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Kansas declares coin pusher redemption games as "illegal gambling devices" while state brings casinos in

Shaggy April 25, 2010 6

(thanks for the tip Dasbacon) And now for a great “WTH?” moment to start our week off. Arcades such as Dave & Busters and others who operate coin-pushing machines in the US state of

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Konami's Road Fighters goes 3D (updated)

Shaggy April 23, 2010 3

Remember Konami’s Road Fighters? Since we first heard about the game last September, there has been little to no information popping up about the game, until today where an anonomyous tipster sent us a

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Gameworks in Indianapolis saved by Tilt

Shaggy April 23, 2010 2

Via If you were bummed out by the recent news of Sega closing several Gameworks locations and you live near the one that was in Indianapolis then you’re in luck – the owners of

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NeoGeoMVS: The gift that keeps on giving with the new Fast Striker by NG:Dev.Team

Shaggy April 22, 2010 3

(Thanks to Timm Hellwig for the info!) One of the great things about older arcade game boards like the NeoGeo MVS is where they work like glorified game consoles, they also happen to have

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Morning round-up: Taito opens new store, UK chain Gamegrid liquidates, arcades as social hang-outs and Chuck E. Cheese launches a Nintendo DS game

Shaggy April 21, 2010 0

News links via Here are a couple of brief location related stories to chew on for today. I am going to take four different Stinger Report newsfeeds and combine them into one due to

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The obligatory Marvel Vs. Capcom 3 teaser trailer

Shaggy April 21, 2010 4

Here it is – rumors have been circulating about MvC3 forever now and Capcom has finally given fans what they want. A trailer. Well, a trailer of a game people have been clamoring for

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Save The Arcades 2 by Stride Gum announces contestants, begins tournament

Shaggy April 21, 2010 9

Via It took them a while but after asking for your nominations and sifting through them for the past four months, STRIDE Gum is continuing it’s campaign to “Save The Arcades” by running Save

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Impressions of Ironman pinball

Shaggy April 20, 2010 1

Since news is pretty slow today, I think I’ll share my thoughts on Stern’s new Ironman pinball, which I had the chance to play for the first time this afternoon.Unfortunately I did not have

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Konami testing out Beatmania IIDX 18 Resort Anthem

Shaggy April 19, 2010 0

If you love Beatmania then here is yet another title in the series to look forward to: Beatmania IIDX 18 Resort Anthem (Konami sure does love making the titles on these games a mouthful,

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Namco issues a player card warning for MaxiTune 3 DX+ games

Shaggy April 19, 2010 0

If you have a player card for Namco’s Maximum Tune 3 DX Plus along with a player card then it seems that a temporary issue is causing a little havoc with certain cards. According

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Get ready to "Pinbrawl" Sunday in Portland, OR

Shaggy April 16, 2010 0

The pinball events just keep on coming, this time in Oregon. We were sent this reminder that this Sunday, April 18th is when Ground Kontrol in Portland, OR is holding their second annual Pinbrawl

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Play "Pinball at the Zoo" tomorrow at the Kalamazoo County Fairgrounds

Shaggy April 15, 2010 0

(thanks to Kevin for the tip) One thing that helps keep pinball going is the number of annual events held around the world to prominently feature pinball machines there. If you live near Kalamazoo,

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