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BattleGear Update

Shaggy August 16, 2008 0

Not many details on this but what you’re seeing in the picture here is the new updated Battle Gear racing title. It looks like they took a page from the NASCAR Racing Deluxe that

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Taito teams up with LaForet Harajuku to celebrate the 30th anniversary of Space Invaders

Shaggy August 3, 2008 5

[ITMedia] I’m not a fashion expert so when I first read about this news I had to look up what LaForet Harajuku was. According to this page: “ Since its phenomenally successful debut in

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Another review double feature: Chase HQ2 & 1942

Shaggy July 13, 2008 0

I’ve got another couple of reviews uploaded to the internet, this time Chase HQ2 by Taito and 1942 by Romstar/Capcom. I uploaded the CHQ2 video to Vimeo and 1942 to youtube for the time

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First footage of Taito's new Space Invaders: Beat The Attackers

Shaggy June 19, 2008 2

We first saw Taito’s new Space Invader’s based redemption game at the Park Avenue Open Day in the UK a short time ago and now it has been seen on location at the Funland

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Lord of Vermilion Release Ceremony at a Taito Game Station in Japan

Shaggy June 17, 2008 0

We have known about Square Enix’s latest entry into the arcade market, The Lord of Vermilion for some time now and finally the game has been released in Japan. For those out of the

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New images and site for Taito's D1GP racer

Shaggy April 1, 2008 0

I had been hoping to see a game or two from Taito at ASI (especially Chase HQ2 which I’d really like to try out) but no luck on that front so we’ll just have

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Full Details on Taito's re-branding strategy

Shaggy March 20, 2008 0

A week or two ago Stinger reported that Taito was launching a new re-branding effort for their company, which included issuing new uniforms for their arcades in Japan, a celebration of Space Invaders’ 30th

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Taito launches re-branding effort

Shaggy March 8, 2008 0

In celebration of the 30th anniversary of Space Invaders along with seeking to improve it’s image in the game industry, Taito announced a new branding strategy that includes new logos, a unification of their

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Taito expands their FEC business in Japan

Shaggy February 21, 2008 0

The internet lit up last week when news came of Namco closing a bunch of their arcades and news sites were quick to jump on the news that between the Nintendo Wii and high

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Preview of Taito's AOU booth

Shaggy February 9, 2008 0

(Click on the image above to enlarge) Japanese arcades might be suffering a little at the moment but that won’t cancel the upcoming AOU 2008 show in Japan next week. Thanks to the Stinger

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Celebrating Space Invader's 30th anniversary

Shaggy February 8, 2008 3

Cometh the Invader! The 30th Anniversary of ‘Space Invaders’ will play a major part in promoting the Taito empire over the coming months – the AOU show in Japan will be awash with celebrations.

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Shaggy's Weekly Review – Volfied by Taito

Shaggy January 31, 2008 0

Volfied by Taito Players: 1-2 Released: 1989 Introduction Qix was a fun, original arcade game by Taito released in 1982 where the player had to draw lines in a playfield, avoiding the Stix and

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