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Taking A Closer Look: Vritra Hexa

Taking A Closer Look: Vritra Hexa

arcadehero June 7, 2019 3

Continuing in our previews of upcoming arcade titles thanks to the development of the Exa-Arcadia multi-game platform, let’s shift focus to one of the many shoot ’em ups that will be gracing the system.

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Newsbytes: Cruis’n Blast Motion In Action & Other Assorted Fun

Newsbytes: Cruis’n Blast Motion In Action & Other Assorted Fun

arcadehero February 23, 2019 4

Hello fellow heroes, welcome to the weekend and another newbytes post. Let’s see what’s worth filling up your weekend with this time: UNIS Showcases Cruis’n Blast Motion It’s been a while since we’ve heard

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JAEPO 2019: The Exa-Arcadia Thread

JAEPO 2019: The Exa-Arcadia Thread

arcadehero January 24, 2019 7

The Japanese Amusement Expo (JAEPO) has begun, and with it the world gets to see what Japanese game makers are cooking up for locations there. Most of the time, announcements and games are not

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Devil Engine Announced For Arcades Via Exa-Arcadia

Devil Engine Announced For Arcades Via Exa-Arcadia

arcadehero September 19, 2018 8

The “drip, drip, drip” of arcade announcements for the upcoming EXA board continues! The last main announcement for the platform was of an odd multiplayer marathon game by the name of Nippon Marathon Turbo

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Exa-Arcadia – News, Footage & An In-Depth Interview!

Exa-Arcadia – News, Footage & An In-Depth Interview!

arcadehero August 3, 2018 9

The site has been fairly quiet this week as I took a Summer vacation with the family to the California Extreme even in San Jose, CA. That included time beyond the two days of

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Newsbytes: Iron Maiden Pinball; Dancerush Stardom; Arcade Post-Mortems; JPO IN SLC

Newsbytes: Iron Maiden Pinball; Dancerush Stardom; Arcade Post-Mortems; JPO IN SLC

arcadehero March 24, 2018 3

Welcome to Newsbytes, our little collection of arcade & pinball news for the weekend. Note that we had to correct something on the Buckzilla article so that has been updated. Also, I’m hearing from

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Unreleased Arcade Shooter Wing Force (Atlus) Rises From The Grave

Unreleased Arcade Shooter Wing Force (Atlus) Rises From The Grave

arcadehero January 9, 2016 1

Back in 1993, a company by the name of A.I. was working on a new vertical scrolling shooting game called Wing Force. Atlus would publish the game but as things worked out, the game

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SkyCurser – Discussion And Unboxing Of This New JAMMA Arcade Kit

SkyCurser – Discussion And Unboxing Of This New JAMMA Arcade Kit

arcadehero October 28, 2015 4

As mentioned on the blog the other day, I was expecting a new game to arrive into my hands this week that has some very interesting potential for our industry at large. Known as

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New Exclusive Preview For Skycurser

New Exclusive Preview For Skycurser

arcadehero August 8, 2015 1

Back in February, I posted about an upcoming arcade shoot ’em up by the name of Skycurser. Developed by a small team under a company name of Griffin Aerotech, they were seeking to create

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Coming Soon To JAMMA-based Arcades: Skycurser

Coming Soon To JAMMA-based Arcades: Skycurser

arcadehero February 11, 2015 14

Before you ask, no this is not an old story from 1992. Lately the trend towards big name, big cost games has been gaining steam but so has the occasional indie arcade game development.

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Nave Arcade, the Argentinan Arcade Game

Nave Arcade, the Argentinan Arcade Game

arcadehero May 28, 2013 3

(Thanks to Adam Coate for the tip) Arcade game development is generally found in a few particular areas of the world but with time comes expansion. We have previously covered games created in countries

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Dariusburst Another Chronicle Now Available For Purchase Worldwide

Dariusburst Another Chronicle Now Available For Purchase Worldwide

arcadehero December 10, 2011 10

We’ve been covering the progress of Taito’s epic shooter Dariusburst Another Chronicle for a while now and after seeing it released in Japan last year and then tested in Europe and the US this

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