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Last Week in Review: February 13th to February 19th

Monday, February 13th:

  • Ganryu added to the arcade floor
  • New issue of Little Player magazine now available at the arcade

     

  • Q*Bert Coloring Books now at the arcade. Thanks to Q*bert creator Jeff Lee
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  • Mases Hagopian set the Aurcade High Score in Ganryu: 76,000

 

  Saga of the Hardcore Belt
Champion Result Challenger Game
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Seth Young Psychic Force 2012
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Erik Kim Saturday Night Slam Masters
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Tom Nieter Asteroids
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Mike McCarthy Galloping Ghost Pong
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Jamie Tibbetts Xevious
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Jason Latko Ghouls & Ghosts
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Marco Gorajski Scramble Spirits

 

Tuesday, February 14th:

 

  • Blaster has a new joystick, a rare part that was perfectly recreated by Kenn Kooi of Kooi Concepts.

 

  • Happy Valentine’s Day!

Wednesday, February 15th:

 

Saturday, February 18th:

 

Saga of the Hardcore Belt
Champion Result Challenger Game
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Mike McCarthy King of Fighters 2002
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Brian Kita Galaxy Fight

 

Sunday, February 19th:


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Last Week in Review: February 6th to February 12th

Monday, February 6th:

  • Tecmo Knight added to the arcade floor
  • Mases Hagopian set the Aurcade World Record in Terra Cresta: 229,600
  • Jamie Tibbetts set the Aurcade High Score in Viewpoint: 219,700
    SAGA OF THE BELT
    CHAMPION RESULT CHALLENGER GAME
    Mases Hagopian LOST Tom Nieter Hyper Drive
    Tom Neiter LOST Seth Young Vs Super Mario Bros.
    Seth Young LOST Jamie Tibbetts King of Fighters XII
    Jamie Tibbetts DEFENDED Steven Lucas Cadillacs and Dinos
    Jamie Tibbetts DEFENDED James White Fallen Angels
    Jamie Tibbetts DEFENDED Erik Kim Pooyan
    Jamie Tibbetts LOST Peter Gorz Jail Break
    Peter Gorz LOST Mases Hagopian Circus
    Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Mike McCarthy Road Blasters
    Mases Hagopian DEFENDED James White Marvel Super Heroes vs Street Fighter
    Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Steven Lucas Knights of the Round
    Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Jamie Tibbetts Mortal Kombat 3

 

Tuesday, February 7th:

  • New Marquee box to Time Traveler
  • Mases Hagopian set the Aurcade High Score in Tecmo Knight: 65,650

 

Wednesday, February 8th:

  • T.J. Minnich of Pixel Blast Arcade visited Galloping Ghost Arcade

 

Thursday, February 9th:

  • GGA’s own Pete Hahn did a 1 Credit Complete run of Ghoul’s N’ Ghost. Check it out below!

 

Friday, February 10th:

  • Steven Lucas created this Promo Video for the Arcade and it’s Monday Mystery Games!
  • Warzard (Red Earth) now on the Arcade Floor

     

  • Chimera Beast added to the arcade floor

     

  • Seth Young and Brad Williams set the Aurcade World Record in Death Race Co-op: 53
  • Rob Schoenthaler set the Aurcade World Record in Sonic Championship: 4:53:35
SAGA OF THE BELT
CHAMPION RESULT CHALLENGER GAME
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Tom Nieter Hot Rod
Mases Hagopian LOST Mike McCarthy Apache 3
Mike McCarthy DEFENDED Chris Plachy King of Fighters ’94
Mike McCarthy LOST Tom Nieter Outrun
Tom Nieter LOST Chris Plachy Metal Black
Chris Plachy LOST Mases Hagopian Rumble Fish 2
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Sunny Kakkad Donkey Kong 3
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Alex Assault
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Bradd Williams Hyper Drive

 

Saturday, February 11th:

  • Daniel Pesina (MK1 Johnny Cage) and Doc Mack fight for Earthrealm

 

 

 

 


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Last Week in Review: January 30th to February 5th

Monday, January 30th:

  • Roc’n Rope added to the arcade floor

 

