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IAAPA 2017: Pinball & Baseball; Namco; Mannequin Challenge

IAAPA 2017: Pinball & Baseball; Namco; Mannequin Challenge

arcadehero November 18, 2017 0

With IAAPA 2017 now in the past, I hope to catch up on news of everything that was there but it is a somewhat daunting task as so many ‘different’ games were on hand.

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Newsbytes: IAAPA 2017 “Pre-Game” Edition

Newsbytes: IAAPA 2017 “Pre-Game” Edition

arcadehero November 11, 2017 1

It is the last Saturday before the IAAPA 2017 trade show, a huge event that takes place in Orlando, FL annually at this time of year. So for this week’s Newsbytes, we will focus

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Mayan Adventure / We Play VR Coming To IAAPA 2017 Via Bandai Namco

Mayan Adventure / We Play VR Coming To IAAPA 2017 Via Bandai Namco

arcadehero October 24, 2017 3

If you plan on heading to the IAAPA 2017 trade show event the week of November 12th in Orlando, FL, then we’re here to help you have a good idea of what to expect.

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The Games of The 2017 AAMA Gala: From VR To Fidget Spinners & More

The Games of The 2017 AAMA Gala: From VR To Fidget Spinners & More

arcadehero October 5, 2017 4

While it took place a little later in the year than usual, the AAMA Gala is upon us and that means we get our first look at some of the arcade products that will

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Tracking down the Namco Galaxian 3 6 Player Theater from Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada and Beyond

Tracking down the Namco Galaxian 3 6 Player Theater from Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada and Beyond

SaraAB87 August 8, 2017 9

Here at Arcade Heroes we like to track down arcade games to find out what happened to them if they are no longer on location, especially if its a game that is rarely seen

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Location Watch: VR Zone (JP); N2 Arcade (TN), The Garcade (WI) Sega Prize Zone Hatfield (UK); Round1USA (NY)

Location Watch: VR Zone (JP); N2 Arcade (TN), The Garcade (WI) Sega Prize Zone Hatfield (UK); Round1USA (NY)

arcadehero June 13, 2017 1

It’s E3 time again, which means that the gaming world has their focus on new developments for the console side of the business. Outside of that, developments continue in the arcade sector particularly with

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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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Bandai Namco Launches An Online Maximum Tune 5 Finder

Bandai Namco Launches An Online Maximum Tune 5 Finder

arcadehero March 24, 2017 5

Following the success of their online maps that track games like Pac-Man Battle Royale and Star Wars Battle Pod, Bandai Namco Amusements America has launched a site that tracks locations for their latest racing

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The Games Of Amusement Expo 2017

The Games Of Amusement Expo 2017

arcadehero March 20, 2017 9

Another amusement trade show came and went this week and I had the opportunity to make a visit. It wasn’t a huge show but it is always good to reconnect with people and to

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Quick Preview: Amusement Expo 2017

Quick Preview: Amusement Expo 2017

arcadehero March 14, 2017 0

Every March, the amusement industry holds a tradeshow that is sponsored by the AAMA and the AMOA. While a smaller event than what we see at IAAPA every November, this gives us a chance

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Japan To Receive “Go! Go!” Update To Mario Kart Arcade GP DX

Japan To Receive “Go! Go!” Update To Mario Kart Arcade GP DX

arcadehero March 2, 2017 0

At the end of 2016, news came down that Bandai Namco’s Mario Kart Arcade GP DX games in the West would be receiving their final update. This update would add some content to the

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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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