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Japanese Arcades Galore! Sega World Drivers Championship; Border Break Zero Plus; Gitadora Matixx; Bombergirl; Ultra Street Fighter IV & More!

Japanese Arcades Galore! Sega World Drivers Championship; Border Break Zero Plus; Gitadora Matixx; Bombergirl; Ultra Street Fighter IV & More!

arcadehero September 9, 2017 13

What is going on in the wonderful world of Japanese arcades? While news on the site here has been a bit slow this Summer, there is a lot that has been going on in

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Law Watch: Six Charged In Making Counterfeit Pac-Man Games; Man Arrested For Living Between Arcade Games

Law Watch: Six Charged In Making Counterfeit Pac-Man Games; Man Arrested For Living Between Arcade Games

arcadehero August 11, 2017 0

Well this is certainly a weird way to break up the slow news cycle, with more legal news and the amusement business. Per usual, all suspects are innocent until proven otherwise. Six Charged With

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Sega World Drivers Championship 2018 Begins Testing

Sega World Drivers Championship 2018 Begins Testing

arcadehero July 28, 2017 1

Last week news broke that Sega had a new racing arcade game in the works by the name of Sega World Drivers Championship 2018. Now a week later the game has been placed on

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AR Comes To Bumper Cars With HADO Kart

AR Comes To Bumper Cars With HADO Kart

arcadehero July 24, 2017 1

I had intended on posting about the Cosmotrons Game Tour but the video editing process ended up taking up a bit more time than expected so I will save that for tomorrow. In the

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Sega Japan Reveals SEGA World Drivers Championship 2018

Sega Japan Reveals SEGA World Drivers Championship 2018

arcadehero July 21, 2017 4

Developers are always working on something new and in the case of Sega, you can usually assume that more than one arcade racing game is in development at the company. They have a long

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Taito Unveils Their VR Game Stage Line-up

Taito Unveils Their VR Game Stage Line-up

arcadehero June 22, 2017 0

All has been relatively quiet on the development front when it comes to former arcade powerhouse Taito, the number of said arcade games slowing to a trickle in recent times. In part that is

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New Locations: Cidercade (TX); Ready Player One Bar (MI); Token (Ireland); Round1USA (IL)

New Locations: Cidercade (TX); Ready Player One Bar (MI); Token (Ireland); Round1USA (IL)

arcadehero March 29, 2017 0

When we started the month of March, we did so with various posts covering new arcade amusement locations that are opening their doors out there. So it is fitting as we reach the end

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Japan To Receive “Go! Go!” Update To Mario Kart Arcade GP DX

Japan To Receive “Go! Go!” Update To Mario Kart Arcade GP DX

arcadehero March 2, 2017 0

At the end of 2016, news came down that Bandai Namco’s Mario Kart Arcade GP DX games in the West would be receiving their final update. This update would add some content to the

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Why Arcades Haven’t Died In The United States

Why Arcades Haven’t Died In The United States

arcadehero February 20, 2017 7

This past week, I had a few readers point out an article by Brian Ashcraft on Kotaku entitled Why Arcades Haven’t Died In Japan. It offers up that writer’s perspective as to why the

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Q&A With Eugene Jarvis: Cruis’n Blast And The Modern Arcade Industry

Q&A With Eugene Jarvis: Cruis’n Blast And The Modern Arcade Industry

arcadehero February 17, 2017 2

With a new year and various game releases upon us, it is well past time for a new developer interview. The last time we talked with Eugene Jarvis, CEO of Raw Thrills, it was

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JAEPO 2017 Day 2: More New Arcade Games, More Videos

JAEPO 2017 Day 2: More New Arcade Games, More Videos

arcadehero February 10, 2017 1

Welcome to the second day of JAEPO 2017. Today is heavy on the video so take that as a warning in the event that your connection is running slow (like mine has been today,

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JAEPO 2017 Begins: Bombergirl (Konami); Soul Reverse (Sega) & More

JAEPO 2017 Begins: Bombergirl (Konami); Soul Reverse (Sega) & More

arcadehero February 9, 2017 3

New Arcades Р JAEPO 2017 The annual JAEPO (Japan Amusement Expo) trade show is upon us and with that, a fresh look at what Japanese game developers are looking to bring to the arcade

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