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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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Newsbytes: Magician’s Dead Coming To Round1USA; BattleZoneVR; Golden Tee 2017; CPS2; NTG#95

Newsbytes: Magician’s Dead Coming To Round1USA; BattleZoneVR; Golden Tee 2017; CPS2; NTG#95

arcadehero September 17, 2016 2

Hey, this weekend has enough newsbytes for a post! Let’s get to it: Magician’s Dead Coming The US via Round1USA: The Tokyo Game Show has been in full swing this week and from there

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Newsbytes: The Last Starfighter + Expos; NEON FM; Rope Game

Newsbytes: The Last Starfighter + Expos; NEON FM; Rope Game

arcadehero June 11, 2016 2

The Summer Slowdown has begun so there hasn’t been much to discuss this week – until now of course. If you own an arcade or want to promote one, don’t forget to sign-up to

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Ask Arcade Heroes: How Come All These New Arcade Games Aren’t On Home Consoles?

Ask Arcade Heroes: How Come All These New Arcade Games Aren’t On Home Consoles?

arcadehero February 18, 2016 31

Not long ago, a question popped up on our Facebook page asking a question that I have read often on the interwebs: why not sega and others make them on the pc and consoles? –

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Pokkén Tournament Getting Console Release; The Next Level Arcade In Trouble

Pokkén Tournament Getting Console Release; The Next Level Arcade In Trouble

arcadehero August 21, 2015 2

It’s been another relatively slow news week for arcade gaming and unfortunately this post isn’t terribly positive, but we’ll make the most of it. Pokkén Tournament Coming To WiiU – This was inevitable really

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Newsbag: Medieval Madness; Funk’d Up; Toki Proto; NTG#33 + More

Newsbag: Medieval Madness; Funk’d Up; Toki Proto; NTG#33 + More

arcadehero January 31, 2015 1

Well, January is over already. That just flew by for me. I don’t mind too much though as it means we get closer to some warmer weather. Medieval Madness Update – We’ve been patiently

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Console-To-Arcade #1: Gauntlet; Kokuga; Riptide GP2

Console-To-Arcade #1: Gauntlet; Kokuga; Riptide GP2

arcadehero September 23, 2014 8

One trend that is a part of the modern arcade landscape is that of the Console-To-Arcade port. It was a very rare, but not unheard of occurrence, in the Golden Age. As development focus and

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California Venues: Ultimate Gaming Center Open; Powersurge Closes

California Venues: Ultimate Gaming Center Open; Powersurge Closes

arcadehero May 13, 2014 11

Thanks to Edward Castillo for the tip, here is a little news regarding locations in California to discuss. First let’s talk about the closure. About 4 years ago I had a post here on

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The New Killer Instinct Gets It’s Turn As An Arcade Prop At MLG

The New Killer Instinct Gets It’s Turn As An Arcade Prop At MLG

arcadehero July 1, 2013 9

Newsfeed 1316, link via We don’t bring up the MLG very often here, aka Major League Gaming, as they typically focus on console gaming. On occasion an arcade-related thing manages to sneak in and

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Multi-Interest Post: Fighting Tournaments, BattleBlock Theater Arcade, Speed of Light goes to FB

Multi-Interest Post: Fighting Tournaments, BattleBlock Theater Arcade, Speed of Light goes to FB

arcadehero July 19, 2012 0

There are a few Stinger Newsfeeds I’ve been neglecting so let’s wrap them up into one little fuzzball of a post. Newsfeed 1220-23 via Fighting To the Top – An article found on The

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Target Toss Pro: Bags heads to the Wii

Target Toss Pro: Bags heads to the Wii

Shaggy November 18, 2008 0

I found this as a little bit of a surprise as Incredible Technologies hasn’t taken many games over from the coin-op market to the home market (they did do a GT game for cell

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Some Tekken 6 talk

Some Tekken 6 talk

Shaggy October 21, 2008 0

There’s been a lot of talk about fighters lately and as it turns out – here’s some more. Namco Japan sat down and talked about the arcade and console versions of Tekken 6 with

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