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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

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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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New Arcade Game from ICE – Tomy Waterfuls Ring Toss Spotted at Dave & Busters Buffalo

New Arcade Game from ICE – Tomy Waterfuls Ring Toss Spotted at Dave & Busters Buffalo

SaraAB87 February 19, 2018 1

  Remember the Tomy Waterfuls? If not, it was a handheld toy that was popular in the late 1970’s and 1980’s. The object of the game was to fill the toy up with water, put

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EAG 2018 Round-up: New Arcade Content For Europe

EAG 2018 Round-up: New Arcade Content For Europe

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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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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

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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: System16 Update; Dialed In! CE; Stern Pinball Setup; World’s Fastest Drummer Vegas + More

Newsbytes: System16 Update; Dialed In! CE; Stern Pinball Setup; World’s Fastest Drummer Vegas + More

arcadehero September 2, 2017 0

It’s Labor Day Weekend for US readers, which often means that people are out and about getting their last vacation in before the Summer is over. If that is the case for you, hopefully

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Tracking down the Namco Galaxian 3 6 Player Theater from Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada and Beyond

Tracking down the Namco Galaxian 3 6 Player Theater from Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada and Beyond

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Here at Arcade Heroes we like to track down arcade games to find out what happened to them if they are no longer on location, especially if its a game that is rarely seen

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The Games Of The IAAPA Asian Attractions Expo 2017

The Games Of The IAAPA Asian Attractions Expo 2017

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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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8-Player Arcade Gaming – A History

8-Player Arcade Gaming – A History

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With the upcoming release of Sega’s Daytona Championship USA and the news of an 8-unit location test, it gave me an idea that should have been covered before for those slow news days… The

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AAMA Issues The “Fair Play Pledge” For Redemption Machine Operations

AAMA Issues The “Fair Play Pledge” For Redemption Machine Operations

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The American Amusement Machine Association (AAMA) is not an organization that most gamers are familiar with; as their ‘About’ page states, “The American Amusement Machine Association (AAMA) is an international non-profit trade organization representing

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Quick Preview: Amusement Expo 2017

Quick Preview: Amusement Expo 2017

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Every March, the amusement industry holds a tradeshow that is sponsored by the AAMA and the AMOA. While a smaller event than what we see at IAAPA every November, this gives us a chance

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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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EAG Expo 2017 Day 1: Disney Crossy Road; Choppy Wood; Aerosmith and More

EAG Expo 2017 Day 1: Disney Crossy Road; Choppy Wood; Aerosmith and More

arcadehero January 17, 2017 5

The first major amusement/arcade trade show following IAAPA is upon us, the annual expo that graces the city of London that is presently known as the EAG International Expo or EAG Expo for short.

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