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Last Week in Review: December 3rd to December 9th

Monday, December 3rd:

  • Operation Gunbuster (Taito, 1992) added to the arcade floor

 

Tuesday, December 4th:

  • Tunnel Hunt (Atari, 1982) added to the arcade floor

 

 

 

  • We at Galloping Ghost Arcade extend our heartfelt condolences to the friends and family of Joel West, who passed away this week. A great arcade gamer, known for his achievements in Frenzy and Berserk. He was always a welcome guest at GGA, and will be sorely missed. Gamer of the Year James White did a Frenzy Marathon on Twitch in his honor.

Watch Frenzy stream: James White in honor Joel West from GallopingGhostArcade on www.twitch.tv

 

Thursday, December 6th:

  • Galloping Ghost Arcade has a new expansion! Including:
    • Dark Planet (Stern, 1982)
    • Waku Waku 7 (Sunsoft, 1996)
    • Magical Tetris Challenge (Capcom, 1998)
    • Chase HQ (Taito, 1988)
    • Polygonet Commanders (Konami, 1993)
    • Cabinet Upgrade: Gate of Doom gets it’s own cabinet!
    • Piranha (GL, 1981)
    • Dark Stalkers (Capcom, 1994)
    • Night Warriors (Capcom, 1995)
    • Erghiez (Namco, 1998)
    • Main Event (Konami, 1988)
    • Wayne Gretzky’s 3D Hockey (Atari, 1996)
    • Demolition Derby (Bally Midway, 1984)
    • Tranquilizer Gun (Sega, 1980)
    • And many more!

 

 


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Last Week in Review: November 26th to December 2nd

Monday, November 26th:

  • Star Hawk (Cinematronics, 1978) added to the arcade floor

 

  • Cabinet Repair: Monitor fixes for:
    • New Zealand Story
    • Dragon Spirit
    • Ninja Baseball Batman
    • Marvel vs Capcom
    • Marvel vs Street Fighter
    • X Men Children of the Atom
    • Alien vs Predator/Cadillacs & Dinosaurs
    • Thanks to Tom Nieter and Zach Edge for assistance with all of this

 

 

 

Saturday, December 1st:

DARK PRESENCE DAY LIVE

  • Presenting Galloping Ghost Production’s own Dark Presence in a playable Beta at Galloping Ghost Arcade
    • All characters playable for the first time!
    • Full arcade ladder mode with secret boss character!
    • Check out the full direct feed stream here on our Twitch Channel.

Watch Dark Presence Day from GallopingGhostArcade on www.twitch.tv

 

 

Sunday, December 2nd:


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Last Week in Review: October 29th to November 4th

Monday, October 29th

  • Swimmer (Centuri, 1982) added to the arcade floor!

 

 

Wednesday, October 31st

  • New CarnEvil 20th Anniverscary posters on sale at the front counter. Created by industry legend Scott Pikulski! 

 

Friday, November 2nd

 

Saturday, November 3rd

  • GGA is proud to support the opening of a new arcadeColonial Arcade in Deptford, NJ. Owned by friend of GGA, Jerry Colonna, we ask if you are in the New Jersey area to check it out!

 

 


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Last Week in Review: October 22nd to October 28th

Monday, October 22nd:

  • Giga Wing 2 added to the arcade floor

 

  • Doc Mack‘s Panel from Pinball Expo 2018

 

 

SAGA OF THE HARDCORE BELT
CHAMPION RESULT CHALLENGER GAME
Chris Plachy DEFENDED Maurice Smith Punch Out
Chris Plachy DEFENDED Geoff Lucas Karnov

 

Tuesday, October 23rd:

  • Phil Fenton announced he is playing on Garcade’s Team in the Extra Life gaming charity marathon! pledge your support to raise funds for a children’s hospital on November 3rd!

 

Friday, October 26th:

 

Saturday, October 27th:

SHANG TSUNG’S FIGHT NIGHT

  • Featuring
    • MK Celebrities:
      • John Parrish – Jax (MKII and UMK3)
      • Phillip Ahn, M.D. – Shang Tsung (MKII)
      • John Turk – Sub-Zero, Shang Tsung, Scorpion (UMK3)
      • Brian Glynn – Shao Kahn (MKII & UMK3)
      • Christopher Alexander – (MK Trilogy)
      • A surprise visit from Mortal Kombat Director Ed Boon!
    • Tournaments in MK, MKII, UMK3, and MK 4!

