Arcades

”We came home.” Sega makes arcade comeback with new game center in Tokyo’s Ikebukuro district

Dry your tears, Sega fans. They’ve missed us too.

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Japanese video game arcade entrance takes visitors on an adventure from the front door【Video】

Like clearing levels in a game before you get to the main boss. 

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Sega closes landmark Tokyo arcade, massive crowds gather, manager vows comeback【Pics, video】

Chapter of video game history comes to a close, but staff are still hoping for a new beginning.

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Sega closing iconic Tokyo arcade that’s been in business for almost 30 years

Sega Ikebukuro GiGO has been a landmark since the ‘90s’ golden era of Japanese arcades.

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Landmark Akihabara arcade Adores is the latest Tokyo game center to go out of business

Only a few days remain for the crane game specialist.

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Downtown Tokyo losing another arcade with closure of Shinjuku Taito Station

Chain managed by Space Invaders publisher pulls plug on game center.

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Shinjuku arcade breaks Guinness World Record for having the most crane games

If you want it, this arcade’s probably got it.

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Sega leaves arcade management like retiring idol singer, confuses, upsets Japanese Internet users

But in some fans’ eyes, this was the only way to go.

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Tokyo losing another iconic video game arcade as Ikebukuro landmark is closing for good

If you want to tip your hat to Silk Hat, now’s the time.

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Sega leaves arcade operation business, sells off management of all its 193 Japanese game centers

As the company celebrates its 60th anniversary, it says goodbye to one of its cornerstones.

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You can now rent Sega’s iconic Building 2 Akihabara arcade space, but it’ll cost you…A LOT

Even hanging some of those cool posters on the outside will cost you a small fortune.

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Japanese video arcade introduces free punching service for sore versus game losers

Tired of the dai pan problem, arcade seeks to channel fists towards more appropriate target.

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Fans farewell Akihabara’s iconic Sega building as anime poster removal begins

Poster’s final, poignant message has otaku everywhere shedding a tear.

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World record set for most crane games in one arcade with new game center in Tokyo

Guinness World Records representative awards honor at grand opening of new Taito Station.

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Move over, dartboards – Japan now has shuriken machines for ninja fun!

Ninja Trainer Arcade earns Japan Ninja Council’s blessing.

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Akihabara saying goodbye to landmark as giant Sega arcade announces it’s closing for good

Sayonara, Sega Building 2.

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Legendary Tokyo arcade gets massive fan support in coronavirus-prompted crowdfunding campaign

Fans band together to help save Mikado, one of the purest shrines to old-school gaming left in Japan.

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Japanese crane game serves up actual slices of cake – and we got some!【Photos】

Forget about stuffed animals and candy bars – now it’s time for gourmet prizes!

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One last visit to Japan’s craziest, scariest video game arcade: Warehouse Kawasaki【Photos】

The legendary arcade is closing down for good, but there’s still time to see this awesome piece of history for yourself.

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Creepy peeping video from Japanese arcade shows why men aren’t allowed in sticker booth section

Guy helps himself to a view under the privacy curtain.

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