Tags : arcade

Japan Amusement Expo 2021 cancelled

The latest in the seemingly endless series of events shut down by the coronavirus, the Japan Amusement Expo, due to take place next February, has been cancelled. It’s currently unclear whether some kind of online variant will take its place. The arcade industry’s equivalent of the Tokyo Game Show, The Japan Amusement Expo is a […]Read More

Guilty Gear Strive Reveals Faust Trailer, Arcade Version

It’s been a busy weekend for Guilty Gear Strive, or -Strive-, if you want to be totally accurate. Arc System Works have revealed the character trailer for Faust, who uses a range of medical apparatus to inflict damage on his enemies. Fairly ironic. Arc Sys also announced an arcade version of the game in Japan. […]Read More

Street Fighter V is Coming to Japanese Arcades

Street Fighter V released on PS4 and PC back in 2016, but it never released in arcades anywhere. This is a pretty big move, especially in the Japanese fighting game community, and so it finally coming to arcades could give the game another big resurgence, just like its Arcade Edition update did.   Capcom and […]Read More

Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[st] Review (PS4)

Recently the fighting game space has become increasingly crowded with excellent 2D fighters, as well as 3D games that try to mimic the frantic nature and stylish presentation of their 2D counterparts. Under Night In-Birth Exe-Late[st] is the latest installment of this unique franchise and the first on PlayStation 4 and Vita. But is the […]Read More

Million Arthur: Arcana Blood New 2D Fighter

Square Enix is bringing us a new fast-paced 2D fighter by the name Million Arthur: Arcana Blood. For the unacquainted Million Arthur is a popular a mobile role-playing card game. It is available on both the Apple App Store and Google Play, with the Android version having over a million downloads.   This new fighting game […]Read More

BlazBlue: Central Fiction Version 2.0 Opening Movie Released

The BlazBlue: Central Fiction version 2.0 arcade update will be going live on August 3rd! This update will add Jubei to the arcade version of the game, among other tweaks. In advance, Arc System Works has released the BlazBlue: Central Fiction version 2.0 opening movie – it’s pretty cool! Check it out below:     As […]Read More

Soldam: Drop, Connect, Erase Coming to Switch

Released in 1993 in Arcades, Soldam was a puzzle game created by the once legendary Jaleco company. Now this title will hit Nintendo Switch as Soldam: Drop, Connect and Erase. It will be available in North America both physically and digitally this fall.     Unlike typical puzzles games, the gameplay isn’t as straightforward as you […]Read More

Tekken 7, Garou Mark of the Wolves – Just Played

We’ve been going fighting game crazy the past week! Not only have we been seasoning the office in salt with many, many matches of Tekken 7 and the Switch’s port of Garou Mark of the Wolves — but we’ve been throwing down in the superb Injustice 2 and Guilty Gear Xrd REV2 too!   Tekken […]Read More

ACA NEOGEO Titles Surpass 200,000 Sales on Switch

You may have noticed a lack of Virtual Console games on Switch. But one company is making sure Switch is nevertheless stuffed to the brim with retro titles: Hamster. They’ve been dutifully releasing classics onto the system. Today Hamster announced ACA NEOGEO titles in the range have surpassed 200k sales on Switch!     We’ve reviewed […]Read More

ACA NEOGEO: Samurai Shodown 4 Review – Fair and Square

Fighting games can be a complicated business. Sometimes it’s nice to revisit fighting games of old, when things were (in some cases) a bit simpler. Which isn’t to say Samurai Shodown 4: Amakusa’s Revenge doesn’t have depth, but it’s wonderfully compelling in its delicious simplicity and penchant for brutal, decisive strikes.   A mysterious castle […]Read More