July 22, 2011 11:00 PM | Matthew Hawkins
Remember Cho Chabudai Gaeshi, the game that centered on furiously flipping over tables? Well, did you know it got a sequel? The clip above has been around for a while, but was recently spotted on Reddit, and features words from the producer of Cho Chabudai Gaeshi 2 (or Taito Super Table Flip 2 as it's referred to by DigiInfo) at JAMMA 2010, plus a look at the follow-up.
In addition to the original four scenarios, in which you assumed the mantles of a frustrated father, angry saleryman, fed up bar hostess, and pissed of bride, there's three new ones presented. Two are featured in the video, and one's a real doozy; being a short-tempered schoolteacher looks fun enough, but the real star is the agitated priest giving funeral rites, who overturns the coffin (with body inside) when the moment is just right.
There's also a multiplayer mode, along with refinements to the existing levels. And speaking of the first game, as well as also from that same Reddit thread; to promote the original's release, Taito held a tournament to see who could flip a table in real life the best and furthest. After the cut is footage of the 1st place winner, who was also an American, Marcus Smith...