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Happy New Year Everyone

Shaggy December 31, 2007 0

As this will probably be the last post here at Arcade Heroes for 2007, now is a good time to wish all of you a Happy New Year. 2007 was pretty good, it certainly

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King of Kong DVD pre-order available

Shaggy December 31, 2007 0

I caught that Amazon has now listed a pre-order for the King of Kong Documentary DVD. For those that don’t know, The King of Kong documented some arcade players in their quest for the

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Arcade Heroes Battle of the Week (12/31-1/6): Fast and Furious Drift VS NASCAR

Shaggy December 31, 2007 0

Last week’s Battle: DDR Vs Pump It Up! – DDR won by 1 vote (with 5 votes cast total). This week I figured let’s see how you feel about some newer titles. Racers and

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Industry Vet Jim Wallin passes away

Shaggy December 31, 2007 0

[Via CoinOPToday.com] This is some sad news coming from GlobalVR today that one of their employees, Jim Wallin has passed away. He was a true industry vet, beginning his work in the arcade business

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The Krow's Nest Operating 6 Ball Bowling Machines

SaraAB87 December 29, 2007 11

This is something I have been pondering for some time. There is a local arcade near me called the Krow’s nest, and they are operating 6 of the large, ball bowling machines. This arcade

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Street Fighter 4 gameplay video

Shaggy December 29, 2007 0

Via 1up, from the lucky guys who got to go and play the new SFIV. It’s good to see an arcde game getting such a high profile look at it but that’s probably because

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Alternate Flyer for Primeval Hunt

Shaggy December 28, 2007 0

Sega Amusements Europe’s media page appears to have been updated a few weeks ago but I guess I didn’t pay attention to the addition of Primeval Hunt on the list. I checked the brochure

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Sega's New Primeval Hunt, RaceTV and Virtua Fighter 5 Flyers

Shaggy December 28, 2007 0

This is certainly new, I found a few flyers for Sega’s upcoming arcade titles including Primeval Hunt, RaceTV and the arcade version of Virtua Fighter 5 on a distributor website. In regards to Primeval

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Konami's Jubeat cabinet

Shaggy December 26, 2007 0

Some images of the cabinet for Konami’s new bemani title Jubeat are out and it shows that the game is quite unique – in fact it uses a cube display but it is unclear

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Pirate Revenge – another new title from IGS

Shaggy December 26, 2007 5

[Via Insert Credit] (Click on the image to enlarge) Pirate Revenge is an arcade/redemption title by IGS (also known as American Alpha) that appears to be a new title from the aforementioned company although

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Merry Christmas (again)

Shaggy December 26, 2007 0

I just wanted to hop on an wish you all a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. While the timestamp will say this was posted on Dec. 26th, in my timezone it’s still the 25th,

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Battle of the Week – DDR vs. Pump It Up

Shaggy December 24, 2007 0

Thanks to all those that participated in last weeks battle. The winner was Tokyo Wars, which won by one vote. Time for a new battle, this week: Konami’s Dance Dance Revolution Vs. Andamiro’s Pump

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