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  • Console-To-Arcade #1: Gauntlet; Kokuga; Riptide GP2

    …Console-To-Arcade #1: Gauntlet; Kokuga; Riptide GP2 arcadehero September 23, 2014 One trend that is a part of the modern arcade landscape is that of the Console-To-Arcade port. It was a very rare, but not unheard of occurrence, in the Golden Age. As development focus and budgets moved from arcade to home, the modern industry has seen the idea…

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  • BlazBlue: Chronophantasma Ver.2.0 Update Set to Land in Japanese Arcades on October 9

    … playable characters: Celica A. Mercury, who works in tandem with partner Minerva as a good introductory character, and Lambda-11, a returning fighter that excels at long-range combat. If you aren’t up to speed with what’s being changed in this update, a few details can be found in our previous report. No word has yet to be released as to when console players can expect to see these changes made to their version of the game. For now, feel free to check out BlazBlue: Chronophantasma’s new main visual below. Source: Dengeki Online…

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  • Gaming History: The Evolution and Downfall of the Arcade

    … of: Pinball. Pinball was invented in 1933, and was designed without flippers, and as such the games were classified as “games of chance”, and considered gambling. In some places, the machines were synonymous with organized crime, and banned: famously, New York City, where the mayor stripped 2000 Pinball machines down and sent them away to be melted…

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  • Newsbag: A Review, A Book, A List, Japan and NTG #16

    …Newsbag: A Review, A Book, A List, Japan and NTG #16 arcadehero September 20, 2014 There has not been a ton of news this week and this arcade newsbag will probably feel scanty still. That said, I hope the weekend is going well for everyone where you can go out to your favorite arcade, get some high scores and just have some fun in general. I…

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  • Let’s play a platform game for real…

    ……that’s probably what the freerunner Jason Paul told himself before making this video. It’s not everyone who can get to incarnate the heroes of our beloved 8-bit platform games. It needs a serious talent and knowledge about how to jump perfectly. We all know how our pixels can save a princess, let’s see how a great freerunner save is golden safe…

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  • Iron Fisticle: Wot I Think

    … never got past level four of Teleglitch, and yet it was one of my favourite games of last year. (And this year.) I think a part of it is perhaps a childhood that never involved going to the arcades, never featured twin-stick shooters, never included Robotron or Smash T.V. While the cooler kids were shoving wagon wheel-sized ten pees into grimy arcade…

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  • Discussion: What Will Bandai Namco Announce At The New York Comic Con?

    … in trouble so any heads of Namco please note, this has all been cryptic enough to keep people like me guessing, which should be the point of advance marketing) More cool #arcade games coming from #namco based on this #patent http://t.co/E6h20H6Ge3 #betterinthearcade — Sam Ven (@Sam_Ven) March 6, 2014 Once again this was certainly referring to Lost Land…

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  • Yatagarasu Attack on Cataclysm Location Test Being Held in Japan This Weekend

    …While players in the United States have gotten a chance to play Yatagarasu Attack on Cataclysm in a competitive environment over the past few weeks due to an alpha version joining The Runback, it appears as if players in Japan will be able to take part in their very own location test in the near future. Our friends over at Mad Catz recently spotted…

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  • Pokémon X & Y Rotom Event Confirmed for Japan

    … or Pokémon Y through Mystery Gift. The Electric/Ghost-type Pokémon comes in a Cherish Ball at Level 10, with a moveset also released for Rotom: Shock Wave, Astonish, Trick and Thunder Wave. “White Gengar,” a Pokémon X & Y Halloween promotion in Japan, officially started a few days ago, which, as the name suggest, centres on the Ghost-type Pokémon…

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  • Tekken 7 set for a location test during October 3rd-5th in Japan

    …Word is that Bandai-Namco have confirmed that they will run a location test for the upcoming Tekken 7, as reported by Famitsu. Both the Namco Sugamo (Tokyo) and Namco Nipponbashi (Osaka) buildings will be home to the location test throughout October 3rd – 5th. Those who are able to attend either of the locations during the testing will also be able…

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  • Tekken 7 location test announced

    …Location tests in Tokyo and Osaka from October 3 to 5. Bandai Namco will hold a location test for Tekken 7 from October 3 to 5 at both Namco Sugamo in Tokyo and Namco Nipponbashi in Osaka, the company announced. Users who play test the game will receive a special “Bana Passport” present. Kazuya Mishima cards will be distributed on October 3…

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  • Coming Summer 2015: Baller Beats Exergame Arcade

    …Coming Summer 2015: Baller Beats Exergame Arcade arcadehero September 12, 2014 We aren’t always accustomed to hearing about new arcade projects well in advance but it happens every now and then. Exergames also don’t pop-up all of the time either and when they do it can be hit-or-miss in terms of game quality. The challenge is to make physical…

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