Well today is a busy Saturday, mainly because we had the new locations post this morning and now we have some newsbytes to get to.
Kraut Buster Unboxing
Arcade Belgium got their hands on the new Kraut Buster MVS arcade kit, and posted an unboxing about it on YouTube. Enjoy!
Musical Stage Production ARCADEFIRE! Tackles The Billy Mitchell Saga
If you can’t go a day without The King of Kong in your life, and you live in the Indianapolis area, then you are in luck. A musical comedy has been put together to tackle the recent controversy surrounding classic pro gamer Billy Mitchell. This flyer sums up the details; I imagine if it does well, then other theatrical companies will offer it in their area as well. Thanks to Sid Seattle for the tip.
Galaxian Fever Sighting
Thanks to Sara for pointing this one out to me on Twitter; I’d never heard of it before. In Japan this is called a Medal game; here it’d be a “Quick Coin” videmption title. Insert the coins into the gun, point it at the virtual targets to blast them. By one of the pics, this is copyright 2000; Did it ever show up in the states?
— Miako (@MiakotCat) November 27, 2016
Sega Pop-Up Book Prototype:
Quick update for backers of the Sega pop-up arcade cabinet book. Coming along nicely…
The @SEGA Arcade: Pop-Up History production prototype is here. And well… it’s a beautiful thing… pic.twitter.com/9gXqDaWnA7
— Read-Only Memory (@ROMvg) February 8, 2019
Getting a 1CC on Scarlet Dawn
We don’t hear about 1 Credit Clears (1CC) for most modern arcade games, as present game design tends to prevent the possibility of playing through a game without continuing once or twice (or more). Apparently Sega’s new House of the Dead Scarlet Dawn is an exception to that rule, allowing players to learn it well enough