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Transformers Limited Edition cabinets revealed

Transformers Limited Edition cabinets revealed

arcadehero November 28, 2011 6

(Thanks to IcePagoda on the forums for the tip) Stern Pinball has unveiled three cabinet designs for the new Limited Edition Transformers Pinball. As you can tell, Stern has gone down the unusual path

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Arcade Related: Brain Battle by Ars Electronica; Pinball Arcade by Farsight Studios

arcadehero November 27, 2011 0

Way back in 1983, Atari promised to revolutionize game controls with a device they called the Atari Mindlink. Prototypes were built and tested, running on modified versions of Pong and Breakout, but ultimately it

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New arcade Game On opening in Timaru, New Zealand

New arcade Game On opening in Timaru, New Zealand

arcadehero November 25, 2011 0

If you live in or near Timaru, New Zealand and you enjoy arcades then a new location should be on your radar. It’s called Game On and it’s opening in three weeks from now.

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Wizard of Oz Pinball Playfield w/ Inserts

Wizard of Oz Pinball Playfield w/ Inserts

arcadehero November 23, 2011 0

Tomorrow is a big holiday in the US, Thanksgiving. As a gift related to that, Jersey Jack Pinball has released the picture above to show the playfield with the inserts but sans artwork. At

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Poll Time: Best Game of IAAPA?

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With IAAPA past us and some time given to digest what was there, let’s take a look at what you think was the most interesting, exciting, best, etc. game you saw from our IAAPA

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IAAPA 2011 Pics Part 3

IAAPA 2011 Pics Part 3

arcadehero November 20, 2011 0

Time for part three of our IAAPA run-down with pictures. Most of them are from Kevin Williams of The Stinger Report with the exception of the one you see above which is from the

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IAAPA 2011 Videos Part 2

IAAPA 2011 Videos Part 2

arcadehero November 19, 2011 0

Here’s the next batch of videos of different things from IAAPA, hope you enjoy it. This is the last collection of my videos I shot but there could be more I end up posting

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IAAPA 2011 Videos Part 1 – ReRave, Emergency, Operation GHOST, Dirty Drivin’

arcadehero November 18, 2011 0

Here’s the first batch of my amateur videos from IAAPA 2011. As the title mentions, here’s ReRave by Step Evolution/Coast-To-Coast Entertainment; Emergency by NittoGame; Operation GHOST by Sega, and the Raw Thrills booth with

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IAAPA 2011 Pics Part 2

IAAPA 2011 Pics Part 2

arcadehero November 17, 2011 4

Continuing the IAAPA 2011 trade show coverage with twice the pics and half the salt! In case you missed it, pictures of games like Bejeweled can be found here. All of these pictures are

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IAAPA 2011 Pics Part 1

IAAPA 2011 Pics Part 1

arcadehero November 16, 2011 1

As they like to say in movie trailers, “The wait is over” as the latest IAAPA Expo is upon us. Taking place this week in Orlando, FL, as it will be for the next

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Video: “Real life” Metal Slug

arcadehero November 16, 2011 1

I meant to have some pics from IAAPA up for viewing already but there was an issue which should be resolved later today. On top of that I will be arriving at the show

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Happy Fun Monday Variety Post: IAAPA, DDR World Record attempt, idolmaster mini-cab, arcade documentaries online

arcadehero November 14, 2011 1

I’ve got a few things to share with you today that have been accumulating here and there but I’ve been on-the-road travelling for a big event in the arcade biz this week IAAPA. If’

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