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Weekend videos: Atari' Hercules Pinball and Taito's Ice Cold Beer

Shaggy April 25, 2010 1

What do you do when there’s not much news to discuss? Find some videos showcasing the stranger or cooler products found in arcade days past. here are two videos from TNT Amusements, who has

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Could Elevator Action: Death Parade be getting a release outside of Japan? UPDATE: Yes it will

Shaggy March 30, 2010 4

(Thanks to Aaron Auzins for the tip) While Taito hasn’t held a very strong presence in the arcade scene outside of Japan for the past few years, they still have been out there, getting

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Space Invaders might get a movie too

Shaggy March 4, 2010 0

A short time ago we heard that Atari was looking at bringing some of it’s classics to the silver screen and now word has it that Warner Bros. is looking to bring a big

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More AOU stuff – Robo Catcher, more Metal Gear, Gaia Attack 4, Stomper DLX, Sega

Shaggy February 20, 2010 0

Here’s a few more things out of AOU in Japan (links via various sources, including AM Net) and The Stinger Report Robo Catcher – showing other applications our future robot overlords can have in

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Taito's new 4 player shooter – Gaia Attack 4 + Hopping Road for kids

Shaggy February 19, 2010 5

(Image above via AM-Net) Links below thanks to AOU is just starting and with that comes a little bit of news related to things we hadn’t heard about prior to today. First off, Taito

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Taito's AOU site opened

Shaggy February 6, 2010 2

Via Continuing with the pre-AOU hype, Taito revealed their AOU website today. It’s not as descriptive as AOU sites by other companies that we have seen so far and it appears that they will

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ICE's Standard version of Panic Museum

Shaggy February 4, 2010 1

Via At IAAPA I had a chance to play Taito’s huge, theater style light-gun game, Panic Museum. The setup is impressive, with a large projected screen and theater quality sound, but obviously this does

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First pics from the big arcade show in London called EAG 2010 by Kevin Williams UPDATED

Shaggy January 27, 2010 8

Thanks to Kevin Williams of The Stinger Report, we have a first look at the European Amusement and Gaming Expo 2010. To give you an idea of some of the games you’ll see by

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Taito's Panic Museum coming to the US via ICE

Shaggy November 13, 2009 0

It looks like the slowdown in arcade news is finally letting up with a number of companies sending out press releases today regarding product that we’ll be seeing at IAAPA next week. One release

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Pics from the London Preview 2010 show

Shaggy October 8, 2009 5

Another arcade trade show has come along and this time we have pictures (unlike with AMOA ’09, which I still haven’t seen anything from that one). To see all of the pictures, I’ve placed

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Video interview with Fukio "MTJ" Mitsuji

Shaggy September 22, 2009 2

You’ll have to chalk this up to “better late than never” but last year on Dec. 11th 2008 Fukio Mitsuji passed away.  He created some very memorable arcade titles at Taito so it’s good

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Round-up from the JAMMA show (updated)

Shaggy September 17, 2009 4

Since I don’t have the opportunity to visit the JAMMA show in Japan, we have to rely on what other sites are showing us in regards to what is going on over there. Thanks

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