Newsbytes: Xeno Disaster For Neo Geo; Combined Actuality Pinball; Mortalmania & Extra

Welcome to a different thrilling version of Newsbytes, the place I curate a few of the fast items of arcade information to showcase for this weekend. Let’s get to it!

Xeno Disaster For The Neo Geo MVS

Whereas NG:Dev Workforce’s Kraut Buster has grabbed loads of NeoGeo MVS headlines recently, it’s not alone in preventing to maintain the ol’ system alive with model new content material. Enter Bitmap Bureau and their title Xeno Disaster. A fast abstract:

Xeno Disaster is an enviornment shooter during which as much as two gamers take management of battle-hardened marines embarking on a lethal mission to confront an alien menace and get residence alive! Run and gun your approach by means of 1000’s of adversaries as you discover the analysis outpost, looking for survivors, and finally confronting the origin of the outpost’s demise.

First developed for traditional Sega just like the Genesis, the staff has designed it for different platforms to unfold the love across the retro neighborhood. Fortuitously for homeowners of the MVS, it’s included on the checklist (the Genesis and the MVS each used the Motorola 68000 CPU, in order that makes a few of the porting course of simpler). When you don’t have an MVS, however simply so occur to have an AES, Genesis, or Dreamcast, then you might be in luck; the sport will be ordered right here with the carts going to ship “Q2 2019.” Right here’s the trailer to get pleasure from:

Aziz! Pinball Goes MXR

Ever since we noticed RGB LED lighting and HD screens hit pinball (round 2012), I’ve been stating in occasional posts about pinball that projection mapping or different augmented actuality tech could be the way in which to go along with product. Granted, using such tech in a business pinball machine is a problem, not simply from a price perspective, however technical one too (pinball wants glass, so projecting onto the playfield like this is able to trigger reflection…though I’m certain one thing might be found out). EDIT: Aurich on Twitter knowledgeable me that there’s glass on the venture beneath, so I assume it’s not an issue like I had thought!

Whereas it appears logical that such alternate applied sciences is perhaps utilized by the Large Guys ultimately, you may’t depend out the little man in pinball. We’ve seen a lot of distinctive and fascinating concepts come from the “indie” aspect of pinball creation, one among which is Aziz! Pinball. I’ve tried to embed the video beneath, though such embeds are usually hit or miss. If it doesn’t work, yow will discover it right here; H/T to Pinball Press.

Honda Exhibits Off The N-BOX Customized Ver. Interactive Kiddie Experience

It seems just like the competitors within the interactive kiddie experience enterprise is about to warmth up as automobile maker Honda jumps into the combo with a “customized model” of their N-BOX car. Whereas the article doesn’t present the show or the sport that’s used, it says that there’s one and that it even has energy home windows. Learn extra about it right here.

Time To Get Bizarre with Mortalmania

Ah, the age of digitized 2D graphics. What occurs if you mix two memorable video games that used the method into one? Effectively, the outcomes are one thing that, regardless of being odd, is one thing I feel I’d play 😛 H/T to The NBA Jam ebook Twitter for this one.

The Cursed Castilla Paper Arcade

You may need heard the title Abylight Studios round right here beforehand, as they’re the brains behind the upcoming Tremendous Hydorah AC title that’s launching on the Exa-Arcadia right here in a short time. They produce other video games beneath their belt, of which I’m wondering if we’ll additionally see on the Exa if Tremendous Hydorah does nicely.

When you don’t need to wait, then you can also make a tiny paper arcade cupboard out of one among their different titles, Cursed Castilla. For people who have performed this one, do you suppose it could work on Exa?

Any plans to your weekend? Effectively, we have got a cute concept for you (apart from enjoying #CursedCastilla). Craft your personal Cursed Castilla arcade cupboard! Obtain our template, seize your✂️, some glue, present us your abilities and win a duplicate of the sport. Extra information:

— Abylight Studios (@abylight) January 25, 2019

This Week In Arcade Desserts

It’s been a short time since I’ve come throughout such an edible artistic endeavors:

When the spouse and youngsters completely get your ardour and nail it with the birthday cake #Arcade #Pacman #Tetris #DonkeyKong #RetroGaming #Nintendo #Namco

— Insert Many Cash (@InsertManyCoins) January 25, 2019

The Spectre Recordsdata Ships

I’ve introduced up the prototype Halfway laserdisc recreation The Spectre Recordsdata earlier than; if you happen to don’t recall or didn’t catch these mentions, click on right here and right here for a background – or watch the video beneath. Due to Galloping Ghost Productions, I acquired my fingers on a cupboard (#four of 10 Restricted Editions) this week and can try to document video of a playthrough to indicate on the Arcade Heroes video channel quickly.

That’s all I’ve managed to scour collectively for now, have a contented weekend!

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