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12 06, 2024

Arcade Collection LIVE Now Available From Incredible Technologies

By |2024-06-12T19:48:00+01:00June 12th, 2024|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Arcade Collection LIVE Now Available From Incredible Technologies

Arcade operators and bar owners are always on the lookout for games that are affordable and earn great. Incredible Technologies has long been happy to fill that demand, usually with the likes of Golden Tee, but more recently a compilation piece they call Arcade Collection. Now, Arcade Collection has added the LIVE online features that [...]

22 10, 2023

Bandai Namco Readies Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 6RR+ For A Japanese Release

By |2023-10-22T23:10:00+01:00October 22nd, 2023|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Bandai Namco Readies Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 6RR+ For A Japanese Release

The 20th anniversary of Bandai Namco’s popular arcade racing series, Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune (also known as WMMT or WM), is upon us this next year and to celebrate, the company is prepping a new edition of the game for launch. Unfortunately for fans outside of greater Asia, this news doesn’t really apply, since there [...]

6 09, 2023

Game Updates Abound: New Content For Step ManiaX, Pump It Up Phoenix & QBIX

By |2023-09-06T05:01:00+01:00September 6th, 2023|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Game Updates Abound: New Content For Step ManiaX, Pump It Up Phoenix & QBIX

September might not be starting off with new cabinet releases but it is a time where owners of some particular existing games can enjoy fresh content for their platforms. Let’s dive into what’s come along Step ManiaX Step Revolution has released Content Update #42 for their game, adding five new songs to the mix (nothing [...]

20 01, 2022

Bandai Namco Amusements Updates: New Website; New Pac-Man Basketball Game; MT5DX+ Unbox

By |2022-01-21T10:19:32+00:00January 20th, 2022|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Bandai Namco Amusements Updates: New Website; New Pac-Man Basketball Game; MT5DX+ Unbox

We haven’t had much to talk about for the past week or so, but even though today’s news is brief, at least it is something. Back at IAAPA, Nate Nissen of Bandai Namco Amusements had mentioned that they were going to roll out a new website and today that website is live. It essentially incorporates [...]

9 12, 2021

Why we romanticise “just buy a game and play”: it’s a matter of preservation

By |2021-12-10T10:05:46+00:00December 9th, 2021|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on Why we romanticise “just buy a game and play”: it’s a matter of preservation

There’s been some discussion on the reasons why we might romanticise retro games, game preservation and particularly the idea of “just buy a game and play” recently. Specifically, it was prompted by this tweet from Matt Gardner, editor of GameTripper and games writer at Forbes: Anyone else getting bored of every version of this argument? [...]

1 11, 2020

Halloween Newsbytes: StepManiaX Update; ExA-Arcadia Update; Arcade History; & More

By |2020-11-01T04:42:58+00:00November 1st, 2020|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Halloween Newsbytes: StepManiaX Update; ExA-Arcadia Update; Arcade History; & More

Welcome to this weekend’s edition of Newsbytes, where we cover some quick arcade news from the week. Happy Halloween! It’s Halloween, and there is no shortage of games with a Halloween themed arcade games that have graced the scene over the years. I recently got my hands on two of them, both by Sega. Due [...]

26 07, 2020

Newsbytes: Sega R360 Love; New Pengo!; In The Scene & Home Ports

By |2020-07-26T23:09:26+01:00July 26th, 2020|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Newsbytes: Sega R360 Love; New Pengo!; In The Scene & Home Ports

Welcome to another mind-blowing edition of Newsbytes, a weekly blog post that curates a bunch of arcade news from around the web for you to chew on over your weekend. This week is admittedly a little light on news, as there still isn’t a whole lot happening in the wonderful world of arcades, but there’s [...]

8 07, 2020

Hot Wheels: King of the Road Adds Cameras

By |2020-07-08T17:28:00+01:00July 8th, 2020|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Hot Wheels: King of the Road Adds Cameras

Way back in April (seems like centuries ago, given how this year has panned out), Adrenaline Amusements posted a short tweet promising new features coming to their Hot Wheels: King of the Road arcade game. Since that was still around the beginning of the shutdowns that affected millions of people and kept most of our [...]

27 04, 2019

Newsbytes: Repro Star Wars Yoke; Marble Carnival; Cosmotrons Unboxing; Exa-Arcadia & Mario Party Updates

By |2019-04-28T15:52:47+01:00April 27th, 2019|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Newsbytes: Repro Star Wars Yoke; Marble Carnival; Cosmotrons Unboxing; Exa-Arcadia & Mario Party Updates

I skipped Newsbytes last week as I was busy running an arcade at a comic convention, and just didn’t have the time to post about anything. Before we get started, I have updated the Akka Arrh Controversy article with some reshaped thoughts. I have been seeing a lot of vitriol aimed at collectors of super-rare [...]

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