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Newsbytes: IAAPA 2017 “Pre-Game” Edition

Newsbytes: IAAPA 2017 “Pre-Game” Edition

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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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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

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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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Catch The Light Frenzy Rebranded As Tap That; Launching Feb. 2018

Catch The Light Frenzy Rebranded As Tap That; Launching Feb. 2018

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Back at the Amusement Expo 2017 show in Dallas, TX, American game maker Barron Games showed off a new video piece that went by the name of Catch The Light Frenzy. This took the

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The Games Of Amusement Expo 2017

The Games Of Amusement Expo 2017

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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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IAAPA 2016 PART 4: Pinball; Videmption

IAAPA 2016 PART 4: Pinball; Videmption

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It’s been a week since IAAPA 2016 closed up but there’s more to cover so with this post, let’s check out Pinball and some of the Videmption/Redemption games as seen at the event! Previous

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IAAPA 2016 Pre-Game Show

IAAPA 2016 Pre-Game Show

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Things are about to get busy around here as we finally hit the biggest trade show for the arcade industry that there is every year. But first, some quick headlines Sega’s MaiMai Pink is

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Videmption Updates: Fly O’Clock; Crazy Tower; Shooty Skies Arcade & Launch Code

Videmption Updates: Fly O’Clock; Crazy Tower; Shooty Skies Arcade & Launch Code

arcadehero November 4, 2016 1

One type of game that we expect to see in droves at the upcoming IAAPA 2016 trade show are videmption games. More can be done in redemption with video so these have been quite

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AAMA Gala News: Fly O’Clock; Pop The Lock

AAMA Gala News: Fly O’Clock; Pop The Lock

arcadehero September 16, 2016 0

Continuing with a little more coverage of the AAMA Gala, here is a some news on new videmption pieces that were on display. Contrary to my expectations (based on past Gala events), Adrenaline did

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Newsbytes: World Tour Foosball; Ghostbusters Deluxe; RC Squared; NTG#85b

Newsbytes: World Tour Foosball; Ghostbusters Deluxe; RC Squared; NTG#85b

arcadehero June 4, 2016 3

June is here and with that school is out and the arcade stays busy. At least in my neck of the woods. We’ve got plenty of video to fill in your weekend: Unboxing a World

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Round-Up Of The Latest Video Arcade Games Coming To The West (Early 2016)

Round-Up Of The Latest Video Arcade Games Coming To The West (Early 2016)

arcadehero December 3, 2015 1

The dust has settled on IAAPA 2015, the big industry trade show where the latest products and ideas for the US arcade market are shown off in all their glory. Since that is a

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IAAPA 2015 Recap #3: More Arcade Titles To Check Out

IAAPA 2015 Recap #3: More Arcade Titles To Check Out

arcadehero November 25, 2015 2

As weird as it is, it has already been over a week since IAAPA 2015 started. Time is flying by… for me. I still have a few videos left to edit together but we’re

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