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Weekend News: SALEX Brazil; Fun Fair Bash, Pac-Man Headphones, Pitch to Pixel 2

Weekend News: SALEX Brazil; Fun Fair Bash, Pac-Man Headphones, Pitch to Pixel 2

arcadehero July 26, 2013 3

Welcome to the last weekend of July. This week has given us some new game announcements with Raw Thrills’ Batmobile and Namco/Nintendo’s Mario Kart Arcade GP DX. There was some arcade news at the

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Namco Launches Mario Kart Arcade GP DX Japanese Version

Namco Launches Mario Kart Arcade GP DX Japanese Version

arcadehero July 25, 2013 9

The news about the next installment of Mario Kart for arcades is nothing new, something that has been on the wire since February. The game was announced for a summer release in Japan and

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Next from the Makers of H2Overdrive & Dirty Drivin’, a Batman Arcade Game: Batmobile

Next from the Makers of H2Overdrive & Dirty Drivin’, a Batman Arcade Game: Batmobile

arcadehero July 22, 2013 9

(Newsfeed 1323 via ) Ever since a Southern California company by the name of Specular Interactive was discovered to be behind the arcade racing title H2Overdrive, they have been on our map. I had

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DNA Announces Growth & New Book: The Out Of Home Immersive Entertainment Frontier

DNA Announces Growth & New Book: The Out Of Home Immersive Entertainment Frontier

arcadehero July 20, 2013 1

The Digital Out Of Home Interactive Entertainment Network Association is on the move again with some news about their growth as a group and plans for launching a new book about the industry this

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In Air Hockey News: The Gold Standard Games Table of Champions; Way of the Puck Documentary

In Air Hockey News: The Gold Standard Games Table of Champions; Way of the Puck Documentary

arcadehero July 19, 2013 0

(Thanks to Mark Robbins for the info) About a year ago at the AAMA Gala, among the new products shown was a picture of a company that used to be known as Shelti. They

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All You Can Arcade Aims For Widespread Rental Access

All You Can Arcade Aims For Widespread Rental Access

arcadehero July 17, 2013 3

In the many discussions I frequently have with current or prospective operators or people just looking to have a little game room arcade action at home, there is one question that pops up all

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UPDATED: New Ultra SFIV for Japanese Arcades; Konami Testing Waters For A Return Of Pro Evolution Soccer?

UPDATED: New Ultra SFIV for Japanese Arcades; Konami Testing Waters For A Return Of Pro Evolution Soccer?

arcadehero July 13, 2013 6

UPDATED – Enough has come to light since the story broke that I’ve added a few new items and corrections below. Updates in green. Two stories to share with you tonight that we’re entirely

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Newsblend: Sega Arcade For Comic-Con; Aircraft Skin Arcade Cab; Dark Escape 4D Review

Newsblend: Sega Arcade For Comic-Con; Aircraft Skin Arcade Cab; Dark Escape 4D Review

arcadehero July 12, 2013 0

The weekend is just about to get started and with that, here are some more links with my comments about some quick arcade-related stories. BTW, I had a great conversation with Brian Colins of

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Sega Releases Transformers Human Alliance Teaser

Sega Releases Transformers Human Alliance Teaser

arcadehero July 12, 2013 4

Not long ago we found out that Sega was testing out a new arcade game called Transformers Human Alliance. It was first being tested out in China but there was very little info about

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The Museum Of Pinball in Southern California Launches A Kickstarter Campaign

The Museum Of Pinball in Southern California Launches A Kickstarter Campaign

arcadehero July 9, 2013 0

Building a business is not an easy task and it becomes even more of a challenge when you start off with a gigantic facility. Arcades and similar ideas need space and generally speaking, the

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Newsbag: Sega UK’s Virtua Tennis 4 Sale; Ace Attorney Attraction Returns; New Mario Kart GP DX video

Newsbag: Sega UK’s Virtua Tennis 4 Sale; Ace Attorney Attraction Returns; New Mario Kart GP DX video

arcadehero July 8, 2013 1

Here’s a few news stories about arcades to discuss, which have appeared With British tennis player Andy Murray winning the Wimbeldon tournament and bringing the prize home to England after a 77 year drought,

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Tecmo Koei Re-Entering Arcade Market With Dead or Alive 5 AC and Sega’s Help

Tecmo Koei Re-Entering Arcade Market With Dead or Alive 5 AC and Sega’s Help

arcadehero July 5, 2013 7

(Scroll down for updated details) Bomb Jack. Solomon’s Key. Ninja Gaiden. Rygar. Tecmo Bowl. Dead or Alive. These titles are familiar to many gamers and among them are some commonalities. One, they were made

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