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20 years of Street Fighter II + Super VS Battle 20XI coming in August

20 years of Street Fighter II + Super VS Battle 20XI coming in August

arcadehero April 1, 2011 1

Newsfeed 1026 & 1027 via A couple of Street Fighter bits here that aren’t jokes – first is G4TV’s look back at Street Fighter II as the game celebrates it’s 20th anniversary this year.

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Taito releases the most awesome Darius Burst Another Chronicle 48!

Taito releases the most awesome Darius Burst Another Chronicle 48!

arcadehero April 1, 2011 6

(Click on the image to enlarge the enlarged game!) Taito Corporation today announced the immediate release of the most amazing project ever undertaken in the arcade industry: DARIUS BURST ANOTHER CHRONICLE 48! Allowing for

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Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing Arcade & Let’s Go Island Standard out now

Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing Arcade & Let’s Go Island Standard out now

arcadehero March 30, 2011 0

Two new arcade titles are now shipping out to amusement locations in the US and Europe, courtesy Sega Amusements. First is one game we’ve known about for a while – the standard version of

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Fruit Ninja hacked for VR amusement purposes

arcadehero March 29, 2011 0

Newsfeed 1026 via Fruit Ninja just keeps finding ways to make itself viable for the amusement market. It’s already available in a large touch screen format as Fruit Ninja FX and now this hack

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Also seen in China: Plants Vs Zombies Completely Unofficial Arcade Edition

Also seen in China: Plants Vs Zombies Completely Unofficial Arcade Edition

arcadehero March 28, 2011 11

One company that has made waves in the consumer gaming sector is Pop Cap Games. They have produced a number of popular casual titles, such as Bejeweled, Peggle, Zuma and Plants Vs. Zombies. So

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Jersey Jack Pinball & Pinball Planetary Supply sign pact

Jersey Jack Pinball & Pinball Planetary Supply sign pact

arcadehero March 27, 2011 0

(Thanks to Jon L. For the tip!) While we’ve all been eagerly awaiting to see the pinball game from Jersey Jack Pinball, Wizard of Oz Pinball, they have been working behind the scenes building

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Street Fighter IV 3D Arcade version? Plus many more games from China

Street Fighter IV 3D Arcade version? Plus many more games from China

arcadehero March 26, 2011 20

Newsfeed 1024 via A few days ago we posted a couple of pictures from Wahlap Technologies, a distributor based out of Taiwan, showing a couple of new games from a trade event that they

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Kicking the bucket, arcade style

arcadehero March 25, 2011 1

Found this on Engdaget (which they found by way of Kotaku, made by BoingBoing) – a good palate cleanser to start the weekend off with – a montage of death sequence’s found in a

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GlobalVR’s official press release for “Shh…! Welcome to Frightfearland”

GlobalVR’s official press release for “Shh…! Welcome to Frightfearland”

arcadehero March 24, 2011 3

(Thanks to Kevin Williams of The Stinger Report for the press release) At Amusement Expo 2011, the surprise video game revelation of the show was Frightmareland, found at the GlobalVR booth. You can read

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Harada talks about Tekken Tag 2 with Edge Magazine

Harada talks about Tekken Tag 2 with Edge Magazine

arcadehero March 23, 2011 6

If you are on the prowl for any Tekken Tag Tournament 2 news then here is the latest piece I have found in regards to the game, an interview that Tekken producer Katsuhiro Harada

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Tournament fevah: The Kong Off and Pinburgh 2011

Tournament fevah: The Kong Off and Pinburgh 2011

arcadehero March 22, 2011 7

What happens when you get the best Donkey Kong players in the world together to compete? The Kong Off, as what took place this past weekend at Richie Knuckles Arcade in New Jersey. Three

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Wahlap Technologies shows off a couple of new games in China

Wahlap Technologies shows off a couple of new games in China

arcadehero March 20, 2011 0

Whenever arcade news has slowed to a crawl, I always find myself checking out what’s going on in China. It’s true that we often see some clones/knock-offs being produced there but on occasion there

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