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Newsbytes: Nutting Associates History; Big Buck; Pac-Man Battle Casino; Daytona; Skycurser; & More

Newsbytes: Nutting Associates History; Big Buck; Pac-Man Battle Casino; Daytona; Skycurser; & More

arcadehero September 30, 2017 3

Welcome to another weekend – the last for September 2017. As a reminder, a new arcade game did launch this week, Golden Tee 2018. Next week should see an up-tick in posts from the

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Happy 30th Birthday To Capcom’s Street Fighter

Happy 30th Birthday To Capcom’s Street Fighter

arcadehero August 30, 2017 3

Earlier this year we showcased games that would be turning 30 during 2017. Many of you grew up with the games in question and hold fond memories of them in your hearts and minds.

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Looking Back At The Cruis’n Arcade series

Looking Back At The Cruis’n Arcade series

arcadehero September 10, 2016 2

This was an incredibly slow week for news, enough that I’m not really finding anything to throw together for your typical weekend Newsbytes. So instead of that, let’s do an article instead. We know

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The Making of Galaxian 3

The Making of Galaxian 3

arcadehero August 31, 2016 7

Back in 1990, Namco had begun to dive into the development of 3D graphics and motion simulator technology. As their way of showing that they had the expertise to compete in these fields, they

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Newsbytes: Domino’s Pizza Pinball; Star Wars Color Pinball; Pac-Dog; NTG#92

Newsbytes: Domino’s Pizza Pinball; Star Wars Color Pinball; Pac-Dog; NTG#92

arcadehero August 20, 2016 1

I’m not sure why but in my area it was back to school week for most districts. Seems a bit early for that as the schools also got out the 2nd week of June.

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Morris Museum’s “For Amusement Only; Arcades & Cafe’s” Exhibit Open Through October

Morris Museum’s “For Amusement Only; Arcades & Cafe’s” Exhibit Open Through October

arcadehero July 4, 2016 0

For my fellow Americans out there, Happy Independence Day! Otherwise – Happy Monday and July! No matter what you are up to these days, hopefully you’ll find some great arcade gaming out there 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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Vidcast: Interview with Kevin Williams of The Stinger Report & DNA Association

Vidcast: Interview with Kevin Williams of The Stinger Report & DNA Association

arcadehero June 17, 2016 1

Long time readers of the site are familiar with The Stinger Report, a long-running amusement/out-of-home entertainment industry newsletter and the earliest of outside contributors to Arcade Heroes. That newsletter was founded in 1994 by

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Segabits Podcast Interviews Chris Tang, Developer For Upcoming Strike Harbinger Arcade

Segabits Podcast Interviews Chris Tang, Developer For Upcoming Strike Harbinger Arcade

arcadehero May 5, 2016 1

A couple of posts ago, we mentioned the development of an upcoming indie arcade game by the name of Strike Harbinger.  It was a big surprise that was shown as a part of the

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Games Turning 40,20, 30 and 10 in 2016

Games Turning 40,20, 30 and 10 in 2016

arcadehero April 7, 2016 3

With each year that passes, we take a look at games celebrating a certain anniversary via a post. This year however, I decided to go the video route and make these long videos covering

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Mario In Arcades Through The Years

Mario In Arcades Through The Years

arcadehero June 1, 2015 6

This year marks the 30th Anniversary of the popular Super Mario Bros. video game launching on Nintendo’s first home console in the US, the NES. Nintendo recently launched this page to celebrate 30 years

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Looking Back At Pac-Man As The Game Turns 35

Looking Back At Pac-Man As The Game Turns 35

arcadehero May 22, 2015 13

Today marks the 35th anniversary of a legend in video gaming, particularly in arcades. That would be the arcade release of Namco’s Pac-Man to Japanese arcades. There is a big celebration going on at

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