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Speed Driver 2 lands in the UK

Shaggy May 30, 2009 0

It seems like London is a getting a lot of arcade love recently with different companies testing out games there. The latest game to show up is IGS’s Speed Driver 2, a 3D racing

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Article: A Brief History of Video Game Accessibility in the 1970’s

Shaggy May 28, 2009 2

[Thanks to Barrie at OneSwitchGaming for the tip] When it comes down to what sets arcade games apart from video games in other areas of the spectrum, the controls certainly stand out as a

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These models of classic Sega arcade games are awesome

Shaggy May 28, 2009 6

Brought to you by: A long time ago we posted about some nifty paper arcade models that anyone could print up and make their own little mock cabinets with. It was a cool idea

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Beatmania 17 Sirius to begin testing in Japan tomorrow

Shaggy May 27, 2009 3

[thanks to Aaron Auzins for the tip] Bemani fans have a lot to be happy about these days, with DDRX right around the corner and the news that Konami will being testing the 17th

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Robots conquer crane machines thanks to Robo Catcher

Shaggy May 25, 2009 3

In Japan it seems that the crane machine is both an art and a science and it never ceases to amaze me as to what companies cook up for cranes there. I am a

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New Cyberdiver website also reveals new Taito arcade hardware

Shaggy May 24, 2009 0

Taito has updated the website for their upcoming FPS arcade game Cyber Diver and along with a few more details on the game itself they also mention some new hardware that the game will

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So this is how the Border Break cabinet works

Shaggy May 23, 2009 9

Sega has updated the website to their upcoming arcade mech title (which runs off of their new arcade hardware, Ringedge) Border Break and with it, a rundown of how the cabinet works. As interested

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Haunted Museum and KOFXII come to London (UPDATED w/ location pics)

Shaggy May 23, 2009 4

UPDATE: The Stinger Report also sent us some images of the games in London but I accidentally overlooked the attachments. KOFXII The Stinger Report has sent us the rundown on two new arcade titles

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Rifftrax derezzes TRON

Shaggy May 21, 2009 3

Label this under the “somewhat related to arcade games” category but Rifftrax – which is helmed by three former cast members of the hysterically funny show Mystery Science Theater 3000 – has released a

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Funspot announces the 11th annual Classic Video game tournament

Shaggy May 21, 2009 1

We all know that Funspot is one of the coolest arcades on the planet and for the 11th time they are going to hold their big Classic Video Game Tournament. The tourney begins on

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Woman leaves child in car to play unspecified arcade games, gets arrested

Shaggy May 21, 2009 0

Gamespy reports that the AP reports on a case where a babysitter left a one year old in the car to play video games at a gas station recently. Gamespy says it was an

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The 1st Sydney Pinball Festival

Shaggy May 21, 2009 0

Despite the fact that there is only one pinball manufacturer around these days, interest in pinball itself doesn’t seem to be waning, if the number of pinball expos popping up around the world is

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