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Sega Park Southampton Closes Its Doors; Sega GRID 42″ Out Now & Sega EAG Booth

Sega Park Southampton Closes Its Doors; Sega GRID 42″ Out Now & Sega EAG Booth

arcadehero January 31, 2013 3

We’ve got some bad news and some good news so like the cliche goes, the bad news first. If you’re near Southampton UK then an arcade has closed its doors there as of yesterday.

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Flood Of News for JAEPO: Under Defeat HD+, DDR, Steel Chronicle Be, Lord of Vermillion 3, more

Flood Of News for JAEPO: Under Defeat HD+, DDR, Steel Chronicle Be, Lord of Vermillion 3, more

arcadehero January 30, 2013 0

With EAG now past the next amusement trade show we look forward to is taking place in Japan called JAEPO 2013. This is a new trade show that is taking the place of JAMMA

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The Games of EAG Expo 2013 Via The Stinger Report

The Games of EAG Expo 2013 Via The Stinger Report

arcadehero January 29, 2013 11

Its a week after EAG Expo 2013 opened its doors to show off the latest in coin-op/out-of-home entertainment for the European sector and thanks to The Stinger Report here are some pictures from the

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Taito Bringing Groove Coaster To Arcades

Taito Bringing Groove Coaster To Arcades

arcadehero January 29, 2013 0

In the rush to get a game title out onto the mobile game market, coin-op arcade companies have not taken exception to jumping on that particular bandwagon. Taito has embraced the mobile market a

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BBC Takes Notice Of Pinball Resurgance With Another New Pinball Manufacturer, Heighway Pinball

BBC Takes Notice Of Pinball Resurgance With Another New Pinball Manufacturer, Heighway Pinball

arcadehero January 29, 2013 0

(Thanks to everyone that sent this in!; pictures below via The Stinger Report and were taken at the EAG2013 show last week) Thanks to the EAG Expo that took place last week, arcade and

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MoCap Games’ Sci Shooter As Seen At EAG 2013

MoCap Games’ Sci Shooter As Seen At EAG 2013

arcadehero January 28, 2013 1

I know many of you are waiting for more information on what was at EAG 2013 last week but hang tight, we will have plenty to share this week. One game that appeared at

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Mario Kart Arcade 3 Coming Later This Year

Mario Kart Arcade 3 Coming Later This Year

arcadehero January 25, 2013 7

For fans of the Mario  Kart series, these are good times. A new iteration of the game shows up for every console they make, with one coming to the WiiU later this year. But

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New Arcade Open Tomorrow In Houston, TX: The Game Preserve

New Arcade Open Tomorrow In Houston, TX: The Game Preserve

arcadehero January 25, 2013 1

Through 2012 we saw an uptick in stories about classic arcades opening their doors around the US and judging by the news today, 2013 is starting off on a similar foot. If you are

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Arcade Exchange, A Facebook Community for Buying/Selling the Classics

Arcade Exchange, A Facebook Community for Buying/Selling the Classics

arcadehero January 24, 2013 27

When it comes to arcade collecting there are many resources one can use to hopefully find that one game (or games) that you are looking for. eBay and Craigslist would be well-known among those

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Flashbacks: The 90s Arcade Racer; “Arcade” Movie Trailer

Flashbacks: The 90s Arcade Racer; “Arcade” Movie Trailer

arcadehero January 24, 2013 1

Newsfeed 1286 via As we wait for more news to come along from EAG 2013, we may as well cover some arcade-related things, a couple of which have been sent to us by The

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EAG Expo 2013 First Look – Dead Heat Riders, Sega Booth, Electrocoin, UNIS

EAG Expo 2013 First Look – Dead Heat Riders, Sega Booth, Electrocoin, UNIS

arcadehero January 22, 2013 9

Today the EAG Expo 2013 took place and with it, some new stuff. AH writer HeavyElectricity (Nick Thorpe) was there to check everything out and he will be providing a larger and more detailed

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Book Review: Atari Inc. Business Is Fun

Book Review: Atari Inc. Business Is Fun

arcadehero January 17, 2013 1

Well here is a rarity for us, a book review. It’s not that there aren’t any books about arcades out there, just that I have not got my hands on one until recently. The

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