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Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 5 International Goes Live

Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 5 International Goes Live

arcadehero October 23, 2014 1

One arcade game that always draws a lot of questions is Bandai Namco’s Wangan  Midnight Maximum Tune (WMMT) series. As a technical skill-based racer, it has quite a few fans all around the world. In the

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Big Buck Hunter World Championships: Live Stream + New Mobile Tournament

Big Buck Hunter World Championships: Live Stream + New Mobile Tournament

arcadehero October 22, 2014 0

The qualifiers are past and the date is almost here for the biggest competition in arcade gaming – the annual Big Buck Hunter World Championships.  Starting on Friday in Minneapolis, this tournament is promising

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Bandai Namco Amusements’ Time Crisis 5 Is Coming To Arcades In Spring 2015

Bandai Namco Amusements’ Time Crisis 5 Is Coming To Arcades In Spring 2015

arcadehero October 20, 2014 9

First released in 1995, the light-gun/foot pedal light-gun shooting game quickly gained a following of fans and the success of the series gave us a few sequels and a couple of spin-offs. The last

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Weekend Newsbag: The Hobbit In Action; Round 1 Opens in IL; NTG #20

Weekend Newsbag: The Hobbit In Action; Round 1 Opens in IL; NTG #20

arcadehero October 18, 2014 2

Happy weekend arcaders! In case you haven’t seen it already, this weekend starts off with a bang with news of Sega and Codemaster’s next arcade racing game, Showdown. Check out this post with the

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Next Up In Arcades From Sega: Showdown

Next Up In Arcades From Sega: Showdown

arcadehero October 18, 2014 3

As we approach the IAAPA trade show, it is normal for details of new arcade games to leak out beforehand since they tend to be out there on location test. I have heard rumblings

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Entretenimientos DIANA Celebrates 80 Years Of Arcade Fun In Chile

Entretenimientos DIANA Celebrates 80 Years Of Arcade Fun In Chile

arcadehero October 17, 2014 5

(Thanks to Sebastian Moraga for the info) Statistically speaking, most businesses are lucky to make the 1 year mark; 5 years is a real milestone but what about 80 years in business? That can

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The Hobbit Pinball Fully Unveiled

The Hobbit Pinball Fully Unveiled

arcadehero October 17, 2014 3

At the Pinball Expo 2014 event in Chicago last night, Jersey Jack Pinball unveiled the production version of their new The Hobbit Pinball game, which was first announced to be in development way back

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Peter Piper Pizza Acquired By Chuck E. Cheese’s Parent Company

Peter Piper Pizza Acquired By Chuck E. Cheese’s Parent Company

arcadehero October 16, 2014 3

  (Thanks to Jonathan Leung from Arcade Repair Tips for the tip) Some quick arcade business news here. With almost 600 locations around the world, Chuck E. Cheeses is quite famous for their blending

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Whoa Nellie! Big Juicy Melons Pinball Coming in 2015 Thanks To Stern Pinball

Whoa Nellie! Big Juicy Melons Pinball Coming in 2015 Thanks To Stern Pinball

arcadehero October 16, 2014 1

In a surprise announcement today, Stern Pinball has announced that they are working with Whizbang Pinball LLC to produce their Whoa Nellie! Big Juicy Melons Pinball machine, which will launch in Spring of 2015. Designed

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Stern Launching Official The Walking Dead Pinball Accessory Kits

Stern Launching Official The Walking Dead Pinball Accessory Kits

arcadehero October 15, 2014 0

If you do some searching online, you can find many “mods” for pinball games, designed by different individuals and companies to spruce up a pin beyond the stock design. Some people really like to

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Killer Queen Arcade Is Available Now

Killer Queen Arcade Is Available Now

arcadehero October 14, 2014 1

Remember Killer Queen Arcade? We have been following some news on this one for a while but I had not heard much about it until I received an email today from Fun Company (who

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The Zone Dome As An Arcade Display

The Zone Dome As An Arcade Display

arcadehero October 14, 2014 4

A short time ago, I mentioned an interesting new product by the name of Zone Dome in a weekend news collection post. I couldn’t find out if this was designed to also work in

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