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Coming Soon To JAMMA-based Arcades: Skycurser

Coming Soon To JAMMA-based Arcades: Skycurser

arcadehero February 11, 2015 14

Before you ask, no this is not an old story from 1992. Lately the trend towards big name, big cost games has been gaining steam but so has the occasional indie arcade game development.

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Hammer Away –  A Rediscovered Sega Arcade Prototype

Hammer Away – A Rediscovered Sega Arcade Prototype

arcadehero November 5, 2014 4

We’ve discussed prototypes here a number of times but for new ones that are uncovered, it is much easier to get a hold of information on unreleased games from Western companies. It isn’t all

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New Trailer for NGDEVTEAM’s Razion for NeoGeo MVS

New Trailer for NGDEVTEAM’s Razion for NeoGeo MVS

arcadehero September 3, 2014 0

As we found out earlier this year, a new scrolling shooter by the NeoGeo-centric developer NGDEVTEAM is on its way for arcade MVS hardware. Called Razion, this is a horizontal based shooter with 3

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NGDEVTEAM Unveils Razion for NEOGEO MVS Arcade Machines

NGDEVTEAM Unveils Razion for NEOGEO MVS Arcade Machines

arcadehero June 3, 2014 5

We are quite familiar with NGDEVTEAM here, where they have been keeping SNK’s NEO GEO MVS hardware alive and well with games like NEO XYX, Last Hope and Gunlord. When they had recently announced

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For the Weekend: The Origin of Shmups; NEO XYX Trailer; JAEPO News; Mario Kart loctest; Much More

For the Weekend: The Origin of Shmups; NEO XYX Trailer; JAEPO News; Mario Kart loctest; Much More

arcadehero February 9, 2013 13

I hope everyone is having a good weekend. When I first started to put this post together I was thinking there wasn’t much to discuss but it quickly snowballed into a larger post. There’s

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New Footage Of NG:DEV TEAM’s NEO XYX

New Footage Of NG:DEV TEAM’s NEO XYX

arcadehero November 23, 2012 0

Independent developer NG:DEV TEAM has just released this footage of their latest creation, NEO XYX which is being developed for the Neo Geo MVS arcade hardware among other “dead” platforms. I always find charm

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Next for Neo Geo MVS: Neo XYX; Next for Konami: Beatmania Tricoro

Next for Neo Geo MVS: Neo XYX; Next for Konami: Beatmania Tricoro

arcadehero September 19, 2012 1

A couple of new games to dicuss today, a new shooter for the Neo Geo MVS and a new entry into Bemani gaming by Konami.

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Cave unveils Dodonpachi Saidaioujou for Arcades

Cave unveils Dodonpachi Saidaioujou for Arcades

arcadehero January 30, 2012 6

The Dodonpachi series has created a strong following in circles of shmup players and while it had seemed for a time that Cave might give up on arcades in favor of developments elsewhere, that

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Need a crash course on shmups?

Need a crash course on shmups?

arcadehero July 4, 2011 3

Newsfeed 1068 via Shooters are one genre that have prospered greatly in arcades and while they take many forms, there have been so many notable titles to come along that it’s hard to track

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Another school project arcade game – Starcell XF-1

Another school project arcade game – Starcell XF-1

Shaggy October 5, 2008 3

I’ve stumbled across another homebrew arcade school project and maybe it’s just me but it seems like these are becoming more common lately. This particular project, called Starcell XF-1 is an original game running

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DoDonPachi Dai Fukkatsu released

DoDonPachi Dai Fukkatsu released

Shaggy May 31, 2008 2

[Image via Killercabs Forum] I am a little late on this as i wanted to research it a little if I could find the time but forum member Molloy pointed out that the new

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Otomedius launched in Japan

Otomedius launched in Japan

Shaggy October 16, 2007 1

  I almost missed this earlier today. Konami’s latest well-endowed anime girl shooter is now available in Japan, bringing with it side-scrolling shmup action – along with a touch screen. The chances of seeing

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