Monthly Archives: June 2008 »

Leonardo DiCaprio as Nolan Bushnell in new movie called "Atari"

Shaggy June 8, 2008 2

I have never really liked movies based upon video games – they always seem to miss the mark by a mile and end up disappointing. But it is not often that Hollywood decides to

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Management changes come to GlobalVR

Shaggy June 7, 2008 0

Last week the CEO of GlobalVR resigned from his position, citing personal reasons for the departure. Already the company has selected Ken Bayer and Patrick Imenson as the corporate heads to fill in for

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My arcade update 6/6

Shaggy June 7, 2008 8

Here is another update on my arcade, The Game Grid Arcade, sorry about the delays as I have been so busy trying to get everything put together that I easily forget to do a

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"Caribounga!" – Play Mechanix hosting online tournament with BBHPro

Shaggy June 6, 2008 1

[Via Betson] Fortunately it seems that not everyone on the development side of the industry thinks that it’s all down the tubes. Take Play Mechanix for example – not only have they created a

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Chicago Trib: "Video arcades' last grasp" and my thoughts

Shaggy June 6, 2008 0

[(Image via (Radio)Active)] The Chicago Tribune has posted an article on their site that takes a look at the ‘dying’ arcade industry, which in addition to the saddening story of an arcade operator in

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Space Invaders lamps

Shaggy June 6, 2008 0

Speaking of Space Invaders, here are some SI-inspired lamps that were sent into us by The Stinger Report. They remind me of the Asteroids lamps we brought up a little while ago but with

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Park Avenue Open Day – Familiar games as well as brand new ones

Shaggy June 6, 2008 2

For an industry that is supposedly dead, it happens to have a lot of official events where new product is being shown. Take for instance the Park Avenue Open Day, which took place a

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Hello again

Twisted Supreme June 5, 2008 0

So it’s been a while, but I’m back.  A lot has happen since my last post; I’ve moved house, been Internet-less for 2 months, WordPress has changed thier editing interface and a classic racing franchise

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GamesTM reviews Sega RaceTV

HeavyElectricity June 4, 2008 0

While we often express dismay at the state of arcade coverage in the mainstream gaming press, we’ll always encourage any examples of constructive reporting. UK multiformat magazine Games™ is one of the publications we’ve

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SFIV Final arcade version @ Captivate 08

Shaggy June 4, 2008 3

Kotaku has posted hands-on impressions of the final arcade version of Street Fighter IV, which was shown off at Captivate ’08, a press event Capcom held in Las Vegas last week. At the very

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Rambo unveiled at event in Japan

Shaggy June 4, 2008 3

I had seen this a few days ago but had passed over it and even though we have the first footage of Rambo in action, it’s worth a mention anyways. At the official unveiling

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First image of Hummer Extreme

Shaggy June 4, 2008 1

(Click for full size) Naturally it didn’t take long for this to come around but we have the first image of Sega’s new Hummer Extreme. The compression is a little high on the image

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