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Video Arcade Games Turning 20 In 2017

Video Arcade Games Turning 20 In 2017

arcadehero February 25, 2017 8

Welcome to Part 3 of our series on games that will be celebrating a certain anniversary during this calendar year of 2017. With going back to 1997, we will be looking at games turning

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Newsbytes: Cruis’n; Attack On Titan Loctest; Jersey Jack Pinball; Homebrews + More

Newsbytes: Cruis’n; Attack On Titan Loctest; Jersey Jack Pinball; Homebrews + More

arcadehero January 28, 2017 0

It has been a hectic week with various news items accumulating on the plate. I finally received the key to a new space this week and have begun the tedious remodeling process – the

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Video Arcade Games Turning 30 In 2017

Video Arcade Games Turning 30 In 2017

arcadehero January 19, 2017 1

Continuing upon our reflections of games past, we jump forward from 1977 to 1987. A major difference you will notice between the two lists is the explosive influence of Japanese game makers had. This

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1980s Arcade Centric Game Show Starcade Being Rebooted By Shout! Factory

1980s Arcade Centric Game Show Starcade Being Rebooted By Shout! Factory

arcadehero January 12, 2017 3

(Thanks to Stingray_Travel for the tip from the other day) The name Starcade likely brings back some memories for any of you classic gamers who caught the TV show back in the 1982-83 period

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Arcade Games Turning 40 in 2017

Arcade Games Turning 40 in 2017

arcadehero January 11, 2017 4

With a new year upon comes the opportunity to reflect on games past. As usual we will start with the 70s and games turning the ripe age of 40. Prepare to feel old! Here

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New Locations: Kongs Cardiff (UK); Netherworld (AUS); 2 For The Rec Room (CAN); Round 1 USA (CO, USA)

New Locations: Kongs Cardiff (UK); Netherworld (AUS); 2 For The Rec Room (CAN); Round 1 USA (CO, USA)

arcadehero January 7, 2017 0

The first week of January has been busy! I’m going to be moving my arcade again to a larger space within the mall so that may mean that my availability for posts this month

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Colorized Pinball Updates: Cactus Canyon; Family Guy; Congo; Dracula

Colorized Pinball Updates: Cactus Canyon; Family Guy; Congo; Dracula

arcadehero November 30, 2016 0

Developments to colorize older monochromatic pinball machines continues apace thanks to the ColorDMD company. Since it has been a little while, here are the latest games to enjoy the wonderful world of color dots:

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New Arcades: Kongs of Kings(UK); Soda Parlor(TN); D&B (MD)

New Arcades: Kongs of Kings(UK); Soda Parlor(TN); D&B (MD)

arcadehero November 22, 2016 1

Business hasn’t come to a halt amidst IAAPA, so let’s take a breather from that to shine a light on some new arcades opening up out there. Kongs of Kings Opening A Bar/Arcade In

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More New Arcades: Tum’s Arcade (UK); Eighty3 Bar Arcade (CAN); 2 New VR Arcades In Utah

More New Arcades: Tum’s Arcade (UK); Eighty3 Bar Arcade (CAN); 2 New VR Arcades In Utah

arcadehero September 28, 2016 1

News has been dead slow once again. It isn’t fun when you know of something going on behind the scenes but don’t have enough to post about (such as a name, nothing else). Fortunately,

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ReplayFX Arcade/Pinball Event Now Underway In Pittsburgh, PA

ReplayFX Arcade/Pinball Event Now Underway In Pittsburgh, PA

arcadehero July 29, 2016 0

Arcade expos are bigger and badder than ever thanks to renewed interest in collecting as well as new games. Just a short time ago, California Extreme kicked off their 20th annual event and now

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Newsbytes: CAX 2016; Jarvis Documentary; Brian Colin Tour; Ghostbusters

Newsbytes: CAX 2016; Jarvis Documentary; Brian Colin Tour; Ghostbusters

arcadehero July 16, 2016 1

July always seems like it is the shortest month of the year to me, because it is the middle of summer and you make time fly by while having fun…let’s check out some of

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The History Of Sonic The Hedgehog At The Arcade

The History Of Sonic The Hedgehog At The Arcade

arcadehero June 23, 2016 3

It is June 23rd and that marks a milestone in video gaming as one of the most popular game mascots turns 25 years old. That would be Sega’s speedy blue fuzzball, Sonic The Hedgehog.

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