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Tracking down the Namco Galaxian 3 6 Player Theater from Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada and Beyond

Tracking down the Namco Galaxian 3 6 Player Theater from Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada and Beyond

SaraAB87 August 8, 2017 5

Here at Arcade Heroes we like to track down arcade games to find out what happened to them if they are no longer on location, especially if its a game that is rarely seen

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UNIS Opens VR Amusement Division Called Fun VR Tech

UNIS Opens VR Amusement Division Called Fun VR Tech

arcadehero February 27, 2017 0

Back at IAAPA 2016, I had the chance to try out a new Virtual Reality amusement setup by Virtuix and Universal Space called the Omni Arena. Using Virtuix’s innovative multi-directional treadmill design and player

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IAAPA 2016 Part 5: Virtual and Augmented Reality; Simulators; Bowling

IAAPA 2016 Part 5: Virtual and Augmented Reality; Simulators; Bowling

arcadehero November 28, 2016 0

IAAPA 2016: Final Coverage To finish our IAAPA 2016 coverage, we will close with what many in the video game industry as a whole is betting on being the ‘next big thing’. Thanks to

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The MagixFloor Virtual Playground By Touch Magix

The MagixFloor Virtual Playground By Touch Magix

arcadehero October 6, 2016 4

With IAAPA 2016 approaching fast, we’re getting more information on brand new product that is on its way. Not everything the industry uses is stored in a kiosk-like box and this product certainly fits

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New Concepts Shown At GTI Asia China Expo 2016: Video Games ‘N VR

New Concepts Shown At GTI Asia China Expo 2016: Video Games ‘N VR

arcadehero September 22, 2016 0

The GTI Asia China Expo 2016 trade show was held about a week ago and as we sometimes experience in the Chinese amusement trade, news is slow to trickle out. However I have been

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The Making of Galaxian 3

The Making of Galaxian 3

arcadehero August 31, 2016 7

Back in 1990, Namco had begun to dive into the development of 3D graphics and motion simulator technology. As their way of showing that they had the expertise to compete in these fields, they

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Japanese Racing Game Updates: Initial D Zero; MaxiTune 5DX; Real Drive

Japanese Racing Game Updates: Initial D Zero; MaxiTune 5DX; Real Drive

arcadehero August 2, 2016 2

There has been plenty of excitement over the upcoming return of Cruis’n to the arcade scene here in the States but over in Japan, they are keeping their racing scene plenty strong. Let’s take

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The Fireshark Theater Multiplayer Experience Now Available

The Fireshark Theater Multiplayer Experience Now Available

arcadehero July 26, 2016 1

Interactive theaters have been an important part of the FEC market for a while now, offering unique mid-sized attractions for locations with some space and a budget. Most of the time, those theaters use

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Scale-1 Portal Launches Immersive Coach Exer-Game Content

Scale-1 Portal Launches Immersive Coach Exer-Game Content

arcadehero May 26, 2016 0

Variations on out-of-home VR style technology are growing in number out there although not everyone is a newcomer to the scene. Such is the case with French based company Scale-1 Portal, who has been

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VR Arcade News: Sega Joypolis To Test PlayStation VR; VRCade Joins With Smartlaunch

VR Arcade News: Sega Joypolis To Test PlayStation VR; VRCade Joins With Smartlaunch

arcadehero May 21, 2016 0

While I was going to combine this news with the weekend newsbytes, it turned out that there was enough on this segment that we could a separate post. Sega To Showcase PlayStation VR At

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The Unreleased Arcade Concepts Of Amazement Machines

The Unreleased Arcade Concepts Of Amazement Machines

arcadehero January 9, 2016 2

Prototype and unreleased concepts have always been fascinating to me, particular in the video game arena. There are a plethora of reasons as to why a product might not ever make it out of

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IAAPA 2015: MotoGP, Mario & Sonic Olympics Arcade; World’s Largest Pac-Man; Galaga Assault

IAAPA 2015: MotoGP, Mario & Sonic Olympics Arcade; World’s Largest Pac-Man; Galaga Assault

arcadehero November 19, 2015 2

With the IAAPA 2015 trade show in full swing this week, we’ve got plenty of news to chew over that will probably last us for the next few weeks. As always, I work on

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