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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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Transformers Shadows Rising Launching In July; Appearing At Bowl Expo 2018

Transformers Shadows Rising Launching In July; Appearing At Bowl Expo 2018

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This week marks a new amusement event, one that I’ve often heard of but never attended called the International Bowl Expo. I hadn’t planned on going but something worked out yesterday that means I’ll

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Sega Amusements Releases Daytona Championship USA Standard Version

Sega Amusements Releases Daytona Championship USA Standard Version

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If you have found it difficult to come across Sega’s return to the iconic Daytona USA franchise then you are in luck – they’ve got a new, more affordable design shipping out to locations

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Newsbytes: 10 Years In Business; Connect 4 Hoops; PONG Table Coin-Op; Southern Fried Gaming Expo; Arcade History & More

Newsbytes: 10 Years In Business; Connect 4 Hoops; PONG Table Coin-Op; Southern Fried Gaming Expo; Arcade History & More

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Most everyone is going to be paying attention to E3 news that is hitting the wires this weekend but there are still things going on in the world of arcades. Here’s what I’ve gathered

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Sega Confirms House Of The Dead Scarlet Dawn For A Western Release

Sega Confirms House Of The Dead Scarlet Dawn For A Western Release

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I got up this morning to find Sega Amusements going on a little social media blitz. The same image and similar message were shared on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and through their e-mail.  Here’s the

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Sega Releases Target Bravo: Operation GHOST Upright Models

Sega Releases Target Bravo: Operation GHOST Upright Models

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At IAAPA 2017, one of the new video game pieces to be found on the show floor was an upright version of Sega’s Target Bravo: Operation GHOST. When Operation GHOST was first launched in

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Taito Begins Testing AirSoft BB Gun Arcade Game ‘GunArena’ In Japan

Taito Begins Testing AirSoft BB Gun Arcade Game ‘GunArena’ In Japan

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There have been many legends in this business, one of which is a Japanese company by the name of Taito. With around 500 arcade machines to their name over the past 45+ years, you

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Unboxing & Reviewing The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2018) Arcade Game

Unboxing & Reviewing The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2018) Arcade Game

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Doing an”unbox” of an arcade game is not exactly done with frequency but when the opportunity arises, I do try and film it. This week was a very rare event for me at the

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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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Now Available: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Now Available: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

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Way back in October of last year, we discovered that American developer Raw Thrills was hard at work on the creation of a new beat ’em up arcade game called Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

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Open For Business: Another Castle: Arcade Edition (WA); Xplore Kids (NY); GameTime #4 (FL) & More

Open For Business: Another Castle: Arcade Edition (WA); Xplore Kids (NY); GameTime #4 (FL) & More

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Time for another look at new arcade locations to open their doors out there – or who soon will. Another Castle:Arcade Edition Expands To Another Location (Marysville, WA) (Thanks to Logan N. for sending

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Newsbytes: MGC’18; Billy Mitchell Disgraced; New VLOG; The Last Starfighter

Newsbytes: MGC’18; Billy Mitchell Disgraced; New VLOG; The Last Starfighter

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Hello user and welcome to this week’s Newsbytes Midwest Gaming Classic In Full Swing For those gamers in the Midwest who are looking to get their fill of arcade and pinball goodness this weekend,

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