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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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Big Buck World Championship 2017 Headed To Las Vegas

Big Buck World Championship 2017 Headed To Las Vegas

arcadehero April 27, 2017 0

The arcade business generally has some event held in Las Vegas every year, such as the Amusement Expo in March. This year AE skipped Vegas for Dallas so it was looking like the city

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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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Big Buck Wild Receives DLC With Gemsbok, 3 New Bonus Rounds

Big Buck Wild Receives DLC With Gemsbok, 3 New Bonus Rounds

arcadehero April 1, 2017 0

Happy April Fools Day everyone! Let’s just get that out of the way for starters and state that so far I have not come across any arcade April Fools jokes…yet. If you want to

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Newsbytes: Big Buck Championships; Cesys VR; New Gamestate;

Newsbytes: Big Buck Championships; Cesys VR; New Gamestate;

arcadehero November 5, 2016 3

Welcome to November everybody! As the temperatures decline in northern areas and holidays arrive, that does equal a boost in sales for some locations. We also have IAAPA 2016 in a little over a

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Raw Thrills Shines At TwitchCon 2016

Raw Thrills Shines At TwitchCon 2016

arcadehero October 3, 2016 0

One thing we have been critical about regarding the arcade industry at large is the lack of modern marketing thinking. Many games are only touted upon release and after a flyer is produced and

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2016 Big Buck World Championship Qualifiers Begin May 1st

2016 Big Buck World Championship Qualifiers Begin May 1st

arcadehero April 18, 2016 1

In October 2015, the biggest tournament for arcades took place thanks to Play Mechanix, Raw Thrills and their popular Big Buck Hunter series. The Big Buck World Championships have been going on for several

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Big Buck Wild 2016 Update Rolling Out April 1st

Big Buck Wild 2016 Update Rolling Out April 1st

arcadehero March 28, 2016 0

When Play Mechanix launched the “Wild” update for their Big Buck HD games, it was stated that there would be updates in 2016 and 2017 to help keep the game fresh. Owners of the

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Newsbytes: Big Buck Championships; Skycurser Beta; Aliens Armageddon Unbox; Groove Coaster 3; NTG#62

Newsbytes: Big Buck Championships; Skycurser Beta; Aliens Armageddon Unbox; Groove Coaster 3; NTG#62

arcadehero October 24, 2015 2

We are only a week away from Halloween, the holiday for candy lovers everywhere. I’m not sure what most arcades out there do to celebrate – I have heard of sites holding cosplay competitions

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Newsbytes: Rocket Amusements; Sarah Spain Hosting Big Buck World Event; UNIS IAAPA Line-Up; NTG#60

Newsbytes: Rocket Amusements; Sarah Spain Hosting Big Buck World Event; UNIS IAAPA Line-Up; NTG#60

arcadehero October 10, 2015 5

I hope that everyone is having a good weekend so far, loaded with arcade goodness if at all possible. Let’s get to our news: Rocket Amusements Launches First Game, Crazy Claw – We see many

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Big Buck World Championship 2015 Slated for Oct. 23rd-24th in Chicago, IL

Big Buck World Championship 2015 Slated for Oct. 23rd-24th in Chicago, IL

arcadehero July 16, 2015 0

Play Mechanix has announced new details about the upcoming Big Buck World Championship 2015 event, which has grown to become the biggest annual arcade competition in the world. Each year the company has moved

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Big Buck Game Wardens Now Out And About Promoting Big Buck HD

Big Buck Game Wardens Now Out And About Promoting Big Buck HD

arcadehero April 27, 2015 1

As you’ve seen, news has been pretty slow the past week but as we head into the last week of April, we finally have something. Arcade developer Play Mechanix has launched a new program

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