SAGA OF THE BELT
CHAMPION RESULT CHALLENGER GAME
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED DJ Thorpe Rally-X
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Mike McCarthy Pit-Fighter
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Tom Nieter SegaSonic The Hedgehog
Mases Hagopian LOST Jamie Tibbetts Bomb Jack
Jamie Tibbetts DEFENDED Mike McCarthy Circus Charlie
Jamie Tibbetts DEFENDED Erik Kim Robotron:2084
Jamie Tibbetts DEFENDED Tom Nieter The Pit
Jamie Tibbetts DEFENDED Brian Lomedico Edward Randy: The Cliffhanger
Jamie Tibbetts DEFENDED Peter Gorz Double Dragon (Neo Geo)
Jamie Tibbetts DEFENDED DJ Thorpe Ikaruga
Jamie Tibbetts DEFENDED Geoff Lucas Super Hang-On
Jamie Tibbetts DEFENDED Seth Young Atomic Punk 2
Jamie Tibbetts LOST Bryan Schillo Double Dragon 2
Bryan Schillo LOST Mike McCarthy BluePrint
Mike McCarthy LOST Peter Gorz Power Drive
Peter Gorz DEFENDED Geoff Lucas Operation Thunderbolt
Peter Gorz DEFENDED Bryan Schillo Cyberball
Peter Gorz DEFENDED Mases Hagopian Turbo
Peter Gorz DEFENDED Tom Neiter Stratovox

Tuesday, January 31st:

Thursday, February 2nd:

  • A very special thanks to Gamer of the Year Peter Gorz for figuring out how to copy replacement 3.5 Diskettes for Sega System 24 games

Friday, February 3rd:

  • Primal Rage upgrade with a rare new PCB of the 2.3J build. The final version of Primal Rage released in Japan only. Including unique controls and exclusive characters.
  • Magic Sword Cabinet upgraded into an original dedicated cabinet

     

  • Seth Young set the Aurcade World Record in Death Race: 41
  • James White set the Aurcade High Score in Future Spy: 88,600

Saturday, February 4th:

SAGA OF THE BELT
CHAMPION RESULT CHALLENGER GAME
Peter Gorz DEFENDED Seth Young Circus Charlie
Peter Gorz LOST James White Breakers Revenge
James White DEFENDED Chris Broderick Marble Madness
James White LOST Steven Lucas Rolling Thunder
Steven Lucas DEFENDED Tim Foley Interstellar
Steven Lucas DEFENDED Pete Gorz Arkanoid 2 Revenge of Doh
Steven Lucas DEFENDED MacEntire Super Cobra
Steven Lucas LOST James White Xenophobe
James White DEFENDED Chris Broderick Gain Ground
James White DEFENDED Marco Gorajski Viewpoint
James White LOST Tim Broderick Power Drive
Tim Broderick DEFENDED Mike McCarthy UFO Robo Dangar
Tim Broderick LOST Mases Hagopian Satan’s Hallow
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Marco Gorajski Popeye
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED John O Campo Guilty Gear XX Accent Core
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Chris Broderick Samurai Shodown IV
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Mike McCarthy Metal Slug 4
Mases Hagopian LOST Nathan OCampo International Team laser
Nathan OCampo LOST Chris Broderick Punisher
Chris Broderick LOST Tim Broderick Shadow Dancer
Tim Broderick DEFENDED Steven Lucas Guardians of the Hood
Tim Broderick LOST Marco Gorajski BattleToads
Marco Gorajski DEFENDED Mike McCarthy Gun Survivor 2
Marco Gorajski DEFENDED Jeff Smalls SPACE Invaders
Marco Gorajski DEFENDED John O Campo Vendetta
Marco Gorajski DEFENDED William O Campo 1942
Marco Gorajski DEFENDED Eric Lunar Lander
Marco Gorajski LOST Mases Hagopian Bloxeed
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED William O Campo Bio Freaks
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Jeff Smalls Shock Troopers
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Michael O Campo Stargate
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED John O Campo Night Striker
Mases Hagopian LOST Larry White Samurai Showdown
Larry White LOST Steven Lucas Super Contra
Steven Lucas DEFENDED Jose Alvarez Milipede
Steven Lucas DEFENDED William O Campo Dragon’s Lair 2
Steven Lucas DEFENDED Michael O Campo Double Dragon
Steven Lucas DEFENDED John O Campo Street Fighter 2 Hyper Fighting
Steven Lucas LOST Marco Gorajski Midnight Resistance
Marco Gorajski DEFENDED Jose Alvarez Alien Storm
Marco Gorajski DEFENDED Catherine Bozzi Rumble Fish 2
Marco Gorajski DEFENDED Michael O Campo Street Fighter 3
Marco Gorajski LOST Nathan OCampo Bonks Adventure
Nathan OCampo DEFENDED Zack Fagan Sunset Riders
Nathan OCampo DEFENDED Michael O Campo Tekken 3
Nathan OCampo LOST Jose Alvarez Raystorm
Jose Alvarez DEFENDED John O Campo Elevator Action 2
Jose Alvarez LOST Mases Hagopian P47 Phantom Fighter
Mases Hagopian DEFENDED Steven Lucas Ultimate Mortal Kombat 3

