Greetings, programs! It’s Labor Day weekend in the US, meaning that a lot of people are out and about for a last minute Summer vacation.
Beat Saber Arcade Announced
One VR title I’ve heard a lot of positive things about is Beat Saber. It’s a rhythm game meets light-sabers, a simple concept that has plenty of “geek appeal” built into it. The developers also see where this can find appeal on the arcade market, signing a contract with Skonec Entertainment to produce proper arcade builds of the game. I am not familiar with Skonec, so after a little digging find that they have fully embraced VR for the past four years; I just don’t know how much arcade experience they have. This edition of the game will include more K-Pop I am sure that IAAPA 2018 will have an extensive VR area once again, so perhaps this will be there to check out (and no, you don’t wield real light-sabers as pictured :P)
Bay Tek Games Releases Willy Crash
Mentioned on the site a little while back, Bay Tek Games is busy producing their latest videmption game for the arcade market, Willy Crash. This trailer posted YouTube earlier this week seems to be a launch trailer, going through the various game features. It also promotes the iOS/Android app. I imagine we’ll be seeing this one at IAAPA 2018.
Rifftrax Plays Krull
I meant to post this last week when it was “fresh,” but in my rush to take care of other things in the day, I forgot it. That’s ok, as it’s still worth talking about. For those who don’t know, Rifftrax is a group of comedians who watch bad movies and “riff” on them. The three principal comics were stars on Mystery Science Theater 3000, a TV show in the ’90s that watched old, cruddy