Arcades were once at the cutting edge of video games, offering experiences that were not available on home consoles. Starting with Atari's Pong in the early '70s, arcades continued to grow for a couple of decades.

However, with the advent of more powerful consoles, the popularity of arcades has noticeably declined — especially in the west. Arcade-only titles are now a rarity, though many PC and console releases still try to emulate the feel of classic arcade titles.

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Retro Arcade Handheld Super Pocket Announced With Classic Arcade Games Galore

The brilliantly-named HyperMegaTech has announced the Super Pocket, a new retro arcade handheld that comes complete with a bunch of classic arcade titles for you to enjoy. It comes in two editions:…

July 12, 2023 | 10:39 EDT

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Bandai Namco is Opening Another Massive Arcade in Tokyo's Famous Red Light District

Bandai Namco announced that it will open another massive arcade complex in the Kabukicho area of Japan's capital city, Tokyo. The facility named Namco TOKYO will open at the new Tokyu Kabukicho…

March 19, 2023 | 07:00 EDT

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Bandai Namco Opening Massive Arcade in Akihabara Taking Over Historical Sega Location

Over the past few years, many fans were saddened to hear news about the closure of several historical arcades in Tokyo and especially in the otaku-centric town of Akihabara, but today Bandai Namco…

February 22, 2023 | 02:04 EST

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Ed Boon Reveals More Mortal Kombat History and the Problems with Raiden's Hat

Mortal Kombat co-creator Ed Boon continues to reveal more about the game's history for its 30th anniversary. This time, he talks about the trials and tribulations surrounding Raiden's hat. No, really…

May 4, 2022 | 04:09 EDT

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Ed Boon Shows How Mortal Kombat Brought Sub-Zero and Scorpion to Life

Ed Boon is continuing to show off the history of Mortal Kombat with archive footage. This time, he shows us how they made Scorpion and Sub-Zero stand out despite their visual similarities. The …

March 10, 2022 | 04:32 EST

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Street Fighter 5 Launches Charity Ryu and Chun-Li Costumes to Support Breast Cancer Research

New Street Fighter 5 Ryu and Chun-Li costumes will be available for a limited time starting next week and there's something special about them:: purchasing these costumes supports an important…

October 6, 2021 | 02:32 EDT

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Street Fighter V: Champion Edition Announces Seth and Gill

Seth and Gill have been announced for Street Fighter V: Champion Edition and a new balance patch is out for the game. If you haven't been keeping up with the latest in Street Fighter, they've been…

December 17, 2019 | 09:00 EST

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This Street Fighter II Arcade Machine Is A Knockout Punch

Like most people who grew up in the 90s and early millennium, the dream of having an arcade at home isn’t an uncommon one. While modern consoles, smartphones, and practically anything with a screen…

November 7, 2019 | 12:00 EST

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Street Fighter II

Street Fighter II is one of the series most prolific titles in which you travel the world beating up caricatures of various people from a diverse set of backgrounds, ethnicities, and martial arts…

September 5, 2020 | 10:03 EDT

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Street Fighter V Will Soon Have In-Game Ads

Earlier this week, Capcom announced that Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition will soon have in-game "Sponsored Content" that will prompt you to buy DLC. This setting can be disabled, players who enable…

December 10, 2018 | 11:37 EST

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Capcom Pro Tour Latin America Finals 2017 Results

The Capcom Pro Tour is very, very close to wrapping up. The Latin American Regional Finals were held in Sao Paulo, Brazil this past weekend, and it was the second to last event before Capcom Cup,…

November 8, 2017 | 08:42 EST

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Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition Announced

Street Fighter V is getting an Arcade Edition upgrade. Revealed on PlayStation.Blog, the patch will release worldwide on January 16th, 2018. It will be free for all current players. Arcade Edition …

October 5, 2017 | 02:13 EDT

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Shoryuken Invitational at Tokyo Game Show 2017 Results

The Tokyo Game Show Shoryuken Invitational at, well, Tokyo, is an 8-man tournament featuring the highest tier talents you could possibly bring to an event such as this. The winner receives 1 million…

September 25, 2017 | 08:27 EDT

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Thunderstruck V Results

Thunderstruck V in Mexico is part of the Capcom Pro Tour's Latin America division, and with the year slowly coming to a close, those 160 CPT points look more and more appetizing to those who are…

September 19, 2017 | 03:17 EDT

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Brooklyn Beatdown Round 2 Results

ESL's Brooklyn Beatdown is back again to offer players another chance at winning big cash in a single event. With a respectably large $50,000 prize pool up for grabs at this one-weekend tournament…

