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Videobytes: Crusin’; VR Zone; Sega Promo; NTG#79

Videobytes: Crusin’; VR Zone; Sega Promo; NTG#79

arcadehero April 2, 2016 4

For this weekends newsbytes it was so heavy on the videos that I figured to call this Videobytes instead. I hope you are all having a good start to your April! Cruisn’ – It’s

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Konami Launches Dance Dance Revolution A In Japan

Konami Launches Dance Dance Revolution A In Japan

arcadehero March 30, 2016 1

The latest version of Konami’s legendary arcade series Dance Dance Revolution has launched in Japan, known as Dance Dance Revolution A. The new version offers more songs and some other aesthetic changes to the

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Big Buck Wild 2016 Update Rolling Out April 1st

Big Buck Wild 2016 Update Rolling Out April 1st

arcadehero March 28, 2016 0

When Play Mechanix launched the “Wild” update for their Big Buck HD games, it was stated that there would be updates in 2016 and 2017 to help keep the game fresh. Owners of the

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Newsbytes: Mortal Kombat Menus; Donkey Kong Remix; JAEPO; Pinball; Polycade; NTG#76

Newsbytes: Mortal Kombat Menus; Donkey Kong Remix; JAEPO; Pinball; Polycade; NTG#76

arcadehero February 27, 2016 2

I think we have a few videos to share this time around….happy weekend! Hidden Menus To Mortal Kombat Arcade Discovered (thanks to everyone that sent this tip in)- In the biggest news of the week, YourMKArcadeSource

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JAEPO 2016 #2: Now with 500% More Videos Of New Japanese Arcade Games

JAEPO 2016 #2: Now with 500% More Videos Of New Japanese Arcade Games

arcadehero February 19, 2016 1

It’s the second day for JAEPO 2016 in Japan and now we have more videos to share of the latest ideas and games that will be making their mark on game centers in the

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

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

arcadehero February 6, 2016 5

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

arcadehero February 6, 2016 2

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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Unreleased Arcade Shooter Wing Force (Atlus) Rises From The Grave

Unreleased Arcade Shooter Wing Force (Atlus) Rises From The Grave

arcadehero January 9, 2016 1

Back in 1993, a company by the name of A.I. was working on a new vertical scrolling shooting game called Wing Force. Atlus would publish the game but as things worked out, the game

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Newsbytes: 2015 Review; Games Turning 40; Brad Fuller Passing; NTG#70

Newsbytes: 2015 Review; Games Turning 40; Brad Fuller Passing; NTG#70

arcadehero January 2, 2016 3

It’s 2016 and I hope that everyone had a great week with the turn of the year. 2015 was really good for my own arcade business and I have heard reports from a few

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Mario & Sonic At The Rio 2016 Olympic Games Arcade Edition Gets A New Test In Japan

Mario & Sonic At The Rio 2016 Olympic Games Arcade Edition Gets A New Test In Japan

arcadehero December 9, 2015 3

We usually don’t cover Japanese arcade location tests, unless the game in question is known to be coming out to the West. In the case of the mouthful title Mario & Sonic At The

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New Arcade Watch: Free Play & Bit Bar Open In TX; Retro Museum in Indiana; Ikuri Arcade in Finland

New Arcade Watch: Free Play & Bit Bar Open In TX; Retro Museum in Indiana; Ikuri Arcade in Finland

arcadehero December 5, 2015 0

I was going to have this news as a part of the Newsbytes for the weekend but so much is accumulating for that post as I research that I decided it is better to

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