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Left 4 Dead: Survivors brings a new team to Japanese arcades

Taito unveiled the player characters for the Japanese arcade version of Left 4 Dead, and it's certainly a different type of crew to what's come before. The new heroes are (left to right) American bartender and ex-marine Jordan Blake, university student Yusuke Kudo, half-American, half-Japanese tour...

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Left 4 Dead arcade's clean gameplay

The Taito Channel has a video featuring the Japanese arcade version of Valve's Left 4 Dead. The video looks pretty clean and like the co-op zombie game folks have been playing on their consoles and PC for years. After the break we've got a GIF of what the game reportedly looks like. Far...

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Left 4 Dead planned for arcade release in Japan

Arcade game manufacturer Taito has partnered with Valve to produce an arcade adaptation of Turtle Rock Studios' co-op zombie FPS Left 4 Dead in Japan. News of the tie-in arrives shortly after Taito announced "Project Z", a zombie-themed shooter due to hit arcades this year. The official...

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Bust-A-Move 4 on the PlayStation Network this spring

Natsume announced that it will release a digital PSone Classics version of Taito's Bust-a-Move 4 this spring, bringing the classic bubble-bursting puzzler to the PlayStation 3, PSP, and PS Vita. Bust-a-Move 4 expands on the color-matching gameplay of Taito's arcade-born Puzzle Bobble series with...

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Groove Coaster Zero taps into Lady Gaga, LMFAO, Gwen Stefani

Some new DLC has po-po-po-popped up for Groove Coaster Zero, with pop being the operative word. The in-app purchase pack offers four levels for Lady Gaga, Gwen Stefani, and LMFAO songs, laying down some western beats onto Taito's free-to-play tapper. The four songs are "Poker Face" and "Bad...

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Minecraft belongs in a museum, according to MoMA

New York's Museum of Modern Art has announced that it is adding six video games, including Minecraft, and a console to its famous collection of contemporary art. The Museum chose to honor fourteen games last year (including Pac-Man, SimCity 2000, EVE Online, and Portal) based on their traits of...

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Groove Coaster going to arcades in Japan

Groove Coaster is moving from its extremely portable iOS format to the least portable format possible: a dedicated arcade machine. Taito has revealed plans for an arcade version of Reisuke Ishida's touchscreen music game, for release in Japan only this winter. Rather than a touchscreen, the arcade...

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'Cooking Mama Seasons' goes free to play on iOS

If you've never tried the touchscreen culinary minigames of one of the Cooking Mama games before, now you can sample her recipes for free. Cooking Mama Seasons is now on the App Store, replacing the previous iOS version, with new Retina graphics, "Food Art" decoration, and, of course, a...

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Groove Coaster becomes free-to-ride with new release Zero

Groove Coaster Zero sped onto the App Store today, the game a free-to-play version of Taito's rhythm-tastic Groove Coaster. The new version features over 30 tracks including those from the original game and some new tunes too. Some of those tracks have to be purchased in-app, with the ones in the...

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Space Invaders hub site invades your browser space

Square Enix has launched a site that conveniently rounds up licensed Space Invaders merchandise for you to buy (like the above "space hopper") – and even gives you licensing contact information if you want to make more. The site will also serve as a news hub about the series and offer links...

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