September 18, 2017 | 07:30 EDT

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Manila Cup 2017 Results

Manila Cup 2017 has concluded and is part of the Capcom Pro Tour as an Asia region event, which means, as with all Asia regional events, the amount of talent stuffed into one room will be incredibly…

September 11, 2017 | 02:45 EDT

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LAN Story Cup 2017 Results

LAN Story Cup 2017 was a special tournament invitational held in Shanghai, China. It consisted of 16 players: 8 qualified Chinese players, and 8 invited international players. Due to being held on…

August 28, 2017 | 11:40 EDT

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E-Sports Festival Hong Kong 2017 Results

E-Sports Festival Hong Kong 2017 is a large celebration of all things esports, as it has quite a large presence throughout the entirety of China. Street Fighter V was the only fighting game present…

August 28, 2017 | 10:20 EDT

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Fight Club NRW 8 Results

Fight Club NRW 8, an event taking place in Cologne, Germany and a major stop on the Capcom Pro Tour, has concluded. As a European ranking event, the Street Fighter V tournament will also allow Asian…

August 8, 2017 | 09:01 EDT

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Capcom Pro Tour North America Online 3 (2017) Results

In addition to normal, in-person events, online tournaments are held as regional events for the Capcom Pro Tour. This is a great way to allow for people who can't travel often to participate and have…

August 8, 2017 | 07:53 EDT


Capcom Files DMCA Against Street Fighter Costume Modders

A pair of long-time costume modders for the PC versions of the Street Fighter games have been hit with a DMCA takedown notice by Capcom. The pair of modders, known as "BrutalAce" and "Khaledantar666…

August 6, 2017 | 11:55 EDT

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Capcom Pro Tour 2017: Post-Evo Leaderboard Analysis

At the beginning of this year, Capcom announced some key changes to their point system for 2017's Pro Tour. There were no longer any automatic qualification spots except for two: the previous year's…

July 21, 2017 | 04:54 EDT

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"Broadcast Standards" Force Street Fighter V Costume Change at EVO 2017

On Sunday night, ESPN aired the EVO 2017 Street Fighter V finals for the second time in the channels history. Unbeknownst to many, however, ESPN had to make a serious edit during the Top 8 matchup…

July 19, 2017 | 04:53 EDT


Capcom Announce Fighters Network Beta 2 Between 11th And 14th

As Capcom continues to work on Street Fighter V and Season 2 of their improvements and additional characters the company has announced dates for the next Capcom Fighters Network Beta. Capcom Fighters…

May 2, 2017 | 12:52 EDT

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Capcom Changes Street Fighter V Thailand Stage; Cites "unintentional religious references"

Capcom briefly pulled a piece of DLC from both Steam and the Playstation store Thailand stage from Street Fighter V due to "unintentional religious references." The stage in question, based off of M…

April 28, 2017 | 07:27 EDT

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Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Future Tone Review - Hitting the Highest Note

Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Future Tone is deceptive. No, not in the bad way, but in the sense that although it is a Project DIVA game, it's also very much a different game at its core. Much like…

January 9, 2017 | 10:00 EST

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Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Future Tone

Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Future Tone is a PlayStation 4 port of the arcade title of the same name. Featuring rhythm gameplay that is similar to that of Project DIVA f/F 2nd/X with some tweaks,…

January 9, 2017 | 10:00 EST


Street Fighter V will be Supported until "2020 or so"

Capcom has stated that they will be supporting Street Fighter V until "2020 or so" as reported by Gamespot. The statement was made in an interview with Famitsu (which was translated by Event Hubs) by…

November 26, 2016 | 10:00 EST


Street Fighter V Stage Banned In Capcom Run Tournament

The Capcom Cup, a global Street Fighter V tournament is starting next week on the 2nd of December, 32 Street Fighter players will come together for a chance at taking home some of the $350,000 pot at…

November 24, 2016 | 05:44 EST


Hatsune Miku: Project DIVA Future Tone is Coming West

Excuse me for a second; I honestly didn't expect to see this title get localized, let alone so soon. As a big Project DIVA fan - having reviewed both Project DIVA F 2nd, as well as Project DIVA X - I…

November 15, 2016 | 03:51 EST

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Street Fighter V

Street Fighter V is the fifth entry in the long-running series and offers 16 characters to master, with each having their own story and unique training challenges. You can also battle offline with a…

