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

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

arcadehero March 4, 2017 6

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

arcadehero February 20, 2017 7

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

arcadehero February 18, 2017 2

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

arcadehero February 14, 2017 0

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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EAG 2017 Part 2: Splash; Daytona USA; Big Galaga; Pinball; + More

EAG 2017 Part 2: Splash; Daytona USA; Big Galaga; Pinball; + More

arcadehero January 20, 2017 4

The EAG International Expo 2017 event has come to a close and with that, we have some more media to check out of the arcade games at the show. Many thanks to those that

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Newsbytes: Make Believe FEC Opens In OH; MagFEST 2017; New Guilty Gear; Is It Art? + More

Newsbytes: Make Believe FEC Opens In OH; MagFEST 2017; New Guilty Gear; Is It Art? + More

arcadehero January 14, 2017 0

January is pretty much half way over if you think about it. This week had the big news of the Nintendo Switch unveil (it is getting some Neo Geo MVS titles) but as expected,

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New Locations: Kongs Cardiff (UK); Netherworld (AUS); 2 For The Rec Room (CAN); Round 1 USA (CO, USA)

New Locations: Kongs Cardiff (UK); Netherworld (AUS); 2 For The Rec Room (CAN); Round 1 USA (CO, USA)

arcadehero January 7, 2017 0

The first week of January has been busy! I’m going to be moving my arcade again to a larger space within the mall so that may mean that my availability for posts this month

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Stern Pinball Unveils Aerosmith Pinball

Stern Pinball Unveils Aerosmith Pinball

arcadehero January 4, 2017 2

I’m not sure what it is about January 4th and Stern but last year it was Spider-Man Vault Edition getting an announcement and today it is the long rumored Aerosmith. Aerosmith Pinball Kicked around

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2016 Year-In-Review – New Games, New Locations, Top Stories

2016 Year-In-Review – New Games, New Locations, Top Stories

arcadehero December 27, 2016 1

We are in the last week of 2016.¬†With that, it’s time to look back at the past 12 months to remind us of what went down in the wonderful world of arcades. 2016 Year-In-Review

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