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IAAPA 2012 Show Floor Pictures Batch #2

IAAPA 2012 Show Floor Pictures Batch #2

arcadehero November 16, 2012 1

With today being the first day of the IAAPA 2012 trade show for for me, I had plenty of products to decide to look at and of course, not enough time to try it

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FRICTION Unboxing

FRICTION Unboxing

arcadehero April 22, 2011 8

Back in 2008 we broke a story about a new light-gun game in the works by newcomer Friction Game Studios. We’ve had chances to play the game at trade shows but now, I got

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Friction and Frightmareland now available

Friction and Frightmareland now available

arcadehero March 11, 2011 2

Two new arcade games are available for arcades and other entertainment venues to pick up for their locations, but the release news for each game may have become a little lost in the other

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Amusement Expo 2011 – Videos

arcadehero March 2, 2011 4

As usual, I went to Amusement Expo 2011 with a camera and here are the results. I won’t claim to be a professional cameraman by any means but I hope you enjoy these anyways.

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EAG 2011 – Full report

EAG 2011 – Full report

HeavyElectricity January 26, 2011 6

The January trade show season is always exciting, isn’t it? New games, lots of people, general excitement. For a few days, a part of London is all about the amusement trade. This year, however,

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EAG 2011 preview: UNIS and Friction

EAG 2011 preview: UNIS and Friction

arcadehero January 21, 2011 2

Next Tuesday, the biggest coin-op expo of Europe will take place – EAG. Many new games will make an appearance there, some of which were seen at IAAPA this past November in the US

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IAAPA pics, Round 3

IAAPA pics, Round 3

arcadehero November 26, 2010 3

(Thanks to Joe J. for the tip) This was the second time I’ve attended IAAPA and both times I have noticed something – each time I have walked away with a nagging feeling that

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Friction debuting at IAAPA next week

Friction debuting at IAAPA next week

Shaggy November 9, 2010 8

We have been following the development of the independently made arcade title Friction for a couple of years now and I’m happy to pass along the latest information about the game, coming to us

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The Arcade Heroes podcast #13 – not too professional but it works

Shaggy March 16, 2010 0

Here continues the tradition of not really holding to a tradition with the Arcade Heroes podcast with Episode 13. Kevin Williams of The Stinger Report joins me once again as we discuss Amusement Expo

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Amusement Expo 2010 Wrap-up part 2 (this time in pictures!) UPDATED

Shaggy March 15, 2010 25

Via We’ve provided a bit of video from Amusement Expo but there were a couple of things that I wasn’t able to grab with my camera but Kevin Williams of The Stinger Report was

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Amusement Expo 2010: Friction Game Studios, Pipeline Games, Lights Out Boxing, & the ICE booth

Shaggy March 13, 2010 3

Also at the show for it’s first official showing was the indie developed arcade shooter, Friction. I actually played through the whole game and when I had left the show I still had the

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First full look at the indie arcade game Friction

Shaggy January 14, 2010 24

It has been a while since we first teased about a new arcade light-gun shooter coming to arcades from an independent game studio known as Friction Game Studios and today, we can reveal quite

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