Gameworks - Chicago

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Re: Gameworks - Chicago

Post by Ho » Thu Feb 24, 2011 1:39 pm

X and X2 are both fine games. SuperNOVA2 was a significant step up from SuperNOVA and X and X2 are pretty much more of the same with the exception of the new announcer. I have yet to meet anyone who has had anything nice to say about him.

Japanese X/X2 cabinets are an absolute work of art. US X cabinet is an absolute piece of garbage--specifically, the stage is flimsy. The cabinet itself is...passable, but a dim shadow of its Japanese cousin. US X2 is supposed to have a better stage, but it remains to be seen (for me) whether better than bad will be good. I have not heard anything about changes to the main cabinet body for US X2.
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Re: Gameworks - Chicago

Post by MonMotha » Thu Feb 24, 2011 6:46 pm

Ho wrote:it remains to be seen (for me) whether better than bad will be good.
Well, it worked for Blammo with their "Log" product...
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Re: Gameworks - Chicago

Post by Amp Divorax » Thu Feb 24, 2011 9:31 pm

MonMotha wrote:
Ho wrote:it remains to be seen (for me) whether better than bad will be good.
Well, it worked for Blammo with their "Log" product...
Actually, while the X2 stage is big and heavy, I don't think it's wood!
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Re: Gameworks - Chicago

Post by MonMotha » Fri Feb 25, 2011 5:37 am

Amp Divorax wrote:Actually, while the X2 stage is big and heavy, I don't think it's wood!
Well, if that's the case, then it is indeed a redesign from the DDRX US stage!
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Re: Gameworks - Chicago

Post by Blacktop » Fri Mar 04, 2011 9:41 am

I used to frequent the Schaumburg Gameworks -- their pads are usually pretty hit-or-miss. I don't think a lot of attention gets paid to them. But if it's a brand new cabinet, then I guess time wouldn't have had its way with the pads yet. =]
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