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Newsbytes: AH Podcast; Skycurser; Retro Arcade Japan; Project Arena & More

Newsbytes: AH Podcast; Skycurser; Retro Arcade Japan; Project Arena & More

arcadehero April 23, 2016 3

The end of April is approaching (already?) and it’s been an interesting month for news so far. Here’s a round-up of some arcade items that you might like: Arcade Heroes Podcast #13 – Our

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Bandai Namco Opens VR Zone Project iCan In Japan For Six Months

Bandai Namco Opens VR Zone Project iCan In Japan For Six Months

arcadehero April 16, 2016 2

(Thanks to Kevin Williams for the tip) It was reported a short time ago that Bandai Namco was launching a new but temporary VR-arcade style facility in Japan by the name of VR ZONE

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First Ever VR Arcade Conference To Be Held In California This May

First Ever VR Arcade Conference To Be Held In California This May

arcadehero April 4, 2016 2

Video game news has been buzzing with VR developments for a while now and in the arcade business we’ve had no exception to seeing the technology make an attempt to re-enter the business over

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Videobytes: Crusin’; VR Zone; Sega Promo; NTG#79

Videobytes: Crusin’; VR Zone; Sega Promo; NTG#79

arcadehero April 2, 2016 4

For this weekends newsbytes it was so heavy on the videos that I figured to call this Videobytes instead. I hope you are all having a good start to your April! Cruisn’ – It’s

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Bandai Namco Opening VR Zone Project i Can In Tokyo This April

Bandai Namco Opening VR Zone Project i Can In Tokyo This April

arcadehero March 28, 2016 2

There have been “whispers” about more out-of-home amusement VR projects coming their way although it hasn’t entirely been clear who is working on what. With today’s news we can remove Bandai Namco Amusements off

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Pre-Amusement Expo Thoughts + China Goes All-In For VR Amusements

Pre-Amusement Expo Thoughts + China Goes All-In For VR Amusements

arcadehero March 15, 2016 0

Amusement Expo 2016 Tomorrow starts the next trade show for the arcade/amusement industry, Amusement Expo 2016 in Las Vegas. I’ll be there to see what new games the sector has to offer along with

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IAAPA 2015 Recap #2: Point Blank X, Tekken 7, Ghostbusters, Pinball & More

IAAPA 2015 Recap #2: Point Blank X, Tekken 7, Ghostbusters, Pinball & More

arcadehero November 20, 2015 3

There’s plenty more to talk about regarding IAAPA 2015, which event ended today. For Recap #1 and the new games to find there, click here. Continuing our chronological order of when I posted the

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Newsbytes: The Void Visit; Lots of Pinball; Sound Voltex III US Test; NTG#61

Newsbytes: The Void Visit; Lots of Pinball; Sound Voltex III US Test; NTG#61

arcadehero October 17, 2015 5

Happy weekend everyone, I hope everyone’s arcade adventures this weekend are fun. For the post this week, get ready for a video overload. I do have a new podcast about ready to go, however

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New VRCade Experience Testing At Dave & Busters in Milpitas, CA

New VRCade Experience Testing At Dave & Busters in Milpitas, CA

arcadehero June 24, 2015 4

(Thanks to Michael Louie for the tip & photos) A little over a year ago, we reported that Dave & Busters was investigating VR technology for use in their facilities. That particular setup came

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Looking Back At Pac-Man As The Game Turns 35

Looking Back At Pac-Man As The Game Turns 35

arcadehero May 22, 2015 13

Today marks the 35th anniversary of a legend in video gaming, particularly in arcades. That would be the arcade release of Namco’s Pac-Man to Japanese arcades. There is a big celebration going on at

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Virtual Reality Entertainment Centers Looking To Be Setup Around The Globe Via The Void

Virtual Reality Entertainment Centers Looking To Be Setup Around The Globe Via The Void

arcadehero May 8, 2015 5

[Thanks to the DNA Association for the tip] Lately I’ve had some lively debates with some random people on the internet over “the next big thing in gaming”, virtual reality. ¬†That is because I

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IAAPA 2014: Motion Rides & Games, VR, Videmption, Redline Rampage

IAAPA 2014: Motion Rides & Games, VR, Videmption, Redline Rampage

arcadehero November 19, 2014 4

Another trade show day has come to a close and with that an opportunity to post more photos from IAAPA 2014. I have amassed quite a bit of video although editing it will be

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