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Star Wars Pinball Appears At The Park Avenue Open Day (UK)

Star Wars Pinball Appears At The Park Avenue Open Day (UK)

arcadehero June 9, 2017 0

Newsfeed via We just received our first glimpses of Stern Pinball’s Star Wars this past week but for arcade operators in the UK, they have already had the chance to play it. Every year

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New Arcades: Strike 10 Bowling (FL); Funky Munky (UT); Tamba Gaming Arcade (UK); Vertigo Arcade (UK); Round1USA (GA)

New Arcades: Strike 10 Bowling (FL); Funky Munky (UT); Tamba Gaming Arcade (UK); Vertigo Arcade (UK); Round1USA (GA)

arcadehero March 3, 2017 1

Time to take a look at another round of new arcade locations that are opening out there, showing once again how arcades are still alive and thrive out in the Western world. In a

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EAG Expo 2017 Day 1: Disney Crossy Road; Choppy Wood; Aerosmith and More

EAG Expo 2017 Day 1: Disney Crossy Road; Choppy Wood; Aerosmith and More

arcadehero January 17, 2017 5

The first major amusement/arcade trade show following IAAPA is upon us, the annual expo that graces the city of London that is presently known as the EAG International Expo or EAG Expo for short.

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Sega Amusements Returns To Amusement Operations With Sega Prizezone In Hertfordshire, UK

Sega Amusements Returns To Amusement Operations With Sega Prizezone In Hertfordshire, UK

arcadehero December 31, 2016 6

News via  This will most likely be the last post of 2016 and given the news through the year, it is fitting that it is about another facility opening their doors. This one has

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Getting Detailed: Atari Gotcha Color Edition & Arcade Raid on a Boat

Getting Detailed: Atari Gotcha Color Edition & Arcade Raid on a Boat

arcadehero May 27, 2016 0

Two very detailed stories related to arcades have popped up on the interwebs so instead of leaving them for the weekend post, let’s take a look at both here. Atari Gotcha Color Edition Restored

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New Arcades: Violent City (London, UK); Bonus Round (Phoenix, AZ)

New Arcades: Violent City (London, UK); Bonus Round (Phoenix, AZ)

arcadehero May 9, 2016 2

I always like starting the week off with some new location news and today it’s got a little bit of an international flare. Violent City Opens Under A New Location In London (Thanks to

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EAG 2016 Photo Round-Up – New Arcade Games

EAG 2016 Photo Round-Up – New Arcade Games

arcadehero January 14, 2016 5

One of the first big stories that Arcade Heroes had ran shortly after the site had launched was about a big trade show that takes place in London every January. At the time it

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The Unreleased Arcade Concepts Of Amazement Machines

The Unreleased Arcade Concepts Of Amazement Machines

arcadehero January 9, 2016 2

Prototype and unreleased concepts have always been fascinating to me, particular in the video game arena. There are a plethora of reasons as to why a product might not ever make it out of

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New Arcades: Moonwalker; Cobra Arcade Bar; The Quarter Barrel; Shelter Arcade Bar; Sunshine Pinball; Super Bario

New Arcades: Moonwalker; Cobra Arcade Bar; The Quarter Barrel; Shelter Arcade Bar; Sunshine Pinball; Super Bario

arcadehero January 6, 2016 4

I can’t recall a post quite like this that covers this many new arcade locations in one shot. From new ‘pure’ arcades to bar/arcades to those looking to open, it has everything except for

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Newsbytes: 2015 Ottawa Pinball Show; Teen Makes His Own Arcade Game; Pac-Man Fever; Heart of Gaming; NTG#52

Newsbytes: 2015 Ottawa Pinball Show; Teen Makes His Own Arcade Game; Pac-Man Fever; Heart of Gaming; NTG#52

arcadehero July 25, 2015 1

Happy weekend arcade fans! This weekend’s newsbytes are brought to you by the number 5,000, because that sounds like a good number to sponsor something. A new podcast will be posted later today so

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Heighway Pinball’s Factory Fired Up To Produce New Pinball Games

Heighway Pinball’s Factory Fired Up To Produce New Pinball Games

arcadehero May 26, 2015 0

(Thanks to Scott Flear for the tip) Stern factory visits are well-known, having become a tourist draw into Chicago for a number of years.  There haven’t been many pinball factories to be found around

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Arcade England: Novelty Automation Opening Feb 11th; National Videogame Arcade In March

Arcade England: Novelty Automation Opening Feb 11th; National Videogame Arcade In March

arcadehero January 22, 2015 1

If you find yourself in or near London or Nottingham and you are looking for something to do, here is some news that might help with those plans, we have a couple of new

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