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Japan’s awesome Super Mario 30th Anniversary items are worth envying

   Nintendo have created a brand new line of goods to celebrate Mario’s 30th anniversary this year, and they’re far too cool to be confined to a crane machine! They’ll be available in Taito crane machines in arcades across Japan … Continue reading

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Classic SEGA soundtracks are coming to vinyl and damn, they look good

Brand-new record label Data Discs will soon be releasing vinyl soundtracks for two SEGA classics, Streets of Rage and Shenmue. The two titles are hailed has having some of the most influential, or at least memorable of SEGA’s soundtrack collection, with Yuzo Koshiro‘s … Continue reading

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There’s now a manga about Street Fighter champion Daigo Umehara at school

Yes, this is real life. Daigo ‘The Beast’ Umehara, holder of the Guiness World Record for “the most successful player in major tournaments of Street Fighter”, the man known by the Japanese media as “the god of 2D fighting games”, the man … Continue reading

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A Hokuto no Ken tournament in 2015!?

It’s about time gloriously over-the-top arcade fighter Hokuto no Ken (Fist of the North Star in the west, based on the 1984 manga of the same name) got some love, but I never expected it to be like this! Tokyo … Continue reading

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