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29 12, 2023

Street Fighter 6 Type Arcade Appearing At Round1USA’s Across The Land

By |2023-12-29T02:52:27+00:00December 29th, 2023|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Street Fighter 6 Type Arcade Appearing At Round1USA’s Across The Land

Capcom’s Street Fighter 6 Type Arcade has begun to appear in the United States but only at Round1USA locations. It is going to replace existing Street Fighter V Type Arcade setups, so any R1 that had an SF5 will upgrade. Just note that there are a few R1 stores which may not get the upgrade [...]

19 02, 2023

Newsbytes: Roger Sharpe Movie; Street Fighter VR; More Games On Test; New Super Shot & More

By |2023-02-20T01:01:40+00:00February 19th, 2023|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Newsbytes: Roger Sharpe Movie; Street Fighter VR; More Games On Test; New Super Shot & More

Welcome to Newsbytes, a curated collection of quick news items from around the world of arcades and pinball. Please note: I am working on a new Location Watch post so for anyone waiting on that, hang tight. Due to the closure of my second arcade, which only wrapped up back on the 10th, I fell [...]

13 03, 2022

Newsbytes: Japan Arcades Update; Deeproot Pinball Auction; Street Fighter 6 & House of the Dead Remake; More

By |2022-03-13T18:20:11+00:00March 13th, 2022|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Newsbytes: Japan Arcades Update; Deeproot Pinball Auction; Street Fighter 6 & House of the Dead Remake; More

Welcome to Newsbytes, a collection of news from around the arcade & pinball world. Stay tuned next week for Amusement Expo 2022 – while I don’t expect a deluge of new-new games appearing there, it’s still a tradeshow and should have some fun things to see. I’ll be posting a preview post and video of [...]

24 08, 2021

10 of the best leading ladies from retro games

By |2021-08-24T18:04:59+01:00August 24th, 2021|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on 10 of the best leading ladies from retro games

We all love a list, so every Tuesday we’re posting one, on a variety of retro-themed topics! Feel free to share your own favourites down below — and let us know what other lists you’d like to see on future Tuesdays! Ah, leading ladies — always a subject worth talking about, especially if we can [...]

6 01, 2020

New Marvel vs Capcom Cabinet Could Be Coming Soon

By |2020-01-07T06:30:10+00:00January 6th, 2020|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on New Marvel vs Capcom Cabinet Could Be Coming Soon

Ahead of CES, it looks like some new arcade cabinets from Arcade 1UP are on the way featuring some staple games. Thanks to ‘bikr’ on Imgur, the following images appeared online which appears to highlight some of the new cabinets. One of the cabinets looks to feature Marvel vs Capcom & X-Men vs Street Fighter. [...]

12 07, 2019

The Top 10 Fighting Games of All Time!

By |2019-07-12T13:35:00+01:00July 12th, 2019|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on The Top 10 Fighting Games of All Time!

Fighting games were not created in the 1990s, but they sure did hit their stride during that halcyon period. Narrowing down a list of the top 10 of all time is almost as difficult as you can get when it comes to making lists. Because of their iterative nature, most fighting game franchises have spawned [...]

29 06, 2019

Newsbytes: Pinball Hall of Fame & Bowl Expo; Scorbit; 90’s Namco & More

By |2019-06-30T01:34:57+01:00June 29th, 2019|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Newsbytes: Pinball Hall of Fame & Bowl Expo; Scorbit; 90’s Namco & More

Hello everyone, and welcome to another fine edition of Newsbytes. Today will be a little focused on items from Bowl Expo, where I’ll alert you that I’m feeling a little more critical today than usual, but I do try and keep things as balanced as possible. Bowl Expo 2019 Since I live relatively close to [...]

11 01, 2019

A Brief History of: Capcom

By |2019-01-11T21:34:44+00:00January 11th, 2019|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on A Brief History of: Capcom

The house that brought us Mega Man, Street Fighter, and Resident Evil, among others, Capcom is a relatively young company in the grand scheme of things but has had an outsized impact in its 39 years in the video game industry. Founded on May 30, 1979 in Osaka, Japan, Capcom started life as I.R.M. Corporation [...]

19 10, 2018

Arcade Hall of Fame: Karate Champ

By |2018-10-20T08:52:22+01:00October 19th, 2018|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on Arcade Hall of Fame: Karate Champ

Easily one of the fastest growing segments of the video game industry, eSports is currently dominated by two genres: First-person shooters and fighting games. Ask anyone on the street what a first-person shooter video game is and most will answer DOOM. A testament to the power of the brand, indeed, but what about fighting games? [...]

28 09, 2018

Arcade Fighters Update: Street Fighter V; Dead Or Alive 6; Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2

By |2018-09-29T05:28:23+01:00September 28th, 2018|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Arcade Fighters Update: Street Fighter V; Dead Or Alive 6; Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2

It’s to to catch up on some news that has come out of Japan this week, all involving the beloved genre of fighting games. Street Fighter V Finally Coming To Arcades Street Fighter was always an arcade game first and console game second, but times and culture change, leading Capcom to give consoles the lead [...]

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