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Tekken 7 and DDR 2015 Getting Location Tests At Round1USA

Tekken 7 and DDR 2015 Getting Location Tests At Round1USA

arcadehero June 25, 2015 4

In case it wasn’t apparent already, Round1USA in Puente Hills, CA has become the go-to place for Japanese game location tests in the US. While I have not heard how the games fared on

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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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JAEPO 2015 Begins: The Latest On Arcades In Japan (Part 1)

JAEPO 2015 Begins: The Latest On Arcades In Japan (Part 1)

arcadehero February 13, 2015 3

The biggest Japanese arcade trade show of the year is upon us once again, here is a collection of the various announcements and happenings from the JAEPO 2015 event in Tokyo: (Update: Part 2

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JAEPO Preview Update: School of Ragnarok; Crossbeats REV.; Pokken + More.

JAEPO Preview Update: School of Ragnarok; Crossbeats REV.; Pokken + More.

arcadehero January 29, 2015 1

The next arcade tradeshow for the Japanese market is only a couple of weeks away but the hype machinery in Japan is in full swing to promote what will be there. Here’s the latest

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Arcade Games Turning 40, 30 & 20 Years Old In 2015

Arcade Games Turning 40, 30 & 20 Years Old In 2015

arcadehero January 6, 2015 4

With a new year having come upon us, it means it is time to look back at some games that are enjoying an anniversary in 2015. For the same thing we did last year,

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Round 1 USA Opens Their Arlington, TX Location

Round 1 USA Opens Their Arlington, TX Location

arcadehero December 23, 2014 6

(Thanks to J. Wesley Chiok for the tip) I should have mixed this with the location news from yesterday but it slipped my memory – so better late than never 😉 We have known

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Dinosaurs At The Arcade!

Dinosaurs At The Arcade!

arcadehero November 28, 2014 9

Among the trends one might get into as a child, there are many to choose from.  One that pops up every now and then in the greater culture are dinosaurs. The ancient beasts have

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New Trailer For Konami’s Silent Scope Bone Eater

New Trailer For Konami’s Silent Scope Bone Eater

arcadehero July 22, 2014 2

Back on Christmas Eve 2013, news came along that Konami was testing out a new arcade sniper game in Japan they were calling GUNDOG. It didn’t take long for this to become known as

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America’s Most Haunted Pinball; Initial D8; Name That Game #10

America’s Most Haunted Pinball; Initial D8; Name That Game #10

arcadehero July 19, 2014 5

Well this week has been a slow one for news, I’ve been busy otherwise. One thing I took care of this week was checking out a spot at the Salt Lake Comic Con. Myself

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Mortal Kombat Reunion, Japan Arcade Games On Test + Name That Game #7

Mortal Kombat Reunion, Japan Arcade Games On Test + Name That Game #7

arcadehero June 28, 2014 5

It’s hard to believe we are pretty much at July already. Speaking of the date, yesterday was Atari’s anniversary which I think we could consider National Video Arcade Day. So Happy Belated Video Arcade

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World Cup 2014: Soccer Arcade Games Through The Years

World Cup 2014: Soccer Arcade Games Through The Years

arcadehero June 11, 2014 2

Back in 2002, I was in Brazil when the World Cup was taking place. The Winter Olympics had taken place back home but being Brazil I barely heard that event being mentioned. For World

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Barcade Opening in Manhattan NYC On June 3rd

Barcade Opening in Manhattan NYC On June 3rd

arcadehero June 2, 2014 0

I recall that when I was first researching data on my business plan, that I contacted a LAN center in NYC and they freaked out when I mentioned the term arcade. That was because

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