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  • The Simpsons Arcade Game – how Konami got it right first time

    …When it launched in 1989, Konami’s side-scrolling Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles arcade game went on to become the biggest selling coin-op of that year. Clearly keen to repeat the success, Konami looked for other suitable licenses. In the years that followed Bucky ‘O Hare, The Simpsons, The X-Men and even quintessentially European hero Asterix went…

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  • Galloping Ghost Arcade Sets New Record for Most People Playing Arcade Games at Once

    …As part of their fourth anniversary celebration last Saturday, the folks at Galloping Ghost Arcade set a world record for the highest number of individuals playing games on arcade cabinets at once. The Illinois-based game center held the previous record, which they set back in September of 2012 with a total of 106 consecutive gamers, but there’s…

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  • Baytek Games Officially Licenses Flappy Bird For Arcades

    …The trend in “videmption” gaming as we call it is here to stay and one game that is looking to take over in the arcade redemption space are “Flappy” style games. A short time ago we reported that Adrenaline Amusements has one they are calling Flappy Tickets and now game manufacturer Baytek has landed an official Flappy Bird license to bring…

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  • ABC News Report on The Current State of Arcades

    …The other day I mentioned in a post that I had been contacted by an ABC News Reporter who was researching the modern arcade industry to find out more about the current state of the arcade. That article has been published today which you can read here: The Death And Resurgence of Arcades In America – ABC News I was contacted by the reporter through…

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  • This Week’s Deals with Gold

    …Here are this week’s games and add-on deals on the Xbox Games Store. Discounts are valid now through 25 August 2014. Xbox One Content Title Content Type Discount % Call of Duty Ghosts Season Pass Add-on 50% Call of Duty Ghosts – Snoop Dogg VO Pack Add-on 50% Call of Duty Ghosts – Makarov Legend Pack Add-on 50% Call of Duty Ghosts – Squad Pack…

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  • Newsbytes: ImmersiON-VRelia, GameOn Berlin, Pinball & NTG #13

    …Happy weekend everyone, here is some news for you to use: ImmersiON VRelia Since Oculus Rift came onto the scene and re-ignited interest in Virtual Reality, we have seen demos and heard talk of the technology getting some real use in the arcade/amusement/attraction/out-of-home entertainment industry. So far there have been tests and experiments…

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  • Freeware Pick: Free Fall (Alexander Hannius)

    … In the GBJam entry Free Fall, players are tasked with saving a space station by retrieving the three missing data disks. You'll have to avoid deadly spikes while searching for the missing key items, and the errand is made much more difficult by the zero-gravity environment. Players can fall horizontally or vertically…

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  • GlobalVR’s Dedicated Cabinet For Redline Rampage

    …Earlier this year, manufacturer GlobalVR launched their newest arcade game by the name of Redline Rampage Gas Guzzlers although they only released it as an upgrade kit for a variety of existing driver cabinets (particularly existing GVR driving cabinets from Need For Speed to NASCAR and Twisted). The dedicated model has been brewing during…

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  • If You Want To Play This Arcade Game, You've Gotta Find It

    … The MAME emulator has, for over a decade now, let people play arcade classics in the comfort of their own home. But it's worth remembering that while the vast majority of games are out there and playable, at least in some form, not all of them are. Some, you simply have to play on the real thing. Read more... …

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  • Coleco Mini Arcade being remade ⊟ Coleco Holdings, the company...

    …Coleco Mini Arcade being remade ⊟ Coleco Holdings, the company that currently has the rights to ColecoVision games and is using them to produce a ColecoVision Flashback console (which I will write a lot about, guys, seriously; send me one), has plans to follow up that release with new versions of the excellent Coleco Mini Arcade games. In case you…

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