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Newsbytes: Heighway Pinball Shake-up; Firepower Pin Upgrade; Holy Grail; The Simpsons + More

Newsbytes: Heighway Pinball Shake-up; Firepower Pin Upgrade; Holy Grail; The Simpsons + More

arcadehero June 17, 2017 1

Happy weekend to you all out there. With that comes another Newsbytes, our collection of arcade news from around the world. Andrew Heighway Leaves Heighway Pinball Let’s start with the biggest news first –

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The Cosmotrons Arcade Summer Tour + More Game Details

The Cosmotrons Arcade Summer Tour + More Game Details

arcadehero June 5, 2017 2

A little while ago, we covered a new indie game that was being designed for home consoles but just so happened to make a public appearance as an arcade machine – Cosmotrons. The game

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Newsbytes: Dialed In Pinball; WARS DDR Tournament; Arkanoid Vs. Space Invaders + More

Newsbytes: Dialed In Pinball; WARS DDR Tournament; Arkanoid Vs. Space Invaders + More

arcadehero May 20, 2017 0

Welcome to this week’s Newbytes, our weekly/bi-weekly collection of headline arcade news. Let’s start this week with some Tekken/Liam Neeson comedy: Guys pic.twitter.com/K0sjytfs1E — Jackson Ryan (@dctrjack) May 18, 2017 Dialed In Production Jersey

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8-Player Arcade Gaming – A History

8-Player Arcade Gaming – A History

arcadehero May 18, 2017 7

With the upcoming release of Sega’s Daytona Championship USA and the news of an 8-unit location test, it gave me an idea that should have been covered before for those slow news days… The

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Atari’s Asteroids, Centipede and Missile Command To Become Board Games

Atari’s Asteroids, Centipede and Missile Command To Become Board Games

arcadehero May 11, 2017 3

If you were a child of the late 70s or early 80s then you very well might have come across board games based upon arcade games. The likes of Berzerk, Defender, Frogger, Pac-Man Popeye and

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Newsbytes: BOSA Awards; Quad Pokey Replacement; Star Wars

Newsbytes: BOSA Awards; Quad Pokey Replacement; Star Wars

arcadehero May 6, 2017 1

Hey. How are you? Wanna read some Newsbytes? I knew you did. Granted, arcade news has been rather slow all year and this week there wasn’t much to report on either, even in ‘quick’

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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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Newsbytes: April Fools; Taito VR; Arcade Easter Eggs; Skycurser;

Newsbytes: April Fools; Taito VR; Arcade Easter Eggs; Skycurser;

arcadehero April 1, 2017 0

It has been a little while since our last Newsbytes but this is due to the large amount of time I’m needing to spend remodeling a new spot for my arcade business to move

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Arcade Parts & Game Boards Go Up For Auction in Michigan

Arcade Parts & Game Boards Go Up For Auction in Michigan

arcadehero March 27, 2017 0

It has been a while since we have mentioned an auction of arcade games and/or parts. While arcade games individually or as lots pop up every now and then, it isn’t all the time

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Atari Pong Coffee Table Project Raising Funding For A General Release

Atari Pong Coffee Table Project Raising Funding For A General Release

arcadehero February 24, 2017 3

(Thanks to Michael L. for the tip) Back in May of last year, we mentioned a very cool electromechanical Pong project. It received quite a bit of media attention, using an old but proven

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Newsbytes: Art of Atari; JAEPO 2017; Aurcade; Ninja Turtles Redemption

Newsbytes: Art of Atari; JAEPO 2017; Aurcade; Ninja Turtles Redemption

arcadehero February 6, 2017 0

The work on remodeling a space to move my arcade continues, as such I have not been able to keep news flowing on the site. I have been slowly working on another look-back in

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Video Arcade Games Turning 30 In 2017

Video Arcade Games Turning 30 In 2017

arcadehero January 19, 2017 1

Continuing upon our reflections of games past, we jump forward from 1977 to 1987. A major difference you will notice between the two lists is the explosive influence of Japanese game makers had. This

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