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Konami's "Love Plus Arcade" brings dating sims, creepiness to Japanese arcades

Shaggy July 24, 2010 0

I have never seen a study been published on whether or not dating simulation video games actually improves ones behavior and/or chances with the opposite sex but either way such games have a following

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One Super Street Fighter IV location test down, at least two more to go

Shaggy July 23, 2010 0

Newsfeed 879 via There really isn’t anything new to report on the arcade version of Super Street Fighter IV after it’s most recent location test but at least some in Japan have had a

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Raw Thrills' releases Terminator Salvation Super Deluxe

Shaggy July 22, 2010 14

The other day I had mentioned in the Twitter feed that there was a new Terminator Salvation cabinet that was being made available for release, a 32″ cabinet with mounted guns. I had no

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Andamiro finishes Pump It Up Pro 2; DDR X2 tested in the US

Shaggy July 22, 2010 0

Now for some music game news. First off, Andamiro has finally released Pump It Up Pro 2. The game was first seen at Amusement Expo 2010, where it was well-received by fans and since

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Sony's Raymodeler 3D – a display system for future arcades?

Shaggy July 22, 2010 1

In my mind, one thing that can help set an arcade apart, beyond the game itself or unique controls is the type of display used. In classic era most stuff was raster-based and arcade

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Seen at Hollywood Bowl, UK – Beatbox Recording Studio

Shaggy July 20, 2010 3

(Thanks to Kieran for the tip and photos) You might recall that back in 2009, Raw Thrills had been looking into releasing an American Idol game, where a person would record themselves singing, being

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Namco patents reveal work on new stereoscopic and motion-sensing technologies

Shaggy July 17, 2010 0

AM Net this morning has linked to a document discussing some new patents that Namco has won and as always, with new patents comes the speculation as we ponder about new content which they

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CAVE tests new shmup "Red Sword" in Japan

Shaggy July 17, 2010 2

CAVE has a new shmup they are testing in Japan, called Red Sword (or Red Katana if you want to make it sound cool).  It’s not surprising news that Cave has a new shooter

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Gamepro does a podcast on California Extreme

Shaggy July 17, 2010 0

Newsfeed 860 via When I was a kid, I enjoyed reading the game magazine Gamepro. In the days before the internet was in everyone’s home, it was the only place I got news on

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An update to the Galloping Ghost Arcade, with an opening date and video

Shaggy July 14, 2010 3

(Thanks to Shane Muir and Aaron Auzins for the info) A short time ago we revealed that a new arcade location was in the works in Brookfield, IL USA. You can read that initial

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Update on Metal Gear Arcade from the Japanese location test

Shaggy July 10, 2010 0

We have a few new details on Konami’s Metal Gear Arcade, which we reported just a couple of days ago would be getting a location test this week. The most significant change to the

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The arcade presence at the "It's All Fun and Games" exhibition in Bradford, UK

Shaggy July 8, 2010 1

The National Media Museum in Bradford, UK has a relatively new exhibit on display known as The Games Lounge. As the name implies, it is an exhibit which features video games which in addition

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