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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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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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IAAPA 2016 PART 4: Pinball; Videmption

IAAPA 2016 PART 4: Pinball; Videmption

arcadehero November 25, 2016 0

It’s been a week since IAAPA 2016 closed up but there’s more to cover so with this post, let’s check out Pinball and some of the Videmption/Redemption games as seen at the event! Previous

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The Unreleased Arcade Concepts Of Amazement Machines

The Unreleased Arcade Concepts Of Amazement Machines

arcadehero January 9, 2016 2

Prototype and unreleased concepts have always been fascinating to me, particular in the video game arena. There are a plethora of reasons as to why a product might not ever make it out of

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IAAPA 2014 Mega-Post: The Latest Arcade Games Coming To The West

IAAPA 2014 Mega-Post: The Latest Arcade Games Coming To The West

arcadehero December 4, 2014 1

With this post I can finally breath a sigh of relief as it means that my IAAPA 2014 coverage is wrapped up. The amount of video to edit and comment on was significant this

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Stinger Report/BMIGaming Best of Show Awards 2013 Released

Stinger Report/BMIGaming Best of Show Awards 2013 Released

arcadehero February 28, 2013 2

It’s been a few months since IAAPA hit but that doesn’t mean that some awards for the games can’t be released. Around the beginning of last year we ran news of the first run

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Scene 75 Now Open In Dayton, OH

Scene 75 Now Open In Dayton, OH

arcadehero August 12, 2012 0

It’s been a little while since we reported on a new venue opening in Ohio (example 1 and example 2 from 2009) and today’s news is about a location that is a full-blown FEC

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Kansas declares coin pusher redemption games as "illegal gambling devices" while state brings casinos in

Kansas declares coin pusher redemption games as "illegal gambling devices" while state brings casinos in

Shaggy April 25, 2010 6

(thanks for the tip Dasbacon) And now for a great “WTH?” moment to start our week off. Arcades such as Dave & Busters and others who operate coin-pushing machines in the US state of

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New redemption – Free Fallin

New redemption – Free Fallin

Twisted Supreme April 30, 2009 0

I remember seeing this briefly at ATEI and having a little play on it. It’s defiantly one of this addictive one more go, I can do better, types games which always make a great redemption

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Redemption Education

Redemption Education

Twisted Supreme October 20, 2008 0

Ever thought that playing redemption games could teach you anything? No? Me neither. But below is an interesting piece on how a parent has actually noticed the way there kids play redemption games, and

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Redemption Seminar at ATEi 2009

Redemption Seminar at ATEi 2009

Twisted Supreme September 2, 2008 0

I am always reading about seminars that take place at events such as E3 and GDC and I am always eager to hear what some of the these industry experts have to say on

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ASI 2008 – my view (part 2)

ASI 2008 – my view (part 2)

Shaggy March 29, 2008 3

Continuing on with my ASI 2008 coverage is a continued look into products that one could find at the show. Coastal Amusements had their new Sea Wolf game on display which received a lot

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