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IAAPA 2018 Preview: Augmented/Mixed/Virtual Reality

IAAPA 2018 Preview: Augmented/Mixed/Virtual Reality

arcadehero November 9, 2018 1

For our arcade preview of IAAPA, click here. Ever since the Oculus Rift VR headset began making headlines around 2012, the amusement industry has had a little bit of an obsession with the tech.

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Pac-Man Goes AR With Pac In Town

Pac-Man Goes AR With Pac In Town

arcadehero January 5, 2018 0

If you’re into the somewhat obscure parts of arcade history, then you might recall that during the first run of VR amusement tech in the 1990s that Pac-Man VR was a real thing. It

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Merry Newsbytes: Hado Singapore; The Void UK; DDR; Legend Heroes Sports & More

Merry Newsbytes: Hado Singapore; The Void UK; DDR; Legend Heroes Sports & More

arcadehero December 23, 2017 0

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays fellow arcade gamers. Today’s newsbytes will catch up on some Stinger Report newsfeeds and a few other items. Difficult to find one Atari Sky Diver, let alone three (not

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Future of Immersive Leisure Conference Wraps Up; Koei Tecmo’s VR Sense Loctest Report

Future of Immersive Leisure Conference Wraps Up; Koei Tecmo’s VR Sense Loctest Report

arcadehero September 18, 2017 2

Newsfeed/tip via  Successful Future of Immersive Leisure Conference Wraps Up The inaugural Future of Immersive Leisure (FOIL for short) conference took place in Las Vegas, NV this past week and site friend Kevin Williams was

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Newsbytes: Chuck E. Cheeses Rebranding; Sound & Light Doc; HADO In The USA; PIU Contest & More

Newsbytes: Chuck E. Cheeses Rebranding; Sound & Light Doc; HADO In The USA; PIU Contest & More

arcadehero August 12, 2017 0

Welcome to yet another Newsbytes post. Here I grab some quick news and headlines from the arcade/amusement world to share with you as you get into the weekend. Let’s start with: Chuck E. Cheeses

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AR Comes To Bumper Cars With HADO Kart

AR Comes To Bumper Cars With HADO Kart

arcadehero July 24, 2017 1

I had intended on posting about the Cosmotrons Game Tour but the video editing process ended up taking up a bit more time than expected so I will save that for tomorrow. In the

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IAAPA 2016 Part 5: Virtual and Augmented Reality; Simulators; Bowling

IAAPA 2016 Part 5: Virtual and Augmented Reality; Simulators; Bowling

arcadehero November 28, 2016 0

IAAPA 2016: Final Coverage To finish our IAAPA 2016 coverage, we will close with what many in the video game industry as a whole is betting on being the ‘next big thing’. Thanks to

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Knowing Your Rs: SR, VR, AR and MXR

Knowing Your Rs: SR, VR, AR and MXR

arcadehero July 20, 2016 1

With the return of VR onto the scene, we’ve begun to cover the subject on the blog recently as “VR Arcades” and other out-of-home applications of the technology find their way into amusement. The

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Meleap’s AR Technology ‘Hado’ Expanding Into The Arcade Space

Meleap’s AR Technology ‘Hado’ Expanding Into The Arcade Space

arcadehero May 2, 2016 1

A lot of the chatter regarding new technology has been centered around VR (Virtual Reality) but it is hardly the only new tech that is looking to change the way we entertain ourselves. In

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DNA Conference Overview

DNA Conference Overview

arcadehero October 1, 2012 0

For the past few months we have featured an ad on our website for the Digital Out-of-Home Interactive Entertainment Network Association USA Conference that is taking place on October 2nd & 3rd. As those

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Kevin Williams Delves Into John Carmack’s Discusson of Newer VR Tech

Kevin Williams Delves Into John Carmack’s Discusson of Newer VR Tech

arcadehero August 6, 2012 3

We’re always happy to have some discussion of future technologies that may or may not come to life through the amusement industry and today, Kevin Williams from The Stinger Report has some thoughts on

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5th Avenue Frogger

5th Avenue Frogger

arcadehero April 21, 2012 1

(Thanks to Adam Coate for the Tip) How do you make a classic game like Frogger more exciting? By using augmented reality and getting real time road traffic input for the game of course.

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