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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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Taito's D1GP attracts long lines at Tokyo Auto Salon 2008

Shaggy January 14, 2008 0

[Also via AM.NET blog] At the Tokyo Auto Salon 2008 (that was held from January 11th until today) there was an arcade surprise there from Taito – a setup of their new D1GP racer.

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The Stinger Report #599 – IAAPA 07 coverage part I

Shaggy November 29, 2007 0

The Stinger Report has released the first part of their IAAPA coverage and it is loaded with information pertaining to arcades and what the future holds for our industry. Certainly this is shaping up

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