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Namco USA Arcade Operations Expanding & Re-branding As Pac-Man Entertainment

Namco USA Arcade Operations Expanding & Re-branding As Pac-Man Entertainment

arcadehero December 12, 2018 0

(Thanks to everyone who sent this in! h/t to The Stinger Report for sending it my way first) Among the news items that I overlooked at or following IAAPA, was this press release from

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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

arcadehero December 7, 2018 0

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 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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Now On Test: Willy Crash/Cannonball Carl (Bay Tek)

Now On Test: Willy Crash/Cannonball Carl (Bay Tek)

arcadehero July 19, 2018 0

Bay Tek Games continues to stay quite busy and fans of videmption gaming will certainly have reason to be pleased as they have another new game to find out there. Bay Tek first unveiled

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Newsbytes: Ted Dabney’s History; The Hobbit Pinball v3; NEO GEO MVS LEDs; A Nintendo Lego Cabinet & More

Newsbytes: Ted Dabney’s History; The Hobbit Pinball v3; NEO GEO MVS LEDs; A Nintendo Lego Cabinet & More

arcadehero July 7, 2018 1

Happy weekend fellow arcaders and gamers. Let’s dive into some extra news I’ve come across while scouring the interwebs: Ted Dabney: An Oral History Recall that a short time ago, Atari co-founder Ted Dabney

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Arcade Events For July: New Jersey & Salt Lake Gaming Cons; Replay FX; California Extreme; Let’s Play Gaming Expo

Arcade Events For July: New Jersey & Salt Lake Gaming Cons; Replay FX; California Extreme; Let’s Play Gaming Expo

arcadehero July 6, 2018 0

July is a busy month for arcade collector events and so let’s take this opportunity to highlight a few of them. If I am missing any, please let me know and they will be

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Newsbytes: LvL Up Opens (CA); Shrek & Baywatch Pins Get Color; Classic Game News & More

Newsbytes: LvL Up Opens (CA); Shrek & Baywatch Pins Get Color; Classic Game News & More

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Welcome to another weekend and with that, a collection of news from around the arcade world. Here’s what we’ve got for you today: LvL Up Opens For Business (Campbell, CA) While I was saving

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Newsbytes: Alice Cooper Pinball; Sega World Drivers Championship; Zoltar; Heiyanko Alien 3671 + More

Newsbytes: Alice Cooper Pinball; Sega World Drivers Championship; Zoltar; Heiyanko Alien 3671 + More

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Well today gets to be a Happy St. Patrick’s Day Newsbytes – although I couldn’t really find anything arcade & Irish related together (unless you want to count old games)…and green cabinets are not

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New Locations: Walt’s Bar (CA); Punch Bowl Social (IL); Dave & Busters; Sega Prize Zones (UK)

New Locations: Walt’s Bar (CA); Punch Bowl Social (IL); Dave & Busters; Sega Prize Zones (UK)

arcadehero February 23, 2018 0

New locations for arcade enjoyment are always opening up out there; here’s the latest collection of such news as I have found it while exploring the interwebs. That and thanks to those that sent

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Cosmotrons Update – Making A Fiberglass Arcade Cabinet

Cosmotrons Update – Making A Fiberglass Arcade Cabinet

arcadehero February 12, 2018 3

There aren’t many fans that I know of for old school fiberglass arcade cabinets but they do exist. Such designs were used in several instances throughout the 1970s, mainly by Atari but also by

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New Arcade Locations Part #2 – Coming In 2018

New Arcade Locations Part #2 – Coming In 2018

arcadehero January 27, 2018 0

As mentioned in yesterday’s post about new arcade locations, there are many new venues going through the process of opening their doors out there. Some are taking more time than others but I’m impressed

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New Arcades: Neon Retro Arcade #2 (CA); Appalachian Pinball Museum (NC); The Arcade (KS); Keg & Coin (FL); Pinz (MA);  State Of Mind (CA); The Game Works (OR)

New Arcades: Neon Retro Arcade #2 (CA); Appalachian Pinball Museum (NC); The Arcade (KS); Keg & Coin (FL); Pinz (MA); State Of Mind (CA); The Game Works (OR)

arcadehero January 26, 2018 1

It has been a little more than a month since we had our last look at new arcade businesses opening their doors out there in the world and as it so happens, I’m going

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