Archive for August 29, 2007

DDR Cosplay Fun

August 29, 2007

Now if only I lived in Rothschild, I could dig out one of my DDR costumes!

[via Barcade]

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Livewire Fun Center in Rothschild, WI is having a few DDR events worth mentioning this upcoming week. August 31st – September 1st, 7 PM until 11 PM each night, they are having a DDR Cosplay Weekend. Dress up as your favorite DDR character and you’ll be rewarded a FREE PLAY. More prizes will be awarded to the best of the group. The Official DDR Challenge starts on Thursday, September 6th from 5 PM until 10 PM. Show off your best moves on DDR SuperNOVA for prizes, such as iTunes gift cards, movie passes and other prizes for registered participants and event winners. It will be a bracket elimination-no safety bar use and the winner(s) will be based on player overall highest score. It’s nly $10 to enter.

Pre-registration required!

Livewire Fun Center 10101 Market Street, Suite D-10 Rothschild, WI 54474 (at Cedar Creek Mall – I-39 at Exit 185, adjacent to Cedar Creek Cinemas)

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BeatmaniaIIDX15 DJ Troopers Dated

August 29, 2007

The only time I ever see these machines are at shows, and even then I won’t dare play them because I end up looking completely useless next to the pro players that they always have on the Konami stands. Anyway, it’s good to hear there’s another Beatmania on the way, I can definately appreciate the joy of these games, what with my addiction to Guitar Hero!

[via Arcade Renaissance]

“Currently making the rounds with location tests across Japan and Europe, BeatmaniaIIDX15 DJ Troopers has finally been given a scheduled sale date by Konami. The latest game in the BeatmaniaIIDX series is set to be available at arcades starting in December. Konami intends on showing the game off again at the JAMMA Amusement Show based on initial reports, so we should be able to get another look at the rhythm title then. A series of YouTube! videos of the most recent location test was posted by user landolakes. One of them is posted below for convenience. Be sure to check out YouTube! if you are interested in viewing any of the others.”

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