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Newsbytes: 2015 Ottawa Pinball Show; Teen Makes His Own Arcade Game; Pac-Man Fever; Heart of Gaming; NTG#52

Newsbytes: 2015 Ottawa Pinball Show; Teen Makes His Own Arcade Game; Pac-Man Fever; Heart of Gaming; NTG#52

arcadehero July 25, 2015 0

Happy weekend arcade fans! This weekend’s newsbytes are brought to you by the number 5,000, because that sounds like a good number to sponsor something. A new podcast will be posted later today so

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Midweek Bump: Maximum Tune 5 DX; Variant Schwanzer; CAX2015 Videos

Midweek Bump: Maximum Tune 5 DX; Variant Schwanzer; CAX2015 Videos

arcadehero July 22, 2015 0

I have a few items worth discussing that I don’t want to hold over until Saturday so here’s a mid-week multi-item post. 😉 Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 5 DX Coming Winter 2015 – Nothing

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Broadway Bar and Arcade Opens Near Pittsburgh, PA

Broadway Bar and Arcade Opens Near Pittsburgh, PA

arcadehero July 7, 2015 3

Right before I get to the location news, my thanks to Darktetsuya for this link to a tweet by Harada, head honcho of Tekken 7. It points out that the game will be showing

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Newsbytes: AH Podcast#4 w/ Spooky Pinball Interview; KISS Pinball Doc; PIXELS;  NTG#49

Newsbytes: AH Podcast#4 w/ Spooky Pinball Interview; KISS Pinball Doc; PIXELS; NTG#49

arcadehero June 27, 2015 2

The last weekend of June is already upon us and with that, your collection of arcade and pinball news for the weekend! Arcade Heroes Podcast #4 – Click the player  below for a listen

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Stern Pinball Walks You Through Their New Spike Hardware

Stern Pinball Walks You Through Their New Spike Hardware

arcadehero June 24, 2015 1

In case you wanted to get really technical about Stern Pinball’s new hardware system, then here is the video for you. For many years, the circuit boards found behind the backbox glass in Stern’s

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Newsbytes: Rob Zombie Pinball; Jurassic Park; Grand Master 2015; NTG#47

Newsbytes: Rob Zombie Pinball; Jurassic Park; Grand Master 2015; NTG#47

arcadehero June 13, 2015 5

Here is a later Newsbytes post, I’ve been busy editing a podcast so that it fits into a file size that the site will allow without destroying the quality but so far no luck.

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Newsbytes: Allied Tank Review; NW Pinball & Arcade Show; FTW Chicago Opens; NTG# 46

Newsbytes: Allied Tank Review; NW Pinball & Arcade Show; FTW Chicago Opens; NTG# 46

arcadehero June 6, 2015 5

Schools out for the Summer – at least everywhere around me. This means that it becomes busier in my case, which is great. Hopefully it is like that everywhere that an arcade can be

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A Pinball Machine of Astronomical Proportions: Galactic Dimension

A Pinball Machine of Astronomical Proportions: Galactic Dimension

arcadehero June 5, 2015 4

[Thanks to Niklas Roy for the info!] We’ve covered unique pinball machines on AH a few times, most recently with this post about an 8-player pinball machine and some others. Today comes word of

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Newsbytes: New Barcade; Silver Ball Planet; TRON 3; NTG#45b

Newsbytes: New Barcade; Silver Ball Planet; TRON 3; NTG#45b

arcadehero May 30, 2015 4

Welcome to the last weekend of May 2015. It is out-of-school/graduation time for many, hope everyone has a fun and safe time. It’s also the perfect time to visit some arcades if you have

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And Now A Video Of The New Stern Pinball Factory

And Now A Video Of The New Stern Pinball Factory

arcadehero May 28, 2015 0

The other day we ran an article about the new Heighway Pinball UK factory and their current production. Back over in the USA, the largest and best-known pinball maker in the world, recently moved

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Heighway Pinball’s Factory Fired Up To Produce New Pinball Games

Heighway Pinball’s Factory Fired Up To Produce New Pinball Games

arcadehero May 26, 2015 0

(Thanks to Scott Flear for the tip) Stern factory visits are well-known, having become a tourist draw into Chicago for a number of years.  There haven’t been many pinball factories to be found around

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Newsbytes: Polybius Doc; Walking Dead Update; Heighway Pinball Update; NTG#45

Newsbytes: Polybius Doc; Walking Dead Update; Heighway Pinball Update; NTG#45

arcadehero May 23, 2015 0

In the US many are out and about thanks to it being Memorial Day weekend, which is (or at least should be) one of the more solemn holidays. For most it also marks the

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