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IAAPA 2018 Wrap-up #4: ICE, Raw Thrills, Stern, UNIS, Coastal, Bay Tek

IAAPA 2018 Wrap-up #4: ICE, Raw Thrills, Stern, UNIS, Coastal, Bay Tek

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Time for another look at some of the products that were at the IAAPA 2018 trade show in Orlando, FL this past November. If you missed one of our previous Wrap-Up posts, then you

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New Arcade Locations: Tiltz (NY); Nat’l Video Game Museum (UK); The Retro (TN); The Pizza Ranch (NE); Prince Arcades (IL); & More

New Arcade Locations: Tiltz (NY); Nat’l Video Game Museum (UK); The Retro (TN); The Pizza Ranch (NE); Prince Arcades (IL); & More

arcadehero December 6, 2018 0

Welcome to December, and with that, it’s time to get you up-to-speed with various new arcade locations that have opened their doors for business. Many of these were supposed to be talked about last

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IAAPA 2018 Preview: Arcades

IAAPA 2018 Preview: Arcades

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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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New Arcades: Gamestate (NED); Lost Levels (CA); Colonial Soldier Arcade (NJ); Aunt Ethel’s (WI); The Pinball Dudes (FL) & More

New Arcades: Gamestate (NED); Lost Levels (CA); Colonial Soldier Arcade (NJ); Aunt Ethel’s (WI); The Pinball Dudes (FL) & More

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While November tends to be a time of new game news, there are new venues opening their doors out there. Here are the latest new arcades to discuss: Gamestate: Winners Only (The Hague, Netherlands)

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Let’s Unbox A Maximum Tune 5 + New Cosmotrons Bonus

Let’s Unbox A Maximum Tune 5 + New Cosmotrons Bonus

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It has been a little while since I had the opportunity to “unbox” an arcade machine, but today the clock gets a reset! That is because I got my hands on a pair of

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Adrenaline Amusements Announces 65″ Version Of Tomb Raider Arcade

Adrenaline Amusements Announces 65″ Version Of Tomb Raider Arcade

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One nice surprise the arcade market received earlier this year was the arrival of Tomb Raider to our sector, thanks to Adrenaline Amusements. Being both a 4-player title as well as a pistol game

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Newsbytes: House Of The Dead Prototype; CART;  Beat Saber; Star Trek Day & More

Newsbytes: House Of The Dead Prototype; CART; Beat Saber; Star Trek Day & More

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As you can tell, arcade news has continued to be slow for September, which is pretty normal. As school starts up, there are many projects in the works that will be headed to IAAPA,

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Location Watch: Spare Time (SC); Arcadia (NZ); Plaza Lanes (IN); Scene75 (PA & OH), Prince Arcades (IL) & More

Location Watch: Spare Time (SC); Arcadia (NZ); Plaza Lanes (IN); Scene75 (PA & OH), Prince Arcades (IL) & More

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It’s time for another arcade location round-up, as I have scoured the web for news of new venues opening their doors to provide amusement entertainments to enjoy. Almost all of these locations have opened

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Play Meter Magazine Publisher Retires; Final Issue Was June 2018

Play Meter Magazine Publisher Retires; Final Issue Was June 2018

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When I first began to research the arcade industry around 2005, there were two trade magazines that I had access to for putting together my business plan. One of those was Play Meter Magazine,

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Newsbytes: RIP Ted Dabney & Bradley Chawgo; Kraut Buster; Video Updates; Arcadrone & More

Newsbytes: RIP Ted Dabney & Bradley Chawgo; Kraut Buster; Video Updates; Arcadrone & More

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Welcome to our latest round-up of arcade related headlines. Atari Co-Founder & Game Designer Ted Dabney Passes Away Unfortunately we have some bad news to start off today’s Newsbytes with. Ted Dabney passed away

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Open For Business: Another Castle: Arcade Edition (WA); Xplore Kids (NY); GameTime #4 (FL) & More

Open For Business: Another Castle: Arcade Edition (WA); Xplore Kids (NY); GameTime #4 (FL) & More

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Time for another look at new arcade locations to open their doors out there – or who soon will. Another Castle:Arcade Edition Expands To Another Location (Marysville, WA) (Thanks to Logan N. for sending

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New Arcades Open: GameOn Berlin; Round1USA (OH); Game On! (NZ); Quarters Arcade Bar (UT) & More

New Arcades Open: GameOn Berlin; Round1USA (OH); Game On! (NZ); Quarters Arcade Bar (UT) & More

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It’s high time that we had another new locations post, isn’t it? This one is a little more international than usual, so let’s get started with Germany: GameOn Berlin Open In Germany By what

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