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IAAPA 2016 Part 2 – Racing Edition (Daytona 3, Cruis’n Blast, Maximum Tune 5, Ultra Race)

IAAPA 2016 Part 2 – Racing Edition (Daytona 3, Cruis’n Blast, Maximum Tune 5, Ultra Race)

arcadehero November 19, 2016 5

It’s been a busy, busy week with IAAPA 2016 in full swing. Every IAAPA has lots to see and do but this one felt busier than usual. Since video editing is consuming my time,

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IAAPA Day 1: Impressions on Daytona 3, Cruis’n Blast, The Walking Dead, Maximum Tune 5 & More

IAAPA Day 1: Impressions on Daytona 3, Cruis’n Blast, The Walking Dead, Maximum Tune 5 & More

arcadehero November 14, 2016 28

Hello fellow arcaders! The biggest week in arcade gaming is upon us and I have been able to get some hands-on time with some of the games! Let’s get to it: IAAPA 2016 First

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IAAPA 2016 Pre-Game Show

IAAPA 2016 Pre-Game Show

arcadehero November 12, 2016 3

Things are about to get busy around here as we finally hit the biggest trade show for the arcade industry that there is every year. But first, some quick headlines Sega’s MaiMai Pink is

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Bandai Namco Unveils Partial IAAPA 2016 Line-Up Including Maximum Tune 5

Bandai Namco Unveils Partial IAAPA 2016 Line-Up Including Maximum Tune 5

arcadehero November 9, 2016 3

One company that we had been waiting on regarding their IAAPA line-up news was Bandai Namco Amusements America. Now thanks to two images that have come out of BNA HQ, we have an idea

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Newsbytes: Pinball Expo 2016; MaxiTune 5DX+; Breakout; Photo Election 2016; NTG#100

Newsbytes: Pinball Expo 2016; MaxiTune 5DX+; Breakout; Photo Election 2016; NTG#100

arcadehero October 22, 2016 1

It has been quite the week for gaming news in general with the revelation of Nintendo’s latest game console, the Switch. I find it interesting that no one is saying that this one means

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AAMA Gala News: Maximum Tune 5; Pac-Man Smash Slim Line

AAMA Gala News: Maximum Tune 5; Pac-Man Smash Slim Line

arcadehero September 15, 2016 1

It is that time of year for the AAMA (American Amusement Machine Association) Gala and with that some news on upcoming video arcade pieces. The selection is usually limited when compared to larger events

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The Making of Galaxian 3

The Making of Galaxian 3

arcadehero August 31, 2016 7

Back in 1990, Namco had begun to dive into the development of 3D graphics and motion simulator technology. As their way of showing that they had the expertise to compete in these fields, they

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Newsbytes: Aliens Pinball; MaxiTune 5 US; Round1 Opens In Concord,CA; CEC Drops Tokens

Newsbytes: Aliens Pinball; MaxiTune 5 US; Round1 Opens In Concord,CA; CEC Drops Tokens

arcadehero August 27, 2016 5

Welcome to the ‘dog days’ of Summer as August is on its way out and September is at our doors. This week was very slow for news up until the other day. If you

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New trailer for Star Wars Battle Pod Showcases The Force Awakens Level

New trailer for Star Wars Battle Pod Showcases The Force Awakens Level

arcadehero August 25, 2016 0

A little while ago, we reported that the Star Wars Battle Pod by Bandai Namco would be receiving a new level update that was based upon Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens. The

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Namco Announces Pre-Orders For Star Wars Battle Pod The Force Awakens Update

Namco Announces Pre-Orders For Star Wars Battle Pod The Force Awakens Update

arcadehero June 28, 2016 5

As we knew from a report earlier this year, Bandai Namco had planned to release a new level for their Star Wars Battle Pod arcade this Summer. That would be based on a battle

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Bandai Namco Opens VR Zone Project iCan In Japan For Six Months

Bandai Namco Opens VR Zone Project iCan In Japan For Six Months

arcadehero April 16, 2016 2

(Thanks to Kevin Williams for the tip) It was reported a short time ago that Bandai Namco was launching a new but temporary VR-arcade style facility in Japan by the name of VR ZONE

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Newsbytes: DDR ACE; Arcade Expo 3.0; Argus; NTG#80

Newsbytes: DDR ACE; Arcade Expo 3.0; Argus; NTG#80

arcadehero April 9, 2016 5

It has been a busy weekend so far! Hopefully any of you that owns arcade locations out there are seeing good business or if you are a gamer, that you find some arcade goodness

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