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Thoughts: Touching Sound, A Documentary On The DJ Max Technika Arcade Game

Thoughts: Touching Sound, A Documentary On The DJ Max Technika Arcade Game

arcadehero April 1, 2017 1

A Brief History Of DJ Max Technika In covering arcades here on this blog since 2007, I’ve seen a lot of games come and go over the course of time. Likewise in operating an

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Newsbytes: April Fools; Taito VR; Arcade Easter Eggs; Skycurser;

Newsbytes: April Fools; Taito VR; Arcade Easter Eggs; Skycurser;

arcadehero April 1, 2017 0

It has been a little while since our last Newsbytes but this is due to the large amount of time I’m needing to spend remodeling a new spot for my arcade business to move

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Big Buck Wild Receives DLC With Gemsbok, 3 New Bonus Rounds

Big Buck Wild Receives DLC With Gemsbok, 3 New Bonus Rounds

arcadehero April 1, 2017 0

Happy April Fools Day everyone! Let’s just get that out of the way for starters and state that so far I have not come across any arcade April Fools jokes…yet. If you want to

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Touring Orlando & Dallas Arcades + A Quick Visit To Disney Quest

Touring Orlando & Dallas Arcades + A Quick Visit To Disney Quest

arcadehero March 30, 2017 3

The site has been sort of quiet lately as I have been out and about travelling in the warm state of Florida, then a visit to Dallas for Amusement Expo. Not to mention spending

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New Locations: Cidercade (TX); Ready Player One Bar (MI); Token (Ireland); Round1USA (IL)

New Locations: Cidercade (TX); Ready Player One Bar (MI); Token (Ireland); Round1USA (IL)

arcadehero March 29, 2017 0

When we started the month of March, we did so with various posts covering new arcade amusement locations that are opening their doors out there. So it is fitting as we reach the end

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Wizard of Wor Prototype Discovered: Invisible Monsters

Wizard of Wor Prototype Discovered: Invisible Monsters

arcadehero March 27, 2017 3

(Thanks to Troy F. for sending us details and photos) If you follow the site on social media then last week you should have heard about our new page dedicated to tracking unreleased arcade

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Arcade Parts & Game Boards Go Up For Auction in Michigan

Arcade Parts & Game Boards Go Up For Auction in Michigan

arcadehero March 27, 2017 0

It has been a while since we have mentioned an auction of arcade games and/or parts. While arcade games individually or as lots pop up every now and then, it isn’t all the time

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Bandai Namco Launches An Online Maximum Tune 5 Finder

Bandai Namco Launches An Online Maximum Tune 5 Finder

arcadehero March 24, 2017 5

Following the success of their online maps that track games like Pac-Man Battle Royale and Star Wars Battle Pod, Bandai Namco Amusements America has launched a site that tracks locations for their latest racing

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The Games Of Amusement Expo 2017

The Games Of Amusement Expo 2017

arcadehero March 20, 2017 9

Another amusement trade show came and went this week and I had the opportunity to make a visit. It wasn’t a huge show but it is always good to reconnect with people and to

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Quick Preview: Amusement Expo 2017

Quick Preview: Amusement Expo 2017

arcadehero March 14, 2017 0

Every March, the amusement industry holds a tradeshow that is sponsored by the AAMA and the AMOA. While a smaller event than what we see at IAAPA every November, this gives us a chance

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Newsbytes: Lots of Pinball; Skycurser Release; North Korea Arcade

Newsbytes: Lots of Pinball; Skycurser Release; North Korea Arcade

arcadehero March 4, 2017 6

Welcome to Newsbytes, a quick collection of arcade & pinball news stories to round out your weekend. I’m in a wee bit of a rush so apologies that additional details are scant this round;

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New Arcades: Strike 10 Bowling (FL); Funky Munky (UT); Tamba Gaming Arcade (UK); Vertigo Arcade (UK); Round1USA (GA)

New Arcades: Strike 10 Bowling (FL); Funky Munky (UT); Tamba Gaming Arcade (UK); Vertigo Arcade (UK); Round1USA (GA)

arcadehero March 3, 2017 1

Time to take a look at another round of new arcade locations that are opening out there, showing once again how arcades are still alive and thrive out in the Western world. In a

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