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Take a Virtual Tour of SEGA’s Retro Game Floor in Akihabara

Tuesday, August 31st, 2021

Ever wanted to explore one of Japan’s greatest retro arcades from the comfort of your own home? Now you can thanks to this wonderful virtual recreation of SEGA’s Retro Game Floor that is currently located in Akihabara Building 3 in Tokyo, Japan.

Click here to open the virtual Retro Game Floor arcade and start exploring!

The arcade is host to a fantastic selection of SEGA arcade classics including Scud Race, Daytona USA 2, Thunder Blade, After Burner, Space Harrier, Rad Mobile, AB Cop, Wild Riders, LA Machineguns and many, many more. This virtual version of the Retro Game Floor is a fascinating look at a beautiful arcade that is keeping loads of classic games up and running for fans of arcade gaming.

When the arcade first opened in its current location, the grand unveiling also featured a recreation of a classic SEGA High-Tech Land archway – a lovely nod to SEGA’s original chain of arcades that operated through the 90s.

[Source: hinata_t16 and SEGA_akiba3ac on Twitter]

SEGA Arcade Pop-Up History | Review

Tuesday, February 25th, 2020

SEGA Arcade Pop-Up History is a wonderful idea in concept. What long-standing SEGA fan doesn’t want a book full of pop-up, cardboard models of some of SEGA’s most iconic, deluxe, arcade cabinets? That’s such a goofy and charming little concept that we instantly jumped on board as soon as this was announced on Kickstarter. But after pawing through the finished product, it often feels like the concept was far better than the end result.

Click here to read our full book review of SEGA Arcade Pop-Up History from Read-Only Memory.

A Quick Look at Master Burner – An After Burner Fan Game | YouTube Channel

Wednesday, August 8th, 2018

On the SEGADriven YouTube channel today is our first look at an After Burner fan game. This game is called Master Burner and it apes the super scaler look of After Burner but replaces the characters for those from the Touhou Project series. Check out our video to see the game in action:

Want to play Master Burner? It can be downloaded for PCs via this link.

Data Discs announce After Burner II Soundtrack Vinyl Release

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018

Data Discs have announced their next vinyl release in collaboration with SEGA Japan, and it’s a big one – After Burner II!

The release will feature the full soundtrack to the arcade classic, plus the version of the main theme, “After Burner” without the lead melody (as it appeared in the original After Burner game). In addition, the second disc will feature three re-arranged tracks from the SEGA Sound Team (performed in 1988) as well as a medley by the current incarnation of the group, the SEGA Sound Unit [H.]. The set also comes with a poster of the game’s iconic artwork, showing the F-14 Tomcat – this art has been re-licensed just for this release!

Pre-orders go live on Saturday 24th February, with all versions of the soundtrack priced at £24.99. The release date itself is set for March 31st.

[Source: Data Discs ]

Hardcore Gaming 101’s SEGA Arcade Classics Book Now Available to Buy

Friday, March 15th, 2013

Fancy a bit of SEGA-based reading to accompany you on a long journey? Well Hardcore Gaming 101 have finally released their SEGA Arcade Classics Vol. 1 book which “includes 168 pages of extensive reviews of over seventy classic games originating from the 1980s and 90s arcade scene.”

You can order the book from this link here which includes various shop listings for various countries.

You can see a video preview of the book below:

[Source: SEGANews.net]

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