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Amusement Expo 2015 Wrap-Up

Amusement Expo 2015 Wrap-Up

arcadehero March 28, 2015 2

For today’s newsbag, I’m going to use it to wrap up Amusement Expo 2015 which took place earlier this week in Las Vegas, NV. I attended the show for the two days that they

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Amusement Expo 2015 Preview

Amusement Expo 2015 Preview

arcadehero March 23, 2015 9

It is Vegas week, thanks to the start of Amusement Expo 2015 in Las Vegas, NV starting Wednesday. Since I started my arcade in 2008 I have attended this event annually, with one exception.

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Newsbag: Videmption, Pinball, New Locations and More

Newsbag: Videmption, Pinball, New Locations and More

arcadehero March 21, 2015 3

In North America, our winter nightmare has come to a close with Spring finally here. For the arcade business, in my particular situation, that has seen the typical slowdown that occurs when people can

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Big Buck HD Wild Unveiled

Big Buck HD Wild Unveiled

arcadehero March 20, 2015 1

UPDATE: Fixed the official trailer link at the bottom of the post During the Big Buck HD 2014 World Championship online stream, they showed off a promotion for an update that would be made

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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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Sega Begins Shipping Showdown Special Attraction

Sega Begins Shipping Showdown Special Attraction

arcadehero February 26, 2015 1

About a month ago we reported that the standard version of Sega’s latest video arcade driving title Showdown began shipping and today I received a press release from Sega Amusements stating that both versions

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Q&A On Jurassic Park Arcade With Eugene Jarvis

Q&A On Jurassic Park Arcade With Eugene Jarvis

arcadehero February 23, 2015 8

The name Eugene Jarvis is well-known in video gaming circles although more than once I have surprised someone by mentioning that he is not only still in the industry but he is also still

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New Jurassic Park Arcade Media & Final Cabinets

New Jurassic Park Arcade Media & Final Cabinets

arcadehero February 19, 2015 2

When first unveiled at IAAPA 2014, one thing I kept hearing from various people at the Raw Thrills/Betson booth regarding Jurassic Park Arcade, was that the “cabinets are NOT final”. You always hear that

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JAEPO Preview Update: School of Ragnarok; Crossbeats REV.; Pokken + More.

JAEPO Preview Update: School of Ragnarok; Crossbeats REV.; Pokken + More.

arcadehero January 29, 2015 1

The next arcade tradeshow for the Japanese market is only a couple of weeks away but the hype machinery in Japan is in full swing to promote what will be there. Here’s the latest

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Over The Years: Star Wars At The Arcade

Over The Years: Star Wars At The Arcade

arcadehero October 3, 2014 7

At the beginning of 1977, if one was to bet that Star Wars would become the cultural phenomenon that it is today, that would have been a risky guess if you had money on

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Console-To-Arcade #1: Gauntlet; Kokuga; Riptide GP2

Console-To-Arcade #1: Gauntlet; Kokuga; Riptide GP2

arcadehero September 23, 2014 8

One trend that is a part of the modern arcade landscape is that of the Console-To-Arcade port. It was a very rare, but not unheard of occurrence, in the Golden Age. As development focus and

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