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Pac-Man Power Girls Appearing At Select D&B Locations Friday and Saturday

Pac-Man Power Girls Appearing At Select D&B Locations Friday and Saturday

arcadehero December 16, 2011 9

(A couple of Pac-Man Power Girls enjoying Pac-Man Battle Royale at Amusement Expo 2010, back when it was a wee prototype) (Thanks to Kevin Williams of The Stinger Report for the tip) So I

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Square Enix and ByKing Inc. cooking up a new arcade title for 2012

Square Enix and ByKing Inc. cooking up a new arcade title for 2012

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When it coems to arcade titles, Square Enix might not be a household name in that regard but that seems to be due for a change. We recently ran news of their transforming arcade

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DJ Max Technika 3 now available in the US

DJ Max Technika 3 now available in the US

arcadehero December 14, 2011 0

If you’re in the US and you have been waiting with baited breath for the next installment of Pentavision Global’s DJ Max Technika then the wait is over as the game is now available

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New Pinball Arcade Opens in Fort Collins, CO – Pinball Jones

New Pinball Arcade Opens in Fort Collins, CO – Pinball Jones

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Opening classic arcades full of “Golden Age” arcade games has certainly been a thing for a while now but I’ve been noticing lately another trend – that of opening locations where the primary focus

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Sega testing sequel to Card Gen; Wangan 4 out in Japan today

Sega testing sequel to Card Gen; Wangan 4 out in Japan today

arcadehero December 12, 2011 0

More arcade news from Japan today, first from Sega. This is an unusual case – originally back in 2009 Sega first debuted a new concept called Sega Card Gen MLB 2010 at a US

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Dariusburst Another Chronicle Now Available For Purchase Worldwide

Dariusburst Another Chronicle Now Available For Purchase Worldwide

arcadehero December 10, 2011 10

We’ve been covering the progress of Taito’s epic shooter Dariusburst Another Chronicle for a while now and after seeing it released in Japan last year and then tested in Europe and the US this

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Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Arcade as seen in the US

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Arcade as seen in the US

arcadehero December 9, 2011 7

Thanks to JJ Kam on our Facebook page, here is a picture of the new Tekken Tag Tournament 2 machine as seen at the Fun Works in Hawaii. They’ve just reused the Tekken 6

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News from Japan: Namco Dark Escape 3D Details; Sega Maimai loctest; Konami Pop N’ Music 20 release

News from Japan: Namco Dark Escape 3D Details; Sega Maimai loctest; Konami Pop N’ Music 20 release

arcadehero December 9, 2011 4

There were a few different arcade news items coming out of Japan today so I figured it would be useful to combine them into one post. Let’s start off with the quick stuff, both

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1up.com Charity Sketch Auction Includes Original Sketch From Dirty Drivin’

1up.com Charity Sketch Auction Includes Original Sketch From Dirty Drivin’

arcadehero December 8, 2011 0

(Thanks to Matt Leone of 1up for the tip!) Tis’ the season to give and one way to do so is through legitimate charitable organizations like the Red Cross. 1up.com is currently running a

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Happy (belated) 5th Birthday to Arcade Heroes

arcadehero December 7, 2011 10

I swear I’m much better at remembering personal birthdays but for whatever reason I always think that the Arcade Heroes birthday is a few days later than it actually is. And to top off

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Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Location Test Update

Tekken Tag Tournament 2 Location Test Update

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Here’s an update for anyone close to the location tests on Tekken Tag Tournament 2 (as a reminder, The Next Level Arcade is no longer participating in that). On our Facebook page, a commentor

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Pac-Man Battle Royale Deluxe Launches at all Dave & Busters locations

Pac-Man Battle Royale Deluxe Launches at all Dave & Busters locations

arcadehero December 6, 2011 1

(Pac-Man Battle Royale Deluxe at IAAPA 2011) If you have a Dave & Busters location near you then you certainly have reason to be excited. In October, all 57 locations served as the launch

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