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No Country for Old Arcades Video – Arcade Infinity

Shaggy February 14, 2008 0

We have mentioned Jared Rea of Gametap a couple of times already – he is going around the country visiting arcades and giving them some mainstream coverage, proving that arcades aren’t “totally dead”  as

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Delta32 – new generic cabinet out of Japan (AOU 2008)

Shaggy February 14, 2008 0

Among the many new things we’ll be seeing out of Japan over the next few days, here is a new generic cabinet that is making it’s debut. Arcade cabinets in Japan have their own

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Arcade Exhibit to run in Arizona later this year

Shaggy February 14, 2008 0

If you live in Arizona (particularly in a city called Chandler) and spent some time playing classic arcade and home console games of the 70’s and 80’s, then a historian Jean Reynolds is looking

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Missing in Action: Puzzle Games

Shaggy February 14, 2008 7

Missing in Action is an editorial mini-series we are running discussing genres that have all but disappeared in today’s arcade releases, taking a backseat to light-gun shooters or racers. We do not think that

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The Cool Hunters Space Invader Hoodies (and Arcade Table)

Shaggy February 12, 2008 0

At a site called “The Cool Hunters”, they have a retro arcade cocktail cabinet for sale that comes loaded with a number of classics on it that seems to fit the typical MAME fare.

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Konami's Action Cop cabinet on location test

Shaggy February 10, 2008 0

(Click on the image above to enlarge) Thanks to the Stinger Report we have a first look at the cabinet Konami’s new motion-based controller arcade title Action Cop ‘in the wild’. It is currently

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Happy Belated Birthday Nolan Bushnell

Shaggy February 9, 2008 0

I feel bad for missing this the other day but on February 5th the founder of our industry (practically the entire video game industry – yeah I know aobut Ralph Baer but Nolan is

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Play Mechanix hiring for help on "online tournament system"

Shaggy February 9, 2008 1

Play Mechanix, developer of popular arcade titles such as Big Buck Hunter, Aliens: Extermination, and Deal or No Deal has updated their website with two new positions they are looking to fill, specifically for

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Galactic Front – Freeware coin-op arcade game

Shaggy February 9, 2008 0

I came across this on Youtube and have to say that it’s cool to see someone making a new game themselves that’s intended to go into an arcade cabinet as this game is, if

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Preview of Taito's AOU booth

Shaggy February 9, 2008 0

(Click on the image above to enlarge) Japanese arcades might be suffering a little at the moment but that won’t cancel the upcoming AOU 2008 show in Japan next week. Thanks to the Stinger

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Street Fighter IV on Viewlix cabinet – uses Taito Type X2 hardware

Shaggy February 8, 2008 4

So I was poking around the Famitsu site a little more to see if there was anything more on SFIV and I had overlooked this article where the editors of that magazine had a

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Closure of A Few Japanese Arcades does not signal that the end is near

Shaggy February 8, 2008 1

I can’t help but feel somewhat amused at all the attention online news sources are giving to the news that Namco Bandai will be closing 50-60 of their arcades in Japan due to “high

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