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Arcade Expansions: Ground Kontrol (OR); Robot City Games (NY); Boss Battle Games (IN)

Arcade Expansions: Ground Kontrol (OR); Robot City Games (NY); Boss Battle Games (IN)

arcadehero February 19, 2016 1

Stories about new arcade openings are more common to find on the blog here but occasionally a location undertakes a major expansion, which is just as important to any business as opening their doors.

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UPDATE: Bandai Namco NOT Halting Arcade Development

UPDATE: Bandai Namco NOT Halting Arcade Development

arcadehero February 16, 2016 10

We’ve all heard the phrase: “Reports of my death have been greatly exaggerated.” Unfortunately exaggerated death reports of the arcade industry have existed in some form or another since the industry crash back in

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Article: Running An Arcade in 2015

Article: Running An Arcade in 2015

arcadehero September 8, 2015 2

(Thanks to everyone that sent this in) I don’t have a lot that I think I can add to this article entitled “Running An Arcade in 2015” over at Polygon.com – just that it

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Super Arcade Denied A Permit To Operate In the City of Azusa, CA

Super Arcade Denied A Permit To Operate In the City of Azusa, CA

arcadehero June 25, 2015 1

(Thanks to @supcat and @mosesplan on Twitter for the tip) When people ask me for advice on opening an arcade, I try to always point out that you need to look into the laws/rules/regulations/taxes/fees

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Amusement Expo 2015 Preview

Amusement Expo 2015 Preview

arcadehero March 23, 2015 9

It is Vegas week, thanks to the start of Amusement Expo 2015 in Las Vegas, NV starting Wednesday. Since I started my arcade in 2008 I have attended this event annually, with one exception.

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Location News: 60th Dave & Busters In Dallas, Retro Arcade Open in Japan

Location News: 60th Dave & Busters In Dallas, Retro Arcade Open in Japan

arcadehero December 10, 2012 0

Normally we only have one new location to speak of per post but today we have two. Bring more of them on I say! First off Dave & Busters has been busy opening more

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Time Masheen Arcade Open in Chehalis, WA

Time Masheen Arcade Open in Chehalis, WA

arcadehero July 22, 2012 2

Back in May this year, a new vintage arcade opened its doors in Chehalis, WA. Details inside!

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Chuck E. Cheeses Celebrates 35 Years With a New Direction, Mascot Design

Chuck E. Cheeses Celebrates 35 Years With a New Direction, Mascot Design

arcadehero July 19, 2012 9

A history of Chuck E. Cheese's, including a look at their future plans. Click for more details!

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Sega’s Tokyo Joypolis Reopens With New Design, Attractions, New Facility Smell

Sega’s Tokyo Joypolis Reopens With New Design, Attractions, New Facility Smell

arcadehero July 19, 2012 1

Newsfeed 1224 via Out West Sega might be better known on a facility level through Gameworks which they used to own but in the Eastern Hemisphere, their Joypolis facilities are where its at. If

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Zap Arcade Opens in Jordan, MN

Zap Arcade Opens in Jordan, MN

arcadehero July 16, 2012 0

Well I think we can safely say that the opening of vintage arcades is officially a trend now as when ti comes to the various location openings we are reporting on these days, this

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The Arcade Street in Paris

The Arcade Street in Paris

arcadehero January 12, 2011 3

Newsfeed 986 via If you’re in Paris and you want to enjoy playing some arcades from Japan, then you’ll want to find your way to Arcade Street. This location is near Nation subway station

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More arcade goodness coming to Brandenton, FL with Saturn 5

Shaggy July 19, 2010 2

Newsfeed 874 via The Herald Tribune has the story on an operator in the area of Bradenton, FL who has made it his objective to expand his business into a family entertainment center which

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