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New Locations: John & Jay’s Arcade (MA); Konbo Arcade Cafe (UK); Quarter Horse Arcade (NC); Free Play #2 (TX); Arcadeology (MD); R1USA (NY)

New Locations: John & Jay’s Arcade (MA); Konbo Arcade Cafe (UK); Quarter Horse Arcade (NC); Free Play #2 (TX); Arcadeology (MD); R1USA (NY)

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I know it hasn’t been very long since our last post about new arcade locations opening their doors out there but right after that post was finished, tips came pouring in about other locations!

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Newsbytes: Battle of the Arcades; Alien Day; Heart of Gaming; Vid.Me

Newsbytes: Battle of the Arcades; Alien Day; Heart of Gaming; Vid.Me

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Hello and welcome to Newsbytes, our weekend collection of quick arcade news. Let’s get to it as we enjoy the last weekend that April 2017 has to offer: Battle Of The Arcades Begins A

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Newsbytes: Chuck E Cheeses Turning 40; The Walking Dead Launch Party; PinballFX2 Star Wars & More

Newsbytes: Chuck E Cheeses Turning 40; The Walking Dead Launch Party; PinballFX2 Star Wars & More

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Happy Easter weekend everyone, it’s time for Newsbytes. Chuck E. Cheeses Being The “Biggest Birthday Ever” Events As They Mark 40 Years Earlier this week I saw an ad on TV for Chuck E.

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Newsbytes: Ironsights Big Buck Doc; Pirates @ Dave & Busters; ColorDMDs & More

Newsbytes: Ironsights Big Buck Doc; Pirates @ Dave & Busters; ColorDMDs & More

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Welcome to this week’s newsbytes, where we distill some pieces of arcade news into one post for your reading or viewing pleasure. Ironsights – Twitch Produced Mini-Documentary On Big Buck Champ Sara Erlandson Play

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The Games Of Amusement Expo 2017

The Games Of Amusement Expo 2017

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Another amusement trade show came and went this week and I had the opportunity to make a visit. It wasn’t a huge show but it is always good to reconnect with people and to

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Newsbytes: Lots of Pinball; Skycurser Release; North Korea Arcade

Newsbytes: Lots of Pinball; Skycurser Release; North Korea Arcade

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Welcome to Newsbytes, a quick collection of arcade & pinball news stories to round out your weekend. I’m in a wee bit of a rush so apologies that additional details are scant this round;

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Why Arcades Haven’t Died In The United States

Why Arcades Haven’t Died In The United States

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This past week, I had a few readers point out an article by Brian Ashcraft on Kotaku entitled Why Arcades Haven’t Died In Japan. It offers up that writer’s perspective as to why the

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Newsbytes: Weird Al Sings Pac-Man; GALACTIKA Opens in Colombia; Donkey Kong Advanced & More

Newsbytes: Weird Al Sings Pac-Man; GALACTIKA Opens in Colombia; Donkey Kong Advanced & More

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Happy weekend fellow Heroes! I’ve been so busy that even getting newsbytes completed has been a task but here we are with some arcade related news for you to chew on. Let’s get to

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Heighway Pinball Begins Shipping Alien

Heighway Pinball Begins Shipping Alien

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Alien Pinball Now Shipping For those fans of the Alien franchise, then this should come as welcome news. UK-based manufacturer Heighway Pinball reached a milestone today as they officially began shipping their Alien Pinball

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New Arcades Watch – Rupert’s Kids (IN); Barcades For Richmond; D&B Opens In SC; R1USA in GA

New Arcades Watch – Rupert’s Kids (IN); Barcades For Richmond; D&B Opens In SC; R1USA in GA

arcadehero February 13, 2017 0

Time for another look at some new locations that are opening their doors out there! Thanks to Michael L. and George R. for the tips on a couple of these. Rupert’s Kids Arcade Opens

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The Jetsons Pinball Announced By The Pinball Company & Spooky Pinball

The Jetsons Pinball Announced By The Pinball Company & Spooky Pinball

arcadehero January 30, 2017 0

Pinball news has been hitting the wires like never before over the past year and for now, it seems that will continue. Not all makers of new pinball machines are looking for mass production

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New Arcades: The Machine Shed (MN); Can Can Wonderland (MN) ; The Grid Arcade And Bar (MI); Boxcar Bar+Arcade (NC)

New Arcades: The Machine Shed (MN); Can Can Wonderland (MN) ; The Grid Arcade And Bar (MI); Boxcar Bar+Arcade (NC)

arcadehero January 21, 2017 0

In lieu of newbytes today, let’s check out some new arcade venues out there! Most of them are in the Northern US: The Machine Shed (Rochester, MN) Let’s start with a new classic arcade

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