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Sales Open For Spooky Pinball’s Total Nuclear Annihilation Pinball Machines

Sales Open For Spooky Pinball’s Total Nuclear Annihilation Pinball Machines

arcadehero August 15, 2017 2

Remember the announcement regarding the upcoming Total Nuclear Annihilation Pinball? If not, then it was only a few weeks ago. Designed with an 80s aesthetic in theme, artwork and playfield design while sporting newer

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AR Comes To Bumper Cars With HADO Kart

AR Comes To Bumper Cars With HADO Kart

arcadehero July 24, 2017 1

I had intended on posting about the Cosmotrons Game Tour but the video editing process ended up taking up a bit more time than expected so I will save that for tomorrow. In the

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AAMA Issues The “Fair Play Pledge” For Redemption Machine Operations

AAMA Issues The “Fair Play Pledge” For Redemption Machine Operations

arcadehero May 5, 2017 17

The American Amusement Machine Association (AAMA) is not an organization that most gamers are familiar with; as their ‘About’ page states, “The American Amusement Machine Association (AAMA) is an international non-profit trade organization representing

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A Closer Look At The Indie Project Cosmotrons

A Closer Look At The Indie Project Cosmotrons

arcadehero April 10, 2017 5

On the last post to AH, the Midwest Gaming Classic event was mentioned, along with the presence of a new “Asteroids like” arcade game called Cosmotrons. Thanks to Sean of All Castle Games, we

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New Locations: Cidercade (TX); Ready Player One Bar (MI); Token (Ireland); Round1USA (IL)

New Locations: Cidercade (TX); Ready Player One Bar (MI); Token (Ireland); Round1USA (IL)

arcadehero March 29, 2017 0

When we started the month of March, we did so with various posts covering new arcade amusement locations that are opening their doors out there. So it is fitting as we reach the end

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The Games Of Amusement Expo 2017

The Games Of Amusement Expo 2017

arcadehero March 20, 2017 9

Another amusement trade show came and went this week and I had the opportunity to make a visit. It wasn’t a huge show but it is always good to reconnect with people and to

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The MagixFloor Virtual Playground By Touch Magix

The MagixFloor Virtual Playground By Touch Magix

arcadehero October 6, 2016 4

With IAAPA 2016 approaching fast, we’re getting more information on brand new product that is on its way. Not everything the industry uses is stored in a kiosk-like box and this product certainly fits

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Display Tech: Holograms With Voxiebox

Display Tech: Holograms With Voxiebox

arcadehero October 4, 2016 1

Arcade Displays We’ve seen quite a few non-mainstream displays get some mileage out of the arcade business. Vector monitors, stereoscopic 3D, transparent LCDs, large touchscreens, dome screens and more. That is one benefit of

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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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Bandai Namco Opening VR Zone Project i Can In Tokyo This April

Bandai Namco Opening VR Zone Project i Can In Tokyo This April

arcadehero March 28, 2016 2

There have been “whispers” about more out-of-home amusement VR projects coming their way although it hasn’t entirely been clear who is working on what. With today’s news we can remove Bandai Namco Amusements off

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“Best of Show Awards” 2015 Open To the Public

“Best of Show Awards” 2015 Open To the Public

arcadehero March 3, 2015 6

For the past few years I had ran a poll for Arcade Game Of The Year, although for 2014 I missed out on that, being pre-occupied with some other items on my plate. Awards for

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The Zone Dome As An Arcade Display

The Zone Dome As An Arcade Display

arcadehero October 14, 2014 4

A short time ago, I mentioned an interesting new product by the name of Zone Dome in a weekend news collection post. I couldn’t find out if this was designed to also work in

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