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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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Daytona Championship USA Officially Released To Arcades

Daytona Championship USA Officially Released To Arcades

arcadehero June 16, 2017 5

After seeing various tweets showing that Sega’s newest arcade racer is showing up at various locations around the world, we have confirmed that the remake/reboot of Sega’s mega-hit classic Daytona Championship USA is now

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Location Watch: VR Zone (JP); N2 Arcade (TN), The Garcade (WI) Sega Prize Zone Hatfield (UK); Round1USA (NY)

Location Watch: VR Zone (JP); N2 Arcade (TN), The Garcade (WI) Sega Prize Zone Hatfield (UK); Round1USA (NY)

arcadehero June 13, 2017 1

It’s E3 time again, which means that the gaming world has their focus on new developments for the console side of the business. Outside of that, developments continue in the arcade sector particularly with

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The Cosmotrons Arcade Summer Tour + More Game Details

The Cosmotrons Arcade Summer Tour + More Game Details

arcadehero June 5, 2017 2

A little while ago, we covered a new indie game that was being designed for home consoles but just so happened to make a public appearance as an arcade machine – Cosmotrons. The game

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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

arcadehero June 3, 2017 2

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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Select Neo Geo MVS Games Come To PC Via GOG.com – Giveaway Contest Inside!

Select Neo Geo MVS Games Come To PC Via GOG.com – Giveaway Contest Inside!

arcadehero May 30, 2017 0

UPDATE: Winners announced below! Check the embedded widget to see if your username is among the 10 winners (you need to have cookies enabled for it to show). All winners have been notified with

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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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Location Watch: Coin-Op Game Room (CA); Strike Zone Entertainment Center (FL); 2 New Dave & Busters (GA, LA)

Location Watch: Coin-Op Game Room (CA); Strike Zone Entertainment Center (FL); 2 New Dave & Busters (GA, LA)

arcadehero May 24, 2017 2

Who is ready for another round of new arcade location news? I knew you were. 4th Coin-Op Game Room Coming To The Gaslamp Bar – San Diego, CA (Thanks to TJ for correcting me on

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8-Player Arcade Gaming – A History

8-Player Arcade Gaming – A History

arcadehero May 18, 2017 7

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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Stern Pinball Updates: Making of Aerosmith & Colored Bottom Arches

Stern Pinball Updates: Making of Aerosmith & Colored Bottom Arches

arcadehero May 16, 2017 0

Stern Pinball has been busy lately . Naturally they are working on new games but until those are announced, there are other items to look into. Here’s their latest: The Making of Aerosmith Pinball

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Details On Daytona Championship USA’s ‘Party Mode’

Details On Daytona Championship USA’s ‘Party Mode’

arcadehero May 12, 2017 2

We’re about half-way through with May 2017, which means that Summer is soon upon us. Summertime usually sees a few new arcade releases to grace venues around the world and among those is one

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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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