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Stern says Ironman pinball available now UPDATED

Shaggy March 31, 2010 7

This caught me completely by surprise – according to a press release that was just sent out by Stern Pinball, Ironman pinball is now available for purchase. I am surprised by this as I

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Action buttons – a classic arcade tribute sculpture

Shaggy March 31, 2010 0

Via When you think of sculptures, the likely thought to enter the mind is something carved out of stone. But that doesn’t always have to be the case, as we see here with this

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King of Fighters XIII official site updated detailing characters, story, moves and more

Shaggy March 30, 2010 1

(Thanks to Aaron Auzins for the info) In case you are eagerly anticipating the arrival of SNK’s next installment of the King of Fighters series then you’ll be happy to know that the official

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The arcade presence at PAX East

Shaggy March 30, 2010 0

Via When it comes to indie game development, one annual show certainly tops the rest in bringing the spotlight onto such games and that is the Penny Arcade Expo or PAX for short. The

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Gameworks restructuring plan means seven locations will close, some may reopen in the future

Shaggy March 30, 2010 5

Via It’s never a good day when we have to report about arcade locations closing – we always prefer times like last week where we reported on several new places opening around the US.

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Could Elevator Action: Death Parade be getting a release outside of Japan? UPDATE: Yes it will

Shaggy March 30, 2010 4

(Thanks to Aaron Auzins for the tip) While Taito hasn’t held a very strong presence in the arcade scene outside of Japan for the past few years, they still have been out there, getting

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'The Office' goes to the arcade

Shaggy March 27, 2010 1

Because of my schedule, I don’t have a lot of time to watch TV. On top of that there aren’t many shows out there I would go out of my way to watch but

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Transformers rolling out for Japanese arcades this summer

Shaggy March 27, 2010 0

Via Back in January, Sega Japan made an announcement that they would be producing a new arcade title based upon the cartoon favorite Transformers. No details were given about the nature of the game

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Tech Radar takes a look at recent Japanese arcade releases

Shaggy March 26, 2010 0

Via When a mainstream website takes notice of current events surrounding the arcade industry, then it can go one of two ways – they get accurate information from people inside the industry and thus

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Revisiting Subsino’s Kung Fu Ball

Shaggy March 25, 2010 2

When I was at IAAPA last November, I came across a booth that had several head-to-head cocktail cabinets setup there which featured a new game I hadn’t heard of before called Kung Fu Ball.

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King of Fighters XIII unveiled

Shaggy March 25, 2010 3

SNK Playmore had been teasing a preview for the latest KOF for a little while now and today was the day they finally showed the game off in Japan. Fans who missed Mai last

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New pixel art Coin-Op Posters for charity are pretty cool + Pac-Man in Vegas pic

Shaggy March 25, 2010 1

z Thanks to for the news Art and arcades have always gone together in some form and while this story doesn’t have anything to do with sideart, it does have something to do with

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