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IAAPA 2018 Preview: Arcades

IAAPA 2018 Preview: Arcades

arcadehero November 8, 2018 3

It’s that time of year again, not when we come together as families to give thanks and feast (that’s the week after), but to see what the latest, greatest and newest products that will

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Triotech Announces The Typhoon: 10th Anniversary Edition

Triotech Announces The Typhoon: 10th Anniversary Edition

arcadehero November 1, 2018 0

If you’ve visited a modern arcade (one that keeps up-to-date with releases) over the past decade, then chances are that you have either seen or used the Typhoon motion simulator. If you haven’t seen

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Legendary Arcade Game Designer Yu Suzuki Embracing Amusement VR With “Versus”

Legendary Arcade Game Designer Yu Suzuki Embracing Amusement VR With “Versus”

arcadehero September 24, 2018 1

[Thanks to Kevin Williams for the heads-up] If you aren’t familiar with the name Yu Suzuki, then you should be familiar with some of his work (particularly if you’re reading this blog): OutRun, Hang-On,

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It’s Official: House Of The Dead Scarlet Dawn Launching At IAAPA 2018

It’s Official: House Of The Dead Scarlet Dawn Launching At IAAPA 2018

arcadehero September 17, 2018 2

One of the bigger news stories of the year has been the return of House of the Dead to arcades, and last week we had news that the game is officially shipping in Japan. 

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IAAPA 2017: Amusement VR; Perfection; Spinner Frenzy; Ice Man; Dino Invasion

IAAPA 2017: Amusement VR; Perfection; Spinner Frenzy; Ice Man; Dino Invasion

arcadehero December 4, 2017 2

Anyone ready for more IAAPA games? I knew you were. I am almost done with the videos from the event so perhaps I’ll find the time to procure other arcade stories. Then again, we’ve

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IAAPA 2017: LAI Games Adds Virtual Rabbids: The Big Ride To Their Website

IAAPA 2017: LAI Games Adds Virtual Rabbids: The Big Ride To Their Website

arcadehero November 10, 2017 2

IAAPA 2017 hasn’t quite started yet (seminars begin on Monday Nov 13th while the trade show opens on Tuesday) but manufacturers who are good about maintaining a web presence are getting ready by adding

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Future of Immersive Leisure Conference Wraps Up; Koei Tecmo’s VR Sense Loctest Report

Future of Immersive Leisure Conference Wraps Up; Koei Tecmo’s VR Sense Loctest Report

arcadehero September 18, 2017 2

Newsfeed/tip via  Successful Future of Immersive Leisure Conference Wraps Up The inaugural Future of Immersive Leisure (FOIL for short) conference took place in Las Vegas, NV this past week and site friend Kevin Williams was

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New Arcades: Fear The Walking Dead Survival (NV); Offworld Arcade (MI); Rev’d Up Fun (MI); Emporium SF (CA); Aeon Mall (Jakarta); VR World (NY)

New Arcades: Fear The Walking Dead Survival (NV); Offworld Arcade (MI); Rev’d Up Fun (MI); Emporium SF (CA); Aeon Mall (Jakarta); VR World (NY)

arcadehero September 8, 2017 0

It has been a little while since we took our last look at new arcades opening their doors but several have popped up out there to share – enough that I almost have thought

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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 10

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 5

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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