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The Grand Master 2015 Arcade Testing In The US June 13th-14th

The Grand Master 2015 Arcade Testing In The US June 13th-14th

arcadehero June 8, 2015 10

(Thanks to Abe Navarro for the tip) About a month ago, news came along that a new entry into the famous Tetris: The Grand Master would be finding its way to the arcade scene

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Japan This Week: Groove Coaster, Puyo Puyo Arcade, Gunslinger Stratos 2

Japan This Week: Groove Coaster, Puyo Puyo Arcade, Gunslinger Stratos 2

arcadehero November 7, 2013 3

While a lot of the focus for arcades this month shines on releases out West, they don’t stop bringing games to the forefront in Japan. Here’s what is going on this week. First off

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New arcade puzzle game Magical Beat being tested in Japan

New arcade puzzle game Magical Beat being tested in Japan

arcadehero November 4, 2011 0

(Image via AM-Net Blog) Arcade puzzle games don’t come around too often these days although over the past year or so they seem to be popping up with a little more frequency with the

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PGM2 hardware gets some attention starting in December

PGM2 hardware gets some attention starting in December

arcadehero November 11, 2010 9

Back in early 2008, Taiwan-based IGS released a new hardware platform called the PGM2. It was a JAMMA machine with excellent 2D capabilities, 4-player support and it accepted cartridges. They released one game with

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Panda Panda and Black Sea: Strikes Back by Xinyu Games

Panda Panda and Black Sea: Strikes Back by Xinyu Games

arcadehero October 12, 2010 7

Lately it seems that when arcade news in the Japan/US/Europe part of the market slows to crawl, then we can take a look at what’s going on in China and something new is being

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Sega to release Tetris: The Grandmaster 4 The Masters of Round

Shaggy September 10, 2009 3

In the past I have lamented about the fact that we don’t really see puzzle games made for arcades anymore, despite the fact that such titles are a perfect fit for the arcade gaming

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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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Shaggy's Weekly Review – Volfied by Taito

Shaggy January 31, 2008 0

Volfied by Taito Players: 1-2 Released: 1989 Introduction Qix was a fun, original arcade game by Taito released in 1982 where the player had to draw lines in a playfield, avoiding the Stix and

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