Monthly Archives: April 2009 »

Sega reveals Shining Force Cross with lots of slashing and bashing goodness

Shaggy April 21, 2009 9

I don’t know what it is lately but there really hasn’t been a lot of arcade news going on. Of course I haven’t had a lot of time lately to sit down and scour

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How about a homemade Vewlix tournament style cabinet?

Shaggy April 17, 2009 3

If you really want to play something like Street Fighter IV in a proper arcade cabinet, you could buy the actual arcade unit or modify a standard Vewlix cabinet into something you could throw

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Timezone FECs testing out a new design, hopes to set standard

Shaggy April 16, 2009 6

As I have been working on a new arcade, my thoughts have turned towards developing a new theme. I liked the theme at my current arcade although admittedly it is lacking since I never

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Golden Tee goes to the lotto

Shaggy April 15, 2009 0

We all know that one of the best ways for a company to survive in a downturn is to keep your name and product visible to the public with effective marketing and there are

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Ground Kontrol presents the 1st annual Pinbrawl tournament

Shaggy April 15, 2009 0

One of the best things about an arcade is that they give you a great place to go and compete. You don’t have to set up anything at home and worry about strangers coming

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Videos from the Midwest Gaming Classic 2009 event

Shaggy April 14, 2009 0

[Thanks to John Norman for sending us the info] For those of us that couldn’t make it to Midwest Gaming Classic, we can always drool over videos taken by those who could. I am

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Virtua Fighter Vs. Tekken? Namco is talking about it

Shaggy April 14, 2009 13

Anyone familiar with fighters knows that some of the best games involve a crossover of two series of some sort. One of the most popular fighters out there today is Marvel Vs. Capcom 2

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Metal Gear Coming to Arcades soon?

Shaggy April 11, 2009 3

[Thanks to Jon Cox for the tip] First Konami gave us Silent Hill: The Arcade and then CastleVania – could Metal Gear be the next in Konami’s line-up of console to arcade releases? It

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NBA and Big Buck Hunter coming to pinball via Stern; and see the new post-apocalyptic stripper-themed pinball machine called Lost Vegas that is NOT by Stern

Shaggy April 9, 2009 5

Well there is a bit of pinball news to kick around today it seems. First off, I wanted to pass along something that I have found out from a couple of different sources and

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Looking for a pinball machine to play? Try Pinball Rebel!

Shaggy April 9, 2009 3

One common problem I see when it comes to arcades over all is that sometimes, people don’t know where to look for one. The yellow pages is a good start but it seems that

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Seattle Gameworks to host it's own Fight Club tournament

Shaggy April 9, 2009 1

Not long ago we reported that the Sega Gameworks in Phoenix Arizona had scheduled it’s own “Fight Club” tournament and now, the Seattle Gameworks is following in their footsteps. It does help that these

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Power Instinct returns this summer

Shaggy April 8, 2009 0

[Thanks to Brandon Jones for the tip!] Here is something we overlooked from AOU 2009 – Atlus is bringing one of their classic fighters back to arcades, Power Instinct. From the video below it

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