

In case it wasn’t apparent already, Round1USA in Puente Hills, CA has become the go-to place for Japanese game location tests in the US. While I have not heard how the games fared on

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Crossbeats REV Arcade Coming To The US?

Crossbeats REV Arcade Coming To The US?

arcadehero April 28, 2015 1

Former Dance Dance Revolution designer Naoki Maeda celebrated his birthday yesterday and took the opportunity to thank his fans on Facebook while sharing this nugget about his latest arcade project for Capcom, Crossbeats. REV

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Big Buck HD Wild Unveiled

Big Buck HD Wild Unveiled

arcadehero March 20, 2015 1

UPDATE: Fixed the official trailer link at the bottom of the post During the Big Buck HD 2014 World Championship online stream, they showed off a promotion for an update that would be made

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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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