Virtua Fighter 5 rolls out in Japan

Virtua Fighter 5 is off and pummeling in Japanese arcades, according to the game's official Web site. The game makes use of Sega's new Lindbergh arcade board and will sport a number of enhancements to the VF.NET online service. In addition to the actual game, two additional machines, the VF Terminal and VF.TV are being introduced.

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Marriot VP6519d ago

who ever still plays arcade games other than air hockey is.....LAME.

Oncnawan6519d ago

Paul - arcades are still going strong in Japan. Different culture, different gaming trends.

Didn't the developers decline to offer an online mode to the console version claiming that an online mode of Virtua Fighter just wouldn't be Virtua Fighter? And yet, the arcade games are linked for online play?

frostbite066407d ago

Arcades are no fun when your paying a dollar to play these games


Evercade Sunsoft Collection 2 review - Games Asylum

Games Asylum: "Every console generation has seen a fad or two, be it gratuitously violent beat’em ups, dancing ‘n singing party games, casual titles with motion controls, or predominantly beige first-person shooters. In the early ‘90s, the biggest craze was mascot platformers, fuelled by the astonishing popularity of Super Mario and Sonic the Hedgehog. This seven-game strong cartridge not only gives a taster of that era, but also takes us beyond that to sample Sunsoft’s 32-bit debut."

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Super Metroid: A Masterpiece Turns 30

Super Metroid was a monumental triumph of interactive art, a game that achieved new heights in presentation, level design, and pacing, and despite a few flaws, manages to hold up astoundingly well to this day.

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Comedy Central New Animated Series Based on Golden Axe

Get the scoop on Comedy Central's exciting new cartoon show inspired by the iconic Golden Axe video game

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Knightofelemia29d ago (Edited 29d ago )

Golden Axe is a great game I enjoyed it on the SMS, Genesis and in the arcade. Great game but it truly was a quarter eater back in the day. I wish Sega could get the rights to the arcade port of Moonwalker another great arcade game I enjoyed. Collect so many monkeys and become Robo Michael lol.