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You’d be forgiven for thinking arcades went the way of payphones. Taking on new forms, the arcade continues to survive.

Tokyo’s Akihabara neighbourhood is famously known as the mecca of anime and video games. Sadly, on the 30th of August, it will be losing one of its iconic landmarks. The popular Sega Akihabara Building 2 arcade announced that it will be closing its doors permanently.

For an entire generation, video game arcades might be relegated to the history books of gaming. …


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