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Newsbytes: April Fools; Taito VR; Arcade Easter Eggs; Skycurser;

Newsbytes: April Fools; Taito VR; Arcade Easter Eggs; Skycurser;

arcadehero April 1, 2017 0

It has been a little while since our last Newsbytes but this is due to the large amount of time I’m needing to spend remodeling a new spot for my arcade business to move

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Wizard of Wor Prototype Discovered: Invisible Monsters

Wizard of Wor Prototype Discovered: Invisible Monsters

arcadehero March 27, 2017 3

(Thanks to Troy F. for sending us details and photos) If you follow the site on social media then last week you should have heard about our new page dedicated to tracking unreleased arcade

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Arcade Games Turning 40 in 2017

Arcade Games Turning 40 in 2017

arcadehero January 11, 2017 4

With a new year upon comes the opportunity to reflect on games past. As usual we will start with the 70s and games turning the ripe age of 40. Prepare to feel old! Here

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Ask Arcade Heroes: How Come All These New Arcade Games Aren’t On Home Consoles?

Ask Arcade Heroes: How Come All These New Arcade Games Aren’t On Home Consoles?

arcadehero February 18, 2016 31

Not long ago, a question popped up on our Facebook page asking a question that I have read often on the interwebs: why not sega and others make them on the pc and consoles? –

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Robotron:2084 Getting An Official Update In 2015 – The “Tie-Die” ROMSet

Robotron:2084 Getting An Official Update In 2015 – The “Tie-Die” ROMSet

arcadehero December 10, 2014 1

It is common knowledge that the software versions in every single arcade release are not always equal – while games were in production, problems would be discovered and reported so developers would offer patches/code

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Nanuet Arcade To Open In Nanuet, NY on Nov. 15th

Nanuet Arcade To Open In Nanuet, NY on Nov. 15th

arcadehero October 30, 2014 2

A new video arcade is going to open their doors in Nanuet, NY (which is located a short ways North of New York City & Yonkers) on November 15th by the name of Nanuet

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Newsbag: Pac-Man Restaurant, The One Up Grand Opening, Initial D8 USA, NTG#15

Newsbag: Pac-Man Restaurant, The One Up Grand Opening, Initial D8 USA, NTG#15

arcadehero September 13, 2014 6

I haven’t been able to do a weekend “newsbag” for a few weeks due to various personal and business matters going on in life but this morning I get a breather so here we

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Capcom “Reprinting” Arcade Classics Via NESiCAxLive Service in Japan

Capcom “Reprinting” Arcade Classics Via NESiCAxLive Service in Japan

arcadehero September 2, 2014 5

Recently Capcom launched a lawsuit against Tecmo Koei over “patent infringments” and a friend of mine who has formidable knowledge of the game industry stated that they must be in worse shape than thought

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Ubisoft & Alterface Team Up For Rabbids Invasion; R-Kaid Unit; Name That Game #9

Ubisoft & Alterface Team Up For Rabbids Invasion; R-Kaid Unit; Name That Game #9

arcadehero July 12, 2014 3

Another weekend, another weekend post. I have a couple of things in the works coming soon – first that video I promised a month ago will be posted this next week. I was trying

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Museum of Pinball Prepping For The Inaugural Arcade Expo Coming January 2015

Museum of Pinball Prepping For The Inaugural Arcade Expo Coming January 2015

arcadehero July 9, 2014 0

(Thanks to Kent Fund for the tip) Remember the Museum of Pinball? If not, here is a refresher. Unfortunately like some other Kickstarter projects to launch or improve arcade venues, the goals were not

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The Arcades At GDC 2014

The Arcades At GDC 2014

arcadehero March 19, 2014 2

According to surveys like this one, most developers that have headed to the Game Developers Conference 2014 this week are interested in developments for mobile or PC platforms. The survey didn’t ask about arcade

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Results Of The Kong Off 3 Donkey Kong Tournament

Results Of The Kong Off 3 Donkey Kong Tournament

arcadehero November 26, 2013 1

As mentioned a few weeks back, the month of November has turned out to be a big one for the e-Sport arcade space, there was the Big Buck World Championships and The Kong Off

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