September 18, 2016 | 03:18 EDT


Street Fighter V Adding VS CPU, Urien In September

By September, Street Fighter V will have been out 7 months missing one of the most iconic features for the fighting game genre. That feature is the 'arcade mode' where you can choose to just play the…

August 21, 2016 | 05:07 EDT


Juri and more available for Street Fighter V on 26th July

Street Fighter 4 fan favourite Juri and extra DLC premium costumes will be available to download and buy with both in-game and real currency for Street Fighter V on the 26th of July. Juri…

July 24, 2016 | 08:47 EDT

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Street Fighter V: Revisited

While the phrase is bandied around a lot, the consensus among many gamers was that Street Fighter V was unfinished in its initial release state. The first thing players saw upon booting the game on…

July 12, 2016 | 09:00 EDT


New details on June update to Street Fighter V

Street Fighter V has had its fair share of bad publicity lately what with delays on DLC characters and the rather public incident of harassment at a Capcom Pro Tour event. Harrison over at Capcom-…

June 12, 2016 | 01:40 EDT


Capcom shows off Ibuki for Street Fighter V

The latest character of Street Fighter V's DLC characters, Ibuki, has been shown by Capcom. Ibuki will be the third character added to SFV, the first two being Alex and Guile. With Ibuki joining…

May 31, 2016 | 01:58 EDT

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Capcom Are Reviewing Adult Sponsors Esports Ban

As touched upon in our FGC Roundup, sex is inappropriate but alcohol/cigarettes are perfectly fine. At least, that’s what Capcom recently decided in their new set of rules for Pro Tour Esports events…

May 23, 2016 | 11:15 EDT

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Capcom Admits That Street Fighter V "Needed More Polish"

Since its launch back in February, it would seem that Capcom is now taking into account the amount of criticism that has been addressed for Street Fighter V. In a March financial results…

May 13, 2016 | 09:29 EDT

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Guile To Join Street Fighter V Roster On April 28th

Freedom is coming to Street Fighter V. Guile, the game's first full charge character looks to offer the zoning options that have been missing from the roster. The latest bit comes from the official…

April 27, 2016 | 04:24 EDT

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Street Fighter V Update Bringing Back Guile

The Street Fighter V update for April 2016 will be bringingback a fan favorite character, a stage to go with him and means to punish that most pernicious group of fighting game aficionados: Rage…

April 19, 2016 | 12:00 EDT


Street Fighter V March update details revealed.

Details of the long-awaited March update for Street Fighter V were released on the Haunts Capcom Blog on Thursday. This update will be spread over two days, March 28th and March 30th, delivering a…

March 27, 2016 | 08:11 EDT

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Street Fighter V 'Worst' Rage Quitters Receive Heavy Penalties

The most recent Street Fighter V post launch release update details current and future plans for penalizing what they term 'Rage Quitters'. With the release of Street Fighter V including no…

March 7, 2016 | 09:45 EST

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Capcom "Looking into" Arcade Mode for Street Fighter V

Looks like an Arcade mode is not out of the picture just yet for Street Fighter V. According to Forbes, Capcom stated through a spokesperson that “The team is looking into adding an Arcade Mode…

February 23, 2016 | 04:39 EST


Street Fighter V Review - We Await Your Return, Warrior

It feels strange finally reviewing Street Fighter V. It has been hanging over the life of most fighting game fans ever since its reveal. Couple this with the fact that a lot of people first got hands…

February 20, 2016 | 11:10 EST

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Street Fighter V Patch Improves Online Play

After the frankly abysmal launch day of Street Fighter V.  Capcom have been rolling out updates in an attempt to fix some of the more pressing issues with the game. Most of the fixes aim at…

February 19, 2016 | 12:01 EST

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Street Fighter V Launches to Disaster with Capcom Promising to Fix it.....Again.

After following the Street Fighter V release for the last several days, it's clear that Capcom has not only a mess on their hands, but one of the biggest launch issues scene since Batman: Arkham…

February 17, 2016 | 08:55 EST

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EGX 2016 to hold Capcom Pro Tour for Street Fighter V

A Capcom Pro Tour Premier event is due to be held at the UK's biggest gaming exhibition, EGX 2016. The European Gaming Expo (EGX) will be held at the NEC in Birmingham from the 22nd to the 25th of…

February 12, 2016 | 07:48 EST

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Evo Releases Details for 2016 Tournament, Drops Street Fighter IV

Evo has announced the lineup for Evo 2016 according to Shoryuken, and Street Fighter IV won't be in the lineup this year. Street Fighter V has…

January 28, 2016 | 01:22 EST