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New Pump It Up TX cabinet debuting at IAAPA

New Pump It Up TX cabinet debuting at IAAPA

arcadehero November 12, 2010 4

The pre-IAAPA news keeps on rolling, now with news from Andamiro regarding their popular Pump It Up game series. The company has announced that they will be showcasing a new cabinet design at the

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Raw Thrills/Play Mechanix/Betson IAAPA line-up announced with Big Buck World, new Frogger

Raw Thrills/Play Mechanix/Betson IAAPA line-up announced with Big Buck World, new Frogger

arcadehero November 12, 2010 0

The Raw Thrills/Play Mechanix/Betson group has unveiled their line-up of games for IAAPA and for anyone planning on heading to the show, you’ll have plenty to check out. While most of the games on

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PGM2 hardware gets some attention starting in December

PGM2 hardware gets some attention starting in December

arcadehero November 11, 2010 9

Back in early 2008, Taiwan-based IGS released a new hardware platform called the PGM2. It was a JAMMA machine with excellent 2D capabilities, 4-player support and it accepted cartridges. They released one game with

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“100 Yen: The Japanese Arcade Experience” trailer

arcadehero November 10, 2010 12

When it comes to the overall arcade experience, there are several factors about arcade businesses to help them stand out – the social atmosphere, the game selection, the overall design, etc. No two arcade

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Some Tekken Tag Tournament 2 in action

arcadehero November 8, 2010 5

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 is still months away from an arcade release but while you wait it can’t hurt to see the game in action as it was shown this past weekend at a

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Weekend news: RoadFighters Impressions, CEC earnings report, Namco game quiz

Weekend news: RoadFighters Impressions, CEC earnings report, Namco game quiz

arcadehero November 6, 2010 3

To start off our weekend, a few items to “cleanse the palette” with, especially if you are bored to death over the plethora of Microsoft Kinect coverage many game blogs are getting into right

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Mark your calendars: Arcade Heroes TV Live from IAAPA 2010

Mark your calendars: Arcade Heroes TV Live from IAAPA 2010

arcadehero November 5, 2010 0

The biggest amusement show of the year, IAAPA, is less than two weeks away and in addition to our usual in-depth coverage of the show we are going to be webcasting live straight from

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How Konami’s new Reflec Beat works

How Konami’s new Reflec Beat works

arcadehero November 4, 2010 5

Konami has a couple of music games they are launching today – first is one more people are already familiar with, a Microsoft Kinect launch title called Dance Masters and the other is a

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Ground Kontrol’s 8-bit Calavera art show

Ground Kontrol’s 8-bit Calavera art show

arcadehero November 4, 2010 1

When you run an arcade, sometimes it helps to hold events to help bring new customers in or some old customers back and Ground Kontrol in Oregon, USA is doing something along those lines

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Two Let’s Go Island cabinets coming to IAAPA

Two Let’s Go Island cabinets coming to IAAPA

arcadehero November 1, 2010 1

Sega Amusements hasn’t kept Let’s Go Island as a big secret lately although¬† they have kept one of the cabinet designs under wraps until now. We knew that they had at least two versions

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Halloween special: Zombies at the arcade!

Halloween special: Zombies at the arcade!

arcadehero October 31, 2010 6

(Updated: I ran this story back in 2010 but have given it some brushing up in 2013) If you are into video games at all, then you have likely noticed the big fad these

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Universal Space to introduce Waterpark Splash at IAAPA

Universal Space to introduce Waterpark Splash at IAAPA

arcadehero October 30, 2010 1

Thanks to for the information While we tend not to get into ticket redemption titles here on Arcade Heroes, the surge in video redemption games over the past couple of years has blurred the

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