 

 


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Last Week in Review: January 23rd to January 29th

Monday, January 23rd:

  • Galloping Ghost Arcade presents the new championship belt title! THE HARCORE CHAMPIONSHIP BELT. Seen below with it’s first holder, GGA Jeremiah. Check the link for rules and details. This is a belt that anyone can win and anyone can lose at any time! Only the most hardcore arcade gamer will hold onto it for long! We will be tracking the Saga of the Hardcore Belt every week.
  • Invasion: The Abductors added to the arcade floor. Thanks to William Carlin for donating it! For the unveiling, were joined by the game’s designer and legendary game creator George Pietro!

     

  • Upgraded the Arabian Fight marquee to an original.

     

  • Upgraded Missile Command cabinet to a full Sega Missile Command

     

  • Jamie Tibbets set the Aurcade High Score in Solar Warrior: 314,000
  • Chris Plachy set the Aurcade World Record in Mortal Kombat 4: 8:32.52

SAGA OF THE HARDCORE BELT

  • Jeremiah Smith DEFENDED THE HARDCORE BELT from Jamie Tibbets in Bubble Bobble
  • Jeremiah Smith LOST THE HARDCORE BELT to Mases Hagopian in The End
  • Mases Hagopian DEFENDED THE HARCORE BELT from Mike McCarthy in Track & Field
  • Mases Hagopian LOST THE HARDCORE BELT to Tom Neiter in King of Fighters Neo Wave
  • Tom Neiter LOST THE HARDCORE BELT to Jamie Tibbets in Championship Sprint
  • Jamie Tibbets DEFENDED THE HARDCORE BELT from Mike McCarthy in Primal Rage
  • Jamie Tibbets LOST THE HARDCORE BELT to Mases Hagopian in Total Carnage

Tuesday, January 24th:

  • Scott Lambert of Underground Retrocade stopped by to check out the newly released The Abductors and Missile Command.

     

  • Galloping Ghost Arcade announces it’s aquisition of arcade score keeping site Aurcade. Details at the link.

     

  • Added Virtua Fighter 2 to the arcade floor.

     

  • Mases Hagopian set the Aurcade High Score in Invasion: The Abductors: 68,646

Thursday, January 26th:

Friday, January 27th:

SAGA OF THE HARDCORE BELT

  • Mases Hagopian LOST THE HARDCORE BELT to Tim Broderick in Windjammers
  • Tim Broderick LOST THE HARDCORE BELT to Bryan Schillo in Galaga88
  • Bryan Schillo DEFENDED THE HARDCORE BELT from Chris Broderick in Guwange
  • Bryan Schillo DEFENDED THE HARDCORE BELT from Tom Neiter in Assault
  • Bryan Schillo DEFENDED THE HARDCORE BELT from Chris Plachy in Frenzy
  • Bryan Schillo DEFENDED THE HARDCORE BELT from Jeremiah Smith in Black Tiger
  • Bryan Schillo DEFENDED THE HARDCORE BELT from Mike McCarthy in Twin Eagle II
  • Bryan Schillo LOST THE HARDCORE BELT to Mases Hagopian in Tech Romancer
  • Mases Hagopian DEFENDED THE HARDCORE BELT  from Jeremiah Smith in Gyruss

Saturday, January 28th:

