Andamiro Formally Rolls Out Pump It Up XX 20th Anniversary Version

Whereas this was talked about on the weblog the opposite day, press releases have a tendency to present us one more reason to debate new sport releases in additional element. The 20th anniversary version of Andamiro’s seminal dancing sport Pump It Up is now obtainable worldwide for arcade places so as to add to their venues. We first noticed the sport on the IAAPA 2018 commerce present, the place many followers acquired an opportunity to examine the sport out (and present it off). It wasn’t a protracted wait to succeed…

Enjoying A “Lengthy Misplaced” Laserdisc Prototype: The Spectre Information: Deathstalker

Approach again in 2013, I wrote up a few articles that detailed the historical past of unreleased arcade video games that have been within the works at one time by Halfway. Related posts had been created for Atari and Taito, so Halfway was simply as deserving of that focus. In researching the 2nd unreleased prototypes publish, I used to be capable of speak with Brian Colin, an artist and sport designer who had labored at Halfway for the reason that early 80’s. His identify is connected to quite a lot…

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…

Arcade Raid! Jacksonville Flea Market Rescue

It’s excessive time we featured one other arcade raid story right here on the weblog. My buddy Steve is a collector we’ve featured beforehand – he was liable for the NOS art work raid I featured a while again. This specific haul was found earlier this 12 months, however not by Steve initially. He acquired a name from a collector pal who informed him that he’d been made conscious of some basic arcade cupboards holed up in a again room at a flea market. Steve was reasonably shocked as he’d…

Location Watch: The 1up – Greenwood (CO); TapNPlay(Philippines); Pizza Ranch [WY]; AGS-Automated [France] & Extra

I prefer to get at the very least one places publish in monthly, so with it being Jan 31st, we’ll go along with it, regardless that I don’t have fairly as many new places to speak about as typical. If you end up close to any of those venues, you’ll want to go and play! At present’s Location Watch could be very worldwide, however we’ll begin within the USA with: The 1up Arcade Bar – Greenwood [Colorado] We’ll begin with one which we acquired a great cache of data on.…

JAEPO 2019 Wrap-Up: New Arcade Video games For Japan & The World

One other arcade commerce present has come and gone, however this one has actually stirred issues up because of the Exa-Arcadia platform, guaranteeing a bigger quantity of content material for arcades to get pleasure from. As lots of the information was coated within the first JAEPO publish, I’ll solely be together with objects right here which can be new, akin to launch dates or movies, so some data could be quick. However earlier than we get into what else has been collected on that entrance, Sega created a video to…

JAEPO 2019: Konami, Sega, Taito, Bandai Namco & Extra

The Japan Amusement Expo (JAEPO) has begun, and with it a flurry of stories. I’ve already posted a thread devoted to the various bulletins that might be coming about from the Exa-Arcadia platform; this one is specializing in the preliminary set of stories popping out of the massive builders. Count on further posts overlaying JAEPO to additionally seem over the weekend. Konami Konami has a plethora of scheduled tournaments on their many Bemani arcade titles, however they’ve new video games to unveil as properly. Dance Dance Revolution 20th Anniversary Version…

JAEPO 2019: Pinball In Japan; Bandai Namco Unveils Pac-Man Panic

Whereas Japanese trade has lengthy embraced video video games, pinball’s journey within the nation has been a battle. With JAEPO 2019, it seems like that could be about to show round as Stern Pinball, Jersey Jack Pinball, Taito and Bandai Namco all roll out content material to please each collectors and operators alike. Most media under comes from 4Gamer.internet. Stern Pinball Gary Stern has taken a visit to Japan to showcase a few of the newest titles his firm produces. Discovered on the Scorching Toys sales space, Stern machines are…

JAEPO 2019: The Exa-Arcadia Thread

The Japanese Amusement Expo (JAEPO) has begun, and with it the world will get to see what Japanese sport makers are cooking up for areas there. More often than not, bulletins and video games will not be formally destined for a Western launch – this can be a commerce present primarily geared toward Japanese arcade operators. However issues are altering this yr with Exa-Arcadia, and in additional methods than one. Exa-Arcadia – A Fast Refresher Earlier than we get to the information, let’s get into what the Exa-Arcadia platform is,…

Transport & Launch Updates: Pump It Up XX; ATV Slam; PIU-XX; Fantasy Soccer; Atari PONG Desk Coin-op & Extra

With so many new arcade merchandise having been introduced over the previous few months, it feels prudent to get everybody on top of things on what’s delivery. This additionally helps us get one thing in whereas different information has slowed to a crawl and I haven’t had the time to prepare dinner up a function or opinion article. I’ve been making some movies although 😛 The brand new releases web page has additionally been up to date accordingly. If you’re all for any of those video games for a location…