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Atari Pong Coffee Table Project Raising Funding For A General Release

Atari Pong Coffee Table Project Raising Funding For A General Release

arcadehero February 24, 2017 3

(Thanks to Michael L. for the tip) Back in May of last year, we mentioned a very cool electromechanical Pong project. It received quite a bit of media attention, using an old but proven

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New Arcades: The Machine Shed (MN); Can Can Wonderland (MN) ; The Grid Arcade And Bar (MI); Boxcar Bar+Arcade (NC)

New Arcades: The Machine Shed (MN); Can Can Wonderland (MN) ; The Grid Arcade And Bar (MI); Boxcar Bar+Arcade (NC)

arcadehero January 21, 2017 0

In lieu of newbytes today, let’s check out some new arcade venues out there! Most of them are in the Northern US: The Machine Shed (Rochester, MN) Let’s start with a new classic arcade

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Newsbytes: Make Believe FEC Opens In OH; MagFEST 2017; New Guilty Gear; Is It Art? + More

Newsbytes: Make Believe FEC Opens In OH; MagFEST 2017; New Guilty Gear; Is It Art? + More

arcadehero January 14, 2017 0

January is pretty much half way over if you think about it. This week had the big news of the Nintendo Switch unveil (it is getting some Neo Geo MVS titles) but as expected,

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Newsbytes: ColorDMD Updates; TMNT Arcade Action Figures; Atari updates NTG#85

Newsbytes: ColorDMD Updates; TMNT Arcade Action Figures; Atari updates NTG#85

arcadehero May 28, 2016 1

The Memorial Day weekend is usually a bit slow as many people are out and about as opposed to reading blogs but regardless, we’ve got news. We hope you have a safe holiday weekend

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Sega Turns 55 – Let’s Remember Their Electromechanical Games

Sega Turns 55 – Let’s Remember Their Electromechanical Games

arcadehero June 3, 2015 6

It is anniversary season – combine Summer with a year ending in 5 and that seems to do the trick. Today is an anniversary for a company very important to the arcade industry, as indicated in

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Pinball Innovations: FlipPaper; 8-player Pinball and King Pin Video Pinball

Pinball Innovations: FlipPaper; 8-player Pinball and King Pin Video Pinball

arcadehero April 14, 2015 1

Here’s a quick update on a few items from the wonderful world of pinball that I have come across today: UPDATE: Added info on VPCabs below 8-player Pinball game, Gamelan Wizard – The country of

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Stern’s Latest Pin Whoa Nellie! Big Juicy Melons Is Now Available

Stern’s Latest Pin Whoa Nellie! Big Juicy Melons Is Now Available

arcadehero March 19, 2015 0

Stern has sent out a press release today announcing the “immediate availability” of their newest table, the tongue-in-cheek Whoa Nellie! Big Juicy Melons. That theme has rustled the feathers of some out there in

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Arcade England: Novelty Automation Opening Feb 11th; National Videogame Arcade In March

Arcade England: Novelty Automation Opening Feb 11th; National Videogame Arcade In March

arcadehero January 22, 2015 1

If you find yourself in or near London or Nottingham and you are looking for something to do, here is some news that might help with those plans, we have a couple of new

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Weekend Newsbag: Japanese Tournaments; Ultra SSFIV; TRON Legacy Bike Game; Video Game History

Weekend Newsbag: Japanese Tournaments; Ultra SSFIV; TRON Legacy Bike Game; Video Game History

arcadehero April 5, 2014 0

Happy weekend everyone! It’s felt like a really long week on my end. If you haven’t already please check out the videos from Amusement Expo 2014, there are plenty of new games to take

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Route 66 Arcade Museum Now Open in Atlanta, IL

Route 66 Arcade Museum Now Open in Atlanta, IL

arcadehero August 30, 2013 5

It’s been a little while since we had news of a new location opening the doors probably due to most places trying to get open at the beginning of the summer. For this location

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Pins And Needles, A Pinball Museum In The Heart Of LA

Pins And Needles, A Pinball Museum In The Heart Of LA

arcadehero January 15, 2013 10

Newsfeed 1285 via Here is a location opening that we should have heard about when it happened around the end of May/beginning of June last year, but as it sometimes happens those announcements go

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Ye Olde Coin-Op Games

Ye Olde Coin-Op Games

arcadehero September 17, 2011 5

(Thanks for the tip Imran!) While our primary obsession here has to do with either coin-op video games or pinball, there was a time before the video age where you still could get coin-op

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