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Why Arcades Haven’t Died In The United States

Why Arcades Haven’t Died In The United States

arcadehero February 20, 2017 7

This past week, I had a few readers point out an article by Brian Ashcraft on Kotaku entitled Why Arcades Haven’t Died In Japan. It offers up that writer’s perspective as to why the

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JAEPO 2017 Begins: Bombergirl (Konami); Soul Reverse (Sega) & More

JAEPO 2017 Begins: Bombergirl (Konami); Soul Reverse (Sega) & More

arcadehero February 9, 2017 2

New Arcades –  JAEPO 2017 The annual JAEPO (Japan Amusement Expo) trade show is upon us and with that, a fresh look at what Japanese game developers are looking to bring to the arcade

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JAEPO 2017 Preview: Japan Hearts Virtual Reality

JAEPO 2017 Preview: Japan Hearts Virtual Reality

arcadehero February 6, 2017 0

We are closing in on the latest Japanese amusement trade show, known as JAEPO. With that event comes new game announcements and concepts. We have been covering some of the Out-Of-Home developments for Virtual

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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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EAG 2017 Part 2: Splash; Daytona USA; Big Galaga; Pinball; + More

EAG 2017 Part 2: Splash; Daytona USA; Big Galaga; Pinball; + More

arcadehero January 20, 2017 4

The EAG International Expo 2017 event has come to a close and with that, we have some more media to check out of the arcade games at the show. Many thanks to those that

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EAG Expo 2017 Day 1: Disney Crossy Road; Choppy Wood; Aerosmith and More

EAG Expo 2017 Day 1: Disney Crossy Road; Choppy Wood; Aerosmith and More

arcadehero January 17, 2017 5

The first major amusement/arcade trade show following IAAPA is upon us, the annual expo that graces the city of London that is presently known as the EAG International Expo or EAG Expo for short.

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US Edition of Bandai Namco’s Mario Kart Arcade GP DX To Receive Final Update

US Edition of Bandai Namco’s Mario Kart Arcade GP DX To Receive Final Update

arcadehero December 12, 2016 3

We have been following the 3rd arcade installment of Mario Kart since it was first shown in Japan in 2013. Since then, a US version was released and various online updates were offered for the

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Bandai Namco’s Fishing Spirits Gets A Pokémon Sun & Moon Promotion In Japan

Bandai Namco’s Fishing Spirits Gets A Pokémon Sun & Moon Promotion In Japan

arcadehero December 5, 2016 1

Good morning all! Just a quick news item here. The Fishing Spirits/Pokémon Cross Promotion You might recall a few IAAPA’s ago that Bandai Namco had brought their own fishing videmption game to the West.

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Bandai Namco Unveils Partial IAAPA 2016 Line-Up Including Maximum Tune 5

Bandai Namco Unveils Partial IAAPA 2016 Line-Up Including Maximum Tune 5

arcadehero November 9, 2016 3

One company that we had been waiting on regarding their IAAPA line-up news was Bandai Namco Amusements America. Now thanks to two images that have come out of BNA HQ, we have an idea

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Newsbytes: Pinball Expo 2016; MaxiTune 5DX+; Breakout; Photo Election 2016; NTG#100

Newsbytes: Pinball Expo 2016; MaxiTune 5DX+; Breakout; Photo Election 2016; NTG#100

arcadehero October 22, 2016 1

It has been quite the week for gaming news in general with the revelation of Nintendo’s latest game console, the Switch. I find it interesting that no one is saying that this one means

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AAMA Gala News: Maximum Tune 5; Pac-Man Smash Slim Line

AAMA Gala News: Maximum Tune 5; Pac-Man Smash Slim Line

arcadehero September 15, 2016 1

It is that time of year for the AAMA (American Amusement Machine Association) Gala and with that some news on upcoming video arcade pieces. The selection is usually limited when compared to larger events

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New trailer for Star Wars Battle Pod Showcases The Force Awakens Level

New trailer for Star Wars Battle Pod Showcases The Force Awakens Level

arcadehero August 25, 2016 0

A little while ago, we reported that the Star Wars Battle Pod by Bandai Namco would be receiving a new level update that was based upon Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens. The

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