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Japanese Arcade News: Summer Location Tests & Releases

Japanese Arcade News: Summer Location Tests & Releases

arcadehero July 17, 2018 0

As we find ourselves nice and comfy in the middle of the Summer, it’s time to take a look over in Japan as to what their arcade business has been up to lately. Location

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Newsbytes: Iron Maiden Pinball; Dancerush Stardom; Arcade Post-Mortems; JPO IN SLC

Newsbytes: Iron Maiden Pinball; Dancerush Stardom; Arcade Post-Mortems; JPO IN SLC

arcadehero March 24, 2018 3

Welcome to Newsbytes, our little collection of arcade & pinball news for the weekend. Note that we had to correct something on the Buckzilla article so that has been updated. Also, I’m hearing from

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JAEPO 2018 Day 2 – More Arcade Goodness From Japan

JAEPO 2018 Day 2 – More Arcade Goodness From Japan

arcadehero February 10, 2018 3

Thanks to a spy named Charlie, we have more direct photos and footage from JAEPO 2018 today and don’t have to rely almost exclusively on Twitter for news. That said, we’ll still have some

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JAEPO 2018 Part I – New Arcade Games Coming From Japan

JAEPO 2018 Part I – New Arcade Games Coming From Japan

arcadehero February 9, 2018 5

Welcome to the first of various JAEPO 2018 threads. These may be a bit of a hodge podge of content, most of what I am seeing from the show coming via Twitter as Japanese

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JAEPO 2018 Preview: Upcoming Titles From Sega, Namco, Taito, Konami & More

JAEPO 2018 Preview: Upcoming Titles From Sega, Namco, Taito, Konami & More

arcadehero February 5, 2018 2

It’s trade show week and that means that we’ve got the big Japanese arcade expo known as JAEPO approaching fast. Fortunately, many Japanese companies like to create special webpages that tout the games that

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Newsbytes: Dance Rush; Aztarac Restoration; Jumbo Jumpin’; RIP Tom Petit

Newsbytes: Dance Rush; Aztarac Restoration; Jumbo Jumpin’; RIP Tom Petit

arcadehero December 9, 2017 4

It’s been a little while since we had a proper newsbytes post but it is normal that arcade news not related to IAAPA is quite slow around the end of November/beginning of December. Here’s

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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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Arcade Tour and Review: King Waldorf’s Palace Arcade at Marineland Theme Park, Niagara Falls Ontario Canada

Arcade Tour and Review: King Waldorf’s Palace Arcade at Marineland Theme Park, Niagara Falls Ontario Canada

SaraAB87 September 3, 2017 1

Recently I had a chance to check out the King Waldorf’s Palace arcade at Marineland, in Niagara Falls Ontario Canada. This arcade is within the theme park, so you will have to pay theme

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Video Arcade Games Turning 20 In 2017

Video Arcade Games Turning 20 In 2017

arcadehero February 25, 2017 8

Welcome to Part 3 of our series on games that will be celebrating a certain anniversary during this calendar year of 2017. With going back to 1997, we will be looking at games turning

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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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Video Arcade Games Turning 30 In 2017

Video Arcade Games Turning 30 In 2017

arcadehero January 19, 2017 1

Continuing upon our reflections of games past, we jump forward from 1977 to 1987. A major difference you will notice between the two lists is the explosive influence of Japanese game makers had. This

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