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Interview with SFIV producer Yoshinori Ono

Shaggy July 23, 2008 0

Nikkei Trendy has an interview with Street Fighter IV producer Yoshinori Ono and from what can be understood from the broken translator English, you can see how much of Street Fighter II they are

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Derby Owners Club 2008 8 1/2 minute training video

Shaggy July 13, 2008 5

Most arcade games are pretty simple and anyone can figure out how to play them after a round or two but on occasion a game comes along that is a little more complex than

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Neo-Arcadia's booth @ Japan Expo 2008

Shaggy July 12, 2008 0

Japan Expo 2008 was recently held in France and arcade-related website Neo-Arcadia was there with a booth and plenty of screenshots to boot. The arcade presence at the expo brought many games into one

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Guitar Freaks v5 & DrumMania v5 hit arcades in Japan

Twisted Supreme June 24, 2008 4

  [Kotaku via IT] Good to see that Konami’s instrument games are still going strong. It’s just a shame we don’t get to see these games that much in the UK. I’d like to think

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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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Robot Boxing returns to Japan with "GearRobo"

Shaggy May 25, 2008 1

I never played with a Rock ‘Em, Sock ‘Em robots game as a kid, it seemed ok but too static for my tastes. Now here is an arcade game coming out this summer in

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Crane games and lobsters

Shaggy May 9, 2008 1

When it comes to bizarre games, Japan never fails to impress and in fact I found out about this crazy crane game at WeirdAsianews.com. This certainly classifies as weird (I’m sure not many people

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Short footage of Counter Strike Arcade

Shaggy May 9, 2008 0

Before I get too far along, for those that were unaware of this, Count Strike was brought to arcades in Japan a few years ago by Namco and is called Counter Strike Neo (a

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Article: Arcade Perfect

Shaggy April 26, 2008 0

One thing that we have been preaching about for a long time is how arcades can and need to progress beyond the typical fare of racers, light-gun games, dancing titles, etc. That is a

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Action Deka special site and VF5R hits testing

Shaggy April 16, 2008 0

Some more Japan news here with Konami gearing up the marketing on Action Deka with a new special site for the game that offers some more concrete details on the game including character, story,

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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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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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