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Arc System Works Announces New Crossover Fighting Game: Blazblue Cross Tag Battle

The developers responsible for the Guilty Gear and Blazblue series of fighting games has announced their latest project – a colorful crossover between Person 4 Ultimax, Blazblue, Under-Night: In-Birth….. and RWBY! So this tag-team fighting title is not only a “best of” when it comes to characters from some of the more recent non-Capcom Japanese fighters out there, but characters from Rooster Teeth’s popular web series will also jump into the fray as well. A list of...

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Square Enix Dedicated An Entire Hour To Disidia NT Gameplay Premiere

Square Enix dedicated almost an entire hour of their nearly seven-hour E3 live stream to their upcoming fighting game, Disidia NT, during day one of the conferences. Previously known as Disidia Final Fantasy Arcade, this newest entry in the cross-game franchise pits heroes and notable characters from almost every FF title against each other in teams of 3, using a unique battle system. Up until this E3 Disidia NT was confined to the arcades of Japan but...

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SEGA Releases A Free To Play Port of Crazy Taxi On iOS Devices

YEAH YEAH YEAH YEAH… Get ready to go back to 2000 with a re-release of the original Crazy Taxi on iOS. This arcade driving game hit the Dreamcast and arcade scene back in 1999 but like any classic, it’s always fun to revisit a vintage title from decades past from time to time. Challenging players to pick up fares around a fictional version of San Francisco, drivers ignore all of the rules of the road as they...

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SEGA Returns To The Speedway With New Daytona Arcade Title

SEGA Amusements will return to the Speedway that made claimed first prize in the early 90s arcade race with a brand new release in the Daytona franchise.  Originally reported by the folks at Arcade Heroes – Daytona 3 Championship will bring a number of modern improvements to the long running racing staple. This new title is not a sequel to many of the various Daytona sequels but rather a brand new entry created for the 2010s. Cabinets...

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Cruis’n Blast Announced by Raw Thrills

cruis'n blast arcade machine

Arcade producer Raw Thrills announced a revival of the classic Cruis’n racing series today. The new game, Cruis’n Blast, is an arcade racer which will be coming to arcades and entertainment centers in January 2017. Details on the game are scarce, but arcade fans have reported on the machine’s development over the past year. Cruis’n Blast is being published by Nintendo, as has been the case for the series’ previous releases. Originally developed by Eugene Jarvis at Midway, classic titles...

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Rise From Your Grave! Can Arcades Come Back?

Ahh the 80’s… Slightly before my time as I was born in ‘91, but thanks to older relatives’ hand-me-downs of computers like the Commodore 64 & ZX Spectrum, being raised on reruns of classic cartoons (and the odd horror film courtesy of aforementioned relatives), and most importantly, spending my youth at the local arcades, I feel like I can almost remember that decade. Arcades were definitely in their peak around the 80’s and 90’s, being the best...

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See Ramza Beoulve In Action in Dissidia Final Fantasy

The Lion War is not the only place we can see the Beoulve’s exploits. Nomura’s announcement for Ramza joining the Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade cast (thankfully without eighteen belts, but at least he has a nose!) was made almost a year ago, a trailer from Square Enix today finally shows off what he can do. Given the direction towards 3v3 team fighting, Ramza seems to take a slight step towards a support role, with  “Shout” buffing either teammates...

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TRON Run/r is now available in early access!

The neon highlighted world of Tron is coming back to your computer. During last nights game awards there was a commercial featuring a bunch of awesome looking Tron Run/r game play. We dont know much about the “action arcade” title so far, but its TRON people! Neon! Shiny! Light Cycles! Flynn! In case you cant tell I absolutely love the Tron its neon accented world, the idea of it being in the silicone of computer chips, i...

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Tekken 7 World Championship Qualifiers Coming To Europe

Did you know that Tekken 7 is getting its own World Championship tournament? The European qualifying rounds will be happening during Paris Games Week on October 29th! The top 16 players from the qualifying rounds will battle it out for the 3 spots – who will move on to the finals in Japan this December. Whomever takes the top spot will also win a paid flight to the Japanese finals and 1500 Euros. This whole thing sounds...

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Zen Pinball’s ‘Classic’ DLC Lands On XBL This Week

Zen Studios popular Pinball FX 2 expands with the release of four remastered tables sporting a brand new coat of HD Paint. The Zen Classics Pack includes the following tables: Tesla, Eldorado, Shaman and V12 Rolling. The tables in Zen Pinball 2 are of course known for the colorful graphics, insane interactivity and ability to make you addicted to getting a brand new high score. Alongside the news that the pack will be available for 800 Microsoft...

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