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Cosmotrons Update – Making A Fiberglass Arcade Cabinet

Cosmotrons Update – Making A Fiberglass Arcade Cabinet

arcadehero February 12, 2018 2

There aren’t many fans that I know of for old school fiberglass arcade cabinets but they do exist. Such designs were used in several instances throughout the 1970s, mainly by Atari but also by

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JAEPO 2018 Day 2 – More Arcade Goodness From Japan

JAEPO 2018 Day 2 – More Arcade Goodness From Japan

arcadehero February 10, 2018 2

Thanks to a spy named Charlie, we have more direct photos and footage from JAEPO 2018 today and don’t have to rely almost exclusively on Twitter for news. That said, we’ll still have some

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JAEPO 2018 Part I – New Arcade Games Coming From Japan

JAEPO 2018 Part I – New Arcade Games Coming From Japan

arcadehero February 9, 2018 5

Welcome to the first of various JAEPO 2018 threads. These may be a bit of a hodge podge of content, most of what I am seeing from the show coming via Twitter as Japanese

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Dave & Busters Officially Rolls Out Tomb Raider Arcade

Dave & Busters Officially Rolls Out Tomb Raider Arcade

arcadehero February 8, 2018 3

Mentioned the other day on the blog, certain undisclosed Dave & Busters locations began to receive Tomb Raider arcade machines. Designed by Adrenaline Amusements, the game cabinet was based upon the recently launched Rabbids

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ExA-Arcadia To Introduce New Kit System At JAEPO 2018

ExA-Arcadia To Introduce New Kit System At JAEPO 2018

arcadehero February 7, 2018 5

Conversion kits were the bread & butter of the arcade industry around 1984 when operators already had more cabinets than they really wanted to deal with. With the introduction of the JAMMA wiring standard

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Rabbids Hollywood Released As Tomb Raider Comes To Dave & Busters

Rabbids Hollywood Released As Tomb Raider Comes To Dave & Busters

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UPDATE: Dave & Busters officially rolls out Tomb Raider Arcade. Click here for details. Last year right before IAAPA 2017, we found out that Canadian based game maker Adrenaline Amusements was working on not

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JAEPO 2018 Preview: Upcoming Titles From Sega, Namco, Taito, Konami & More

JAEPO 2018 Preview: Upcoming Titles From Sega, Namco, Taito, Konami & More

arcadehero February 5, 2018 2

It’s trade show week and that means that we’ve got the big Japanese arcade expo known as JAEPO approaching fast. Fortunately, many Japanese companies like to create special webpages that tout the games that

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Bandai Namco Resurrecting The Shoot Away Series With Shoot Away Pro

Bandai Namco Resurrecting The Shoot Away Series With Shoot Away Pro

arcadehero February 1, 2018 2

After a fairly mellow 2017, the Japanese arcade industry seems to have awoken from their slumber as we’re just getting hit with news left and right. Not complaining, just observing. šŸ˜‰ Shoot Away –

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Square Enix To Preview The Starwing Paradox At JAEPO 2018

Square Enix To Preview The Starwing Paradox At JAEPO 2018

arcadehero February 1, 2018 0

It’s February and that means about a week from now, we will begin to find out about some of the hot new games that are going to be coming to the Japanese market and

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EAG 2018: Racecraft & Zombie Land

EAG 2018: Racecraft & Zombie Land

arcadehero February 1, 2018 1

As we approach JAEPO with anticipation, here are a couple of videos taken at the London-based EAG show to enjoy. Captured by our friends at Arcade Belgium, they also posted other EAG videos to

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New Arcades: Neon Retro Arcade #2 (CA); AppalachianĀ Pinball Museum (NC); The Arcade (KS); Keg & Coin (FL); Pinz (MA);  State Of Mind (CA); The Game Works (OR)

New Arcades: Neon Retro Arcade #2 (CA); AppalachianĀ Pinball Museum (NC); The Arcade (KS); Keg & Coin (FL); Pinz (MA); State Of Mind (CA); The Game Works (OR)

arcadehero January 26, 2018 1

It has been a little more than a month since we had out last look at new arcade businesses opening their doors out there in the world and as it so happens, I’m going

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Namco Bringing Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 6 To JAEPO 2018

Namco Bringing Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 6 To JAEPO 2018

arcadehero January 25, 2018 2

It’s been a week since Bandai Namco first teased the next installment of Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune for arcades and with the day arriving, we have a few details to chew on. First, here’s

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