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Big Buck World Championship 2017 Taking Place Oct. 27th & 28th; Stern Pinball Joins In The Fun

Big Buck World Championship 2017 Taking Place Oct. 27th & 28th; Stern Pinball Joins In The Fun

arcadehero October 4, 2017 0

It’s October and apart from spooky characters prepping for Halloween fun at the end of the month, this also means that it is time for the next Big Buck World Championship. Players have been

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Newsbytes: Arcade Heroes Subscription Service; Cosmotrons; Knights In Armor; KOF XIV

Newsbytes: Arcade Heroes Subscription Service; Cosmotrons; Knights In Armor; KOF XIV

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It’s a wonderful day in June, at least where I am at, so make the most of it and drop by an arcade for a gaming break. Until then, here are some news items

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Select Neo Geo MVS Games Come To PC Via GOG.com – Giveaway Contest Inside!

Select Neo Geo MVS Games Come To PC Via GOG.com – Giveaway Contest Inside!

arcadehero May 30, 2017 0

UPDATE: Winners announced below! Check the embedded widget to see if your username is among the 10 winners (you need to have cookies enabled for it to show). All winners have been notified with

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Why Arcades Haven’t Died In The United States

Why Arcades Haven’t Died In The United States

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This past week, I had a few readers point out an article by Brian Ashcraft on Kotaku entitled Why Arcades Haven’t Died In Japan. It offers up that writer’s perspective as to why the

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New Arcades: Harp-Cade (NJ); Bar 145 Reset (OH); The Dam Sports Arcade (OR); Flippin Great Pinball (FL); Netherworld (Au); Dave & Busters (CA)

New Arcades: Harp-Cade (NJ); Bar 145 Reset (OH); The Dam Sports Arcade (OR); Flippin Great Pinball (FL); Netherworld (Au); Dave & Busters (CA)

arcadehero October 19, 2016 0

It’s that time again to check out the accumulated news of the latest arcade locations to pop-up out there. But first, this tweet of Bill Murray signing a Ghostbusters pinball machine in Charleston: Dr.

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Raw Thrills Shines At TwitchCon 2016

Raw Thrills Shines At TwitchCon 2016

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One thing we have been critical about regarding the arcade industry at large is the lack of modern marketing thinking. Many games are only touted upon release and after a flyer is produced and

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1st Annual Arcade Video & Game Room Expo 2016 Coming This August

1st Annual Arcade Video & Game Room Expo 2016 Coming This August

arcadehero June 6, 2016 0

Brought to you by  We haven’t used that logo in a while, thanks to the Stinger Report for the tip! Details on the Arcade Video & Game Room Expo If you plan on being

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2016 Big Buck World Championship Qualifiers Begin May 1st

2016 Big Buck World Championship Qualifiers Begin May 1st

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In October 2015, the biggest tournament for arcades took place thanks to Play Mechanix, Raw Thrills and their popular Big Buck Hunter series. The Big Buck World Championships have been going on for several

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Big Buck World Championships 2015 Wrap Up

Big Buck World Championships 2015 Wrap Up

arcadehero October 26, 2015 2

As mentioned on Saturday, the Big Buck World Championship took place and after many players battled it out, one came out as ‘the’ World Champion – previous 2013 champ Trev Garner took home the

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Newsbytes: Big Buck Championships; Skycurser Beta; Aliens Armageddon Unbox; Groove Coaster 3; NTG#62

Newsbytes: Big Buck Championships; Skycurser Beta; Aliens Armageddon Unbox; Groove Coaster 3; NTG#62

arcadehero October 24, 2015 2

We are only a week away from Halloween, the holiday for candy lovers everywhere. I’m not sure what most arcades out there do to celebrate – I have heard of sites holding cosplay competitions

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Pennsylvania Arcade Update: ReplayFX Adds Raw Thrills; The Game Is Afoot Arcade Opens in Warrington, PA

Pennsylvania Arcade Update: ReplayFX Adds Raw Thrills; The Game Is Afoot Arcade Opens in Warrington, PA

arcadehero July 28, 2015 2

Here is a post for those of our readers that are in or near the Keystone State (Pennsylvania, for those unfamiliar with the nickname). ReplayFX – First is a big event that starts this

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Big Buck World Championship 2015 Slated for Oct. 23rd-24th in Chicago, IL

Big Buck World Championship 2015 Slated for Oct. 23rd-24th in Chicago, IL

arcadehero July 16, 2015 0

Play Mechanix has announced new details about the upcoming Big Buck World Championship 2015 event, which has grown to become the biggest annual arcade competition in the world. Each year the company has moved

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