Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Arcade Perfect Contest #1

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It's time for our first contest! We are giving away some cool prizes, all you have to do to enter is follow @Arcade_Perfect on Twitter and tweet:

"@Arcade_Perfect I want to win free stuff from"

Or you can follow us and click this tweet button:

Once we reach 100 followers, we will chose two winners at random, the first winner will get to pick his/her prize out of the two prizes and the second winner will win the other prize. The contest is open to everyone worldwide.

Prize 1: 
SNK Characters 2 - All About Illustrations - Japanese import art book. Published 2001.
Full color - 125 pages.
This is a fantastic SNK book with art from King Of Fighters, Samurai Spirits, Garou: Mark of the Wolves, Metal Slug, Last Blade, SVChaos, etc.

Prize 2:
Capcom Illustrations: GAMEST MooK Vol 17 - Japanese import art book. Published 1995.
Color and B/W - 160 pages.
This is a nice Capcom book with illustrations from a large selection of games including Street Fighter 1 & 2, Street Fighter Alpha, Final Fight, Darkstalkers, Cyberbots, Captain Commando, Cadillacs and Dinosaurs, Quiz of Dragons, and a whole bunch of other random art. Lots of interesting stuff for a Capcom fan!

Here's a little video showing the books off. It's a little sea-sickness inducing, beware ^.^

Good luck to everyone! If you don't win this time, don't worry, we have more contests coming!

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Monday, December 5, 2011

USA Tekken Net

Namco Bandai has revealed the sites for upcoming Tekken Tag Tournament 2 location tests in the USA.
The locations are as follows:
Funworks in Honolulu, HI
Super Arcade in Walnut, CA
Round 1 in City of Industry, CA
Arcade UFO in Austin, TX
Next Level Arcade in Brooklyn, NY
As of today the USA is also connected to the worldwide TEKKEN NET.
You can register here:
Tekken aside, this is important news for arcade enthusiasts in the US, as Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is the first arcade game to be networked worldwide. We almost didn't get it. It was thanks to much complaining and arguing with Namco that we are being included in the worldwide Tekken Net. Arcade games in Japan have been networked for years now and it's a big part of why they are still popular there.

Namco is a huge player in the arcade scene and if they make money off of networking their games here, we, (in the US), might see more networked arcade games in the future. Which, in turn, can only be helpful in the arcade revival (not to mention the future of US Tekken). Wouldn't you like to play arcade games with a worldwide high score table? I would! Even if you don't live close to a location test, or care about Tekken I think it's a good idea to at least sign up!
That's all for now! Support your local arcade!

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