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Games we're glad to have missed: Tattoo Assassins

Shaggy March 8, 2008 2

So it’s Saturday and naturally the arcade news spigot turns from “trickle” to “off” (or on occasion, “drip”) and it is fun to check out some of the strange things that have come along

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Play Value Redeems itself with new arcade video

Shaggy March 1, 2008 0

Way back in August of last year, ON Networks’ Play Value show ran a video discussing the “Death of the Arcade” and after misrepresenting the industry and putting forth some ridiculous “facts” (such as

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Arcade Attack – Pinball Character vs. Space Invaders

Twisted Supreme February 21, 2008 2

The things I find on YouTube get weirder and weirder. It starts off as a documentary about pinball machines and the rise of the video game. Especially focused on the game ‘Defender’. A rockabilly

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The Luna City Tour & Interview

Twisted Supreme February 17, 2008 0

A few weeks ago we picked up on a story on Kotaku aboutLuna City, Peter Hirschberg’s private 80’s arcade wonderland. Well now up on You Tube is a interview with the owner himself. Best

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Would you wait 90 minutes in line to play SFIV? (AOU 2008)

Shaggy February 16, 2008 0

Just a friendly reminder from us and The Stinger Report that if scenes like the one above means that the arcade scene is totally dead (even in Japan – my guess is Namco probably

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AOU 2008 – Videos of Jubeat, Action Cop, BlazBlue, Gundam and KOF XII

Shaggy February 15, 2008 0

From youtube user Gigazine comes some videos from AOU 2008. I have to say that it’s nice that so much attention is being given to arcades right now because of AOU but at the

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AOU Pamphlets of Street Fighter IV, Blazblue, Jubeat, more

Shaggy February 15, 2008 1

One site has posted scans of some pamphlets of several games being showcased at AOU. All the text is in Japanese of course but you still can get an idea of what’s going on.

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No Country for Old Arcades Video – Arcade Infinity

Shaggy February 14, 2008 0

We have mentioned Jared Rea of Gametap a couple of times already – he is going around the country visiting arcades and giving them some mainstream coverage, proving that arcades aren’t “totally dead”  as

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Senninha GP video

Shaggy February 2, 2008 0

Thanks for poster legionaryu for pointing this out. It’s a video from the new Brazilian arcade title Senninha GP. Graphically it carries the look of a cart-style racer from the last generation of console

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Video of Slambots in Action

Shaggy January 22, 2008 0

Thanks to Mike at MorrowBotics for providing us the link to this video. This is a promo video shown at IAAPA 2007 that shows three different versions of the Slambot game: the Arcade edition,

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First details on Rochester Game Room Show Emerge

SaraAB87 January 18, 2008 5

  The Rochester Game Room show is a local buy and sell event of all game room equipment including arcade games and pinball machines. You can also come just to play the games, they

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Shaggy's Weekly Review – Paradise Lost by GlobalVR

Shaggy January 17, 2008 2

Just so everyone knows (in case they were wondering) I decided to give up on the Battle of the Week as interest for it waned but that’s OK, some ideas work others don’t. In

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