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Newsbytes: Joel West Passing; Pac-Mancave; Japanese Arcade Updates; Polish Arcade Memories

Newsbytes: Joel West Passing; Pac-Mancave; Japanese Arcade Updates; Polish Arcade Memories

arcadehero December 8, 2018 0

Happy belated birthday for Arcade Heroes – Dec. 3rd 2006 was when the site got it’s start, and because I was a little overloaded on work this week, I forgot to run a post

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IAAPA 2018 Wrap-up #4: ICE, Raw Thrills, Stern, UNIS, Coastal, Bay Tek

IAAPA 2018 Wrap-up #4: ICE, Raw Thrills, Stern, UNIS, Coastal, Bay Tek

arcadehero December 7, 2018 0

Time for another look at some of the products that were at the IAAPA 2018 trade show in Orlando, FL this past November. If you missed one of our previous Wrap-Up posts, then you

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New Arcade Locations: Tiltz (NY); Nat’l Video Game Museum (UK); The Retro (TN); The Pizza Ranch (NE); Prince Arcades (IL); & More

New Arcade Locations: Tiltz (NY); Nat’l Video Game Museum (UK); The Retro (TN); The Pizza Ranch (NE); Prince Arcades (IL); & More

arcadehero December 6, 2018 0

Welcome to December, and with that, it’s time to get you up-to-speed with various new arcade locations that have opened their doors for business. Many of these were supposed to be talked about last

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IAAPA 2018 Wrap-Up #3 – Games From UNIS, Capcom, Team Play, Touch Magix, Trio Tech & More

IAAPA 2018 Wrap-Up #3 – Games From UNIS, Capcom, Team Play, Touch Magix, Trio Tech & More

arcadehero November 30, 2018 3

Time for another look at what was at the IAAPA 2018 trade show, marking post #3. My apologies about these taking longer than usual to get posted; the video edits in addition to working

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Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash Promos

Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash Promos

arcadehero November 29, 2018 3

It’s been quiet on the site here this week, but I’ve been busy editing videos from IAAPA, among other things (like spending an evening picking up a classic game). I will try and have

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Newsbytes: Primus Pinball; Donkey Kong Score; Kraut Buster Testing; Armed & Gelatinous; IAAPA & More

Newsbytes: Primus Pinball; Donkey Kong Score; Kraut Buster Testing; Armed & Gelatinous; IAAPA & More

arcadehero November 24, 2018 3

Hello user, and welcome to another Newsbytes. We’ve not had one for a little while since I’ve been busy working on videos and news from IAAPA 2018; I’ve still got more to get to

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IAAPA 2018 Wrap-Up #2: Super Bikes 3; Atari PONG Tables; Mystery Island; Pirates of the Caribbean Pinball; PIU 20; Rampage

IAAPA 2018 Wrap-Up #2: Super Bikes 3; Atari PONG Tables; Mystery Island; Pirates of the Caribbean Pinball; PIU 20; Rampage

arcadehero November 23, 2018 2

The problem with a major trade show like IAAPA, is that it happens before one of the busiest weeks of the year 😛 That said, I’ve found time to throw together some videos of

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Unit-E Technologies Introduces RFPay Card System At IAAPA 2018

Unit-E Technologies Introduces RFPay Card System At IAAPA 2018

arcadehero November 20, 2018 1

To start this post off with, I will readily admit that I am not an expert on card systems. These have become increasingly popular in the modern market, replacing the coin acceptors on machines

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IAAPA 2018 Wrap-Up #1: The Beatles, Fantasy Soccer, Halo & House of the Dead

IAAPA 2018 Wrap-Up #1: The Beatles, Fantasy Soccer, Halo & House of the Dead

arcadehero November 18, 2018 6

There’s no rest for the weary as the saying goes, and for me, that is certainly going to be the case for the next week. I had the great opportunity to spend the past

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IAAPA 2018 Preview: Augmented/Mixed/Virtual Reality

IAAPA 2018 Preview: Augmented/Mixed/Virtual Reality

arcadehero November 9, 2018 1

For our arcade preview of IAAPA, click here. Ever since the Oculus Rift VR headset began making headlines around 2012, the amusement industry has had a little bit of an obsession with the tech.

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Diving Deeper Into Team Play’s Spins Ahoy!

Diving Deeper Into Team Play’s Spins Ahoy!

arcadehero November 9, 2018 0

Spins Ahoy! is a new pirate-themed videmption game that we’ve mentioned on the site a couple of times now, starting back in the Spring when the game was spotted on test. Things have been

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Taking A Closer Look At Stern Pinball’s The Beatles

Taking A Closer Look At Stern Pinball’s The Beatles

arcadehero November 9, 2018 0

A short while ago, Stern Pinball unveiled The Beatles: Beatlemania pinball machines. As a limited edition game, it follows in the footsteps of Batman ’66 or Whoa Nellie!, but uses a much more recognizable

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