(Special thanks to Jason Krogh and Vincent Vincenti Miranda for photos)

 


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Last Week in Review: October 15th to October 21st

Monday, October 15th

  • Soul Calibur II added to the arcade floor

 

SAGA OF THE HARDCORE BELT
CHAMPION RESULT CHALLENGER GAME
Jeremiah Smith LOST Zach Edgerton Theif
Zach Edgerton DEFENDED Chris Plachy Black Tiger
Zach Edgerton LOST Geoff Lucas Mission Craft
Geoff Lucas LOST Chris Plachy Star Wars Arcade
Chris Plachy DEFENDED Maurice Smith A. B. Cop
James White LOST Steven Lucas Timber
Steven Lucas DEFENDED Ryan Primal Rage 2

 

Tuesday, October 16th:

 

Wednesday, October 17th:

  • Galloping Ghost Arcade was invited to record a video about the 40th anniversary of Space Invaders for it’s original creator, Tomohiro Nishikado

 

 

 

Thursday, October 18th:

 

Friday, October 19th:

 

Sunday, October 21st:

SAGA OF THE HARDCORE BELT
CHAMPION RESULT CHALLENGER GAME
Steven Lucas DEFENDED Diago SplatterHouse
Steven Lucas DEFENDED Owen Solar Warriors
Steven Lucas DEFENDED Devin Eyes
Steven Lucas DEFENDED Tony Spy Hunter
Steven Lucas DEFENDED Brennan WWF Superstars
Steven Lucas DEFENDED Mike Zaxxon

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Last Week in Review: October 8th to October 14th

Monday, October 8th:

  • Warrior Blade – Rastan Saga Episode III (Taito, 1991) added to the arcade floor

 

SAGA OF THE HARDCORE BELT
CHAMPION RESULT CHALLENGER GAME
Chris Plachy LOST James White Mister Viking
James White DEFENDED ACE King of Fighters XIII
James White DEFENDED Geoff Lucas Zed Blade
James White DEFENDED Jamie Tibbetts Golden Axe
James White DEFENDED Mases Hagopian Alien Storm

 

James White – Hardcore Champion

 

Wednesday, October 10th:

  • Shang Tsung’s Fight Night looms. October 27th!

 

SAGA OF THE HARDCORE BELT
CHAMPION RESULT CHALLENGER GAME
James White DEFENDED Eddie Perez Time Travelers

 

Friday, October 12th:

SAGA OF THE HARDCORE BELT
CHAMPION RESULT CHALLENGER GAME
James White DEFENDED Jordan Marvel Super Heroes
James White DEFENDED Omar Turkey Shoot
James White DEFENDED Dave Operation Wolf
James White DEFENDED Tom Mega Man The Power Battle
James White DEFENDED Tod Battlezone
James White LOST John Goodwin The Grid
John Goodwin DEFENDED Tom Wild West Cowboys of Moo Mesa
John Goodwin DEFENDED Tod Toobin

 

John Goodwin – Hardcore Champion

 

Satuday, October 13th:

  • Cabinet Repair: Golden Axe recapped and removed dark lines on the sides

 

  • A new episode of the GGA Podcast

 

 

Sunday, October 14th:

 


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Last Week in Review: October 1st to October 7th

Monday, October 1st

  • TH Strikes Back (Gaelco, 1994) added to the arcade

 

SAGA OF THE HARDCORE BELT
CHAMPION RESULT CHALLENGER GAME
Chris Plachy DEFENDED Jamie Tibbetts Robocop
Chris Plachy DEFENDED Geoff Lucas Ikari Warriors

 

Tuesday, October 2nd

 

Wednesday, October 3rd

 

Friday, October 5th:

  • Gamer of the Year James White has twitch streamed his 8+ hour attempt to reclaim his high score on Frenzy.

Watch Frenzy gameplay by James White – PB / house high scoring attempt, live from Galloping Ghost Arcade! from GallopingGhostArcade on www.twitch.tv

 

Sunday, October 7th:


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Last Week in Review: September 24th to September 30th

Monday, September 24th:

  • Eliminator (Sega/Gremlin, 1981) added to the arcade floor!

 

Tuesday, September 25th:

 

Friday, September 28th:

 

Saturday, September 29th:

  • Cabinet Repair: Replaced mirrored plexi with glass in Darius II for a more clean image.

 


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Last Week in Review: September 17th to September 23rd

Monday, September 17th:

  • Darius II (Taito, 1989) added to the arcade floor

 

 

  • Chris Plachy defended his Hardcore Belt title against Geoff Lucas in Twinkle Star Sprites

 

Tuesday, September 18th:

 

 

Wednesday, September 19th:

 

Thursday, September 20th:

 

 

Sunday, September 23rd:

 


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Last Week in Review: September 3rd to September 9th

Monday, September 3rd:

 

  • CyberBots (Capcom 1994) added to the arcade floor

 

 

 

Wednesday, September 5th:

  • Cabinet Upgrade: New Black and White monitor for Star Castle. Thanks to Doug Fox

 

Saturday, September 8th:


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