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R3Play retro gaming expo coming in November to Blackpool, UK

Shaggy April 8, 2010 0

Via If you live anywhere near Blackpool in the UK then heads-up – a classic gaming expo (which will include an arcade presence as well) is scheduled to be taking place there this coming

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New pinball manufacturer out of Spain: Marsaplay

Shaggy April 8, 2010 2

While Stern Pinball has carried the title of the world’s only coin-op pinball manufacturer for a while now (with occasional challenges by companies like Retro Pinball although AFAIK they haven’t been able to roll

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UNIS shows off Crazy Speed

Shaggy April 7, 2010 1

Not long ago we found out about a new arcade racer by Taiwanese company UNIS (or Universal Space) called Crazy Speed Arcade but there were very few details on the game. We could assume

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Arcade oddity of the day: Walk the Dog by Sega

Shaggy April 7, 2010 0

(Thanks to Rjay on the forums for bringing this up) As news has been a tad slow, why not do a post about another arcade oddity again? Today I’ll cover something I have heard

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Asteroids High Score World record broken

Shaggy April 6, 2010 5

While we don’t report about every single world record that is broken on here, occasionally there are ones which are broken which are just too impressive to pass by. I heard about this on

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The Official Pac-Man website

Shaggy April 6, 2010 1

Via Bandai Namco isn’t done gearing up for the 30th anniversary of their signature character Pac-Man yet, as they have now launched two websites¬† (which include a countdown to that anniversary) dedicated to the

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Super Street Fighter 4 will get an arcade release UPDATED

Shaggy April 4, 2010 5

(console version cover art) Via A couple of weeks ago we reported that Capcom would bring out Super Street Fighter IV (which had previously been announced as a console-only title) to arcades if the

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More arcade goodness from PAX East (updated with Wil Wheaton)

Shaggy April 3, 2010 3

As I had mentioned a few days ago, we had some more pictures from the PAX East (Boston) event coming up and here they are, thanks to Adam Pfeifer. Most of these are of

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Konami prepping a Pop N' Music 19 with a 3D display

Shaggy April 1, 2010 3

Music game fans, there’s some love for you out there too as Konami has announced a new Pop ‘n Music, called Pop N’ Music IIDXG, which takes elements from all of your favorite bemani

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Spice up your Apple iPad with the new iCade from ThinkGeek

Shaggy April 1, 2010 0

When a new gadget comes out that everyone has to have, that gadget only becomes cool when there is a way to turn it into a real arcade game. Such is the case with

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Who is up for an Arcana Heart Vs. Blazblue game?

Shaggy April 1, 2010 2

While Vs. Fighting games which bring two different licenses or fighters together are nothing new in the arcade industry, when a new one happens it usually causes a stir of excitement simply because it

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