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UNIS Opens VR Amusement Division Called Fun VR Tech

UNIS Opens VR Amusement Division Called Fun VR Tech

arcadehero February 27, 2017 0

Back at IAAPA 2016, I had the chance to try out a new Virtual Reality amusement setup by Virtuix and Universal Space called the Omni Arena. Using Virtuix’s innovative multi-directional treadmill design and player

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Newsbytes: Weird Al Sings Pac-Man; GALACTIKA Opens in Colombia; Donkey Kong Advanced & More

Newsbytes: Weird Al Sings Pac-Man; GALACTIKA Opens in Colombia; Donkey Kong Advanced & More

arcadehero February 18, 2017 2

Happy weekend fellow Heroes! I’ve been so busy that even getting newsbytes completed has been a task but here we are with some arcade related news for you to chew on. Let’s get to

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JAEPO 2017 Day 2: More New Arcade Games, More Videos

JAEPO 2017 Day 2: More New Arcade Games, More Videos

arcadehero February 10, 2017 1

Welcome to the second day of JAEPO 2017. Today is heavy on the video so take that as a warning in the event that your connection is running slow (like mine has been today,

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JAEPO 2017 Preview: Japan Hearts Virtual Reality

JAEPO 2017 Preview: Japan Hearts Virtual Reality

arcadehero February 6, 2017 0

We are closing in on the latest Japanese amusement trade show, known as JAEPO. With that event comes new game announcements and concepts. We have been covering some of the Out-Of-Home developments for Virtual

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IAAPA 2016 Part 5: Virtual and Augmented Reality; Simulators; Bowling

IAAPA 2016 Part 5: Virtual and Augmented Reality; Simulators; Bowling

arcadehero November 28, 2016 0

IAAPA 2016: Final Coverage To finish our IAAPA 2016 coverage, we will close with what many in the video game industry as a whole is betting on being the ‘next big thing’. Thanks to

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IAAPA 2016 Pre-Game Show

IAAPA 2016 Pre-Game Show

arcadehero November 12, 2016 3

Things are about to get busy around here as we finally hit the biggest trade show for the arcade industry that there is every year. But first, some quick headlines Sega’s MaiMai Pink is

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Coming To IAAPA 2016: From Arcade To VR With UNIS

Coming To IAAPA 2016: From Arcade To VR With UNIS

arcadehero October 25, 2016 0

IAAPA is the largest tradeshow for the arcade & amusement industry and it is only a few weeks away. Continuing our coverage of that show is another preview of what to expect, this time

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More New Arcades: Tum’s Arcade (UK); Eighty3 Bar Arcade (CAN); 2 New VR Arcades In Utah

More New Arcades: Tum’s Arcade (UK); Eighty3 Bar Arcade (CAN); 2 New VR Arcades In Utah

arcadehero September 28, 2016 1

News has been dead slow once again. It isn’t fun when you know of something going on behind the scenes but don’t have enough to post about (such as a name, nothing else). Fortunately,

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New Concepts Shown At GTI Asia China Expo 2016: Video Games ‘N VR

New Concepts Shown At GTI Asia China Expo 2016: Video Games ‘N VR

arcadehero September 22, 2016 0

The GTI Asia China Expo 2016 trade show was held about a week ago and as we sometimes experience in the Chinese amusement trade, news is slow to trickle out. However I have been

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The Zero Latency VR Arena Now Open At The Tokyo Joypolis

The Zero Latency VR Arena Now Open At The Tokyo Joypolis

arcadehero July 21, 2016 5

Newsfeed link via  As recently reported, Sega Japan and Australian based company Zero Latency were joining forces to provide VR entertainment for the Tokyo Joypolis venue in Japan. That facility is now open for

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Knowing Your Rs: SR, VR, AR and MXR

Knowing Your Rs: SR, VR, AR and MXR

arcadehero July 20, 2016 1

With the return of VR onto the scene, we’ve begun to cover the subject on the blog recently as “VR Arcades” and other out-of-home applications of the technology find their way into amusement. The

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Three New VR Arcade Locations: Immersion Arcade & Ivirtex (IL); VR Junkies (UT)

Three New VR Arcade Locations: Immersion Arcade & Ivirtex (IL); VR Junkies (UT)

arcadehero July 11, 2016 3

News tip via  Now that HTC Vive and Oculus Rift are out there, a few businesses are quickly jumping onto the bandwagon. So far everyone is going for the HTC solution as Oculus shot

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