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Wizard of Oz Pinball Hits The Proverbial Yellow Brick Road of Shipping

Wizard of Oz Pinball Hits The Proverbial Yellow Brick Road of Shipping

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It’s been a long time coming – the first post I ran about Jersey Jack’s Wizard of Oz Pinball machine was back in January 2011 and the day has finally arrived that the machines

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100 Yen: The Japanese Arcade Experience Now Available On DVD

100 Yen: The Japanese Arcade Experience Now Available On DVD

arcadehero April 29, 2013 3

(Thanks to Chris at 100YenFilm as well as Geovany for the tip) UPDATE: My review of this has now been posted. It’s been a little while since we heard about the crowdsourced documentary film,

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From the DEAL 2013 Show in Dubai

From the DEAL 2013 Show in Dubai

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The DEAL show has once again come and gone and thanks to Kevin Williams of The Stinger Report, here’s a look at what was there. It usually appears to be similar in size to

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The Sonic Athletics Exergame Arcade Machine At The Tokyo Sega Joypolis

The Sonic Athletics Exergame Arcade Machine At The Tokyo Sega Joypolis

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Sega’s Tokyo Joypolis venue already has plenty of unique and interesting games and starting yesterday, a new multiplayer title is launching there that will appeal to Sonic and exergaming fans alike. Called Sonic Athletics,

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Gameroom Junkies Podcast & an EVE Offline Arcade Machine (UPDATED)

Gameroom Junkies Podcast & an EVE Offline Arcade Machine (UPDATED)

arcadehero April 25, 2013 2

Just a couple of items to talk about this evening. They don’t really have much to do with each other and I almost broke them up into different posts but I’m a little pressed

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Newsblender : A Danish Arcade Up For An Award; INJUSTICE Arcade cabinet; Interview with Roger Hector of Atari/Sente

Newsblender : A Danish Arcade Up For An Award; INJUSTICE Arcade cabinet; Interview with Roger Hector of Atari/Sente

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Time for another blending of news items together into one post. It does a body good, every once in a while at least. About a year and a half ago an arcade opened up

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Heighway Pinball’s Full Throttle Pinball Prototype At German Pinball Open

Heighway Pinball’s Full Throttle Pinball Prototype At German Pinball Open

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Newsfeed 1313, link sent via News from the pinball sector continues to heat up and today we have more information on a new upstart based in the UK that is bringing a non-licensed table

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More Buildings Turned Into Giant Arcade Games

More Buildings Turned Into Giant Arcade Games

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Last week I caught a glimpse of a project down in the megalopolis, São Paulo Brazil that involved setting up a building there as an arcade game. It had “Paulista Invaders” setup on it

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VR Back In Arcades Now With The MocapGames Pod

VR Back In Arcades Now With The MocapGames Pod

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VR is finding its way back into the news more and more this year. We have had a little discussion about the Oculus Rift device which has been praised by numerous game developers. A

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Hunger For Amusement Proven At The Heart of Gaming In London, UK

Hunger For Amusement Proven At The Heart of Gaming In London, UK

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This past weekend was the grand opening of a new arcade in London. Kevin Williams of The Stinger Report / DNA Association was there and he snapped numerous pictures and wrote up this article

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The Swarm By GlobalVR

The Swarm By GlobalVR

arcadehero April 15, 2013 1

The Swarm by Buka & GlobalVR Released: February 2013 Players: 1-2 simultaneous Type: Mounted Light Gun Shooter Rating: Yellow for Animated Violence or Red for Life-Like Violence (operator selectable) Arcade Exclusive? : YES SYNOPSIS:

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The Latest on Skit-B’s Predator Pinball

The Latest on Skit-B’s Predator Pinball

arcadehero April 13, 2013 0

This week was a little unusual for news on the site – there wasn’t any video arcade news to speak of really, it was all about pinball. With that in mind I figure why

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