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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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Newsbytes: Chuck E Cheeses Turning 40; The Walking Dead Launch Party; PinballFX2 Star Wars & More

Newsbytes: Chuck E Cheeses Turning 40; The Walking Dead Launch Party; PinballFX2 Star Wars & More

arcadehero April 15, 2017 1

Happy Easter weekend everyone, it’s time for Newsbytes. Chuck E. Cheeses Being The “Biggest Birthday Ever” Events As They Mark 40 Years Earlier this week I saw an ad on TV for Chuck E.

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Newsbytes: Ironsights Big Buck Doc; Pirates @ Dave & Busters; ColorDMDs & More

Newsbytes: Ironsights Big Buck Doc; Pirates @ Dave & Busters; ColorDMDs & More

arcadehero April 8, 2017 0

Welcome to this week’s newsbytes, where we distill some pieces of arcade news into one post for your reading or viewing pleasure. Ironsights – Twitch Produced Mini-Documentary On Big Buck Champ Sara Erlandson Play

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Exclusive Arcade Title Skycurser Now Officially Available For Purchase

Exclusive Arcade Title Skycurser Now Officially Available For Purchase

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Back in February 2015, we mentioned a new horizontally scrolling shoot ’em up was headed to arcades by the name of Skycurser. As of today, the game is officially available for purchase so it

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Thoughts: Touching Sound, A Documentary On The DJ Max Technika Arcade Game

Thoughts: Touching Sound, A Documentary On The DJ Max Technika Arcade Game

arcadehero April 1, 2017 1

A Brief History Of DJ Max Technika In covering arcades here on this blog since 2007, I’ve seen a lot of games come and go over the course of time. Likewise in operating an

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Newsbytes: April Fools; Taito VR; Arcade Easter Eggs; Skycurser;

Newsbytes: April Fools; Taito VR; Arcade Easter Eggs; Skycurser;

arcadehero April 1, 2017 0

It has been a little while since our last Newsbytes but this is due to the large amount of time I’m needing to spend remodeling a new spot for my arcade business to move

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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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New Locations: Cidercade (TX); Ready Player One Bar (MI); Token (Ireland); Round1USA (IL)

New Locations: Cidercade (TX); Ready Player One Bar (MI); Token (Ireland); Round1USA (IL)

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When we started the month of March, we did so with various posts covering new arcade amusement locations that are opening their doors out there. So it is fitting as we reach the end

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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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Quick Preview: Amusement Expo 2017

Quick Preview: Amusement Expo 2017

arcadehero March 14, 2017 0

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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From one historic landmark to another, The Story of a Sega R360 and my 14 month search to find the long lost game from my childhood

From one historic landmark to another, The Story of a Sega R360 and my 14 month search to find the long lost game from my childhood

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This article will chronicle my 14-month search to find a long lost arcade game from my childhood. As many of you already know the Sega R360 is my favorite arcade game ever made. I

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Cineplex Rec Room to open several large Entertainment Centers across Canada in 2017 and beyond

Cineplex Rec Room to open several large Entertainment Centers across Canada in 2017 and beyond

SaraAB87 March 9, 2017 0

Cineplex, a popular Canadian entertainment brand based out of Toronto, Ontario Canada, is set to open 10-15 large entertainment centers called Rec Room in 2017 and beyond. Cineplex is a popular brand of movie

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