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16-Bit Bar+Arcade Opens In Columbus, OH; Asheville Pinball Musuem in Asheville, NC

16-Bit Bar+Arcade Opens In Columbus, OH; Asheville Pinball Musuem in Asheville, NC

arcadehero August 31, 2013 1

Let’s keep the arcade location openings coming shall we? Once or twice a month is nice when that happens but with this post that will make three new locations opening their doors in August,

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Newsbag: Arcade Montage Videos, Winning Eleven 2014 loctest; Pixar Cars Arcade Release + More

Newsbag: Arcade Montage Videos, Winning Eleven 2014 loctest; Pixar Cars Arcade Release + More

arcadehero August 30, 2013 2

UPDATE AT THE BOTTOM – GUNSLINGER STRATOS 2 ANNOUNCED Hello all and welcome to another weekend! In the Northern hemisphere now is the time we start looking towards the end of the summer and

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Route 66 Arcade Museum Now Open in Atlanta, IL

Route 66 Arcade Museum Now Open in Atlanta, IL

arcadehero August 30, 2013 5

It’s been a little while since we had news of a new location opening the doors probably due to most places trying to get open at the beginning of the summer. For this location

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Andamiro’s Hit The Beat Combines Drumming & Slashing

Andamiro’s Hit The Beat Combines Drumming & Slashing

arcadehero August 29, 2013 1

In 2010 we ran a story about a game that combined elements of a fighting game with a rhythm one. If it ever was released then it was fairly limited to South Korea and

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Alterface Launches Vanguard For The 5Di Gamebox

Alterface Launches Vanguard For The 5Di Gamebox

arcadehero August 28, 2013 0

In 2011 we ran a brief story about a “5D” multi-player theater called Alterface. They create interactive motion theaters and “dark rides” (usually interactive indoor roller coasters or rides). To try and summarize what

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Namco Holds Business Meetings in Japan, Sonic Storm Renamed to Mach Storm

Namco Holds Business Meetings in Japan, Sonic Storm Renamed to Mach Storm

arcadehero August 28, 2013 5

The slow news period we’ve seen this summer may be starting to come to an end, at least where new game products are concerned. Japanese manufacturers are beginning to hold public “business meetings”, where

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Looking At Taito’s history As They Turn 60

Looking At Taito’s history As They Turn 60

arcadehero August 27, 2013 9

This past Friday was a date that was important to arcade and video game history but I did not realize that until I saw a message on Facebook from Taito. Here is what they

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Monopoly Goes Videmption With Monopoly Arcade

Monopoly Goes Videmption With Monopoly Arcade

arcadehero August 21, 2013 5

The other day I was looking over the 2013 releases and upcoming list and one has to admit – it feels a little light compared to previous years. Given the time it takes to

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Midway’s Unreleased Arcade Prototypes of the Past (Part 2)

Midway’s Unreleased Arcade Prototypes of the Past (Part 2)

arcadehero August 19, 2013 10

When I did the research for Midway’s unreleased arcade prototypes of the past, I had a feeling that there should have been more. Perhaps that is a tainted view as a company like Atari

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Newsbag: Missile Command History; Fantastic Arcade Spotlight; Persona 4 Arcade Updates

Newsbag: Missile Command History; Fantastic Arcade Spotlight; Persona 4 Arcade Updates

arcadehero August 18, 2013 0

Once again this past week was even slower for news than usual but part of it is me getting sidetracked with numerous things(I meant to post this Friday evening and due to more sidetracking,

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The Veil Lifts a Little More on Jersey Jack’s The Hobbit Pinball UPDATE: FULL PLAYFIELD SHOWN

The Veil Lifts a Little More on Jersey Jack’s The Hobbit Pinball UPDATE: FULL PLAYFIELD SHOWN

arcadehero August 13, 2013 10

UPDATE: The full playfield was just unveiled. Since it’s so soon and this story from the other day is still in the top 5, I’m just going to bump this up. According to Joe

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Late Saturday News: Gamers Go Crazy for Guilty Gear Xrd in Japan; Galaxy Collision Air Hockey, Transformers at AAMA in US

Late Saturday News: Gamers Go Crazy for Guilty Gear Xrd in Japan; Galaxy Collision Air Hockey, Transformers at AAMA in US

arcadehero August 10, 2013 0

Happy Saturday everyone. Just a couple of news blurbs here to share as everyone experiences the weekend. Some big location test news out of Japan for the new Guilty Gear Xrd Sign by Arc

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