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Japanese Arcade News: Summer Location Tests & Releases

Japanese Arcade News: Summer Location Tests & Releases

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As we find ourselves nice and comfy in the middle of the Summer, it’s time to take a look over in Japan as to what their arcade business has been up to lately. Location

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Newsbytes: Maximum Tune 6 Cabinet; Augmented Climbing; Jurassic World VR

Newsbytes: Maximum Tune 6 Cabinet; Augmented Climbing; Jurassic World VR

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It’s a sorta holiday weekend, with the 4th of July happening in the middle of next week which makes things a little awkward. Either way, if you find yourself traveling, keep an eye out

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Bowl Expo ’18 Report: Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash; Connect 4 Hoops; Transformers Shadows Rising & More

Bowl Expo ’18 Report: Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash; Connect 4 Hoops; Transformers Shadows Rising & More

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This week as Bowl Expo ’18 and as I had mentioned on the previous post, I wasn’t planning on attending until a last minute change took place. Granted, with Las Vegas being as close

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Bandai Namco Debuts Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash At Bowl Expo ’18

Bandai Namco Debuts Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash At Bowl Expo ’18

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If you’ve been around the arcade business for the past couple of decades, then you likely are familiar with Bandai Namco’s re-issues of select classic arcade games in a proper arcade cabinet format. These

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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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JAEPO 2018 Day 2 – More Arcade Goodness From Japan

JAEPO 2018 Day 2 – More Arcade Goodness From Japan

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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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JAEPO 2018 Part I – New Arcade Games Coming From Japan

JAEPO 2018 Part I – New Arcade Games Coming From Japan

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Welcome to the first of various JAEPO 2018 threads. These may be a bit of a hodge podge of content, most of what I am seeing from the show coming via Twitter as Japanese

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Bandai Namco Resurrecting The Shoot Away Series With Shoot Away Pro

Bandai Namco Resurrecting The Shoot Away Series With Shoot Away Pro

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After a fairly mellow 2017, the Japanese arcade industry seems to have awoken from their slumber as we’re just getting hit with news left and right. Not complaining, just observing. 😉 Shoot Away –

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Namco Bringing Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 6 To JAEPO 2018

Namco Bringing Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 6 To JAEPO 2018

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It’s been a week since Bandai Namco first teased the next installment of Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune for arcades and with the day arriving, we have a few details to chew on. First, here’s

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Newsbytes: EAG 2018; Sonic Athletics; Tempest Development; TVs In Slo-Mo; Lost World Pinball Colorized

Newsbytes: EAG 2018; Sonic Athletics; Tempest Development; TVs In Slo-Mo; Lost World Pinball Colorized

arcadehero January 20, 2018 0

Welcome to this week’s Newsbytes, our collection of arcade news that is generally too brief to dedicate an entire post to. Interview With Someone At Sega For House Of The Dead Scarlet Dawn It

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Bandai Namco Teases Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 6

Bandai Namco Teases Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 6

arcadehero January 18, 2018 1

(thanks to Dark Tetsuya & Arcade Belgium for the tip) It’s not much to go off off at the moment but Bandai Namco has announced that Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 6 is going to

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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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