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Arcade Commercials & Promos Of The Past

Arcade Commercials & Promos Of The Past

arcadehero February 19, 2015 0

It has been a sloooow week for arcade news, thanks to the vacuum any trade show leaves in its wake. So here’s an arcade interest related article. One thing the arcade industry has not

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Old School Pinball And Arcade Opening In Grimes, IA On Jan. 17th

Old School Pinball And Arcade Opening In Grimes, IA On Jan. 17th

arcadehero January 9, 2015 3

We haven’t received many news items on new arcades opening in the state of Iowa, but if you live in or near the town of Grimes, then that is changing on January 17th thanks

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Arcade Games Turning 40, 30 & 20 Years Old In 2015

Arcade Games Turning 40, 30 & 20 Years Old In 2015

arcadehero January 6, 2015 4

With a new year having come upon us, it means it is time to look back at some games that are enjoying an anniversary in 2015. For the same thing we did last year,

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Over The Years: Star Wars At The Arcade

Over The Years: Star Wars At The Arcade

arcadehero October 3, 2014 7

At the beginning of 1977, if one was to bet that Star Wars would become the cultural phenomenon that it is today, that would have been a risky guess if you had money on

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Newsbag: A Review, A Book, A List, Japan and NTG #16

Newsbag: A Review, A Book, A List, Japan and NTG #16

arcadehero September 20, 2014 1

There has not been a ton of news this week and this arcade newsbag will probably feel scanty still. That said, I hope the weekend is going well for everyone where you can go

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GCW Retro-Cade Opens Their Doors In Platte City, MO

GCW Retro-Cade Opens Their Doors In Platte City, MO

arcadehero August 6, 2014 0

If you live in or near Platte City, MO USA and you need to fulfill your fix for some classic arcade gaming, then a new venue has opened its doors just for you. Called

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Mortal Kombat Reunion, Japan Arcade Games On Test + Name That Game #7

Mortal Kombat Reunion, Japan Arcade Games On Test + Name That Game #7

arcadehero June 28, 2014 5

It’s hard to believe we are pretty much at July already. Speaking of the date, yesterday was Atari’s anniversary which I think we could consider National Video Arcade Day. So Happy Belated Video Arcade

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Oakland Pinball Ban Lifted; New Atari Arcade Prototype: Time Bomb; Name That Game #6

Oakland Pinball Ban Lifted; New Atari Arcade Prototype: Time Bomb; Name That Game #6

arcadehero June 21, 2014 14

It might be hard to believe but Blue Laws banning certain types of games still exist out there. Today comes news that Oakland, CA is finally going to remove their ban on pinball machines

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World Cup 2014: Soccer Arcade Games Through The Years

World Cup 2014: Soccer Arcade Games Through The Years

arcadehero June 11, 2014 2

Back in 2002, I was in Brazil when the World Cup was taking place. The Winter Olympics had taken place back home but being Brazil I barely heard that event being mentioned. For World

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Barcade Opening in Manhattan NYC On June 3rd

Barcade Opening in Manhattan NYC On June 3rd

arcadehero June 2, 2014 0

I recall that when I was first researching data on my business plan, that I contacted a LAN center in NYC and they freaked out when I mentioned the term arcade. That was because

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Saturday Arcade: Massachusetts Unban; Sonic: Rise Of The Hedgehog; Atari VP Talk

Saturday Arcade: Massachusetts Unban; Sonic: Rise Of The Hedgehog; Atari VP Talk

arcadehero May 3, 2014 3

Happy weekend everyone, where it’s Saturday I hope that you’ve found some arcade fun to enjoy out there. Here are a few stories wandering the net out there to share, starting with: Polygon: Massachusetts

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What Are Your Favorite Arcade Game “Easter Eggs”

What Are Your Favorite Arcade Game “Easter Eggs”

arcadehero April 20, 2014 3

One of those elements of gaming that can be fun to get into at times are finding “Easter Eggs”. These are defined as intentionally hidden elements in a game that maybe were an inside

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