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The arcade tournaments of the Taipei 2011 Game Show

The arcade tournaments of the Taipei 2011 Game Show

arcadehero February 12, 2011 0

(Thanks to Rico for the info) This next week expect to see most of the news coming from the Asian theater as two amusement-related events start on the same day. In Japan we will

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Arcade Infinity closing it’s doors for good on Feb. 26th

Arcade Infinity closing it’s doors for good on Feb. 26th

arcadehero February 12, 2011 8

We’ve had a flurry of news regarding the opening of new arcades lately but that doesn’t make this news any better to pass along. A short time ago we heard that an arcade located

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Yu Suzuki talks about his days making arcades games and more

Yu Suzuki talks about his days making arcades games and more

arcadehero February 11, 2011 2

Newsfeed 1000 via Before getting to the story below, I just want to take a moment to recognize that this is the 1,000th newsfeed provided to us by The Stinger Report. Thanks to their

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Play Mechanix Lead Animator Ryoichi Roy Yanase passes away

Play Mechanix Lead Animator Ryoichi Roy Yanase passes away

arcadehero February 10, 2011 3

We received this terrible news from Play Mechanix the other day, and I just want to pass along my condolences to his family. Roy’s work can be seen in many arcade games such as

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Billy Mitchell opens the King of Kong Arcade

Billy Mitchell opens the King of Kong Arcade

arcadehero February 10, 2011 47

The quest for the high score to the Donkey Kong arcade machine was made famous by the documentary, The King of Kong, A Fistful of Quarters. Thanks to that film, the rivalry between Billy

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Sega unveils Let’s Go Island 3D as a part of AOU2011 line-up

Sega unveils Let’s Go Island 3D as a part of AOU2011 line-up

arcadehero February 10, 2011 1

As expected Sega has unveiled more games which will be making an appearance at their AOU2011 show next week. Among those games includes a 2D fighter that runs on Ringwide hardware called Chaos Code;

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Pump It Up Fiesta EX 2011 now available

Pump It Up Fiesta EX 2011 now available

arcadehero February 7, 2011 2

Andamiro USA announced today that the latest software version of their Pump It Up series, Pump It Up Fiesta EX 2011 is now available for operators to purchase. It’s a software upgrade that can

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Videos of Elevator Action Death Parade & Sonic All-Stars Racing

arcadehero February 6, 2011 0

If you were looking for even more footage of Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing Arcade then thanks to BMI Gaming, we’ve got you covered. If you wanted to see more of Taito’s Elevator Action:

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Attract Mode X Babycastles custom arcade cabinets

Attract Mode X Babycastles custom arcade cabinets

arcadehero February 5, 2011 2

Newsfeed 999 via This past November, an event was held in New York City called Heavenly Symphony that showcased the fusion of art and video games. It was sponsored by Attract Mode and the

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Profits up at Sega Sammy and Namco Bandai

Profits up at Sega Sammy and Namco Bandai

arcadehero February 5, 2011 3

Newsfeed 998 via About every quarter we get a look at how some companies who are in the arcade business did financially, particularly those based in Japan. These reports don’t really show us how

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Sega’s Tokyo Joypolis making an Ace Attorney attraction this spring

Sega’s Tokyo Joypolis making an Ace Attorney attraction this spring

arcadehero February 4, 2011 3

Newsfeed 997 via I have never played Capcom’s Ace Attorney game but I’ve read stories about it on various gaming blogs and news outlets. The game has sold millions of units and with a

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New Super Mario Bros. Wii World Coins on loctest in Japan

New Super Mario Bros. Wii World Coins on loctest in Japan

arcadehero February 2, 2011 5

Newsfeed 995 via Back in December of last year, Capcom unveiled that they were working with Nintendo to bring New Super Mario Bros. Wii to Japanese arcades in the form of a medal game

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