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New Dragonball Z arcade game + Chinatown Fair Arcade in the NYT

New Dragonball Z arcade game + Chinatown Fair Arcade in the NYT

arcadehero December 2, 2010 3

Newsfeed 963 via We’ve got two different stories to cover here with this Stinger newsfeed, first we’ll start off with a new game that was unveiled in Japan by Namco called Dragonball Zenkai Battle

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Arcade Heroes Podcast – IAAPA edition

Arcade Heroes Podcast – IAAPA edition

arcadehero December 1, 2010 4

(Pic via Fillmore Games) It has been a while since we did a podcast – I know it doesn’t help our cause to lack consistency in producing these but at least we get something

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Some Darius Burst Arcade news

Some Darius Burst Arcade news

arcadehero November 30, 2010 2

There is an important date coming up for some of us arcade nerds – December 17th. On that day two things are happening: first TRON Legacy will be released to theaters and second, Taito

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Who plays at the arcade in Japan and why? (UPDATED)

Who plays at the arcade in Japan and why? (UPDATED)

arcadehero November 30, 2010 15

(UPDATED: thanks to one of our readers who translated a couple of the charts for us into English, they are posted below). Market data for the amusement industry is sometimes hard to come by,

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Sega jumping into the Chinese amusement market in 2011

Sega jumping into the Chinese amusement market in 2011

arcadehero November 30, 2010 1

Newsfeed 961 via As 2010 has unfolded before our very eyes, there is one trend in the worldwide amusement industry that we have seen gaining traction and that would be the development of new

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Brief glimpse at Dark Presence in new video

arcadehero November 29, 2010 2

The Galloping Ghost Arcade in Brookfield, IL has continued to make waves – from having several world records set at the location, to creating a cool Achievements system, to reaching over 1,000 Facebook fans

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Big Buck World released

Big Buck World released

arcadehero November 26, 2010 1

We’ve known about it for a few months already but the latest installment to the popular Big Buck Hunter franchise, Big Buck World is now shipping according to BMI Gaming. That means that within

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IAAPA pics, Round 3

IAAPA pics, Round 3

arcadehero November 26, 2010 3

(Thanks to Joe J. for the tip) This was the second time I’ve attended IAAPA and both times I have noticed something – each time I have walked away with a nagging feeling that

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Taito’s Fall Product show (UPDATED)

Taito’s Fall Product show (UPDATED)

arcadehero November 25, 2010 3

Taito just held an event to show off some of their new products that they are bringing to the market in Japan and there are a few items worth mentioning here. Unfortunately the pictures

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On this day of thanks…

arcadehero November 25, 2010 1

Thanksgiving might be a US holiday and while we get both visitors and stories from all over the world, I see no problem in expressing some gratitude today before going out and having a

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More content announced for Taito’s NESICAxLIVE arcade; Haunted Museum 2 announced

More content announced for Taito’s NESICAxLIVE arcade; Haunted Museum 2 announced

arcadehero November 24, 2010 1

Since Taito announced their new NESiCAxLIVE system for arcades, we’ve been eagerly waiting to see how it will work out. The release date for the system hasn’t arrived just yet (it’s only a few

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New arcade open in Austin, TX – Pinballz Arcade

New arcade open in Austin, TX – Pinballz Arcade

arcadehero November 23, 2010 3

This past Saturday a new entertainment venue opened up in Austin, Texas called Pinballz Arcade. As the name implies, they have a strong focus on pinball gaming (although it’s not the sole part of

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