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Newsbytes: Big Buck 2018 World Championships; Pump It Up 20th; Rhythm Game News & More

Newsbytes: Big Buck 2018 World Championships; Pump It Up 20th; Rhythm Game News & More

arcadehero October 27, 2018 0

Hello fellow Heroes, I hope that you’ve had a great week. Today’s Newsbytes is heavy on the videos, so if those are your thing, you should enjoy this post. Before we get to that,

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Taito Celebrates 40 Years Of Invader Blasting With Space Invaders Gigamax

Taito Celebrates 40 Years Of Invader Blasting With Space Invaders Gigamax

arcadehero June 15, 2018 0

Forty years ago, Taito released a game that not only turned the arcade business on its head, it would mark a cultural turning point for entertainment in general – Space Invaders. Many consider this

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Thoughts: Touching Sound, A Documentary On The DJ Max Technika Arcade Game

Thoughts: Touching Sound, A Documentary On The DJ Max Technika Arcade Game

arcadehero April 1, 2017 1

A Brief History Of DJ Max Technika In covering arcades here on this blog since 2007, I’ve seen a lot of games come and go over the course of time. Likewise in operating an

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Video Arcade Games Turning 30 In 2017

Video Arcade Games Turning 30 In 2017

arcadehero January 19, 2017 1

Continuing upon our reflections of games past, we jump forward from 1977 to 1987. A major difference you will notice between the two lists is the explosive influence of Japanese game makers had. This

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The History Of Sonic The Hedgehog At The Arcade

The History Of Sonic The Hedgehog At The Arcade

arcadehero June 23, 2016 3

It is June 23rd and that marks a milestone in video gaming as one of the most popular game mascots turns 25 years old. That would be Sega’s speedy blue fuzzball, Sonic The Hedgehog.

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