SAGA OF THE HARDCORE BELT

  • Mases Hagopian DEFENDED THE HARDCORE BELT from Sean Quigley in Rolling Thunder 2
  • Mases Hagopian DEFENDED THE HARDCORE BELT from Marco Gorajski in Cadillacs & Dinosaurs
  • Mases Hagopian DEFENDED THE HARDCORE BELT from Eddie Perez in In the Hunt
  • Mases Hagopian DEFENDED THE HARDCORE BELT from Catherine Bozzi in Virtua Fighter
  • Mases Hagopian DEFENDED THE HARDCORE BELT from Duc Dang in Interstellar
  • Mases Hagopian DEFENDED THE HARDCORE BELT from Emmanuel Perez in Escape from the Planet Robots
  • Mases Hagopian DEFENDED THE HARDCORE BELT from Adam Walker in Future Spy
  • Mases Hagopian DEFENDED THE HARDCORE BELT from Kevin McCordy in King of Fighters ’96
  • Mases Hagopian DEFENDED THE HARDCORE BELT from James Novak in Mace: The Dark Age
  • Mases Hagopian DEFENDED THE HARDCORE BELT from James Novak Sr in Fighters History Dynamite

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Last Week in Review: January 16th to January 22nd

Monday, January 16th:

  • Solar-Warrior added to the arcade floor
  • Future Spy added to the arcade floor
  • Guardians of the Hood added to the arcade floor
  • Daniel Pesina, the face of Mortal Kombat’s Johnny Cage was at the arcade with Team RipSet to show off some Mortal Kombat 1 production footage along with an interview with Daniel himself.
  • Bryan Schillo set the Aurcade World Record in Strider: 385,400
  • Mases Hagopian set the Aurcade World Record in Solar Warrior: 307,970
  • Mases Hagopian set the Aurcade World Record in Future Spy: 51,050

 

Tuesday, January 17th:

Wednesday, January 18th:

  • Doc Mack and Jeremy Fox of Prince Arcades visit Geeks Mania to deliver a few more games including a new Crazy Taxi stand up.
  • Larry DeMar, one of the first legends of the arcade industry to come to Galloping Ghost Arcade, is taking part in a fund raising Charity event, Step up for Kids. Check to link to find out how you can contribute!
  • Bryan Schillo set the Aurcade World Record in Final Fight: 2,918,124
  • John Holton set the Aurcade World Record in VS. Castlevania: 2,979,316

 

Thursday, January 19th:

 

Saturday, January 21st:

  • 10x Championship Belt Holder James White was in London setting up an interview with the owner of Heart of Gaming Arcade!
  • Pete Hahn set the Aurcade World Record in Super Muscle Bomber: 2,340,700

 

Sunday, January 22nd:


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Last Week in Review: January 9th to January 15th

Monday, January 9th:

  • Quartet added to the arcade floor:

     

  • James White set the Aurcade World Record in SPY Special Project Y: 38,200
  • Jamie Tibbetts set the Aurcade World Record in Gunforce: Battle Fire Engulfed Terror: 2,057,700
  • Mases Hagopian set the Aurcade World Record in Dangar UFO Robo: 316,200
  • Mike McCarthy set the Aurcade World Record in Columns: 1,300,233

Tuesday, January 10th:

  • New Score Cards Printed!
  • Arcade regular Steven Lucas featured in an interview by My Journal Courier
  • Former Gamer of the Year and Galloping Ghost Employee Pete Hahn interviewed for Walter Day’s Trading Card Spotlight
  • Golden Axe: Revenge of Death Adder is now in an original cabinet
  • Gladiator in a new original cabinet.

     

  • Super Contra is in a dedicated cabinet
  • Devastators is in a new cabinet with original bezel, marquee, and control panel overlay

Wednesday, January 11th:

  • Bump N Jump gets an original dedicated cabinet

Thursday, January 12th:

  • Three Stooges – Brides is Bridges is repaired

Friday, January 13th:

  • Ninja Warriors is repaired

 

Sunday, January 15th:

 


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Last Week in Review: January 2nd to January 8th

Monday, January 2nd:

  • S.P.Y. – Special Project Y has been added to the arcade floor.

