Wed. Feb 19th, 2020

Belated Newsbytes: Extra from JAEPO 2020; Armed & Gelatinous Promo; Rick & Morty Pinball

This Newsbytes was meant to be run again on February eighth, however as I used to be ending it up, the positioning crashed and commenced the week lengthy nightmare of not working correctly. Fortuitously that has previous so it may be a distant reminiscence earlier than too lengthy. I’m additionally joyful that the publish remained intact, though I’ll add a few issues that have been posted by way of the week. Let’s catch up!

JAEPO 2020 Wrap-Up

I believe I managed to get to a lot of the related gadgets within the first JAEPO publish, however there are nonetheless a couple of extra issues I’ve caught on the market. Bandai Namco has had each Wangan Midnight Most Tune 6R & Jojo’s Bizzare Journey: Final Survivor to point out off.

Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 6R at JAEPO 2020Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 6R at JAEPO 2020

Different JAEPO 2020 Information Objects:

Listed below are hyperlinks to livestreams (these are a number of hours in size) in case you have an interest:

American Takes The World Champion Crown On DDR A20 At Konami’s ninth KAC

Congrats to Chris4Life on the achievement, his second win on this annual event

I’m The ninth KAC DDR World Champion!!!!!

— iamchris4life@KAC(🇯🇵2/Three-2/14) (@CHRS4LFE) February eight, 2020

I’m fairly positive that covers every thing vital from JAEPO, however in case I missed something massive, let me know within the feedback beneath.

Exa-Arcadia Begins Delivery Akyrios EXA

Whereas Exa-Arcadia was not at JAEPO 2020, they’ve been busy. A part of that has been getting sport #Three for the EXA board out to prospects – Akyrios EXA. This sport has flown beneath the radar a bit in comparison with the opposite titles for the platform, however in case you’re into bullet hell fashion STGs, then I believe you’ll be joyful.

AKYRIOS EXA by @DoragonGames begins delivery to preorders this week and is out there for brand spanking new orders at

All orders embody an A1 measurement poster and English/Japanese artwork units.#EXA基板#exaarcadia

— exA-Arcadia公式 (@exaarcadia) February 12, 2020

Up to now, individuals who have are available to my arcade particularly for Aka & Blue Kind-R have actually loved it (though on a private be aware, my subsequent buy for Exa will in all probability be Lightning Knights…I’m seeking to preserve issues diversified, however not ruling out extra STGs if the curiosity is there). It’s a powerful sport although, so it’s not for informal gamers. However in case you have STG followers, or avid gamers that like a problem, then A&B (in addition to Kung Fu and Akyrios) suits the invoice.

Armed & Gelatinous Arcade Will get A Promo

After seeing this, I believe that each one indie arcade video games may benefit from doing 80’s fashion promos…

Armed & Gelatinous will hit all main gaming platforms within the third quarter of this 12 months, and in keeping with a touch upon YouTube, it can even have some content material variations from the console variations, though what these will probably be isn’t recognized at this level. Test it out:

Rick & Morty Pinball Sneak Peek Stream

For individuals who have been anticipating the arrival of the brand new Rick & Morty pinball sport from Spooky Pinball, they posted a Sneak Peek this week to dive into the main points.

Stern Pinball Reveals UV Lighting Package For Stranger Issues

Right here’s a bit of stories that hit the opposite day, so it wouldn’t have been in final week’s NEwsbytes, however since we’re on Friday (Completely satisfied Valentines Day for anybody celebrating), we’ll throw it in.

I did have barely combined emotions on this – on one hand, it’s a very cool impact and nice thought that matches with the theme. On the opposite, why would it not not be included within the Premium & LE’s, that are simply beginning to roll off of the manufacturing line? Perhaps to not delay it additional I suppose. I do have a Premium mannequin on order(and sure, I did order the UV equipment after seeing this), however I don’t actually perceive how Stern is dealing with who will get theirs when, as some folks have been getting them, whereas others like myself have been given a imprecise “in all probability” delivery the final week of this month or the start of subsequent. Nick at Arcade Hunters posted this video of an LE that arrived on the Pinball Dudes down in Florida in case you’d prefer to catch a evaluate. In any case, right here’s the UV video in case you hadn’t seen it already

An Arcade 1up Rigged To Take Cash – Is This Authorized?

Whereas I’m no lawyer, I’d say with 99% certainty that no, it isn’t authorized for any location on the market to cost for an Arcade 1up such as you see beneath. This is because of licensing – when arcade video games are licensed, it’s cheaper to license them for house/residential use over business. If cash goes to be made off of the sport on a per-play foundation, then naturally, the license holder will need extra compensation for the use. That and the place A1ups use emulation (I don’t know what; I assume MAME, however appropriate me if I’m fallacious), emulators do have language of their phrases of use that set up that this system isn’t for use in a business setting. H/T Arcade Belgium, through Reddit.

Illegal use of an Arcade 1upIllegal use of an Arcade 1up

Evaluating Sprites – Mortal Kombat

Simply one thing fascinating to take a look at, from the times of when ports occurred and variations mattered:

Mortal Kombat. A sprite comparability.

— Lord Arse! 🔜 @ Play Expo Margate (@Lord_Arse) February eight, 2020

And talking of that, children today won’t ever perceive how magical sure issues have been earlier than the Web. 😛

Mortal Kombat memeMortal Kombat meme


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I am a lifelong fan of video video games and I’ve been working my very own arcade, The Recreation Grid Arcade in West Valley Metropolis, Utah since 2008.



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