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Astro City Brings Retro Arcade Goodness to Southend-On-Sea, UK

Astro City Brings Retro Arcade Goodness to Southend-On-Sea, UK

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(Thanks to Barrie for the tip!) The year is coming to a close and just in before the end, a link was sent to my inbox about a new retro arcade that opened its

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The Top Ten Stories At Arcade Heroes 2013

The Top Ten Stories At Arcade Heroes 2013

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When an adult I think we always feel like time just flies by although for me, this year has at times felt like that while at others felt like it drug on. Either way

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The Arcade Opening In Brighton, MI on Dec. 28th

The Arcade Opening In Brighton, MI on Dec. 28th

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(Thanks to DJIncompetent on Twitter for the tip!) As the year winds down, we have a new location to talk about. Simply called The Arcade, it is opening in Brighton, Michigan (which is north

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Now Testing In Japan: Transparent Screen Sniping Game “GUNDOG”

Now Testing In Japan: Transparent Screen Sniping Game “GUNDOG”

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The Western world is gearing up for Christmas or New Years as the year comes to a close. In Japan, they are prepping to eat a lot of KFC (yep) but also testing out

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Review 2013: New Arcade Openings/Closures

Review 2013: New Arcade Openings/Closures

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This has been a slow month for news, although in part I’m sure there are items I have just overlooked as I’ve been busy handling many other things in life and business (and several

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The Sega Active Zone In Westfield Derby Shopping Centre, UK

The Sega Active Zone In Westfield Derby Shopping Centre, UK

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(Thanks to Kieran May for sending these pictures in!) A little while back I received a message that there is a shopping venue by the name of the Westfield Derby Shopping Centre in Derby,

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Eugene Jarvis To Be Honored With AIAS Pioneer Award

Eugene Jarvis To Be Honored With AIAS Pioneer Award

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As Raw Thrills gears up for one of their busiest arcade launch periods in their history, starting with the release of Batman last month and Aliens Armageddon next month (and potentially more I am

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Konami’s China-Only Contra Evolution Revolution Arcade

Konami’s China-Only Contra Evolution Revolution Arcade

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Try as I might to keep tabs on everything going on in the arcade world, there are always things that pass me by. But better late to the party than never, which is the

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New Art For Jersey Jack Pinball’s The Hobbit

New Art For Jersey Jack Pinball’s The Hobbit

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With the release of the 2nd part of the motion picture trilogy, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, it makes sense for Jersey Jack Pinball to share a little more info on their licensed

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BATMAN Arcade Unboxing

BATMAN Arcade Unboxing

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Well, unpacking might be a more appropriate word but nevertheless, the new arcade exclusive BATMAN arcade game by Specular Interactive and Raw Thrills arrived at my arcade today so here are photos of it

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Video Round-Up: The Ladies of Mach Storm; Adrenaline Amusements Titles + More

Video Round-Up: The Ladies of Mach Storm; Adrenaline Amusements Titles + More

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Videos for: Mach Storm, MaxiTune 5, Jetpack Joyride Arcade, Fruit Ninja FX 2, Skylanders Cloud Patrol, Monster Factory, NEON FM and Soda Drinker Pro

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Arcade Heroes Turns 7

Arcade Heroes Turns 7

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Well I did it again – I missed posting this on the birthday of the site so here is a belated birthday post. I have a decent excuse this year – I moved from

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