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IAAPA 2018 Preview: Augmented/Mixed/Virtual Reality

IAAPA 2018 Preview: Augmented/Mixed/Virtual Reality

arcadehero November 9, 2018 1

For our arcade preview of IAAPA, click here. Ever since the Oculus Rift VR headset began making headlines around 2012, the amusement industry has had a little bit of an obsession with the tech.

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IAAPA 2018 Preview: Arcades

IAAPA 2018 Preview: Arcades

arcadehero November 8, 2018 3

It’s that time of year again, not when we come together as families to give thanks and feast (that’s the week after), but to see what the latest, greatest and newest products that will

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Triotech Announces The Typhoon: 10th Anniversary Edition

Triotech Announces The Typhoon: 10th Anniversary Edition

arcadehero November 1, 2018 0

If you’ve visited a modern arcade (one that keeps up-to-date with releases) over the past decade, then chances are that you have either seen or used the Typhoon motion simulator. If you haven’t seen

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Bandai Namco Resurrecting The Shoot Away Series With Shoot Away Pro

Bandai Namco Resurrecting The Shoot Away Series With Shoot Away Pro

arcadehero February 1, 2018 2

After a fairly mellow 2017, the Japanese arcade industry seems to have awoken from their slumber as we’re just getting hit with news left and right. Not complaining, just observing. 😉 Shoot Away –

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Merry Newsbytes: Hado Singapore; The Void UK; DDR; Legend Heroes Sports & More

Merry Newsbytes: Hado Singapore; The Void UK; DDR; Legend Heroes Sports & More

arcadehero December 23, 2017 0

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays fellow arcade gamers. Today’s newsbytes will catch up on some Stinger Report newsfeeds and a few other items. Difficult to find one Atari Sky Diver, let alone three (not

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X Games Snowboarder Officially Released; Shipping Now

X Games Snowboarder Officially Released; Shipping Now

arcadehero December 22, 2017 0

This bit of news is actually a couple of weeks old…and it probably would have made the most sense to share it on Winter Solstice….better late than never, I’ve been too busy, etc., etc.

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Tracking down the Namco Galaxian 3 6 Player Theater from Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada and Beyond

Tracking down the Namco Galaxian 3 6 Player Theater from Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada and Beyond

SaraAB87 August 8, 2017 10

Here at Arcade Heroes we like to track down arcade games to find out what happened to them if they are no longer on location, especially if its a game that is rarely seen

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IAAPA 2016 Pre-Game Show

IAAPA 2016 Pre-Game Show

arcadehero November 12, 2016 3

Things are about to get busy around here as we finally hit the biggest trade show for the arcade industry that there is every year. But first, some quick headlines Sega’s MaiMai Pink is

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The Making of Galaxian 3

The Making of Galaxian 3

arcadehero August 31, 2016 7

Back in 1990, Namco had begun to dive into the development of 3D graphics and motion simulator technology. As their way of showing that they had the expertise to compete in these fields, they

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Newsbytes: Olympics; Densha De Go!; Arcade Movie Spoofs; NTG#91

Newsbytes: Olympics; Densha De Go!; Arcade Movie Spoofs; NTG#91

arcadehero August 13, 2016 2

It’s been a time for travel and vacations so things have been kinda slow around here lately. That doesn’t mean that news has stopped though, let’s look at what is going on in the

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Japanese Racing Game Updates: Initial D Zero; MaxiTune 5DX; Real Drive

Japanese Racing Game Updates: Initial D Zero; MaxiTune 5DX; Real Drive

arcadehero August 2, 2016 2

There has been plenty of excitement over the upcoming return of Cruis’n to the arcade scene here in the States but over in Japan, they are keeping their racing scene plenty strong. Let’s take

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Knowing Your Rs: SR, VR, AR and MXR

Knowing Your Rs: SR, VR, AR and MXR

arcadehero July 20, 2016 1

With the return of VR onto the scene, we’ve begun to cover the subject on the blog recently as “VR Arcades” and other out-of-home applications of the technology find their way into amusement. The

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