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IAAPA 2017: Amusement VR; Perfection; Spinner Frenzy; Ice Man; Dino Invasion

IAAPA 2017: Amusement VR; Perfection; Spinner Frenzy; Ice Man; Dino Invasion

arcadehero December 4, 2017 2

Anyone ready for more IAAPA games? I knew you were. I am almost done with the videos from the event so perhaps I’ll find the time to procure other arcade stories. Then again, we’ve

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Mayan Adventure / We Play VR Coming To IAAPA 2017 Via Bandai Namco

Mayan Adventure / We Play VR Coming To IAAPA 2017 Via Bandai Namco

arcadehero October 24, 2017 3

If you plan on heading to the IAAPA 2017 trade show event the week of November 12th in Orlando, FL, then we’re here to help you have a good idea of what to expect.

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Future of Immersive Leisure Conference Wraps Up; Koei Tecmo’s VR Sense Loctest Report

Future of Immersive Leisure Conference Wraps Up; Koei Tecmo’s VR Sense Loctest Report

arcadehero September 18, 2017 2

Newsfeed/tip via  Successful Future of Immersive Leisure Conference Wraps Up The inaugural Future of Immersive Leisure (FOIL for short) conference took place in Las Vegas, NV this past week and site friend Kevin Williams was

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New Arcades: Eighty Three (OK); Play Arcade & Bar (FL); Lucky Strike Social (HI); Main Event (TN & DE); Scene 75 (OH); Taito Station (Japan); DNA VR (UK); Escape Reality (DE);

New Arcades: Eighty Three (OK); Play Arcade & Bar (FL); Lucky Strike Social (HI); Main Event (TN & DE); Scene 75 (OH); Taito Station (Japan); DNA VR (UK); Escape Reality (DE);

arcadehero July 28, 2017 0

It’s been a few weeks since our last look at new arcade businesses opening their doors so let’s clear the backlog and get you up-to-date with the latest venues that will offer new amusements

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IGS’ OverTake Goes VR

IGS’ OverTake Goes VR

arcadehero July 7, 2017 2

If you are not familiar with IGS’ Overtake, then there is no need to fret – while the game has been available for purchase for a few years already, I know of very few

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Taito Unveils Their VR Game Stage Line-up

Taito Unveils Their VR Game Stage Line-up

arcadehero June 22, 2017 0

All has been relatively quiet on the development front when it comes to former arcade powerhouse Taito, the number of said arcade games slowing to a trickle in recent times. In part that is

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Location Watch: VR Zone (JP); N2 Arcade (TN), The Garcade (WI) Sega Prize Zone Hatfield (UK); Round1USA (NY)

Location Watch: VR Zone (JP); N2 Arcade (TN), The Garcade (WI) Sega Prize Zone Hatfield (UK); Round1USA (NY)

arcadehero June 13, 2017 1

It’s E3 time again, which means that the gaming world has their focus on new developments for the console side of the business. Outside of that, developments continue in the arcade sector particularly with

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Newsbytes: April Fools; Taito VR; Arcade Easter Eggs; Skycurser;

Newsbytes: April Fools; Taito VR; Arcade Easter Eggs; Skycurser;

arcadehero April 1, 2017 0

It has been a little while since our last Newsbytes but this is due to the large amount of time I’m needing to spend remodeling a new spot for my arcade business to move

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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 1

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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