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Mario Kart Arcade GP DX Confirmed For US Release + 1st Cabinet Shot

Mario Kart Arcade GP DX Confirmed For US Release + 1st Cabinet Shot

arcadehero November 18, 2013 14

Months ago Namco announced that they would be bringing Mario Kart back to the arcades for a 3rd round with Mario Kart Arcade GP DX. The game was subsequently tested and released in Japan

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New Trailer For Namco’s Mach Storm

New Trailer For Namco’s Mach Storm

arcadehero November 15, 2013 6

The hits keep on coming today and now is a new trailer for Namco’s jet fighter extravaganza Mach Storm. Using the Wayback Machine, we reported about this one back in February when it was

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Namco’s New Alpine Racer Arcade Prototype Cabinet Revealed

Namco’s New Alpine Racer Arcade Prototype Cabinet Revealed

arcadehero November 13, 2013 20

A short time ago Namco Europe sent out a press release where they revealed that Mario Kart GP DX, Aliens Armageddon and some other games would be making a showing at next week’s IAAPA

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Namco Announces IAAPA 2013 Line-Up: New Alpine Racer, Mario Kart Arcade & Mach Storm; Also A New Aliens Game?

Namco Announces IAAPA 2013 Line-Up: New Alpine Racer, Mario Kart Arcade & Mach Storm; Also A New Aliens Game?

arcadehero November 5, 2013 6

(Thanks to Kevin Williams for the tip) There is more news building up to the IAAPA 2013 trade show that takes place in Orlando, FL this month on the week of the 18th. Yesterday

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Namco Announces Location Tests for Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 5

Namco Announces Location Tests for Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 5

arcadehero October 5, 2013 12

The last time that Namco decided to give their Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune (WMMT for short) series a shake in the US was with WMMT3. 4 was skipped over, possibly in part due to

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This Week In Arcades – Location Tests and Trade Shows

This Week In Arcades – Location Tests and Trade Shows

arcadehero September 27, 2013 6

Well that was a sudden slowdown in news, after the spurt we had with Batman Arcade and Star Trek pinball. Admittedly I have been partially distracted by the arrival of a Nintendo WiiU into

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Newsbag: Arcade Montage Videos, Winning Eleven 2014 loctest; Pixar Cars Arcade Release + More

Newsbag: Arcade Montage Videos, Winning Eleven 2014 loctest; Pixar Cars Arcade Release + More

arcadehero August 30, 2013 2

UPDATE AT THE BOTTOM – GUNSLINGER STRATOS 2 ANNOUNCED Hello all and welcome to another weekend! In the Northern hemisphere now is the time we start looking towards the end of the summer and

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Namco Holds Business Meetings in Japan, Sonic Storm Renamed to Mach Storm

Namco Holds Business Meetings in Japan, Sonic Storm Renamed to Mach Storm

arcadehero August 28, 2013 5

The slow news period we’ve seen this summer may be starting to come to an end, at least where new game products are concerned. Japanese manufacturers are beginning to hold public “business meetings”, where

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New Round 1 USA Location Open In Lakewood Mall, CA; “Smaller, Badder, Meaner and Uncut”

New Round 1 USA Location Open In Lakewood Mall, CA; “Smaller, Badder, Meaner and Uncut”

arcadehero August 8, 2013 7

Round 1 USA, a Japanese FEC company keeps on growing. AH correspondent Phil Arrington, who has provided us with some stories on occasion of some happenings here and there, recently made a visit to

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Weekend News: SALEX Brazil; Fun Fair Bash, Pac-Man Headphones, Pitch to Pixel 2

Weekend News: SALEX Brazil; Fun Fair Bash, Pac-Man Headphones, Pitch to Pixel 2

arcadehero July 26, 2013 3

Welcome to the last weekend of July. This week has given us some new game announcements with Raw Thrills’ Batmobile and Namco/Nintendo’s Mario Kart Arcade GP DX. There was some arcade news at the

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Namco Launches Mario Kart Arcade GP DX Japanese Version

Namco Launches Mario Kart Arcade GP DX Japanese Version

arcadehero July 25, 2013 9

The news about the next installment of Mario Kart for arcades is nothing new, something that has been on the wire since February. The game was announced for a summer release in Japan and

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Newsblend: Sega Arcade For Comic-Con; Aircraft Skin Arcade Cab; Dark Escape 4D Review

Newsblend: Sega Arcade For Comic-Con; Aircraft Skin Arcade Cab; Dark Escape 4D Review

arcadehero July 12, 2013 0

The weekend is just about to get started and with that, here are some more links with my comments about some quick arcade-related stories. BTW, I had a great conversation with Brian Colins of

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