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Volumetric Displays From Voxon Photonics Now Commercially Available

Volumetric Displays From Voxon Photonics Now Commercially Available

arcadehero May 4, 2018 1

While the focus of the blog here is on arcade news and opinion, it’s not just about new releases and locations. The technology that can be adapted for out-of-home entertainment/amusement is just as interesting

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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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Pac-Man Goes AR With Pac In Town

Pac-Man Goes AR With Pac In Town

arcadehero January 5, 2018 0

If you’re into the somewhat obscure parts of arcade history, then you might recall that during the first run of VR amusement tech in the 1990s that Pac-Man VR was a real thing. It

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Business Is Good; Top 10 Posts On Arcade Heroes Of 2017

Business Is Good; Top 10 Posts On Arcade Heroes Of 2017

arcadehero December 30, 2017 1

The Arcade Business Is Doing Well 2017 has been an awesome year for arcade gaming. From a business perspective, myself and many others have seen profits increase as interest has held strong for people

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IAAPA 2017: Raw Thrills booth with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; Injustice Arcade; X Games Snow Boarder

IAAPA 2017: Raw Thrills booth with Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; Injustice Arcade; X Games Snow Boarder

arcadehero November 14, 2017 4

The first official day of IAAPA 2017 is over and with that, I have had a chance to play some of the latest games that are headed to the amusement industry. For American developer

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Atari PONG Table Project Picked Up By UNIS For Worldwide Distribution

Atari PONG Table Project Picked Up By UNIS For Worldwide Distribution

arcadehero October 18, 2017 4

We’re quickly approaching the biggest trade show event for the amusement/arcade industry (IAAPA 2017) and with that, news of upcoming products that we can expect to find at the show is beginning to trickle

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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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Spooky Pinball Unveils Total Nuclear Annihilation Pinball

Spooky Pinball Unveils Total Nuclear Annihilation Pinball

arcadehero July 28, 2017 1

As a “boutique” creator of pinball machines, Wisconsin-based Spooky Pinball LLC may not get all of the media attention that the big guys get. Fortunately, they are still busy making new concepts for locations

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Sega World Drivers Championship 2018 Begins Testing

Sega World Drivers Championship 2018 Begins Testing

arcadehero July 28, 2017 1

Last week news broke that Sega had a new racing arcade game in the works by the name of Sega World Drivers Championship 2018. Now a week later the game has been placed on

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Let’s Unbox The Walking Dead Arcade Game

Let’s Unbox The Walking Dead Arcade Game

arcadehero July 27, 2017 2

It has been a little while since I did an arcade “unboxing” – a little over a year in fact when I unboxed and installed a World Tour Foosball table by Barron Games. I

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AR Comes To Bumper Cars With HADO Kart

AR Comes To Bumper Cars With HADO Kart

arcadehero July 24, 2017 1

I had intended on posting about the Cosmotrons Game Tour but the video editing process ended up taking up a bit more time than expected so I will save that for tomorrow. In the

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New Videmption Game Ice Man Spotted In The Wild

New Videmption Game Ice Man Spotted In The Wild

arcadehero July 19, 2017 6

A couple of months ago, I was browsing the website for Coastal Amusements when I came across a listing for a sit-down videmption game called Ice Man. Unfortunately there wasn’t a lot of information

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