I can’t say that I’m surprised when I hear that another great arcade has closed shop, no matter where it is or how legendary it may seem to be. We have to face the fact that the arcade business model is difficult these days, and that the support of our local communities usually isn’t enough to keep these places going.
Haunts at iPlayWinner is reporting that Denjin Arcade (which played host to a ton of fighting game events over the last few years) is now closed permanently. No reason was given at this time, so all we can leave you with is sadness. It isn’t just an arcade that is dying, after all. It is part of our history and our culture.