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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: Super Arcade; Skill Games; Houdini Pinball; NTG#97

Newsbytes: Super Arcade; Skill Games; Houdini Pinball; NTG#97

arcadehero October 1, 2016 3

Welcome to October. The second month of the year after January that people seek out horror movies. In case you missed the biggest news of the week due to it coming out on Friday

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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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Newsbytes: Domino’s Pizza Pinball; Star Wars Color Pinball; Pac-Dog; NTG#92

Newsbytes: Domino’s Pizza Pinball; Star Wars Color Pinball; Pac-Dog; NTG#92

arcadehero August 20, 2016 1

I’m not sure why but in my area it was back to school week for most districts. Seems a bit early for that as the schools also got out the 2nd week of June.

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The Games of CAX 2016

The Games of CAX 2016

arcadehero July 21, 2016 0

Another successful California Extreme (CAX) event came and went this past weekend and with that, many items of interest were seen. Let’s get started! It’s The ’10s and It’s Time For CAX Vid Kidz

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World’s Largest Pac-Man Gets A New Promo Video

World’s Largest Pac-Man Gets A New Promo Video

arcadehero July 11, 2016 1

It has been a little while since Bandai Namco Amusements America had uploaded a new video to their Youtube channel but today that changed with this very sleek trailer promoting their new World’s Largest

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World’s Largest Pac-Man Arcade Now Available

World’s Largest Pac-Man Arcade Now Available

arcadehero May 27, 2016 4

One surprise that was found at IAAPA 2015 was the presence of a new Pac-Man game at the Bandai Namco booth – World’s Largest Pac-Man. With a 150″ screen that uses multi-color LEDs, the

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New Update For Mario Kart Arcade GP DX In Japan

New Update For Mario Kart Arcade GP DX In Japan

arcadehero April 21, 2016 0

(Thanks to Kevin Williams for the tip) It was originally mentioned that Bandai Namco’s Mario Kart Arcade GP DX was an online game and as a part of that, annual content updates would be

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IAAPA 2015: MotoGP, Mario & Sonic Olympics Arcade; World’s Largest Pac-Man; Galaga Assault

IAAPA 2015: MotoGP, Mario & Sonic Olympics Arcade; World’s Largest Pac-Man; Galaga Assault

arcadehero November 19, 2015 2

With the IAAPA 2015 trade show in full swing this week, we’ve got plenty of news to chew over that will probably last us for the next few weeks. As always, I work on

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Level 257 Hosting A Pac-Man Art & Fashion Show October 8th

Level 257 Hosting A Pac-Man Art & Fashion Show October 8th

arcadehero September 29, 2015 0

While art and arcade games often go hand-in-hand thanks to the art on and in the games, the word ‘fashion’ isn’t one we really use all that often in the industry. About a week

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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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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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