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Bar/Arcade Watch: Coin-Op SF (CA); Akihabara Arcade & Bar (CO); Two Plumbers (MO)

Bar/Arcade Watch: Coin-Op SF (CA); Akihabara Arcade & Bar (CO); Two Plumbers (MO)

arcadehero December 13, 2016 0

Hot on the heels of our recent post about new arcades are a few other locations that were almost overlooked. Thanks to you the readers for sending these in. As it works out, each

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US Edition of Bandai Namco’s Mario Kart Arcade GP DX To Receive Final Update

US Edition of Bandai Namco’s Mario Kart Arcade GP DX To Receive Final Update

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We have been following the 3rd arcade installment of Mario Kart since it was first shown in Japan in 2013. Since then, a US version was released and various online updates were offered for the

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New Arcades: Round 1 USA Expansion; X-Treme Fun Center Expands (FL); Power Play Arcade (FL)

New Arcades: Round 1 USA Expansion; X-Treme Fun Center Expands (FL); Power Play Arcade (FL)

arcadehero December 10, 2016 0

Often when the end of the year hits us, we come across news for new venues. So let’s get you up to speed: Round 1 USA Opens In Exton, PA; Coming Soon To South

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Alien Pinball In Production; Headed Towards January Release

Alien Pinball In Production; Headed Towards January Release

arcadehero December 9, 2016 1

Alien Pinball has long been known to be the second title for UK based company Heighway Pinball. We’ve been following updates on it for a while now and news had not been abundant about

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Cruis’n Blast Arcade Now Available

Cruis’n Blast Arcade Now Available

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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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Location News: Playland-Not-At-The-Beach Needs Help; New D&B In Ontario, CAN

Location News: Playland-Not-At-The-Beach Needs Help; New D&B In Ontario, CAN

arcadehero December 5, 2016 0

Playland-Not-At-The-Beach In San Francisco, CA Looking For Funding (Thanks to Jdevy for the tip) On occasion we hear about non-profit arcades. They are certainly uncommon as the operating costs for any arcade tends to

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Bandai Namco’s Fishing Spirits Gets A Pokémon Sun & Moon Promotion In Japan

Bandai Namco’s Fishing Spirits Gets A Pokémon Sun & Moon Promotion In Japan

arcadehero December 5, 2016 1

Good morning all! Just a quick news item here. The Fishing Spirits/Pokémon Cross Promotion You might recall a few IAAPA’s ago that Bandai Namco had brought their own fishing videmption game to the West.

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Arcade Heroes Turns 10 Years Old

Arcade Heroes Turns 10 Years Old

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Arcade Heroes Turns 10 Today! It’s December 3rd and unlike some previous years, I made sure to remember that this is an important day in this site’s history. Back on Dec. 3rd 2006 is

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Colorized Pinball Updates: Cactus Canyon; Family Guy; Congo; Dracula

Colorized Pinball Updates: Cactus Canyon; Family Guy; Congo; Dracula

arcadehero November 30, 2016 0

Developments to colorize older monochromatic pinball machines continues apace thanks to the ColorDMD company. Since it has been a little while, here are the latest games to enjoy the wonderful world of color dots:

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IAAPA 2016 Part 5: Virtual and Augmented Reality; Simulators; Bowling

IAAPA 2016 Part 5: Virtual and Augmented Reality; Simulators; Bowling

arcadehero November 28, 2016 0

IAAPA 2016: Final Coverage To finish our IAAPA 2016 coverage, we will close with what many in the video game industry as a whole is betting on being the ‘next big thing’. Thanks to

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Newsbytes: Skycurser; Soul Reverse Arcade; Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots Arcade

Newsbytes: Skycurser; Soul Reverse Arcade; Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots Arcade

arcadehero November 26, 2016 0

Welcome To The Latest Newsbytes If you are new to the site, welcome. Thanks for following us for your arcade news. The Newsbytes posts are generally something we run on Saturday to compile quick

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IAAPA 2016 PART 4: Pinball; Videmption

IAAPA 2016 PART 4: Pinball; Videmption

arcadehero November 25, 2016 0

It’s been a week since IAAPA 2016 closed up but there’s more to cover so with this post, let’s check out Pinball and some of the Videmption/Redemption games as seen at the event! Previous

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