Akumajo Dracula (Castlevania) The Arcade

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Akumajo Dracula (Castlevania) The Arcade

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http://kotaku.com/5156171/castlevania-a ... d-in-japan

Looks really cool from the trailer. Looks like House of the Dead meets Castlevania. Too bad it will probably never see the light of day here in America :(
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Sadly I don't think it will. Arcade machines are a hard sell in the US nowadays, especially "gimmick" ones with expensive environments and controllers. House of the Dead (the most recent) despite being a well known franchise and a big arcade name, sold really poorly here because of the cost of the units.

With the "retro" revival a lot of arcades are picking up old machines or new "compilation" machines that have like ten or twelve titles. The good stuff seems to end up staying in Japan.

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Looks pretty darn cool, even though I'm not usually into the first person thing. Arcades died in my area a long time ago. Big money for a dedicated cab like that and the price probably goes way up with overseas shipping. Teasin us, that's what they are doing. :Dog_Laughing:

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I thought the topic was about Haunted Castle. :)

The game looks wicked...the most we can hope is for an arcade perfect port on either console...and if needed, to import it!

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lol i thought this was about Haunted Castle too.

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Any updates on this? Looks like it would be great with the upcoming PlayStation Move.
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