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Begin the Week with Saving Rusty Quarters, Arcade UFO Re-opening & Mario Kart Arcade DX Footage

Begin the Week with Saving Rusty Quarters, Arcade UFO Re-opening & Mario Kart Arcade DX Footage

arcadehero March 4, 2013 3

The weather is starting to warm up in my locale, hopefully it is in yours if you happen to be in a cold region but either way don’t forget to support a local arcade

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Editorial: No Everyone Doesn’t Agree On The Death Of The Arcade

Editorial: No Everyone Doesn’t Agree On The Death Of The Arcade

arcadehero January 16, 2013 16

It’s been a while since we’ve seen an article that directly looks into what they call the “death” of arcades but there is a pretty popular article that was published on The Verge today

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Editorial: Where’d The Japanese Arcade Makers Go?

Editorial: Where’d The Japanese Arcade Makers Go?

arcadehero December 20, 2012 6

We haven’t had an editorial piece in a while but Kevin Williams of The Stinger Report felt it necessary to address the subject of what is going on in the Japanese amusement space, which

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Two Bits Retro Arcade And Bar Opens In NYC

Two Bits Retro Arcade And Bar Opens In NYC

arcadehero December 11, 2012 7

In a post earlier today I brought up the trend in retrocades opening up this year and almost as it were on cue, here comes another location that has opened its doors with that

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Family Fun Arcade to Close in January 2013

Family Fun Arcade to Close in January 2013

arcadehero September 24, 2012 6

(Thanks to Tom for the tip!) So far this year we have been running a lot of stories about new arcades opening their doors, more than I have been accustomed to doing which has

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Galaxy FEC Opening This Fall In Millbury, MA

Galaxy FEC Opening This Fall In Millbury, MA

arcadehero August 16, 2012 2

A new FEC location with plenty of entertainment options including an arcade is coming soon to Millbury, MA USA. Check inside for more details!

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Scene 75 Now Open In Dayton, OH

Scene 75 Now Open In Dayton, OH

arcadehero August 12, 2012 0

It’s been a little while since we reported on a new venue opening in Ohio (example 1 and example 2 from 2009) and today’s news is about a location that is a full-blown FEC

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Namco Station in Manchester, UK undergoing major remodel, “21st century” version reopens July

Namco Station in Manchester, UK undergoing major remodel, “21st century” version reopens July

arcadehero June 12, 2012 1

If you are familiar with the Namco Station in Manchester, UK then you probably know already that the place closed down in May for a refurb. As we have just found out thanks to

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Atari Trivia To Kick Off Atari Month

arcadehero June 1, 2012 0

40 years ago in June 1972 a business was created that would launch off an industry that would influence and entertain millions of people, while also providing an economic boost to many. That was

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Chuck E. Cheese sees income increase in Q2

Chuck E. Cheese sees income increase in Q2

arcadehero August 5, 2011 2

Newsfeed 1093 via Following the news of profits up at Bandai Namco is another amusement company seeing increased earnings in Q2 – Chuck E. Cheese, or CEC Entertainment Inc. Net income was up 36%

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Bandai Namco profits up

Bandai Namco profits up

arcadehero August 4, 2011 1

Newsfeed 1083 via Good news for the people at Namco – despite economic turmoil this year, profits are up for the company (see the 162nd Ferengi Rule of Acquisition for our obligatory geek reference

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Plaza Theatre in Atlanta, GA classic arcade setup confiscated by The Man (aka, state of Georgia)

Plaza Theatre in Atlanta, GA classic arcade setup confiscated by The Man (aka, state of Georgia)

arcadehero August 3, 2011 6

(Thanks to Mark Arson for the tip) UPDATE: Since this story broke, it looks like some fans of Plaza have come to the rescue, covering the fees and allowing Plaza to keep the games.

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