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Game On 2.0 event in Tasmania gives love to arcades

Shaggy June 30, 2010 5

(Thanks to Gabe for the info) A “history of gaming” event is about to take place in Tasmania and it’s giving a proper spot to arcades. Called Game On 2.0, this is a follow-up

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Get a look at Galloping Ghost's Dark Presence at the upcoming GarasuNoShiCon 2010 Anime Convention

Shaggy June 29, 2010 8

[Thanks to contributor Aaron Auzins for the info] It’s been a long time coming but the independently made arcade fighter Dark Presence will finally be going public on July 18th at the upcoming GarasuNoShiCon

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The iPad arcade cabinet becomes a reality

Shaggy June 28, 2010 0

Newsfeed 849 via Remember April Fool’s this year, when the website ThinkGeek revealed a joke product known as the “iCade”? Well they still haven’t released an actual iCade but the joke was enough to

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New games from the Sega Private Show 2010 in Japan

Shaggy June 27, 2010 8

Newsfeed 848 via Every year Sega Japan holds a “private” summer show where they give select persons a view of some of the new content that they are bringing to arcades later that year.

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The new Vewlix F

Shaggy June 27, 2010 3

Newsfeed 847 via The cabinet above is the new Vewlix F. Can’t tell the difference between that and the standard Vewlix? That’s because there almost isn’t any. According to the information provided by the

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For the Weekend: The Share Happy Ice Cream machine

Shaggy June 26, 2010 0

Newsfeed 846 via Here’s an interesting development for vending machines, particularly of the ice cream variety. I know it isn’t really arcade related but it’s sort of coin-op related and who knows if such

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Konami's new bemani game: Reflec Beat

Shaggy June 26, 2010 2

We first heard about Konami’s latest addition to their line-up of bemani games some time ago but despite a number of location tests in Japan, they did a pretty good job of preventing any

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Virtua Fighter 5 Final Showdown adding Twitter support

Shaggy June 25, 2010 0

I saw this on a few sites this morning and there is just a tiny correction that needs to be made to what is being said. First off, Sega is getting into the social

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Pac-Man creator Toru Iwatani shows off early game sketches

Shaggy June 24, 2010 0

Newsfeed 843 via I have to apologize for not getting to this earlier – I had see the link a day or two ago but I forgot to mention it. But better late than

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KOFXIII gets a release date

Shaggy June 23, 2010 1

Newsfeed 841 via King of Fighters fans mark your calendars. It has been announced that the latest installment of the game will be released on July 14, 2010. They are already scheduling tournaments in

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Seen on location test: GRID Arcade by Sega Amusements Europe/Codemasters

Shaggy June 23, 2010 15

There is a new racing game set to enter the arcade market this year and this one is coming from Sega Amusements Europe and Codemasters.  It’s one console gamers may already be familiar with,

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CRUSIER from InJoy Motion Corp. resurrects the "Lucky & Wild" concept, adds motion

Shaggy June 22, 2010 0

Back in 1993 Namco had a game which combined two popular arcade genres into one game – a racer and a light-gun shooter with Lucky & Wild. With the huge focus we have on

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