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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)

arcadehero January 21, 2016 0

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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Newsbytes: Arcade Heroes Turns 9; Namco & Hooters In Japan; Sonic Showcase; Dragon’s Lair; NTG#67

Newsbytes: Arcade Heroes Turns 9; Namco & Hooters In Japan; Sonic Showcase; Dragon’s Lair; NTG#67

arcadehero December 5, 2015 2

It has been a very busy week so there are a couple of things I overlooked – fortunately the compilation we get from the Newsbytes post is here to save the day. 😉 HAPPY

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Newsbytes: Sega’s IAAPA; Point Blank X; Pixels; NTG#66

Newsbytes: Sega’s IAAPA; Point Blank X; Pixels; NTG#66

arcadehero November 28, 2015 1

Time for another Newsbytes Round-Up of arcade news. It is typically a bit slow after a major trade show and around a big holiday but things don’t completely dry up. With December approaching fast,

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Newsbytes: Play Mechanix Turns 20; MaxiTune 5 In The US; REVO; NTG#64

Newsbytes: Play Mechanix Turns 20; MaxiTune 5 In The US; REVO; NTG#64

arcadehero November 7, 2015 6

Happy weekend everyone. Due to a press release, I’ve broken this post up between two tabs, otherwise the main post content is below

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Galaga Returning To The Arcade With Galaga Assault

Galaga Returning To The Arcade With Galaga Assault

arcadehero October 26, 2015 9

(Thanks to Jdevy for the tip) UPDATE: New high-rez and more detailed cabinet pic added below! Also, please note the writing at the bottom of this post – this game does have an “Amusement

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New “World’s Largest” Arcade Cabinet Plus Some History On Big Arcades

New “World’s Largest” Arcade Cabinet Plus Some History On Big Arcades

arcadehero September 3, 2015 2

(Thanks to Michael Louie for the tip) Way back in 2007, G4TV created what was then called “The World’s Largest Arcade Machine”.  Now with the upcoming release of the 2016 Guinness Book of World

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As you Contemplate The Rampage Movie, Here Is A Weird Pac-Man Dance Video

As you Contemplate The Rampage Movie, Here Is A Weird Pac-Man Dance Video

arcadehero June 23, 2015 0

When I heard about the Rampage movie today (starring Dwanye Johnson, AKA The Rock), I wasn’t sure if that warranted a post but then Kevin Williams of The Stinger Report sent me this link

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Star Wars Battle Pod Gets A Special Home Release

Star Wars Battle Pod Gets A Special Home Release

arcadehero May 29, 2015 6

(Thanks to Kevin Williams for the tip) I meant to get to this yesterday but was occupied with working on the latest podcast(which we also forgot to mention on the podcast…whoops). Here’s the headline:

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Looking Back At Pac-Man As The Game Turns 35

Looking Back At Pac-Man As The Game Turns 35

arcadehero May 22, 2015 13

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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Newsbytes: Magic Girl Pin; Tempest 2000; Chocovader; NTG#44

Newsbytes: Magic Girl Pin; Tempest 2000; Chocovader; NTG#44

arcadehero May 16, 2015 2

It’s been another slow news week and today’s bundle of news reflects that as I had to really scrub the internet just for small news items. In the mean time if you haven’t listened

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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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