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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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Bowl Expo ’18 Report: Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash; Connect 4 Hoops; Transformers Shadows Rising & More

Bowl Expo ’18 Report: Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash; Connect 4 Hoops; Transformers Shadows Rising & More

arcadehero June 23, 2018 1

This week as Bowl Expo ’18 and as I had mentioned on the previous post, I wasn’t planning on attending until a last minute change took place. Granted, with Las Vegas being as close

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Taito Celebrates 40 Years Of Invader Blasting With Space Invaders Gigamax

Taito Celebrates 40 Years Of Invader Blasting With Space Invaders Gigamax

arcadehero June 15, 2018 0

Forty years ago, Taito released a game that not only turned the arcade business on its head, it would mark a cultural turning point for entertainment in general – Space Invaders. Many consider this

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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

arcadehero March 17, 2018 3

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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Amusement Expo 2018: Transformers Shadows Rising; Mystery Island; Tomb Raider; VR and More

Amusement Expo 2018: Transformers Shadows Rising; Mystery Island; Tomb Raider; VR and More

arcadehero March 3, 2018 4

The AMOA/AAMA Amusement Expo is upon us for 2018, albeit a little earlier than usual – generally this trade show happens around the third week of March as opposed to the end of February.

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Arcade Expo 4.0 To Bring 1100+ Arcade & Pinball Games Together In March

Arcade Expo 4.0 To Bring 1100+ Arcade & Pinball Games Together In March

arcadehero February 22, 2018 1

While California Extreme tends to soak up most of the headlines for arcade machine get-togethers, it is not the only event of it’s kind out there as we have seen a big increase in

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JAEPO 2018 Day 2 – More Arcade Goodness From Japan

JAEPO 2018 Day 2 – More Arcade Goodness From Japan

arcadehero February 10, 2018 3

Thanks to a spy named Charlie, we have more direct photos and footage from JAEPO 2018 today and don’t have to rely almost exclusively on Twitter for news. That said, we’ll still have some

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JAEPO 2018 Preview: Upcoming Titles From Sega, Namco, Taito, Konami & More

JAEPO 2018 Preview: Upcoming Titles From Sega, Namco, Taito, Konami & More

arcadehero February 5, 2018 2

It’s trade show week and that means that we’ve got the big Japanese arcade expo known as JAEPO approaching fast. Fortunately, many Japanese companies like to create special webpages that tout the games that

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EAG 2018 Round-up: New Arcade Content For Europe

EAG 2018 Round-up: New Arcade Content For Europe

arcadehero January 19, 2018 3

While the IAAPA trade show tends to soak up most of the arcade news that’s out there, it is not the only amusement/arcade related event of it’s kind to find out there. Every January

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Newsbytes: Predators; NBA Jam Book; Galaga Chronicles; Golden Tee 2018; ColorDMD Updates

Newsbytes: Predators; NBA Jam Book; Galaga Chronicles; Golden Tee 2018; ColorDMD Updates

arcadehero July 29, 2017 1

Welcome to the last weekend of July. CAX and ReplayFX are in full swing so if you have the chance to attend, soak up every minute of it! Let’s end the month on some

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Get Ready – California Extreme (CA) & Replay FX (PA) This Weekend

Get Ready – California Extreme (CA) & Replay FX (PA) This Weekend

arcadehero July 27, 2017 1

July is almost over (booooo!) and while this means we’ll soon be in the “dog days” of Summer, it also means that gamers on both the East and West coast of the United States

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The Games Of Amusement Expo 2017

The Games Of Amusement Expo 2017

arcadehero March 20, 2017 9

Another amusement trade show came and went this week and I had the opportunity to make a visit. It wasn’t a huge show but it is always good to reconnect with people and to

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