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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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Newsbytes: LvL Up Opens (CA); Shrek & Baywatch Pins Get Color; Classic Game News & More

Newsbytes: LvL Up Opens (CA); Shrek & Baywatch Pins Get Color; Classic Game News & More

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Welcome to another weekend and with that, a collection of news from around the arcade world. Here’s what we’ve got for you today: LvL Up Opens For Business (Campbell, CA) While I was saving

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New Locations: Walt’s Bar (CA); Punch Bowl Social (IL); Dave & Busters; Sega Prize Zones (UK)

New Locations: Walt’s Bar (CA); Punch Bowl Social (IL); Dave & Busters; Sega Prize Zones (UK)

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New locations for arcade enjoyment are always opening up out there; here’s the latest collection of such news as I have found it while exploring the interwebs. That and thanks to those that sent

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Arcade Expo 4.0 To Bring 1100+ Arcade & Pinball Games Together In March

Arcade Expo 4.0 To Bring 1100+ Arcade & Pinball Games Together In March

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While California Extreme tends to soak up most of the headlines for arcade machine get-togethers, it is not the only event of it’s kind out there as we have seen a big increase in

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Tracking down the Namco Galaxian 3 6 Player Theater from Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada and Beyond

Tracking down the Namco Galaxian 3 6 Player Theater from Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada and Beyond

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Here at Arcade Heroes we like to track down arcade games to find out what happened to them if they are no longer on location, especially if its a game that is rarely seen

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Get Ready – California Extreme (CA) & Replay FX (PA) This Weekend

Get Ready – California Extreme (CA) & Replay FX (PA) This Weekend

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July is almost over (booooo!) and while this means we’ll soon be in the “dog days” of Summer, it also means that gamers on both the East and West coast of the United States

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The Strong Museum of Play Exhibits Review July 2017 – Have a Ball, Raceway, Pinball Playfields and EGameRevolution.

The Strong Museum of Play Exhibits Review July 2017 – Have a Ball, Raceway, Pinball Playfields and EGameRevolution.

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I recently had a chance to visit the Strong Museum of Play in Rochester, NY and Participate in their summer of 2017 exhibits. There are 2 new exhibits at the museum that both feature

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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

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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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Atari’s Asteroids, Centipede and Missile Command To Become Board Games

Atari’s Asteroids, Centipede and Missile Command To Become Board Games

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If you were a child of the late 70s or early 80s then you very well might have come across board games based upon arcade games. The likes of Berzerk, Defender, Frogger, Pac-Man Popeye and

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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)

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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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Prototype Found: The Arena by Gottlieb

Prototype Found: The Arena by Gottlieb

arcadehero April 28, 2017 1

Prototype news was rather steady last year, thanks to a slew of discoveries from arcade collectors out there. For the news on this one, it was something we almost posted about last Summer but

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Spook-O-Tron Coming To Playchoice-10 Arcades In Late 2017

Spook-O-Tron Coming To Playchoice-10 Arcades In Late 2017

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We have covered the development of new content for old arcade hardware before but it isn’t something that we come across very often. With a large selection of arcade boards to choose from, interested

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