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Sega Turns 55 – Let’s Remember Their Electromechanical Games

Sega Turns 55 – Let’s Remember Their Electromechanical Games

arcadehero June 3, 2015 4

It is anniversary season – combine Summer with a year ending in 5 and that seems to do the trick. Today is an anniversary for a company very important to the arcade industry, as indicated in

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Kung Fu Master 2 Arcade Prototype Discovered

Kung Fu Master 2 Arcade Prototype Discovered

arcadehero April 28, 2015 8

I recently ran a poll asking which genres you would like to see return to the arcade. While it wasn’t voted on by thousands (or even hundreds) the #1 genre you the readers would

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New Locations: Pins ‘n Pockets in Lake Elisnore, CA; Vector Volcano Classic Arcade In Bend, OR

New Locations: Pins ‘n Pockets in Lake Elisnore, CA; Vector Volcano Classic Arcade In Bend, OR

arcadehero April 6, 2015 1

Let’s start this fine Spring week with a couple of stories on new arcade locations! Pins ‘n Pockets – This venue in Lake Elisnore, CA just opened their arcade which also includes 8 lanes

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Trailer For The Arcade Game Related PIXELS

Trailer For The Arcade Game Related PIXELS

arcadehero March 18, 2015 1

The other day I mentioned TRON 3 as being in pre-production but well before that hits theaters, a new film involving arcade video games and characters will be coming to silver screens across the

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16-Bit Bar + Arcade Aiming To Open Their 3rd Location This Spring

16-Bit Bar + Arcade Aiming To Open Their 3rd Location This Spring

arcadehero March 9, 2015 1

[Thanks to George Arbogast Jr. for the tip] Expansion is generally going to be a positive thing in business and the 16-bit Bar + Arcade that first opened in Ohio back in 2013 certainly

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BBC News Checks Out The Largest Pinball Collection in Europe

BBC News Checks Out The Largest Pinball Collection in Europe

arcadehero February 25, 2015 0

This news tip was sent in by:  News about big pinball collections is becoming more frequent these days and as more places go crazy with offering huge selections, it is easier to come across

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Arcade Commercials & Promos Of The Past

Arcade Commercials & Promos Of The Past

arcadehero February 19, 2015 0

It has been a sloooow week for arcade news, thanks to the vacuum any trade show leaves in its wake. So here’s an arcade interest related article. One thing the arcade industry has not

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New Locations: Pinstack Now Open in West Plano, TX; Tapcade Coming To Kansas City, MO

New Locations: Pinstack Now Open in West Plano, TX; Tapcade Coming To Kansas City, MO

arcadehero February 12, 2015 0

Here is some news on two new locations opening up in the Midwestern USA, so let’s jump to it. Pinstack (West Plano, TX) – If you are in or near West Plano, TX then

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Newsbag: Arcade Location News Including Star Worlds & Neon Retro; Arcade Art, NTG#30

Newsbag: Arcade Location News Including Star Worlds & Neon Retro; Arcade Art, NTG#30

arcadehero January 10, 2015 2

This week was fairly slow for news stories but suddenly at the end, I have quite a bit on my plate to share. Funny how that works. Let’s jump right to it! Ahlgrim Funeral

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Now Open In Monroe, WA: Let’s Play Cafe

Now Open In Monroe, WA: Let’s Play Cafe

arcadehero December 26, 2014 0

(Thanks to Jon for the tip) This is a story we should have ran in October but I did not hear about it until now. Thus it can be filed under the “Better Late

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Newsbytes: ImmersiON-VRelia, GameOn Berlin, Pinball & NTG #13

Newsbytes: ImmersiON-VRelia, GameOn Berlin, Pinball & NTG #13

arcadehero August 16, 2014 5

Happy weekend everyone, here is some news for you to use: ImmersiON VRelia Since Oculus Rift came onto the scene and re-ignited interest in Virtual Reality, we have seen demos and heard talk of

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The Arcade Floor Of Magfest 12

The Arcade Floor Of Magfest 12

arcadehero January 7, 2014 2

With 2014 now alive and kicking it means that throughout the year people will get a chance to attend annual events that feature arcades in some shape, manner or form. Events like California Extreme

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