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Happy Halloween – Let’s Look at Vampire!

Happy Halloween – Let’s Look at Vampire!

arcadehero October 31, 2012 0

Well today is Halloween, with costumes and candy aplenty to go around. There are no lack of arcade games that have a Halloween edge to them, on Facebook I asked what your favorite games

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Tilt Studio FEC Opening Soon In Joplin, MO

Tilt Studio FEC Opening Soon In Joplin, MO

arcadehero October 30, 2012 1

(Thanks to Jordan Fredrick for the tip) The year is in the final quarter but we are not out of new locations to report on yet. In fact we usually get an uptick of

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The Kong Off II Headed to Denver, CO

The Kong Off II Headed to Denver, CO

arcadehero October 29, 2012 0

While interest in competing for the top score on Nintendo’s Donkey Kong arcade game has existed well before the documentary The King of Kong came along, after that found success interest in competing for

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Interview: Patrick Michael From Sega Amusements Talks Dream Raiders

Interview: Patrick Michael From Sega Amusements Talks Dream Raiders

arcadehero October 27, 2012 0

Not long ago Sega unveiled the latest arcade title in their line-up called Dream Raiders. We will be getting some hands-on time with the game in about a month when it makes an appearance

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Weekend News: Future of Arcades, Sega History Kickstarter; Konami Gitadora; Mortal Kombat Love; Tron 30th

Weekend News: Future of Arcades, Sega History Kickstarter; Konami Gitadora; Mortal Kombat Love; Tron 30th

arcadehero October 26, 2012 0

Some various links to some arcade-related content to start off the last weekend you'll enjoy in October.

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Trailers For Two New Pump It Up Games: 2013 Fiesta 2 and Infinity

Trailers For Two New Pump It Up Games: 2013 Fiesta 2 and Infinity

arcadehero October 26, 2012 1

Andamiro will soon launches two new games to the Pump It Up Series, video footage inside.

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Winter  X Games Snocross Arcade Begins Production Monday

Winter X Games Snocross Arcade Begins Production Monday

arcadehero October 26, 2012 2

UPDATE: Here’s the first pic of the production models: For those interested in checking out the latest title from Raw Thrills, one that combines Super Bikes 2 and Arctic Thunder into one, under the

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Location News: 2nd Round 1 Facility Opens in CA; New UltraStar Cinema in AZ

Location News: 2nd Round 1 Facility Opens in CA; New UltraStar Cinema in AZ

arcadehero October 24, 2012 1

Here is some news about two new locations out there although unfortunately details on exact game selection and photos for both is in very short supply at present. I offer up what I have

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Not An Anachronism: Konami Testing DanceDanceRevolution In Japan

Not An Anachronism: Konami Testing DanceDanceRevolution In Japan

arcadehero October 24, 2012 2

No it's not 1998 but that is what Konami is calling the newest version of DDR.

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Stanford University’s Collection of 80s Arcade Photographs; New Arcade History Blog

Stanford University’s Collection of 80s Arcade Photographs; New Arcade History Blog

arcadehero October 23, 2012 0

(Thanks to Kevin Williams of for the tip on the pictures) It’s been a little while since we’ve come across some photos archiving the arcade culture of the early 80s, one of the more

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Saturday Fun: Live Action Short for Tekken Tag 2; New Initial D7 Trailer

Saturday Fun: Live Action Short for Tekken Tag 2; New Initial D7 Trailer

arcadehero October 20, 2012 3

It’s Saturday and that usually means news is a bit slow. But here are a couple of videos worth sharing with an arcade edge to them. First this short live action film of Tekken

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AirJet Games Releases Soccair

AirJet Games Releases Soccair

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Check out this unique soccer themed game that combines elements from foosball, pinball and more.

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