     

  • Mike McCarthy set the Aurcade High Score in Columns: 984,388

 

Thursday, January 5th:

  • Doc Mack and Pete Hahn streamed the Galloping Ghost Arcade Year in Review Podcast Live

 

Saturday, January 7th:


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Last Week in Review: December 26th to January 1st

Monday, December 26th:

  • Virtua Fighter added to the arcade floor

     

  • Rad Mobile added to the arcade floor
  • Fred DeHart set the Aurcade World Record in Super Muscle Bomber: 1,019,000
  • Joseph Grill set the Aurcade High Score in Solar Fox: 976,550
  • Peter Gorz set the Aurcade High Score in Rad Mobile: 93
  • Peter Gorz set the Aurcade High Score in Spy Hunter II: 127,700

Thursday, December 29th:

  • Paradise Arcade Shop got us new Cherry D44X Microswitches and Custom Clear Printed IL Buttons with the Galloping Ghost Logo
  • This rare Q*bert toy is now in our display case thanks to Jeff Lee
  • Max Haraske set the Aurcade World Record in Pepper II: 1,004,300
  • Seth Young set the Aurcade World Record in Death Race: 37
  • Bradd Williams and Seth Young set the Aurcade High Score in Death Race Co-Op: 50

Friday, December 30th:

Saturday, December 31st:

  • Dock Mack and Jeremy Fox of Prince Arcades check out Underground Retrocade run by Scott Lambert.
  • Doc Mack and Jeremy Fox also check out Pixel Blast Arcade run by Trickman Terry & Paul Ojeda.
  • Galloping Ghost Arcade was visited by Rick Medina, owner of Arcade Odyssey in Florida!
  • Satan’s Hollow now has it’s full cabinet.
  • Mike McCarthy set the Aurcade High Score in Columns: 475,432
  • John Ocampo set the Aurcade High Score in Championship Sprint: 13,340
  • Michael Willis set the Aurcade High Score in Sonic Championship Sprint: 5:22:09

Sunday, January 1st:

 

HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM GALLOPING GHOST ARCADE! 


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Last Week in Review: December 19th to December 25th

Monday, December 19th:

  • Desert Assault added to the arcade floor.

     

  • NHL Open Ice added to the arcade floor.
  • Jamie Tibbetts set the Aurcade World Record in Bermuda Triangle: 206, 440
  • Seth Young set the Aurcade World Record in NHL Open Ice: 8
  • James White set the Aurcade High Score in Desert Assault: 370

 

Tuesday, December 20th:

Wednesday, December 21st:

Thursday, December 22nd:

  • NBA Jam/Tournament Edition is now in a dedicated Midway Cabinet.

     

  • Thanks to Jolliet Pehnbol from Chicago Street Pinball for visiting the arcade. Check out his place!
  • Doc Mack set the Aurcade World Record in Super Muscle Bomber: 991,300
  • Peter Gorz set the Aurcade World Record in Pretty Soldier Sailor Moon: 258,500
  • Bryan Schillo set the Aurcade World Record in NARC: 2,201,375

 

Sunday, December 25th:

MERRY CHRISTMAS AND HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM GALLOPING GHOST ARCADE!

 

 

 

 

 

 


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Last Week in Review: December 12th to December 18th

Monday, December 12th:

  • Galloping Ghosts Arcade’s newest expansion is now open!
  • 14 Games added to the Arcade Floor! Total is now 562 games!
    • Star Wars Empire Strikes Back (Sit Down)
    • Hyper Drive
    • Sailor Moon
    • Star Rider
    • Pepper II
    • Super Muscle Bomber
    • CyberBall
    • Super High Impact
    • Hit The Ice
    • Night Drive
    • Double Dribble
    • Tech Romancer
    • Spy Hunter II
    • Power Drive
  • Jamie Tibbetts set the Aurcade High Score in Guwange: 1,854,793
  • Jamie Tibbetts set the Aurcade High Score in Power Drive: 96,600

Tuesday, December 13th:

Wednesday, December 14th:

 

Friday, December 16th:

Saturday, December 17th:

  • James White set the Aurcade High Score in Pepper II: 610,850
  • The Newest Issue of Little Player now at Galloping Ghost Arcade
  • Jeff Nauman, the lead programmer of Power Drive, donated this one of kind printed programming source code to Power Drive! Thanks to Brian Colin!

Sunday, December 18th:

  • Dustin Long set the Aurcade World Record in Ghost n’ Goblins: 1,129,200

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