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Get Ready – California Extreme (CA) & Replay FX (PA) This Weekend

Get Ready – California Extreme (CA) & Replay FX (PA) This Weekend

arcadehero July 27, 2017 1

July is almost over (booooo!) and while this means we’ll soon be in the “dog days” of Summer, it also means that gamers on both the East and West coast of the United States

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Preview: Cosmotrons Indie Arcade Game

Preview: Cosmotrons Indie Arcade Game

arcadehero July 25, 2017 9

We first found out about the up-and-coming indie arcade game by the name of Cosmotrons when it was seen at Midwest Gaming Classic event this past March. As development progressed for that title, the

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Prototype Found: The Arena by Gottlieb

Prototype Found: The Arena by Gottlieb

arcadehero April 28, 2017 1

Prototype news was rather steady last year, thanks to a slew of discoveries from arcade collectors out there. For the news on this one, it was something we almost posted about last Summer but

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Spook-O-Tron Coming To Playchoice-10 Arcades In Late 2017

Spook-O-Tron Coming To Playchoice-10 Arcades In Late 2017

arcadehero April 18, 2017 3

We have covered the development of new content for old arcade hardware before but it isn’t something that we come across very often. With a large selection of arcade boards to choose from, interested

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1980s Arcade Centric Game Show Starcade Being Rebooted By Shout! Factory

1980s Arcade Centric Game Show Starcade Being Rebooted By Shout! Factory

arcadehero January 12, 2017 3

(Thanks to Stingray_Travel for the tip from the other day) The name Starcade likely brings back some memories for any of you classic gamers who caught the TV show back in the 1982-83 period

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Ms. Pac-Man Designer Steve Golson Gives The Game A New Spotlight

Ms. Pac-Man Designer Steve Golson Gives The Game A New Spotlight

arcadehero April 27, 2016 0

(Thanks to Dean Wenzel and Mike Louie for both providing a couple of tips here) Ms. Pac-Man- the most recognizable game characters and names in the arcade business. There are plentiful reasons for that, one

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New World Record For Donkey Kong Arcade; Upcoming attempt on The Pit

New World Record For Donkey Kong Arcade; Upcoming attempt on The Pit

arcadehero April 19, 2016 2

We don’t cover world record attempts very often (with streaming there are too many to keep track of unless you made a job out of it) but some are higher profile than others, especially

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The Pinball Lounge Open In Oviedo, FL; Tappers Arcade Bar Coming to Indianapolis, IN

The Pinball Lounge Open In Oviedo, FL; Tappers Arcade Bar Coming to Indianapolis, IN

arcadehero May 18, 2015 0

Welcome to Monday everyone, let’s start the week out with some new arcade location news! The Pinball Lounge – First, a location that just opened their doors this past weekend near amusement park central

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Victory Pointe Gaming Lounge Coming to Pittsburgh, PA In December

Victory Pointe Gaming Lounge Coming to Pittsburgh, PA In December

arcadehero November 17, 2014 2

While most news this week will focus on IAAPA, there are other news developments taking place such as new arcade venues opening their doors soon. I received this in my email today so I

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Barcade Opening in Manhattan NYC On June 3rd

Barcade Opening in Manhattan NYC On June 3rd

arcadehero June 2, 2014 0

I recall that when I was first researching data on my business plan, that I contacted a LAN center in NYC and they freaked out when I mentioned the term arcade. That was because

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House of Targ Brings Pinball/Arcade Goodness to Ottawa, Canada

House of Targ Brings Pinball/Arcade Goodness to Ottawa, Canada

arcadehero April 17, 2014 0

If you live in Ottawa Canada and have a desire for live music, adult beverages, pinball and video arcades, then the new House of Targ sounds like it fits the bill of what you

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New Arcade Open Tomorrow In Houston, TX: The Game Preserve

New Arcade Open Tomorrow In Houston, TX: The Game Preserve

arcadehero January 25, 2013 1

Through 2012 we saw an uptick in stories about classic arcades opening their doors around the US and judging by the news today, 2013 is starting off on a similar foot. If you are

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