Monthly Archives: July 2008 »

I Am 8-bit art shows plenty of arcade love

Shaggy July 31, 2008 0

The gaming blog Joystiq has as exclusive look at some artwork from the upcoming i am 8-bit showrunners for the i am 8-bit art gallery that will be showcasing classic game-inspired artwork in La

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Capcom & it's arcade business

Shaggy July 31, 2008 5

Since I’ve been busy lately I’m a little late on this as I’ve seen it reported all over the place but Capcom has revealed it’s revenues and one thing that has people talking is

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The Octane 120: Hey, you've got a kegger in my arcade!

Shaggy July 31, 2008 0

As there are many arcade cabinet builders out there, anyone who makes these sort of cabinets professionally needs to do something to set themselves apart. And in the case of this new setup by

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Video Review: Oriental Legend 2

Shaggy July 30, 2008 4

Sorry about the lack of video reviews lately, I have been busy working on the PCs at my arcade along with trying to fix a number of problems the arcades have been having (my

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Golden Tee LIVE 2009 goes on sale Aug. 4th, shipping in September

Shaggy July 30, 2008 1

I’ve been hearing a lot of hints floating around that there are a lot of big announcements coming from arcade companies this fall (in particular at the AMOA show) and from what I can

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Pinball in your area

Twisted Supreme July 29, 2008 4

Thanks to Stern we still have a fairly decent flow of new tables being designed and manufactured. Whilst checking through my usual websites, which include other blogs, distributors and manufacturers I spotted that BHM

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Virtua Fighter 5 R released in Japan

Twisted Supreme July 29, 2008 0

  The game has been on location over the past few months but now Virtua Fighter 5 R has now been officially released in Japan. The upgraded game has new features and new character

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Silver Strike Bowling Jeep Sweepstakes video

Shaggy July 29, 2008 0

A while back I remember that we posted about a contest involving the arcade title Silver strike Bowling 2009 where they were giving away a jeep as the grand prize but I missed out

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The Big Buck Hunter Pro 2008 World Championship Tournament (Updated)

Shaggy July 28, 2008 1

Another tournament is on the way with Big Buck Hunter, which has been made easier to do with their online version of the game (I’m still looking forward to the online upgrade to BBS).

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R-Tuned website update

HeavyElectricity July 27, 2008 2

Sega has updated the official Japanese website for R-Tuned: Ultimate Street Racing, adding some screenshots, a couple of short video clips and information on how the game is played. Amusingly, the cabinet lighting changes

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SFIV & "The Battle of Destiny: Road to Evolution" Tournament in the UK

Shaggy July 27, 2008 1

A big tournament, known as The Battle Of Destiny: Road to Evolution (the title almost sounds like something from an old rock album) recently took place in the UK, and The Stinger Report was

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Some short videos of Batman: Dark Knight Pinball

Shaggy July 24, 2008 2

I was wondering how long it was going to be before someone grabbed some video of Stern’s newest pin, Dark Knight and after checking youtube it looks like we’ve got something to watch. I

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