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8-Player Arcade Gaming – A History

8-Player Arcade Gaming – A History

arcadehero May 18, 2017 7

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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New Daytona Championship USA Trailer Showcases Dinosaur Canyon

New Daytona Championship USA Trailer Showcases Dinosaur Canyon

arcadehero April 28, 2017 1

With May almost here, we have been expecting to hear an announcement for the release of Sega’s latest arcade racer, Daytona Championship USA. But as development goes, things change & improve while tweaks are

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Bandai Namco Launches An Online Maximum Tune 5 Finder

Bandai Namco Launches An Online Maximum Tune 5 Finder

arcadehero March 24, 2017 5

Following the success of their online maps that track games like Pac-Man Battle Royale and Star Wars Battle Pod, Bandai Namco Amusements America has launched a site that tracks locations for their latest racing

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Japan To Receive “Go! Go!” Update To Mario Kart Arcade GP DX

Japan To Receive “Go! Go!” Update To Mario Kart Arcade GP DX

arcadehero March 2, 2017 0

At the end of 2016, news came down that Bandai Namco’s Mario Kart Arcade GP DX games in the West would be receiving their final update. This update would add some content to the

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Video Arcade Games Turning 20 In 2017

Video Arcade Games Turning 20 In 2017

arcadehero February 25, 2017 8

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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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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Monday News: Arcade Heroes Podcast #14; Splash Footage; Cruis’n Blast

Monday News: Arcade Heroes Podcast #14; Splash Footage; Cruis’n Blast

arcadehero January 23, 2017 0

Happy Monday everyone – at least I hope it is for you. We have some arcade news to check out so let’s get to it: Arcade Heroes Podcast #14 A new podcast you say?

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EAG 2017 Part 2: Splash; Daytona USA; Big Galaga; Pinball; + More

EAG 2017 Part 2: Splash; Daytona USA; Big Galaga; Pinball; + More

arcadehero January 20, 2017 4

The EAG International Expo 2017 event has come to a close and with that, we have some more media to check out of the arcade games at the show. Many thanks to those that

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New Daytona Championship USA Teaser Trailer – Three-Seven Speedway

New Daytona Championship USA Teaser Trailer – Three-Seven Speedway

arcadehero January 16, 2017 6

Happy Monday everyone. With the start of a new week comes a new teaser trailer from Sega’s upcoming (and slightly renamed) Daytona Championship USA. The reason this is coming along now is that it

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Cruis’n Blast Arcade Now Available

Cruis’n Blast Arcade Now Available

arcadehero December 9, 2016 9

We’ve been covering the latest edition of Cruis’n for a little while now and earlier this week, I received confirmation from Betson (a major arcade game distributor) that they have received Cruis’n Blast units

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IAAPA 2016 Part 2 – Racing Edition (Daytona 3, Cruis’n Blast, Maximum Tune 5, Ultra Race)

IAAPA 2016 Part 2 – Racing Edition (Daytona 3, Cruis’n Blast, Maximum Tune 5, Ultra Race)

arcadehero November 19, 2016 5

It’s been a busy, busy week with IAAPA 2016 in full swing. Every IAAPA has lots to see and do but this one felt busier than usual. Since video editing is consuming my time,

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