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Highway Games & Homepin Launches Thunderbirds Pinball

Highway Games & Homepin Launches Thunderbirds Pinball

arcadehero February 12, 2018 0

While we spoke of a new challenger to the video game side of the business last week, newcomers are landing in the world of pinball as well. Today’s company is called Homepin, a company

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JAEPO 2018 Day 2 – More Arcade Goodness From Japan

JAEPO 2018 Day 2 – More Arcade Goodness From Japan

arcadehero February 10, 2018 3

Thanks to a spy named Charlie, we have more direct photos and footage from JAEPO 2018 today and don’t have to rely almost exclusively on Twitter for news. That said, we’ll still have some

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JAEPO 2018 Part I – New Arcade Games Coming From Japan

JAEPO 2018 Part I – New Arcade Games Coming From Japan

arcadehero February 9, 2018 5

Welcome to the first of various JAEPO 2018 threads. These may be a bit of a hodge podge of content, most of what I am seeing from the show coming via Twitter as Japanese

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Dave & Busters Officially Rolls Out Tomb Raider Arcade

Dave & Busters Officially Rolls Out Tomb Raider Arcade

arcadehero February 8, 2018 4

Mentioned the other day on the blog, certain undisclosed Dave & Busters locations began to receive Tomb Raider arcade machines. Designed by Adrenaline Amusements, the game cabinet was based upon the recently launched Rabbids

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JAEPO 2018 Preview: Upcoming Titles From Sega, Namco, Taito, Konami & More

JAEPO 2018 Preview: Upcoming Titles From Sega, Namco, Taito, Konami & More

arcadehero February 5, 2018 2

It’s trade show week and that means that we’ve got the big Japanese arcade expo known as JAEPO approaching fast. Fortunately, many Japanese companies like to create special webpages that tout the games that

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Bandai Namco Resurrecting The Shoot Away Series With Shoot Away Pro

Bandai Namco Resurrecting The Shoot Away Series With Shoot Away Pro

arcadehero February 1, 2018 2

After a fairly mellow 2017, the Japanese arcade industry seems to have awoken from their slumber as we’re just getting hit with news left and right. Not complaining, just observing. 😉 Shoot Away –

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Square Enix To Preview The Starwing Paradox At JAEPO 2018

Square Enix To Preview The Starwing Paradox At JAEPO 2018

arcadehero February 1, 2018 0

It’s February and that means about a week from now, we will begin to find out about some of the hot new games that are going to be coming to the Japanese market and

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EAG 2018: Racecraft & Zombie Land

EAG 2018: Racecraft & Zombie Land

arcadehero February 1, 2018 2

As we approach JAEPO with anticipation, here are a couple of videos taken at the London-based EAG show to enjoy. Captured by our friends at Arcade Belgium, they also posted other EAG videos to

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House Of The Dead Scarlet Dawn Location Test Info

House Of The Dead Scarlet Dawn Location Test Info

arcadehero January 19, 2018 3

The day has arrived for Sega to begin testing the House Of The Dead Scarlet Dawn in Japan and with that, we have our first batch of info. I recorded this “vlog” to discuss

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Bandai Namco Teases Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 6

Bandai Namco Teases Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 6

arcadehero January 18, 2018 1

(thanks to Dark Tetsuya & Arcade Belgium for the tip) It’s not much to go off off at the moment but Bandai Namco has announced that Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 6 is going to

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Indie Arcades 2018: Cosmotrons Update

Indie Arcades 2018: Cosmotrons Update

arcadehero January 9, 2018 1

Could 2018 be the year of indie ‘true arcade’ game? After yesterday’s news of Tipsy Raccoon and the upcoming releases of titles like Rashlander, Project Armor(formerly Strike Harbinger) and Kraut Buster it is starting

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Just for Bar/Arcades In 2018: Tipsy Raccoons

Just for Bar/Arcades In 2018: Tipsy Raccoons

arcadehero January 8, 2018 5

We’ve been following the “bar/arcade” trend for what seems like an eternity now and contrary to some expectations (including my own), such businesses continue to hold on or in some cases expand their operations.

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