Last Week in Review: January 1st to January 7th
Monday, January 1st:
- Up’n Down (Sega/Bally Midway 1983) added to the arcade floor
- Peter Gorz set the Aurcade World Record in Spy Hunter II: 137,700
|SAGA OF THE HARDCORE BELT|
|Steven Lucas||LOST||Shadi Barakat||Street Fighter 2 hyper fighting|
|Shadi Barakat||LOST||James White||Gain Ground|
|James White||DEFENDED||Patrick Fliess||Road Runner|
|James White||DEFENDED||Steven Lucas||Moon Patrol|
|James White||DEFENDED||Colby Wilkerson||Last Blade|
|James White||LOST||Gonzalo Perez||Pulsar|
|Gonzalo Perez||DEFENDED||Shadi Barakat||Star Castle|
Tuesday, January 2nd:
- Cabinet Upgrade: Space Ace moved to an original dedicate cabinet with full artwork
Wednesday, January 3rd:
- UK Magazine InterGame published an article on Galloping Ghost Arcade!
Friday, January 5th:
- TRIVIA FRIDAY!
- Question 1: What are 5 games we currently have on the floor of the arcade that you can also play at BOTH Underground Retrocade and Pixel Blast Arcade – meaning, all 3 arcades have them?
- Steven Lucas was the first to respond with 5 acceptable choices.
- Answers include: Pac-man, Ms. Pac-man, Joust, Centipede, 1943, Blazing Star, Altered Beast, Bad Dudes, Gyruss, Zaxxon, Rush N Attack, Pengo, Galaga, Q*Bert, Moon Patrol, Rally-X, Frogger, Dig Dug, Super Pac-man, Crystal Castles, Karate Champ, Tetris, Donkey Kong, plus many more!
- Question 2: Name 5 gamers that have been honored with Walter Day trading cards for their gaming or community efforts at Galloping Ghost Arcade.
- Tim Foley was the first to respond with 5 acceptable choices.
- We would have accepted any of the following: Matt Rocco, James White, Matt Walters, Fred DeHart, Gga Pete Hahn, Peter Gorz, Doc Mack, Hug Dee Dee, Sean C. Quigley, Anthony Paparo, Caitlin Oliver, Edward Lee, any of the gaming industry veterans such as Jeffrey Lee, Brian F Colin or Chris Tang, or any of the Team GGA members featured on the teams trading card.
- Trax Korinzu set the Aurcade World Record in Ultra Street Fighter IV: 1,514,400