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SNK Bought By A Chinese Firm; New Football Videmption Game Testing At Dave & Busters

SNK Bought By A Chinese Firm; New Football Videmption Game Testing At Dave & Busters

arcadehero August 6, 2015 0

Got a couple of items to share this fine afternoon today. First a quick newsblast about SNK Playmore – A Chinese firm by the name of Wuhu Shunrong Sanqi Interactive Entertainment Network Technology Co Ltd has

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Newsbytes: 2015 Ottawa Pinball Show; Teen Makes His Own Arcade Game; Pac-Man Fever; Heart of Gaming; NTG#52

Newsbytes: 2015 Ottawa Pinball Show; Teen Makes His Own Arcade Game; Pac-Man Fever; Heart of Gaming; NTG#52

arcadehero July 25, 2015 1

Happy weekend arcade fans! This weekend’s newsbytes are brought to you by the number 5,000, because that sounds like a good number to sponsor something. A new podcast will be posted later today so

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Now Fully Operational In Japan: Luigi Mansion Arcade & Crossbeats REV. Arcade

Now Fully Operational In Japan: Luigi Mansion Arcade & Crossbeats REV. Arcade

arcadehero July 23, 2015 0

Japanese arcade games have been grabbing the headlines a lot lately and while this post just solidifies that, we don’t have to worry in the West – Summer typically has very few Western game

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Midweek Bump: Maximum Tune 5 DX; Variant Schwanzer; CAX2015 Videos

Midweek Bump: Maximum Tune 5 DX; Variant Schwanzer; CAX2015 Videos

arcadehero July 22, 2015 0

I have a few items worth discussing that I don’t want to hold over until Saturday so here’s a mid-week multi-item post. 😉 Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 5 DX Coming Winter 2015 – Nothing

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Sega Launches Transformers Human Alliance Special At the Tokyo Joypolis

Sega Launches Transformers Human Alliance Special At the Tokyo Joypolis

arcadehero July 19, 2015 10

Through Sega’s history, they have launched a variety of games as Medium scale attractions – not necessarily something that would fill up a huge space in an amusement park like a ride but not

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Details on Mario And Sonic At The Rio 2016 Olympic Games Arcade Edition

Details on Mario And Sonic At The Rio 2016 Olympic Games Arcade Edition

arcadehero July 17, 2015 4

As mentioned yesterday, Sega Japan announced some public location tests for a new sports arcade game, Mario & Sonic At The Rio 2016 Olympic Games Arcade Edition. This mouthful of a title is based

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Newsbytes: NEON FM Alternate; Konami Tests Museca; A Nickelcade Closing; NTG #48

Newsbytes: NEON FM Alternate; Konami Tests Museca; A Nickelcade Closing; NTG #48

arcadehero June 20, 2015 2

Thanks to E3 this week, there was very little arcade news to discuss but I was able to scrape together the following to fill in the middle of your weekend. Also in the US

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Capcom Launches New Trailers For Luigi Mansion Arcade And Cytus Omega

Capcom Launches New Trailers For Luigi Mansion Arcade And Cytus Omega

arcadehero June 15, 2015 4

The time is fast arriving where Japanese gamers will get their hands on a couple of new arcade titles from Capcom and as such, the marketing has begun. Capcom has been fairly dormant on the

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Newsbytes: New Barcade; Silver Ball Planet; TRON 3; NTG#45b

Newsbytes: New Barcade; Silver Ball Planet; TRON 3; NTG#45b

arcadehero May 30, 2015 4

Welcome to the last weekend of May 2015. It is out-of-school/graduation time for many, hope everyone has a fun and safe time. It’s also the perfect time to visit some arcades if you have

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Newsbytes: Polybius Doc; Walking Dead Update; Heighway Pinball Update; NTG#45

Newsbytes: Polybius Doc; Walking Dead Update; Heighway Pinball Update; NTG#45

arcadehero May 23, 2015 0

In the US many are out and about thanks to it being Memorial Day weekend, which is (or at least should be) one of the more solemn holidays. For most it also marks the

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Newsbytes: Yoshimitsu; GTI Asia Taipei 2015; Wahlap; NTG#43

Newsbytes: Yoshimitsu; GTI Asia Taipei 2015; Wahlap; NTG#43

arcadehero May 9, 2015 2

Good weekend everyone and to the mothers out there, Happy Mother’s Day tomorrow. My mom is not a gamer by any means but she put up with my little obsession, among other things that

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Enjoy 30 Minutes of AOU/AM Show Footage from 1991 & ’92

Enjoy 30 Minutes of AOU/AM Show Footage from 1991 & ’92

arcadehero May 4, 2015 1

These days we all expect to see footage of arcade games from trade shows or venues since cameras are found everywhere. But that wasn’t the case from the earlier days of arcade gaming when

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