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Capcom’s Attack on Titan arcade game features omni-directional maneuver gear controls

Attack on Titan: Team Battle supports 8 players in versus or cooperative game modes.

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Cardboard arcade cabinets could be the next must-have home furnishing for gamers

The company that brought us the Danbocchi—cardboard sound proof cubicles so you can karaoke to your heart’s content without annoying the neighbors—is back with yet another crazy cardboard creation we can’t help but find ourselves wanting.

Yes, gamers, now you can actually build a retro arcade gaming table in your own home!

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Hide your kids, hide your wallet: Next cute shojo girls franchise is making its way through Japan

Japan has been very successful at drawing in fans worldwide with the likes of Sailor Moon, Pokémon, Dragon Ball and more, be it through the anime and manga series, trading cards, or video games (or all of the above). While not as successful on the international market, PreCure has definitely made huge waves among elementary school girls in recent years, but now a new contender is making its way into the spotlight.

Publisher Takara Tomy has released a new arcade game and related animated series last year entitled PriPara, which is short for Prism Paradise, and it seems to be the next big thing to seize the minds of little girls all over Japan (and subsequently the money of their parents).

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Return to the golden age of arcade gaming at the Japan Game Museum

Located in the countryside of Japan’s Aichi Prefecture is a one-of-a-kind museum that houses an enormous collection of old-school video game cabinets and mechanical arcade games, not to mention what is purported to be the world’s leading pinball machine collection.

But the best thing about this museum is that you don’t have to just look at the arcade exhibits; you can also actually play them! And what’s more, the only price you’ll pay is the entry ticket, meaning you can enjoy all the machines to your heart’s content without having to carry a giant bag of change.

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Japan’s Left 4 Dead arcade edition includes a schoolgirl and a bartender

As we announced earlier this month, Japan will get its own version of Left 4 Dead at four selected arcades beginning this weekend. However, the Square Enix and Valve collaboration will look a little different once Japanese gamers deposit their 100 yen coins into the machine. Although Left 4 Dead’s zombie apocalypse is still set in the United States, the undead exterminating main characters take the far less intimidating form of a schoolgirl, university student, bartender, and tour guide.

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