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Bowl Expo ’18 Report: Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash; Connect 4 Hoops; Transformers Shadows Rising & More

Bowl Expo ’18 Report: Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash; Connect 4 Hoops; Transformers Shadows Rising & More

arcadehero June 23, 2018 1

This week as Bowl Expo ’18 and as I had mentioned on the previous post, I wasn’t planning on attending until a last minute change took place. Granted, with Las Vegas being as close

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UNIS’s Strike Pro Fishing Shipping Soon; Bandit Express Doing Well

UNIS’s Strike Pro Fishing Shipping Soon; Bandit Express Doing Well

arcadehero February 19, 2016 2

Chinese arcade game manufacturer Universal Space (UNIS) had a strong showing of product at last year’s IAAPA and they’ve sent along some information about a couple of those games to promote how well they

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Archer Pinball Whitewood Shown At Arcade Expo 2.0

Archer Pinball Whitewood Shown At Arcade Expo 2.0

arcadehero January 18, 2016 2

At this past weekend’s Arcade Expo 2.0 in Banning, CA, brothers Keith and Randy Elwin demonstrated the whitewood of their independent project, Archer pinball. The term ‘whitewood’ is used to indicate a pinball table

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The Unreleased Arcade Concepts Of Amazement Machines

The Unreleased Arcade Concepts Of Amazement Machines

arcadehero January 9, 2016 2

Prototype and unreleased concepts have always been fascinating to me, particular in the video game arena. There are a plethora of reasons as to why a product might not ever make it out of

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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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First Look: Unique Pac-Man Smash Air Hockey Coming To North America

First Look: Unique Pac-Man Smash Air Hockey Coming To North America

arcadehero August 8, 2012 10

Pac-Man enters the realm of air hockey but this is much more than just a themed air hockey table. Find out what makes this game unlike any other table currently on the market

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Pinball Update: P3 Pinball System and Captain Nemo

Pinball Update: P3 Pinball System and Captain Nemo

arcadehero March 29, 2012 2

It’s been a long time coming but finally we are starting to see more innovations coming about with pinball. It’s something I’ve harped on for years now, here on the blog and in Replay

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EyeAsteroids by Tobii offers eye tracking controls

EyeAsteroids by Tobii offers eye tracking controls

arcadehero November 9, 2011 4

Newsfeed 1133 via The arcade has been home to the initial appearance of many new interface technologies in the past and once again a new game is about to add to that line-up. A

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Full Wizard of Oz cabinet revealed

Full Wizard of Oz cabinet revealed

arcadehero November 4, 2011 1

We’ve seen plenty of bits and pieces, along with some video of the whitewood but now we have a full rendering of the upcoming Wizard of Oz pinball game by Jersey Jack Pinball. Hopefully

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Another look at Robo Restle as it arrives for a release

Another look at Robo Restle as it arrives for a release

arcadehero October 7, 2011 3

So today a new film is making it’s way to theaters called “Real Steel”. I haven’t seen it yet, not sure if I will be seeing it but there are a lot of commercials

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Doing the laundry, arcade style

Doing the laundry, arcade style

arcadehero September 23, 2011 1

Newsfeed 1117 via One place where you might come across an arcade game that isn’t an arcade, FEC, or bar is a coin-op laundry. Usually it’s just a couple of games tucked away in

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Obscura’s CueLight Interactive Pool Table System

arcadehero August 31, 2011 1

Newsfeed 1103 via A couple of years ago Sega showed off a surprise development at the annual JAMMA show in Tokyo called Heat-Up Air Hockey. It used an overhead projector to create an image

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