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Mario Party arcade machine to be localised for the West

A prototype appearing this week at trade show IAAPA 2017, confirms that the Japanese arcade game Mario Party no Fushigi Wonderland is being localised for release in Western locations.The transition to English-speaking territories is the res...

 
 
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Sleep Tight may be the next indie darling on Switch

It’s a thought we’ve all had at least once in our lives. When the lights go out, our bedrooms transform from the sanctuary of play and imagination into a frightening, pitch-black void where anything and everything is coming to g...

 
 
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Three games that ditch standard controllers

Last week, I went to the PLAY creative gaming festival, which takes place every year in Hamburg, Germany. PLAY17 was both entertaining and educational, with something for people of all ages, including workshops, talks and even a game-t...

 
 
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Shoot some B-Ball outside of the school in Street Hoop

The latest Neo-Geo arcade classic to hit modern consoles is 1994's Street Hoop, which is back to bounce on the Nintendo Switch and Xbox One.Street Hoop - also known as Street Slam and Dream Dunk - was SNK's attempt to ride the the coat-tail...

 
 
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Dragon Ball FighterZ gets Hori

If you're in the market for a new joystick after the death of MadCatz earlier this year, then Hori has got you covered for the upcoming Dragon Ball FighterZ...as long as you're a PlayStation or PC gamer and live in Japan. Featuring artwork ...

 
 
 
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What are your experiences with arcade gaming?

Like roughly 90% of the rest of the world, I spent the days leading up to Halloween watching the second season of Stranger Things, which takes place in 1984. Nintendo didn't hit North America until 1985, so kids like the Stranger Thing...

 
 
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Resogun developers Housemarque leaving arcade shooter genre

Speaking to Engadget, Helsinki-based developers Housemarque announced that they are moving on from their trademark arcade shmup shooters, due to the genre not being financially viable in today's gaming climate.The company have put out sever...

 
 
 
 
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Capcom wants to know your favorite Street Fighter character

Capcom hopes to figure out who the most popular Street Fighter characters are in 2017. You probably have someone in mind, but before you commit, consider browsing through the whole list. Me? I'm a Sagat man. But for the purposes of this pol...

 
 
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New Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles arcade machine coming soon

Anyone of a certain age remembers playing Konami's 1989 TMNT coin-op. Hell, there's still one operable just 10 minutes from my house. Even those they may not have experienced it in the glorious arcade centres of the 90's likely played the S...

 
 
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New Star Control screenshots and Founders Program

Star Control II is one of the best games ever made. Getting that out of the way, I was pretty happy when Stardock announced last year that they would be reviving the series. The original creators Paul Reiche and Fred Ford will not be d...

 
 
 
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SNK brawler Burning Fight now available for download

SNK's shameless Final Fight clone Burning Fight, is now available for download as the next title in the ACA classics range.The sluggish brawler, originally released for Neo Geo hardware back in 1991, has players choose from one of three cha...

 
 
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Q-Games is bringing Dead Hungry to PlayStation VR

I'll follow Q-Games wherever it goes, even if that means manning a food truck overrun by zombies. Dead Hungry, a game about cooking burgers and feeding the undead, launched late last year on Steam. Now, the virtual reality title is headed t...

 
 
 
 
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Three more Nintendo arcade games are coming to Switch

A number of Nintendo arcade games are headed to Nintendo Switch this year through Hamster's Arcade Archives series, starting with Mario Bros. on September 27. This week, a few more titles were confirmed via Famitsu: Vs. Excitebike, Vs. Wrec...

 
 
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Noctis finally confirmed for Dissidia NT

After an Amazon leak some Square Enix rep was like "no no Noctis isn't official yet please change your article." Yet, his inclusion in Dissidia Final Fantasy NT was officially confirmed in a new trailer revealed at Sony's pre-TGS...

 
 
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Nintendo arcade games are headed to Switch

Nintendo's bringing back a selection of its arcade games to Nintendo Switch, some more desirable than others. The festivities kick off with Arcade Archives Mario Bros. on September 27, 2017. Other confirmed titles include: Vs. Super Mario B...

 
 
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Footage surfaces for Jeff Minter's Tempest 4000

Screens and gameplay footage has been released for the upcoming Atari game Tempest 4000, brought back to life, once again, by series overlord Jeff Minter.The new game, which releases later this year, brings the neon lights, geometric graphi...

 
 
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Relax and ponder your life choices with these 'Arcade Sofas'

Decades of playing video games slumped in chairs and beds all but obliterated my developing spinal column. Thank you WWF No Mercy. If you want to be like me, an "Arcade Sofa" might be just what you need.Manufactured by French company Harow,...

 
 




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