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Halloween 2018: House of the Dead Scarlet Dawn; 20 Years of CarnEvil

Halloween 2018: House of the Dead Scarlet Dawn; 20 Years of CarnEvil

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Happy Halloween! With the spookiest holiday of the year upon us, arcades have plenty of ways to celebrate. Let’s get into it: House of the Dead Scarlet Dawn Sega Amusements is taking advantage of

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Rampage Returns To Arcades As A Dave & Busters Timed Exclusive

Rampage Returns To Arcades As A Dave & Busters Timed Exclusive

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We’ve had a lot of big news items hit the wires this year, some of them coming from arcade chain Dave & Busters as they seek to differentiate their game offerings from the competition.

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Back From The 80s – The Spectre Files: Deathstalker

Back From The 80s – The Spectre Files: Deathstalker

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About a year and a half ago, we ran news on an interesting and unique project that aimed to resurrect an unreleased title from the mid-1980s. Originally titled The Spectre Files, this was a

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Newsbytes: Predators; NBA Jam Book; Galaga Chronicles; Golden Tee 2018; ColorDMD Updates

Newsbytes: Predators; NBA Jam Book; Galaga Chronicles; Golden Tee 2018; ColorDMD Updates

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Welcome to the last weekend of July. CAX and ReplayFX are in full swing so if you have the chance to attend, soak up every minute of it! Let’s end the month on some

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Wizard of Wor Prototype Discovered: Invisible Monsters

Wizard of Wor Prototype Discovered: Invisible Monsters

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(Thanks to Troy F. for sending us details and photos) If you follow the site on social media then last week you should have heard about our new page dedicated to tracking unreleased arcade

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Video Arcade Games Turning 20 In 2017

Video Arcade Games Turning 20 In 2017

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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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New Arcade Watch: National Video Game Museum (Frisco, TX); Press Start (Rapid City, SD)

New Arcade Watch: National Video Game Museum (Frisco, TX); Press Start (Rapid City, SD)

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Thanks to Michael Louie for the great tips on new locations opening their doors out there, we have two locations to highlight today. National Video Game Museum – Frisco, TX: Below is a news

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The Galloping Ghost Arcade’s Prototype Hunt

The Galloping Ghost Arcade’s Prototype Hunt

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As mentioned in the last post, I was very busy last week with running the arcade at the Salt Lake Comic Con. Moving huge games like Star Wars Battle Pod, Dariusburst Another Chronicle or

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Newsbytes: CAX 2015; D&B AMA; Exidy Founder Passes Away; Insert Coin Doc; NTG#51

Newsbytes: CAX 2015; D&B AMA; Exidy Founder Passes Away; Insert Coin Doc; NTG#51

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I don’t know what it is about Friday evenings at times that suddenly a bunch of news is dumped but we’ll take it! I hope that everyone has a safe and fun weekend. CAX

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Looking Back At Pac-Man As The Game Turns 35

Looking Back At Pac-Man As The Game Turns 35

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Today marks the 35th anniversary of a legend in video gaming, particularly in arcades. That would be the arcade release of Namco’s Pac-Man to Japanese arcades. There is a big celebration going on at

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Newsbag: Abari; Midway 90s Doc; Steve Bristow; NTG#37

Newsbag: Abari; Midway 90s Doc; Steve Bristow; NTG#37

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Welcome to the last day of February. Depending upon where you are, perhaps March will improve weather wise. Either way, where arcades are usually an indoor activity, you can enjoy them at any time

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Arcade Commercials & Promos Of The Past

Arcade Commercials & Promos Of The Past

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It has been a sloooow week for arcade news, thanks to the vacuum any trade show leaves in its wake. So here’s an arcade interest related article. One thing the arcade industry has not

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