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IAAPA 2016 Part 3 – Gun Games; Rhythm Games

IAAPA 2016 Part 3 – Gun Games; Rhythm Games

arcadehero November 22, 2016 0

Continuing our IAAPA 2016 coverage, today we are going to focus on two categories of titles found at the show last week: Gun games, Rhythm games. I was going to put Pinball here too

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The Walking Dead Arcade Officially Unveiled; Coming January 2017

The Walking Dead Arcade Officially Unveiled; Coming January 2017

arcadehero November 8, 2016 13

We’ve known that Play Mechanix and Raw Thrills have been testing out The Walking Dead in arcades for a little while now. We knew that the cabinet shown was a prototype and today, Betson has

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Raw Thrills Shines At TwitchCon 2016

Raw Thrills Shines At TwitchCon 2016

arcadehero October 3, 2016 0

One thing we have been critical about regarding the arcade industry at large is the lack of modern marketing thinking. Many games are only touted upon release and after a flyer is produced and

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The Walking Dead Coming To Arcades In 2017 (UPDATED)

The Walking Dead Coming To Arcades In 2017 (UPDATED)

arcadehero August 1, 2016 7

New games are always in the works for video arcades, it’s just a matter of time before we find out what is next. The current arcade industry has fully embraced the idea of licensing

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Play Mechanix Launches Buckin’ Around Weekly Online Show

Play Mechanix Launches Buckin’ Around Weekly Online Show

arcadehero May 12, 2016 0

Thanks to the advanced world we currently live in, TV viewership is in decline while streaming and other video websites sites picks up the pieces. And thanks to this new frontier, it is easier than

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2016 Big Buck World Championship Qualifiers Begin May 1st

2016 Big Buck World Championship Qualifiers Begin May 1st

arcadehero April 18, 2016 1

In October 2015, the biggest tournament for arcades took place thanks to Play Mechanix, Raw Thrills and their popular Big Buck Hunter series. The Big Buck World Championships have been going on for several

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Big Buck Wild 2016 Update Rolling Out April 1st

Big Buck Wild 2016 Update Rolling Out April 1st

arcadehero March 28, 2016 0

When Play Mechanix launched the “Wild” update for their Big Buck HD games, it was stated that there would be updates in 2016 and 2017 to help keep the game fresh. Owners of the

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Round-Up Of The Latest Video Arcade Games Coming To The West (Early 2016)

Round-Up Of The Latest Video Arcade Games Coming To The West (Early 2016)

arcadehero December 3, 2015 1

The dust has settled on IAAPA 2015, the big industry trade show where the latest products and ideas for the US arcade market are shown off in all their glory. Since that is a

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Raw Thrills Launches MotoGP Arcade IAAPA Promo Video

Raw Thrills Launches MotoGP Arcade IAAPA Promo Video

arcadehero November 10, 2015 2

I’ve been busy working on an IAAPA Pre-Game Show video that is one of the largest videos I’ve done so far…expect it later today. But in the meantime, the IAAPA hype is starting to

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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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Ghostbusters Videmption Arcade In Action

Ghostbusters Videmption Arcade In Action

arcadehero November 2, 2015 1

(Thanks to Jdevy for the tip) November is one month where you can expect to hear a lot about new arcade games coming out of the woodwork as this month is like the arcade

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New Details On Play Mechanix’s New MotoGP Arcade

New Details On Play Mechanix’s New MotoGP Arcade

arcadehero November 2, 2015 2

We recently mentioned a new motorcycle racing game that was soon coming to the market, MotoGP by Play Mechanix and Raw Thrills. Today the company released some official announcements about it to better detail

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