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“ARTCADE – The Book Of Classic Arcade Game Art” Looking For Funding

“ARTCADE – The Book Of Classic Arcade Game Art” Looking For Funding

arcadehero October 1, 2013 0

It’s been a little while since we discussed arcade art on the blog, not because they have stopped doing sideart for games (all new games do have it still, along with marquees, some are

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Newsbag: Arcade Button Watch, Terminator 2 Arcade Footage

Newsbag: Arcade Button Watch, Terminator 2 Arcade Footage

arcadehero September 7, 2013 0

Happy weekend once again to everyone. In some areas with school getting in full swing it has probably meant a slow-down for many arcades so if you’ve been meaning to get to your local

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Newsbag: Missile Command History; Fantastic Arcade Spotlight; Persona 4 Arcade Updates

Newsbag: Missile Command History; Fantastic Arcade Spotlight; Persona 4 Arcade Updates

arcadehero August 18, 2013 0

Once again this past week was even slower for news than usual but part of it is me getting sidetracked with numerous things(I meant to post this Friday evening and due to more sidetracking,

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Atari’s Paperboy Lives Vicariously Through PaperDude VR

Atari’s Paperboy Lives Vicariously Through PaperDude VR

arcadehero August 1, 2013 0

After Warner bought up the Midway properties, which included the Atari Games content, they haven’t really done much with the treasures they have. Yet another sequel to the Mortal Kombat series was handled and

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Tuesday Newsreel: Hobbit Pinball Playfield Partial Reveal; Killer Queen Indiecade, Fast Beat Battle Video; Google Breakout

Tuesday Newsreel: Hobbit Pinball Playfield Partial Reveal; Killer Queen Indiecade, Fast Beat Battle Video; Google Breakout

arcadehero May 14, 2013 1

I meant to get to this yesterday but wanted to get permission for one item below for going to wire. That item is related to the new Hobbit Pinball machine by Jersey Jack Pinball,

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Newsblender : A Danish Arcade Up For An Award; INJUSTICE Arcade cabinet; Interview with Roger Hector of Atari/Sente

Newsblender : A Danish Arcade Up For An Award; INJUSTICE Arcade cabinet; Interview with Roger Hector of Atari/Sente

arcadehero April 23, 2013 1

Time for another blending of news items together into one post. It does a body good, every once in a while at least. About a year and a half ago an arcade opened up

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Retro Arcade Postmortems from GDC

Retro Arcade Postmortems from GDC

arcadehero April 4, 2013 4

(Image via g4tv.com) The Game Developers Conference is a great place for “postmortems”, or where a developer looks back at the development process for a title that they worked on. Insight is given as

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Book Review: Atari Inc. Business Is Fun

Book Review: Atari Inc. Business Is Fun

arcadehero January 17, 2013 1

Well here is a rarity for us, a book review. It’s not that there aren’t any books about arcades out there, just that I have not got my hands on one until recently. The

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The Top 10 Posts At Arcade Heroes For 2012

The Top 10 Posts At Arcade Heroes For 2012

arcadehero December 31, 2012 0

Last year I took a look at the top 10 posts that we ran as a way to recap the news of the year and it doesn’t hurt to do it again – its

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Spacewar! Exhibit Opens At The Museum of the Moving Image In Astoria, NY

Spacewar! Exhibit Opens At The Museum of the Moving Image In Astoria, NY

arcadehero December 27, 2012 0

(Image above by Daniel Love, from the Exhibit website) As the year comes down to its final days, news in this sector tends to slow down as companies tend to close their doors for

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Meteors, The Prototype Arcade Game That Changed An Industry

Meteors, The Prototype Arcade Game That Changed An Industry

arcadehero December 19, 2012 6

(Thanks to DasBacon on Facebook for pointing me to this story, Eric Holniker for providing details) We’ve spoken plenty about prototype games this year since so many notable games turned 30, and Pong turned

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As Arcade Heroes Turns Six, A Look Back At Pong Variations

As Arcade Heroes Turns Six, A Look Back At Pong Variations

arcadehero December 3, 2012 3

I am sure that you have heard by now that Atari’s Pong celebrated 40 years in existence this past Friday. I did not forget, I just figured it would be nice to do an

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