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More games from the GTI Asia China Expo 2010

September 7, 2010

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We finally have an extensive look at what went on at the GTI Asia China Expo 2010 and along with plenty of games came a few surprises. I’m still trying to find any video posted from the event online but so far no luck – if anything substantial comes along I’ll update this post. Some of the games you’ll see below: the first non-glasses stereoscopic 3D arcade game, Disney’s 3D Ping Pong; Pentavision’s DJ MAx Technika 2; Dino Survivor 4D by Belrare; a new version of Konami’s Mocap Sports; Taito’s Gaia Attack 4; Hypaa’s Mozarc; Andamiro’s Pump It Up Fiesta; a 10-player game called Ocean Spirit 2 and much more than we had seen previously.

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Browsing the GTI Asia China Expo 2010

August 31, 2010

The GTI Asia China Expo has come and gone and finally we are getting a first look at the many new products that were on hand. Some look like originals, some appear to be bootlegs but on thing is clear, the Chinese amusement market is growing fast and as long as they can learn to lay off the bootlegs, then it will be a good thing. I’ve picked out some screenshots that were published on rs2006.co.jp where I’ll make my best guess as to what is going on.

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Pandora’s Adventure II coming to GTI Asia China Expo next week

August 21, 2010

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Gametime International (or GTI) is busy ramping up for another Expo and when the GTI Asia China Expo 2010 gets under way on the 26th, we know of at least one game that will be there – Pandora’s Adventure II by Golden Dragon. PA2 is the follow-up game to Pandora’s Adventure which was shown this past March. Considering how the time frame between the two titles is quite small,  PA2 is an enhanced version of the first game, adding new characters, a motion-base seat and even a stereoscopic 3D display. It’s doubtful that will help much with the old polygon graphics that could be done on a console from the late 90’s (personally I would prefer 2D sprites over the old 3D stuff, if there was a choice) and they will have cabinet configurations ranging from 19″ screens to 52″ in size. The cabinet is colorful and goofy and I’m sure that it will sell for cheap.

It’s been good to see that the coin-op amusement market is quite strong in China this year, although I hope that they can improve the quality of the games sooner than later. Chinese companies seem quite willing to experiment in different game genres which is a plus but too often we also see clones or bootlegs which dampens the influence of original games from that region. Graphically the original games will need some consistency as they are all over the map, some looking great (like Crazy Speed or Golden Dragon’s own Bloody Taierzhuang) and others looking like Pandora’s Adventure or worse.

[Pandora's Adventure II @ Golden Dragon Amusements]

Pandora's Adventure II coming to GTI Asia China Expo next week

August 21, 2010

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Gametime International (or GTI) is busy ramping up for another Expo and when the GTI Asia China Expo 2010 gets under way on the 26th, we know of at least one game that will be there – Pandora’s Adventure II by Golden Dragon. PA2 is the follow-up game to Pandora’s Adventure which was shown this past March. Considering how the time frame between the two titles is quite small,  PA2 is an enhanced version of the first game, adding new characters, a motion-base seat and even a stereoscopic 3D display. It’s doubtful that will help much with the old polygon graphics that could be done on a console from the late 90’s (personally I would prefer 2D sprites over the old 3D stuff, if there was a choice) and they will have cabinet configurations ranging from 19″ screens to 52″ in size. The cabinet is colorful and goofy and I’m sure that it will sell for cheap.

It’s been good to see that the coin-op amusement market is quite strong in China this year, although I hope that they can improve the quality of the games sooner than later. Chinese companies seem quite willing to experiment in different game genres which is a plus but too often we also see clones or bootlegs which dampens the influence of original games from that region. Graphically the original games will need some consistency as they are all over the map, some looking great (like Crazy Speed or Golden Dragon’s own Bloody Taierzhuang) and others looking like Pandora’s Adventure or worse.

[Pandora's Adventure II @ Golden Dragon Amusements]


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