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Newsbytes: Heighway Pinball Shake-up; Firepower Pin Upgrade; Holy Grail; The Simpsons + More

Newsbytes: Heighway Pinball Shake-up; Firepower Pin Upgrade; Holy Grail; The Simpsons + More

arcadehero June 17, 2017 1

Happy weekend to you all out there. With that comes another Newsbytes, our collection of arcade news from around the world. Andrew Heighway Leaves Heighway Pinball Let’s start with the biggest news first –

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The Games Of The IAAPA Asian Attractions Expo 2017

The Games Of The IAAPA Asian Attractions Expo 2017

arcadehero June 15, 2017 1

While every November we come to the ‘big’ IAAPA trade show, the organization holds expos around the world throughout the year. One of those is called the Asian Attractions Expo. This year the event

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Sega Opens Pre-Orders For Let’s Go Island Dream Edition Conversion Kits

Sega Opens Pre-Orders For Let’s Go Island Dream Edition Conversion Kits

arcadehero June 15, 2017 0

Here’s something you don’t hear coming from major manufacturers too often these days – a new conversion kit is coming soon! Dream Raiders To Let’s Go Island Conversion Back in 2012, Sega released the

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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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Newsbytes: Golden Tee World Champion Crowned; Daytona; Killer Queen; Rampage + More

Newsbytes: Golden Tee World Champion Crowned; Daytona; Killer Queen; Rampage + More

arcadehero May 27, 2017 1

Another week, another newsbytes! Let’s get it on… Golden Tee World Championships Finds A Champion Big Buck isn’t the only arcade game to enjoy a big worldwide tournament. For many years Golden Tee has been

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Newsbytes: BOSA Awards; Quad Pokey Replacement; Star Wars

Newsbytes: BOSA Awards; Quad Pokey Replacement; Star Wars

arcadehero May 6, 2017 1

Hey. How are you? Wanna read some Newsbytes? I knew you did. Granted, arcade news has been rather slow all year and this week there wasn’t much to report on either, even in ‘quick’

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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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Spook-O-Tron Coming To Playchoice-10 Arcades In Late 2017

Spook-O-Tron Coming To Playchoice-10 Arcades In Late 2017

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We have covered the development of new content for old arcade hardware before but it isn’t something that we come across very often. With a large selection of arcade boards to choose from, interested

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Daytona Championship USA 8-player Spotted In Florida

Daytona Championship USA 8-player Spotted In Florida

arcadehero April 17, 2017 1

The release of Daytona Championship USA is right around the corner although we haven’t heard much since an 8-unit appearance of the game at Amusement Expo in Dallas last month. The game was stated

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The Future Of The Airframe Platform

The Future Of The Airframe Platform

arcadehero April 14, 2017 1

We recently covered the pre-order release of the new arcade exclusive shoot ’em up Skycurser, developed by Indiana-based developer Griffin Aerotech.  When that date hit, I reached out to them with a few questions

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A Closer Look At The Indie Project Cosmotrons

A Closer Look At The Indie Project Cosmotrons

arcadehero April 10, 2017 5

On the last post to AH, the Midwest Gaming Classic event was mentioned, along with the presence of a new “Asteroids like” arcade game called Cosmotrons. Thanks to Sean of All Castle Games, we

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