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Atari Prototypes Over the Years Mega Post

Atari Prototypes Over the Years Mega Post

arcadehero June 15, 2012 14

One thing Atari became famous for over the years were its prototype games. As we celebrate 40 years of Atari this month, it is a fascinating avenue to go down. Many never made it

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Underground Retrocade Opening Friday In East Dundee, IL

Underground Retrocade Opening Friday In East Dundee, IL

arcadehero June 13, 2012 3

The State of Illinois continues to strengthen its foundation when it comes to arcade venues. It’s already home to several companies that create arcade titles and we’ve had news on various locations opening their

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“The Arcade You Remember” In The Works For Raleigh, NC

“The Arcade You Remember” In The Works For Raleigh, NC

arcadehero April 3, 2012 0

Another arcade location is in the works, one that will be setup as a working museum, along the lines of a few other retro arcade museums we’ve reported on somewhat recently. This one is

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New arcade opens in Holladay, UT – Atomic Arcade

New arcade opens in Holladay, UT – Atomic Arcade

arcadehero March 1, 2012 3

Here’s a new location story from my neck of the woods – Holladay, UT which is essentially SLC. The new business is called Atomic Arcade and they are offering a great selection of classic

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New Pinball Arcade Opens in Fort Collins, CO – Pinball Jones

New Pinball Arcade Opens in Fort Collins, CO – Pinball Jones

arcadehero December 14, 2011 0

Opening classic arcades full of “Golden Age” arcade games has certainly been a thing for a while now but I’ve been noticing lately another trend – that of opening locations where the primary focus

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Celebrate Donkey Kong’s Birthday this Weekend @ Star Worlds Arcade Classic Game Celebration

Celebrate Donkey Kong’s Birthday this Weekend @ Star Worlds Arcade Classic Game Celebration

arcadehero September 19, 2011 0

Many great games came out 30 years ago in 1981 and plenty of those games are iconic enough to hold players attention today. Among the more famous ’81 titles is Donkey Kong which has

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Arcade Games I Want To Play Some Day (On Real Hardware)

arcadehero April 16, 2011 13

Well there’s been a drought of arcade news lately and because of that, I’ve been thinking of something else to write about in the meantime. So today I’ve decided to write a little bit

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R3Play retro gaming expo coming in November to Blackpool, UK

Shaggy April 8, 2010 0

Via If you live anywhere near Blackpool in the UK then heads-up – a classic gaming expo (which will include an arcade presence as well) is scheduled to be taking place there this coming

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Classic Cocktail gaming Arcade Tables

Shaggy November 28, 2009 2

As a fan of classic arcade gaming one of those ideas from “back-in-the-day” that I like is the cocktail cabinet. While the idea has not been completely lose for arcades in modern times (as

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Ed Logg recounts how Asteroids was made

Shaggy June 3, 2009 0

A lot of classic games made their mark on our culture back in the 80’s but of those, Asteroids is certainly one of the top contenders for it’s reach and influence in gaming. I

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Welcome to the wonderful world of arcade coin buckets

Shaggy May 2, 2009 0

If you have worked at an arcade before or if you own a few cabinets then you have probably come across some interesting coin buckets before. Some are rather irritating as they can be

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A tribute to vectors – Vectormania!

Shaggy May 1, 2009 0

Ever since I discovered vector games I have been a bit of a vector-junkie. I have an Asteroids Deluxe  and would love to own more vectors but it seems that I never have the

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