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Newsbytes: Make Believe FEC Opens In OH; MagFEST 2017; New Guilty Gear; Is It Art? + More

Newsbytes: Make Believe FEC Opens In OH; MagFEST 2017; New Guilty Gear; Is It Art? + More

arcadehero January 14, 2017 0

January is pretty much half way over if you think about it. This week had the big news of the Nintendo Switch unveil (it is getting some Neo Geo MVS titles) but as expected,

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1980s Arcade Centric Game Show Starcade Being Rebooted By Shout! Factory

1980s Arcade Centric Game Show Starcade Being Rebooted By Shout! Factory

arcadehero January 12, 2017 3

(Thanks to Stingray_Travel for the tip from the other day) The name Starcade likely brings back some memories for any of you classic gamers who caught the TV show back in the 1982-83 period

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Arcade Games Turning 40 in 2017

Arcade Games Turning 40 in 2017

arcadehero January 11, 2017 4

With a new year upon comes the opportunity to reflect on games past. As usual we will start with the 70s and games turning the ripe age of 40. Prepare to feel old! Here

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Newsbytes: CES 2017; MAGFest 2017; StepManiaX; SF Rush Beta; Hoopla; NTG102b

Newsbytes: CES 2017; MAGFest 2017; StepManiaX; SF Rush Beta; Hoopla; NTG102b

arcadehero January 7, 2017 5

Welcome To The First Newsbytes of 2017. Let’s Start With VR It’s been a busy week in tech with CES 2017 in full swing. Interestingly enough, while VR was trying to make a splash

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Space Invaders Frenzy By Raw Thrills Is Shipping Now

Space Invaders Frenzy By Raw Thrills Is Shipping Now

arcadehero January 6, 2017 5

A few weeks ago we ran a post about the new Space Invaders Frenzy video game by Raw Thrills. You might have noticed that the post disappeared shortly after that as some information changed,

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The Walking Dead Arcade To Begin Shipping The Week Of Jan. 23rd

The Walking Dead Arcade To Begin Shipping The Week Of Jan. 23rd

arcadehero January 4, 2017 1

Happy 2017 everyone! For our first post of the year, let’s take a look at an upcoming release, The Walking Dead Arcade game by Play Mechanix and Raw Thrills. We knew that it would

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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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2016 Year-In-Review – New Games, New Locations, Top Stories

2016 Year-In-Review – New Games, New Locations, Top Stories

arcadehero December 27, 2016 1

We are in the last week of 2016. With that, it’s time to look back at the past 12 months to remind us of what went down in the wonderful world of arcades. 2016 Year-In-Review

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Pump It Up Prime 2 2017 Arcade Details

Pump It Up Prime 2 2017 Arcade Details

arcadehero December 21, 2016 4

With Pump It Up Prime 2 shipping out soon, we’ve received some additional details on the game to discuss so let’s get to it! Thanks to Ryan at Andamiro for the information. Pump It

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An Off-Site Interview With Paul Williams, CEO Of Sega Amusements International + OutRun 3

An Off-Site Interview With Paul Williams, CEO Of Sega Amusements International + OutRun 3

arcadehero December 16, 2016 4

(Thanks to Mauro Zangirolami for the tip & info – Mr. Paul Williams is the player at the front on GRID in the image) A new interview with the CEO of Sega Amusements International (the

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Bar/Arcade Watch: Coin-Op SF (CA); Akihabara Arcade & Bar (CO); Two Plumbers (MO)

Bar/Arcade Watch: Coin-Op SF (CA); Akihabara Arcade & Bar (CO); Two Plumbers (MO)

arcadehero December 13, 2016 0

Hot on the heels of our recent post about new arcades are a few other locations that were almost overlooked. Thanks to you the readers for sending these in. As it works out, each

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US Edition of Bandai Namco’s Mario Kart Arcade GP DX To Receive Final Update

US Edition of Bandai Namco’s Mario Kart Arcade GP DX To Receive Final Update

arcadehero December 12, 2016 3

We have been following the 3rd arcade installment of Mario Kart since it was first shown in Japan in 2013. Since then, a US version was released and various online updates were offered for the

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