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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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Missing In Action: Maze Games

Missing In Action: Maze Games

arcadehero April 23, 2015 2

This week has been super slow for arcade news so this has given me some time to work on an article I’ve had floating in the queue for a while now. A few years

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Newsbytes: Star Wars; Arcade Vehicle Crash; Pinball; Missile Command; NTG #41B

Newsbytes: Star Wars; Arcade Vehicle Crash; Pinball; Missile Command; NTG #41B

arcadehero April 18, 2015 4

Welcome to my last minute collection of arcade news for this weekend. Star Wars Battle Pod at the Star Wars Celebration – this week has been loaded with plenty of Star Wars news and

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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 4

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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