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IAAPA 2018 Preview: Augmented/Mixed/Virtual Reality

IAAPA 2018 Preview: Augmented/Mixed/Virtual Reality

arcadehero November 9, 2018 1

For our arcade preview of IAAPA, click here. Ever since the Oculus Rift VR headset began making headlines around 2012, the amusement industry has had a little bit of an obsession with the tech.

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Legendary Arcade Game Designer Yu Suzuki Embracing Amusement VR With “Versus”

Legendary Arcade Game Designer Yu Suzuki Embracing Amusement VR With “Versus”

arcadehero September 24, 2018 1

[Thanks to Kevin Williams for the heads-up] If you aren’t familiar with the name Yu Suzuki, then you should be familiar with some of his work (particularly if you’re reading this blog): OutRun, Hang-On,

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Newsbytes: VR News; Capcom Beat ‘Em Ups & More

Newsbytes: VR News; Capcom Beat ‘Em Ups & More

arcadehero September 15, 2018 2

Happy weekend everyone. Let’s get to the headlines. First off, for anyone in the Carolinas, you probably won’t be reading this, but I hope that everyone will be safe. At the very least the

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Defunctland: A Brief Look At The History Of Gameworks & DisneyQuest

Defunctland: A Brief Look At The History Of Gameworks & DisneyQuest

arcadehero September 5, 2018 0

Defunctland is an episodic mini-documentary series on YouTube that jumps into the history of various out-of-home attractions. In looking through the first two seasons (they are still going through Season 2), there seems to

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Newsbytes: Beat Saber Arcade; Willy Crash; Rifftrax Plays Krull; Starwing Paradox; Cinematronics FPGA; & More

Newsbytes: Beat Saber Arcade; Willy Crash; Rifftrax Plays Krull; Starwing Paradox; Cinematronics FPGA; & More

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Greetings, programs! It’s Labor Day weekend in the US, meaning that a lot of people are out and about for a last minute Summer vacation. Beat Saber Arcade Announced One VR title I’ve heard

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Friday Newsbytes: Big Buck Championships XI; Chrono Reglia Loctest; VR Troubles; Nintendo Hearts Arcades

Friday Newsbytes: Big Buck Championships XI; Chrono Reglia Loctest; VR Troubles; Nintendo Hearts Arcades

arcadehero July 27, 2018 1

This newsbytes is earlier than normal as I am headed to California for the California Extreme show, unsure of my time and internet access for such things. I will certainly post any big news

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Newsbytes: Maximum Tune 6 Cabinet; Augmented Climbing; Jurassic World VR

Newsbytes: Maximum Tune 6 Cabinet; Augmented Climbing; Jurassic World VR

arcadehero June 30, 2018 1

It’s a sorta holiday weekend, with the 4th of July happening in the middle of next week which makes things a little awkward. Either way, if you find yourself traveling, keep an eye out

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Jurassic World VR Expedition Debuts Today At 100 Dave & Busters Locations

Jurassic World VR Expedition Debuts Today At 100 Dave & Busters Locations

arcadehero June 6, 2018 0

One gaming theme that never fails to gain positive attention in the amusement business belongs to dinosaurs. People of all ages are fascinated by the creatures, although the main property where they get attention

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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 3

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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EAG 2018 Round-up: New Arcade Content For Europe

EAG 2018 Round-up: New Arcade Content For Europe

arcadehero January 19, 2018 3

While the IAAPA trade show tends to soak up most of the arcade news that’s out there, it is not the only amusement/arcade related event of it’s kind to find out there. Every January

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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

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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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IAAPA 2017: LAI Games Adds Virtual Rabbids: The Big Ride To Their Website

IAAPA 2017: LAI Games Adds Virtual Rabbids: The Big Ride To Their Website

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IAAPA 2017 hasn’t quite started yet (seminars begin on Monday Nov 13th while the trade show opens on Tuesday) but manufacturers who are good about maintaining a web presence are getting ready by adding

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