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The Lost Arcade Documentary Premiering At DOC NYC Nov. 14th & 18th

The Lost Arcade Documentary Premiering At DOC NYC Nov. 14th & 18th

arcadehero October 29, 2015 0

I have mentioned the famous Chinatown Arcade on the blog before, which had a rocky history in recent times. It closed down in 2011, was pseudo-resurrected as The Next Level Arcade and then the location

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SkyCurser – Discussion And Unboxing Of This New JAMMA Arcade Kit

SkyCurser – Discussion And Unboxing Of This New JAMMA Arcade Kit

arcadehero October 28, 2015 4

As mentioned on the blog the other day, I was expecting a new game to arrive into my hands this week that has some very interesting potential for our industry at large. Known as

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Galaga Returning To The Arcade With Galaga Assault

Galaga Returning To The Arcade With Galaga Assault

arcadehero October 26, 2015 9

(Thanks to Jdevy for the tip) UPDATE: New high-rez and more detailed cabinet pic added below! Also, please note the writing at the bottom of this post – this game does have an “Amusement

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Big Buck World Championships 2015 Wrap Up

Big Buck World Championships 2015 Wrap Up

arcadehero October 26, 2015 2

As mentioned on Saturday, the Big Buck World Championship took place and after many players battled it out, one came out as ‘the’ World Champion – previous 2013 champ Trev Garner took home the

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Newsbytes: Big Buck Championships; Skycurser Beta; Aliens Armageddon Unbox; Groove Coaster 3; NTG#62

Newsbytes: Big Buck Championships; Skycurser Beta; Aliens Armageddon Unbox; Groove Coaster 3; NTG#62

arcadehero October 24, 2015 2

We are only a week away from Halloween, the holiday for candy lovers everywhere. I’m not sure what most arcades out there do to celebrate – I have heard of sites holding cosplay competitions

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Sega Amusements Unveils Initial IAAPA 2015 Line-Up

Sega Amusements Unveils Initial IAAPA 2015 Line-Up

arcadehero October 23, 2015 4

With IAAPA 2015 approaching fast, companies are beginning to lift the veil on what it is that they are brining to the show. They always like to keep a few things under wraps as

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Newsbytes: The Void Visit; Lots of Pinball; Sound Voltex III US Test; NTG#61

Newsbytes: The Void Visit; Lots of Pinball; Sound Voltex III US Test; NTG#61

arcadehero October 17, 2015 5

Happy weekend everyone, I hope everyone’s arcade adventures this weekend are fun. For the post this week, get ready for a video overload. I do have a new podcast about ready to go, however

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Footage of Luigi Mansion Arcade On Test + Ghostbusters Videmption?

Footage of Luigi Mansion Arcade On Test + Ghostbusters Videmption?

arcadehero October 14, 2015 0

Couple of items to get to this morning…but right before that, all my T-Shirts are on sale for $14 for the next couple of days in case you see anything interesting 😛 With the shameless

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Newsbytes: Rocket Amusements; Sarah Spain Hosting Big Buck World Event; UNIS IAAPA Line-Up; NTG#60

Newsbytes: Rocket Amusements; Sarah Spain Hosting Big Buck World Event; UNIS IAAPA Line-Up; NTG#60

arcadehero October 10, 2015 5

I hope that everyone is having a good weekend so far, loaded with arcade goodness if at all possible. Let’s get to our news: Rocket Amusements Launches First Game, Crazy Claw – We see many

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Star Wars Battle Pod Flat Screen Edition Trailer

Star Wars Battle Pod Flat Screen Edition Trailer

arcadehero October 8, 2015 1

I recently mentioned that the standard or “Flat Screen Edition” of Bandai Namco/Lucasfilm’s Star Wars Battle Pod is available worldwide, allowing venues that do not have the capital necessary for the Deluxe Pod version

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Capcom’s Luigi Mansion Arcade Lands In The USA for Testing

Capcom’s Luigi Mansion Arcade Lands In The USA for Testing

arcadehero October 7, 2015 3

For all of the arcade games that have received some location tests in the US this year, I had expected Capcom’s Luigi Mansion Arcade to be among the first. In a case of better

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Newsbytes: The Hobbit Update; Pac-Man Clock; Pink Panther; D&B Upstate NY move; Raiders of the Lost Arcades; NTG#59

Newsbytes: The Hobbit Update; Pac-Man Clock; Pink Panther; D&B Upstate NY move; Raiders of the Lost Arcades; NTG#59

arcadehero October 3, 2015 2

I missed out on doing a Newsbytes last week since I was much too busy but no Comic Con this week so let’s get to it. Lots of videos for today’s post. The Hobbit

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