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Newsbytes: Dance Rush; Aztarac Restoration; Jumbo Jumpin’; RIP Tom Petit

Newsbytes: Dance Rush; Aztarac Restoration; Jumbo Jumpin’; RIP Tom Petit

arcadehero December 9, 2017 1

It’s been a little while since we had a proper newsbytes post but it is normal that arcade news not related to IAAPA is quite slow around the end of November/beginning of December. Here’s

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Japanese Arcades Galore! Sega World Drivers Championship; Border Break Zero Plus; Gitadora Matixx; Bombergirl; Ultra Street Fighter IV & More!

Japanese Arcades Galore! Sega World Drivers Championship; Border Break Zero Plus; Gitadora Matixx; Bombergirl; Ultra Street Fighter IV & More!

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What is going on in the wonderful world of Japanese arcades? While news on the site here has been a bit slow this Summer, there is a lot that has been going on in

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8-Player Arcade Gaming – A History

8-Player Arcade Gaming – A History

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With the upcoming release of Sega’s Daytona Championship USA and the news of an 8-unit location test, it gave me an idea that should have been covered before for those slow news days… The

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Video Arcade Games Turning 20 In 2017

Video Arcade Games Turning 20 In 2017

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

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

arcadehero February 10, 2017 1

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

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New Arcades –  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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JAEPO 2017 Preview: Japan Hearts Virtual Reality

JAEPO 2017 Preview: Japan Hearts Virtual Reality

arcadehero February 6, 2017 1

We are closing in on the latest Japanese amusement trade show, known as JAEPO. With that event comes new game announcements and concepts. We have been covering some of the Out-Of-Home developments for Virtual

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Video Arcade Games Turning 30 In 2017

Video Arcade Games Turning 30 In 2017

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Continuing upon our reflections of games past, we jump forward from 1977 to 1987. A major difference you will notice between the two lists is the explosive influence of Japanese game makers had. This

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Mini-documentary: Inside Tokyo’s Long Love Affair With Dance Dance Revolution

Mini-documentary: Inside Tokyo’s Long Love Affair With Dance Dance Revolution

arcadehero August 17, 2016 1

(Thanks to Venumspyder for the tip) It goes without saying that Konami’s Dance Dance Revolution arcade series has been a phenomenon all over the world since it was introduced in the late 90s. Interest has

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Konami’s Dance Dance Revolution A Landing At Dave & Busters Soon UPDATE: Round1USA Too

Konami’s Dance Dance Revolution A Landing At Dave & Busters Soon UPDATE: Round1USA Too

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It has been teased for a while now that Dave & Busters was doing something with Konami’s popular Dance Dance Revolution series this Summer but it wasn’t clear until today what that would entail.

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Newsbytes: ColorDMD Updates; TMNT Arcade Action Figures; Atari updates NTG#85

Newsbytes: ColorDMD Updates; TMNT Arcade Action Figures; Atari updates NTG#85

arcadehero May 28, 2016 1

The Memorial Day weekend is usually a bit slow as many people are out and about as opposed to reading blogs but regardless, we’ve got news. We hope you have a safe holiday weekend

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Games Turning 40,20, 30 and 10 in 2016

Games Turning 40,20, 30 and 10 in 2016

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With each year that passes, we take a look at games celebrating a certain anniversary via a post. This year however, I decided to go the video route and make these long videos covering

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