Monthly Archives: August 2009 »

Weird: Theme park in UK to offer hypnosis for parents afraid to go on scary rides

Shaggy August 30, 2009 0

When you look at the amusement business, you expect to see facilities try what they can do differently to pull people into their premises but I have to admit that I never had thought

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LAI Games brings Dino Duel to the US

Shaggy August 29, 2009 8

It looks like the arena of card-based coin-op games is beginning to heat up – first with Sega and now LAI Games is going to bring one a title over from Indonesia (the game

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A tour of the Pinball World Championships

Shaggy August 29, 2009 3

Despite what anyone might say about the current state of pinball, there are still many fans out there that love the game enough to get together and hold some excellent competitions. One such competition

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Arcana Heart 3 gets an official website

Shaggy August 29, 2009 0

It looks like Arcana Heart fans have another title in the series to look forward to, with Examu launching a teaser site for Arcana Heart 3 today. As it’s a teaser site there are

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IT unveils more details on Golden Tee 2010

Shaggy August 28, 2009 2

We mentioned not too long ago that Incredible Technologies would be ramping up to deliver their most recent Golden Tee creation to the public and with that date fast approaching, they have begun to

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How about some tiny arcade cabs for $20?

Shaggy August 28, 2009 0

If you went out of your way to print off those paper arcade cabinets but wanted something a little bit more solid, then this is for you. Instead of flimsy, rippable paper, these bad

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Pop'n Music 18 now testing in Japan

Shaggy August 28, 2009 1

(Thanks to Aaron Auzins for the info and tip) I missed this one by several days but I figure it’s worth mentioning anyways despite that. Konami is now testing the latest iteration of their

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Electrocoin introduces X-Putt

Shaggy August 27, 2009 3

Back in the Golden Age of gaming, it wasn’t uncommon to see businessmen in suits taking a break at the local arcade to blow off some steam but as that age passed, it became

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Follow-up: Fantasy World auctions off games

Shaggy August 26, 2009 0

This is a brief follow-up to some recent news about an arcade closing in Abiliene, TX known as Fantasy World. The arcade had been going on for six years but the owner decided that

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Stride gum gets some star power to help promote "Save the Arcades"

Shaggy August 21, 2009 2

As a part of Stride Gum’s campaign to “Save the Arcades” they are bringing some celebrities on board to help out with the cause and recently they held an event at the Video West

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Popular Mechanics looks at the "11 things you didn't know about pinball history"

Shaggy August 21, 2009 0

How much do you know about pinball history? If you are a long-time pinball fan then you probably know a lot. Otherwise there are plenty of interesting and little-known facts about the game which

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A better look at the cabinets for Twisted

Shaggy August 20, 2009 4

GlobalVR has sent us some shots for each cabinet design for their upcoming racer, Twisted. They have also sent along a small press release detailing the game although I don’t see anything new there

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