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Arcade Odyssey Now Open in Miami, FL

Arcade Odyssey Now Open in Miami, FL

arcadehero December 31, 2011 14

As we get ready to sign off on 2011, what better way to compliment the ending of the old year and the beginning of a new one with yet another story on a new

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Rusty Quarters Retro Arcade & Museum Opens in Minneapolis, MN

Rusty Quarters Retro Arcade & Museum Opens in Minneapolis, MN

arcadehero December 29, 2011 1

(Thanks to Sage for the tip!) Here’s more location news to brighten your day, this time coming from Minnesota. Called the Rusty Quarters Retro Arcade & Museum, this is a classic oriented arcade that

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No Limit Arcade Comes to Algonquin, IL

No Limit Arcade Comes to Algonquin, IL

arcadehero December 29, 2011 7

If you live in or near Algonquin, Illinois then there is a new arcade near you to check out. Called No Limit Arcade, they are following a pattern similar to what Galloping Ghost Arcade

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Correction on Pac-Man Battle Royale Deluxe at Dave & Busters

Correction on Pac-Man Battle Royale Deluxe at Dave & Busters

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A short time ago Dave & Busters locations landed a deal to get the new Pac-Man Battle Royale Deluxe edition of the game. We covered that along with the Pac-Man Power Girls showing up

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ESPN Takes a Look At The New National Pinball Museum In Baltimore

ESPN Takes a Look At The New National Pinball Museum In Baltimore

arcadehero December 28, 2011 0

(Thanks to Sevenout for the tip!) I’m not sure how many pinball museums there are out there these days but there seem to be enough that I’ve lost track. As I have said before,

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The Top 10 Arcade Heroes Posts of 2011

The Top 10 Arcade Heroes Posts of 2011

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I am not a big fan of Top 10 lists – sure I could pass off my opinion of the “Top 10 Arcade Games to Feature a Winners Don’t Use Drugs Logo Screen During

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Help us Upgrade Arcade Heroes

Help us Upgrade Arcade Heroes

arcadehero December 26, 2011 0

While now would be a good idea to take a Christmas vacation, that’s just not happening for me (Merry belated Christmas by the way. Or Happy Hanukkah if that is your holiday). Just a

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A Lesson In Arcade Game Design

A Lesson In Arcade Game Design

arcadehero December 23, 2011 4

newsfeed 1147 via Arcade games have always in a class of their own in how they present themselves and how they are played. There are certain things that work best in video games found

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Vote for the Arcade & Pinball Game of the Year 2011

Vote for the Arcade & Pinball Game of the Year 2011

arcadehero December 21, 2011 22

It’s that time of year again¬† – time to find out what you readers think is the Arcade Game of the Year for 2011 happens to be. There are three polls to vote in,

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Namco’s Katsuhiro Harada Details Fan Support and Arcade Business in Tohoku Quake Aftermath

Namco’s Katsuhiro Harada Details Fan Support and Arcade Business in Tohoku Quake Aftermath

arcadehero December 21, 2011 0

Newsfeed 1146 via When natural disasters hit, the immediate concern for the survivors is to keep on surviving and to make the best out of a terrible situation. It’s not just your physical side

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Another Building With Projected Pinball + 24 Hour Le Mans Pinball in France

Another Building With Projected Pinball + 24 Hour Le Mans Pinball in France

arcadehero December 21, 2011 0

Newsfeed 1144 & 1145 via Remember Pinwall? It’s been a while since we covered that but it’s still an interesting enough of an idea to warrant other virtual pinball setups like it. This one

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Walking Through Disney Quest

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Newsfeed 1143 via As an amusement park, they almost always have an arcade of some sort but when it comes to Disney, their arcades carry a big reputation since they happen to be expansive

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