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Newsbytes Halloween Edition: Real Drive; Hooligans Family Fun; Dissidia; NTG#63

Newsbytes Halloween Edition: Real Drive; Hooligans Family Fun; Dissidia; NTG#63

arcadehero October 31, 2015 2

Happy Halloween everyone! This is the one day of the year that I get more people walking in front of my arcade than any other…of course 95% of them don’t walk in at that

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Arcade Review: Play Port in Erie, PA and what Arcades are doing for Halloween

Arcade Review: Play Port in Erie, PA and what Arcades are doing for Halloween

SaraAB87 October 30, 2015 0

I recently had a chance to visit Play Port in Erie, PA. For those not familiar with this arcade it runs on a pay per person model, and the cost is $10 at the

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The Lost Arcade Documentary Premiering At DOC NYC Nov. 14th & 18th

The Lost Arcade Documentary Premiering At DOC NYC Nov. 14th & 18th

arcadehero October 29, 2015 0

I have mentioned the famous Chinatown Arcade on the blog before, which had a rocky history in recent times. It closed down in 2011, was pseudo-resurrected as The Next Level Arcade and then the location

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SkyCurser – Discussion And Unboxing Of This New JAMMA Arcade Kit

SkyCurser – Discussion And Unboxing Of This New JAMMA Arcade Kit

arcadehero October 28, 2015 4

As mentioned on the blog the other day, I was expecting a new game to arrive into my hands this week that has some very interesting potential for our industry at large. Known as

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Dragon’s Lair Gets A Kickstarter To Pitch A Non-Interactive Movie

Dragon’s Lair Gets A Kickstarter To Pitch A Non-Interactive Movie

arcadehero October 27, 2015 1

I saw this spreading around all over the place yesterday so I’m not exactly hot on the press with it but no worries. This stuff always takes a back seat to new arcade games

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Galaga Returning To The Arcade With Galaga Assault

Galaga Returning To The Arcade With Galaga Assault

arcadehero October 26, 2015 9

(Thanks to Jdevy for the tip) UPDATE: New high-rez and more detailed cabinet pic added below! Also, please note the writing at the bottom of this post – this game does have an “Amusement

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Big Buck World Championships 2015 Wrap Up

Big Buck World Championships 2015 Wrap Up

arcadehero October 26, 2015 2

As mentioned on Saturday, the Big Buck World Championship took place and after many players battled it out, one came out as ‘the’ World Champion – previous 2013 champ Trev Garner took home the

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Newsbytes: Big Buck Championships; Skycurser Beta; Aliens Armageddon Unbox; Groove Coaster 3; NTG#62

Newsbytes: Big Buck Championships; Skycurser Beta; Aliens Armageddon Unbox; Groove Coaster 3; NTG#62

arcadehero October 24, 2015 2

We are only a week away from Halloween, the holiday for candy lovers everywhere. I’m not sure what most arcades out there do to celebrate – I have heard of sites holding cosplay competitions

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New Arcade: Analog Arcade Bar Holds Grand Opening In Davenport, IA

New Arcade: Analog Arcade Bar Holds Grand Opening In Davenport, IA

arcadehero October 23, 2015 0

(Thanks to Arcade Hunters for the tip) New locations continue to open up out there and today is another entry in the arcade/bar concept. Called Analog Arcade Bar, their grand opening is taking place

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Sega Amusements Unveils Initial IAAPA 2015 Line-Up

Sega Amusements Unveils Initial IAAPA 2015 Line-Up

arcadehero October 23, 2015 4

With IAAPA 2015 approaching fast, companies are beginning to lift the veil on what it is that they are brining to the show. They always like to keep a few things under wraps as

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Bandai Namco Unveils Real Drive At The Tokyo Motor Show

Bandai Namco Unveils Real Drive At The Tokyo Motor Show

arcadehero October 21, 2015 8

Happy Back To the Future Day – a day where we look at the present with more nostalgia for the 80s, when the ambition was more ‘a spaceship in every home’ than ‘a computer

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The Next Racing Game From Play Mechanix & Raw Thrills: MotoGP

The Next Racing Game From Play Mechanix & Raw Thrills: MotoGP

arcadehero October 19, 2015 14

Back when I first learned about the development of Jurassic Park Arcade, I also heard that Raw Thrills Inc. was working on a new motorcycle racing game. Little was said about it apart from

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