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Video Arcade Games Turning 20 In 2017

Video Arcade Games Turning 20 In 2017

arcadehero February 25, 2017 1

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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New Trailer: The Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Championship USA

New Trailer: The Daytona International Speedway, Daytona Championship USA

arcadehero February 24, 2017 0

Sega Amusements released a new trailer for Daytona Championship USA this morning, showcasing the recreation of the Daytona International Speedway. This follows a trailer from a few weeks ago that focused on the remake

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Atari Pong Coffee Table Project Raising Funding For A General Release

Atari Pong Coffee Table Project Raising Funding For A General Release

arcadehero February 24, 2017 1

(Thanks to Michael L. for the tip) Back in May of last year, we mentioned a very cool electromechanical Pong project. It received quite a bit of media attention, using an old but proven

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Why Arcades Haven’t Died In The United States

Why Arcades Haven’t Died In The United States

arcadehero February 20, 2017 7

This past week, I had a few readers point out an article by Brian Ashcraft on Kotaku entitled Why Arcades Haven’t Died In Japan. It offers up that writer’s perspective as to why the

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Newsbytes: Weird Al Sings Pac-Man; GALACTIKA Opens in Colombia; Donkey Kong Advanced & More

Newsbytes: Weird Al Sings Pac-Man; GALACTIKA Opens in Colombia; Donkey Kong Advanced & More

arcadehero February 18, 2017 0

Happy weekend fellow Heroes! I’ve been so busy that even getting newsbytes completed has been a task but here we are with some arcade related news for you to chew on. Let’s get to

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Q&A With Eugene Jarvis: Cruis’n Blast And The Modern Arcade Industry

Q&A With Eugene Jarvis: Cruis’n Blast And The Modern Arcade Industry

arcadehero February 17, 2017 1

With a new year and various game releases upon us, it is well past time for a new developer interview. The last time we talked with Eugene Jarvis, CEO of Raw Thrills, it was

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Bandai Namco Begins Shipping Maximum Tune 5 To Locations In The US

Bandai Namco Begins Shipping Maximum Tune 5 To Locations In The US

arcadehero February 15, 2017 0

Maximum Tune 5 Now Officially Available In The USA/Canada The moment that Maximum Tune fans in the West have been waiting for is finally here as Bandai Namco Amusements has announced that Maximum Tune

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Sega Updates: Luigi’s Mansion Arcade; Initial D Zero; Daytona Championship USA

Sega Updates: Luigi’s Mansion Arcade; Initial D Zero; Daytona Championship USA

arcadehero February 14, 2017 0

Just a quick update here coming out of the weekend. JAEPO 2017 is behind us and I don’t think that we have missed anything major but if something else comes up, we’ll let you

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Heighway Pinball Begins Shipping Alien

Heighway Pinball Begins Shipping Alien

arcadehero February 14, 2017 0

Alien Pinball Now Shipping For those fans of the Alien franchise, then this should come as welcome news. UK-based manufacturer Heighway Pinball reached a milestone today as they officially began shipping their Alien Pinball

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New Arcades Watch – Rupert’s Kids (IN); Barcades For Richmond; D&B Opens In SC; R1USA in GA

New Arcades Watch – Rupert’s Kids (IN); Barcades For Richmond; D&B Opens In SC; R1USA in GA

arcadehero February 13, 2017 0

Time for another look at some new locations that are opening their doors out there! Thanks to Michael L. and George R. for the tips on a couple of these. Rupert’s Kids Arcade Opens

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JAEPO 2017 Day 2: More New Arcade Games, More Videos

JAEPO 2017 Day 2: More New Arcade Games, More Videos

arcadehero February 10, 2017 0

Welcome to the second day of JAEPO 2017. Today is heavy on the video so take that as a warning in the event that your connection is running slow (like mine has been today,

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JAEPO 2017 Begins: Bombergirl (Konami); Soul Reverse (Sega) & More

JAEPO 2017 Begins: Bombergirl (Konami); Soul Reverse (Sega) & More

arcadehero February 9, 2017 2

New Arcades Р JAEPO 2017 The annual JAEPO (Japan Amusement Expo) trade show is upon us and with that, a fresh look at what Japanese game developers are looking to bring to the arcade

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