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Location Watch: VR Zone (JP); N2 Arcade (TN), The Garcade (WI) Sega Prize Zone Hatfield (UK); Round1USA (NY)

Location Watch: VR Zone (JP); N2 Arcade (TN), The Garcade (WI) Sega Prize Zone Hatfield (UK); Round1USA (NY)

arcadehero June 13, 2017 1

It’s E3 time again, which means that the gaming world has their focus on new developments for the console side of the business. Outside of that, developments continue in the arcade sector particularly with

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New Locations: John & Jay’s Arcade (MA); Konbo Arcade Cafe (UK); Quarter Horse Arcade (NC); Free Play #2 (TX); Arcadeology (MD); R1USA (NY)

New Locations: John & Jay’s Arcade (MA); Konbo Arcade Cafe (UK); Quarter Horse Arcade (NC); Free Play #2 (TX); Arcadeology (MD); R1USA (NY)

arcadehero May 1, 2017 3

I know it hasn’t been very long since our last post about new arcade locations opening their doors out there but right after that post was finished, tips came pouring in about other locations!

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Newsbytes: Battle of the Arcades; Alien Day; Heart of Gaming; Vid.Me

Newsbytes: Battle of the Arcades; Alien Day; Heart of Gaming; Vid.Me

arcadehero April 29, 2017 0

Hello and welcome to Newsbytes, our weekend collection of quick arcade news. Let’s get to it as we enjoy the last weekend that April 2017 has to offer: Battle Of The Arcades Begins A

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New Locations: The Grid Arcade Bar (MN); Big Al’s (CA); Little Big Thrills (MN); 1up Arcade (AU); Rock N’ Fun (HI)

New Locations: The Grid Arcade Bar (MN); Big Al’s (CA); Little Big Thrills (MN); 1up Arcade (AU); Rock N’ Fun (HI)

arcadehero April 21, 2017 2

Time for new arcade locations and updates! These have been accumulating for a few weeks as I’ve been very busy with other things, mainly in remodeling my own location. Let’s jump into the news

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Touring Orlando & Dallas Arcades + A Quick Visit To Disney Quest

Touring Orlando & Dallas Arcades + A Quick Visit To Disney Quest

arcadehero March 30, 2017 3

The site has been sort of quiet lately as I have been out and about travelling in the warm state of Florida, then a visit to Dallas for Amusement Expo. Not to mention spending

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The Games Of Amusement Expo 2017

The Games Of Amusement Expo 2017

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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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Why Arcades Haven’t Died In The United States

Why Arcades Haven’t Died In The United States

arcadehero February 20, 2017 7

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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Q&A With Eugene Jarvis: Cruis’n Blast And The Modern Arcade Industry

Q&A With Eugene Jarvis: Cruis’n Blast And The Modern Arcade Industry

arcadehero February 17, 2017 2

With a new year and various game releases upon us, it is well past time for a new developer interview. The last time we talked with Eugene Jarvis, CEO of Raw Thrills, it was

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New Arcades Watch – Rupert’s Kids (IN); Barcades For Richmond; D&B Opens In SC; R1USA in GA

New Arcades Watch – Rupert’s Kids (IN); Barcades For Richmond; D&B Opens In SC; R1USA in GA

arcadehero February 13, 2017 0

Time for another look at some new locations that are opening their doors out there! Thanks to Michael L. and George R. for the tips on a couple of these. Rupert’s Kids Arcade Opens

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New Arcades: Lefty’s Alley & Eats (DE); Pasáž (Tel Aviv); Tilt (MN)

New Arcades: Lefty’s Alley & Eats (DE); Pasáž (Tel Aviv); Tilt (MN)

arcadehero January 27, 2017 1

As mentioned in a recent Newsbytes, I have been very busy and unable to scour the net for daily stories…this week was also a little quiet after Monday. That said, we have more locations

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New Locations: Kongs Cardiff (UK); Netherworld (AUS); 2 For The Rec Room (CAN); Round 1 USA (CO, USA)

New Locations: Kongs Cardiff (UK); Netherworld (AUS); 2 For The Rec Room (CAN); Round 1 USA (CO, USA)

arcadehero January 7, 2017 0

The first week of January has been busy! I’m going to be moving my arcade again to a larger space within the mall so that may mean that my availability for posts this month

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Location News: Playland-Not-At-The-Beach Needs Help; New D&B In Ontario, CAN

Location News: Playland-Not-At-The-Beach Needs Help; New D&B In Ontario, CAN

arcadehero December 5, 2016 0

Playland-Not-At-The-Beach In San Francisco, CA Looking For Funding (Thanks to Jdevy for the tip) On occasion we hear about non-profit arcades. They are certainly uncommon as the operating costs for any arcade tends to

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