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Namco’s Bhutto Burst for Kids In Japan

Namco’s Bhutto Burst for Kids In Japan

arcadehero June 29, 2012 0

If there is one place where card systems combined with video games works, its Japan. That would be collectible cards moreso than data cards to save game progress (the latter of which has been

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40 Years of Arcade Games – Part 2(1990-2012)

40 Years of Arcade Games – Part 2(1990-2012)

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So the 40 Years of Arcade Games post to celebrate Atari’s 40th anniversary had so much content on it that I had to split it up to keep the post from crashing. See Part

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New Book: Atari Inc. – Business Is Fun

New Book: Atari Inc. – Business Is Fun

arcadehero June 27, 2012 3

We mentioned this a while back but today being what it is, Atari’s birthday, the official announcement has come along from the writers that the new book, Atari Inc. – Business is Fun is 

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40 Years Of Arcade Games – Part 1 (1972-1989)

40 Years Of Arcade Games – Part 1 (1972-1989)

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Today is Atari’s 40th Anniversary which also marks a good time to look over 40 years of arcade games in general. What is your favorite arcade game and why? Here’s something that I find

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Chicago Gets A New Barcade with Emporium Arcade Bar

Chicago Gets A New Barcade with Emporium Arcade Bar

arcadehero June 25, 2012 2

Newsfeed 1215 via The new location news continues on, back to Illinois once again with a new barcade type facility opening its doors. Just so you know, I am sitting on two new location

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Arcade Game Reviews Now Up

Arcade Game Reviews Now Up

arcadehero June 23, 2012 0

I mentioned on the Facebook page a little while ago that I was working on some arcade game reviews and I finally have some up. I figure that since websites that review video games

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Dirty Drivin Review

Dirty Drivin Review

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DIRTY DRIVIN’ DEVELOPER: Specular Interactive PUBLISHER: Raw Thrills RELEASE: September 2011 TYPE: Racing PLAYERS: 1-8 (linked) HARDWARE: Custom PC based ARCADE EXCLUSIVE?: Yes RATING: Green – Suitable For All Ages SYNOPSIS: From the Specular

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Big Buck HD Released, Now Rolling Off The Factory Floor

Big Buck HD Released, Now Rolling Off The Factory Floor

arcadehero June 21, 2012 2

Just a few months after the official unveiling in Las Vegas, the newest entry to the top arcade hunting series, Big Buck HD is rolling off the factory floor, on it’s way to distributors

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Insert Coin(s) Opening New Location In Minneapolis This Year

Insert Coin(s) Opening New Location In Minneapolis This Year

arcadehero June 20, 2012 0

Insert Coin(s) expands with a second location, click for more details!

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Eugene Jarvis Honored At Robotron 2084 Event At Star Worlds Arcade

Eugene Jarvis Honored At Robotron 2084 Event At Star Worlds Arcade

arcadehero June 19, 2012 0

(Thanks to Patrick O’Malley for the info) This past weekend the Star Worlds Arcade in DeKalb, IL held a special event to celebrate 30 years of Robotron 2084 (you might recall that a lot

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Atari Trivia #3 plus More Atari Promo Videos

Atari Trivia #3 plus More Atari Promo Videos

arcadehero June 18, 2012 0

We’re fast approaching June 27th, the official day that Atari was founded 40 years ago. Leading up to that I published a history on Atari’s Arcade Prototypes and here is the next Atari Trivia

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Arcades Get Some Love In New Issue of Continue Magazine

Arcades Get Some Love In New Issue of Continue Magazine

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The new Continue Magazine opens its second issue with a look at modern arcade gaming machines. More details inside!

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