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"Vulcan-X" looks to steal Vulcan-M's thunder

Shaggy June 8, 2010 0

Via It wasn’t too long ago that we first heard about Vulcan-M, a new light-gun title by Korean company Rassen. It already has a competitor with Vulcan-X by ChinaAmuse. Like Vulcan-M the game has

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The wayback machine videos for today are…

Shaggy May 9, 2010 2

It’s Sunday so in lieu of news, we have videos to point out. I’m not sure why it seems like we’re getting a lot of videos of arcades from the early 80’s showing up

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Discuss: What effect/influence could Microsoft's Project Natal and Sony's new motion controller have on arcades? (UPDATED)

Shaggy June 2, 2009 4

UPDATE: Sony has also announced another motion control scheme for the PS3 today, which combines a camera with handheld controllers, which brings the motion craze to all three consoles. So I could probably change

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Videos from the Midwest Gaming Classic 2009 event

Shaggy April 14, 2009 0

[Thanks to John Norman for sending us the info] For those of us that couldn’t make it to Midwest Gaming Classic, we can always drool over videos taken by those who could. I am

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Article: "When the arcades lost their fire"

Shaggy February 14, 2009 2

One great thing about arcades are the memories they create. I think that all of us has a story or two from times we spent at the arcade ‘back in the day’ and the

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Michael Yum of PM Studios discusses DJ Max Technika & more (including possible European release)

Shaggy December 10, 2008 0

PM Studios has not kept a tight lid on their new arcade title known as DJ Max Technika and this means more information for us to enjoy about the game. In an interview with

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Go Go Golf from Sega – junk the Wiimote, play with a real club!

Shaggy April 9, 2008 1

I remember not too long ago when Bill Gates was asked about the motion-sensing controls of the Wii he mentioned that he saw the day when you could do something like pick up a

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Konami's HorseRiders – an interesting twist on the card-based video game

Shaggy April 9, 2008 0

Of the games I had been hoping to catch at ASI this year was Sanguozhi War 3 by Sega. It had been tested in Chicago but had since disappeared on the US scene. The

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Incredible Technologies gearing up for their largest coin-op sweepstakes ever

Shaggy April 9, 2008 0

One aspect about coin-op game creator Incredible Technologies that I have always liked are the sweepstakes that they run with their various games, from Golden Tee to Silver Strike Bowling and even to Bags.

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Upcoming game from Namco – AFREC!

Shaggy April 4, 2008 1

[Via Oga in Japan] While Namco had hinted at some interesting developments going on for their arcade division, they didn’t specify what it was that they were working on and honestly I didn’t expect

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The things that collectors do

Shaggy April 3, 2008 1

If you collect arcade games at all then you know that it can be rather difficult to find room for the cabinets at times. If you have a garage the hobby of collecting games

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Interviews with Michael Rudowicz of the AAMA and Frank Cosentino of Namco America

Shaggy April 1, 2008 0

While at ASI I had the opportunity to interview Mike Rudowicz, President of the AAMA and Frank Cosentino of Namco America. These audio clips are far from perfect – there is a lot of

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