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New Releases: The Hobbit Pinball; Galaga Assault

New Releases: The Hobbit Pinball; Galaga Assault

arcadehero February 12, 2016 0

February generally isn’t a time where a lot of  new releases take place in our business but that doesn’t keep them from ever happening. New Games For The Modern Arcade Market The Hobbit Pinball

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Main Event Entertainment Adds 2nd FEC In AZ; Plans More US Locations In 2016

Main Event Entertainment Adds 2nd FEC In AZ; Plans More US Locations In 2016

arcadehero February 11, 2016 0

While most of our arcade expansion stories have revolved around companies like Dave & Busters or Round1USA, another Family Entertainment Center chain has shown that they are up to the task. That company is

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Newsbytes: Silverball City, 1996, Space Invaders Skill Slots, NTG#73

Newsbytes: Silverball City, 1996, Space Invaders Skill Slots, NTG#73

arcadehero February 6, 2016 4

Happy weekend arcaders! News has begun to pile up finally so perhaps we are out of the doldrums of Winter…in that regard. Let’s get to it: Silverball City Coming To Johnson City, TN In April

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Discovered: Segasonic Bros. Arcade Prototype by Bubble Bobble Creator Fukio Mitsuji

Discovered: Segasonic Bros. Arcade Prototype by Bubble Bobble Creator Fukio Mitsuji

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In the past year or so we’ve seen some Japanese developed prototype games come to light, particularly Hammer Away, Kung Fu Master 2 and Wing Force. Now get ready for this look at a failed test

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Toss Out The Laserdisc Thanks To DEXTER

Toss Out The Laserdisc Thanks To DEXTER

arcadehero February 5, 2016 2

For a long time, arcade machines were a gateway to getting your hands on cutting edge/latest technology without having to drop thousands of dollars on the experience. That could be the display, the sound

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Square Enix Offers A Peek Into The Creation Of The Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade Soundtrack

Square Enix Offers A Peek Into The Creation Of The Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade Soundtrack

arcadehero February 3, 2016 1

One important component of any video game is the sound mix and the soundtrack. For the new Dissidia Final Fantasy Arcade game which Square Enix released in Japan this past November, the company has

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Sega Coming To CEMA 2016 With Four Games Including Luigi Mansion Arcade

Sega Coming To CEMA 2016 With Four Games Including Luigi Mansion Arcade

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Sega Amusements International sent out a press release this morning touting their presence at both the upcoming CEMA (California Entertainment Machine Association) and the Amusement Expo International events. The CEMA Spring Spotlight show happens

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JAEPO 2016: Capcom Keeps Attack On Titan Arcade and Cytus Omega Alive

JAEPO 2016: Capcom Keeps Attack On Titan Arcade and Cytus Omega Alive

arcadehero January 29, 2016 1

The next big trade show that is on the arcade calender is JAEPO 2016. This is the major trade show for the arcade/amusement industry in Japan every year, so expect to hear a number

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Newsbytes: Joysticks Arcade Bar; Groove Coaster USA; Pinball; NTG#72

Newsbytes: Joysticks Arcade Bar; Groove Coaster USA; Pinball; NTG#72

arcadehero January 23, 2016 1

For North America, snow is mostly in the news. Enormous snowstorms in the Eastern US happen every once in a while but either way hopefully you are all staying safe out there. In the

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New Arcade Watch: National Video Game Museum (Frisco, TX); Press Start (Rapid City, SD)

New Arcade Watch: National Video Game Museum (Frisco, TX); Press Start (Rapid City, SD)

arcadehero January 21, 2016 0

Thanks to Michael Louie for the great tips on new locations opening their doors out there, we have two locations to highlight today. National Video Game Museum – Frisco, TX: Below is a news

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Archer Pinball Whitewood Shown At Arcade Expo 2.0

Archer Pinball Whitewood Shown At Arcade Expo 2.0

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At this past weekend’s Arcade Expo 2.0 in Banning, CA, brothers Keith and Randy Elwin demonstrated the whitewood of their independent project, Archer pinball. The term ‘whitewood’ is used to indicate a pinball table

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Newsbytes: Disney Quest; Indies including NEON FM, VEC9, Skycurser; NTG#71

Newsbytes: Disney Quest; Indies including NEON FM, VEC9, Skycurser; NTG#71

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We’ve got a bit of arcade news, especially for indie arcade developments going into this weekend so buckle up and let’s get to it! Disney Quest Not Closing Rumor – (Thanks to Michael Louie

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