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Atari’s BREAKOUT Returning To Arcades As A Videmption Game

Atari’s BREAKOUT Returning To Arcades As A Videmption Game

arcadehero September 21, 2016 1

(Via Replay Magazine) UPDATED: Updates below in red 40 years ago, Atari released a game that I personally consider to have been at the forrefront of the “Golden Age” of gaming – Breakout. It

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Lesser Known Arcade ‘Mascots’ (Atari, Exidy, Random)

Lesser Known Arcade ‘Mascots’ (Atari, Exidy, Random)

arcadehero August 25, 2016 0

Frogger. Q*Bert. Ryu. Pac-Man. Mario. Mention any one of these names in a conversation about video games to a random person on the street and they will instantly know what you are talking about.

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Newsbytes: Domino’s Pizza Pinball; Star Wars Color Pinball; Pac-Dog; NTG#92

Newsbytes: Domino’s Pizza Pinball; Star Wars Color Pinball; Pac-Dog; NTG#92

arcadehero August 20, 2016 1

I’m not sure why but in my area it was back to school week for most districts. Seems a bit early for that as the schools also got out the 2nd week of June.

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Newsbytes: ColorDMD Updates; TMNT Arcade Action Figures; Atari updates NTG#85

Newsbytes: ColorDMD Updates; TMNT Arcade Action Figures; Atari updates NTG#85

arcadehero May 28, 2016 1

The Memorial Day weekend is usually a bit slow as many people are out and about as opposed to reading blogs but regardless, we’ve got news. We hope you have a safe holiday weekend

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Getting Detailed: Atari Gotcha Color Edition & Arcade Raid on a Boat

Getting Detailed: Atari Gotcha Color Edition & Arcade Raid on a Boat

arcadehero May 27, 2016 0

Two very detailed stories related to arcades have popped up on the interwebs so instead of leaving them for the weekend post, let’s take a look at both here. Atari Gotcha Color Edition Restored

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Newsbytes: Atari Movies; Alien Pinball; Music Video; NTG#83

Newsbytes: Atari Movies; Alien Pinball; Music Video; NTG#83

arcadehero May 14, 2016 1

After a series of cold days, today gives me my first taste of Summer as it hits over 80 and the A/C at the arcade dies. Good times. Atari Once Again Looking To Bring

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Arcade review and history: Skyquest Arcade at the Basement of the Skylon Tower, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

Arcade review and history: Skyquest Arcade at the Basement of the Skylon Tower, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

SaraAB87 May 4, 2016 6

I will start off by saying that at the basement of an international landmark sits an arcade, an arcade that contains things that one does not simply see in today’s modern day arcades. The

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Games Turning 40,20, 30 and 10 in 2016

Games Turning 40,20, 30 and 10 in 2016

arcadehero April 7, 2016 3

With each year that passes, we take a look at games celebrating a certain anniversary via a post. This year however, I decided to go the video route and make these long videos covering

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Newsbytes: Major Havoc Repro Cabs; POTC Pinball Color; Pump It Up & Skycurser Updates; NTG#78

Newsbytes: Major Havoc Repro Cabs; POTC Pinball Color; Pump It Up & Skycurser Updates; NTG#78

arcadehero March 26, 2016 6

While we haven’t had a Newsbytes in a little while, but as long as there are quick/short stories, there will be newsbytes. 😛 The arcade where I’m at is also much slower than usual

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New Arcade Watch: National Video Game Museum (Frisco, TX); Press Start (Rapid City, SD)

New Arcade Watch: National Video Game Museum (Frisco, TX); Press Start (Rapid City, SD)

arcadehero January 21, 2016 0

Thanks to Michael Louie for the great tips on new locations opening their doors out there, we have two locations to highlight today. National Video Game Museum – Frisco, TX: Below is a news

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Newsbytes: 2015 Review; Games Turning 40; Brad Fuller Passing; NTG#70

arcadehero January 2, 2016 3

It’s 2016 and I hope that everyone had a great week with the turn of the year. 2015 was really good for my own arcade business and I have heard reports from a few

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Looking Back At Pac-Man As The Game Turns 35

Looking Back At Pac-Man As The Game Turns 35

arcadehero May 22, 2015 13

Today marks the 35th anniversary of a legend in video gaming, particularly in arcades. That would be the arcade release of Namco’s Pac-Man to Japanese arcades. There is a big celebration going on at

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