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Videos & More: Epic Arcade Project; Arcade Relief; Ms. Pac-Man Factory Footage; Bionic Roshambo

Videos & More: Epic Arcade Project; Arcade Relief; Ms. Pac-Man Factory Footage; Bionic Roshambo

arcadehero December 14, 2012 0

As we head into the weekend here are some positive things to look into as the general news of the day has been pretty horrible. My heart really goes out to the families hit

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Arcade Love To Continue At Disney with TRON 3 and Wreck-It Ralph 2?

Arcade Love To Continue At Disney with TRON 3 and Wreck-It Ralph 2?

arcadehero December 13, 2012 4

Perhaps it’s a little early to discuss the level of coverage arcades might get out of movies that won’t be hitting the silver screen for a few more years yet but there are two

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New FEC Opening in Indianapolis, IN called Latitude 39

New FEC Opening in Indianapolis, IN called Latitude 39

arcadehero December 13, 2012 0

(Thanks to Craig for the tip!) Way back in April 2011 we ran a story about the planning of a new entertainment facility in Castleton, IN USA that would be called Latitude 39. Large

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Mid-Week News: Pump It Up Tournament in London This Saturday; Pac-Man Ornaments; Arcade Network Device Update + More

Mid-Week News: Pump It Up Tournament in London This Saturday; Pac-Man Ornaments; Arcade Network Device Update + More

arcadehero December 12, 2012 3

There are several news items to look at today, from a UK Pump It Up tournament to Pac-Man Ornaments to a Q*Bert Prototype machine found and more.

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Two Bits Retro Arcade And Bar Opens In NYC

Two Bits Retro Arcade And Bar Opens In NYC

arcadehero December 11, 2012 7

In a post earlier today I brought up the trend in retrocades opening up this year and almost as it were on cue, here comes another location that has opened its doors with that

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Two-For-One: Angry Birds Pinball Auction; Playing Retro Games On New Monitors

Two-For-One: Angry Birds Pinball Auction; Playing Retro Games On New Monitors

arcadehero December 11, 2012 2

Time again for another variety post, but only two items to speak of right now. First is something found from The Gameroom Blog, an auction on eBay for a unique homebuilt Angry Birds Pinball

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Fix-It Felix Jr. Cabinet Sells For a Mere $20,000

Fix-It Felix Jr. Cabinet Sells For a Mere $20,000

arcadehero December 11, 2012 2

The Fix-It Felix Jr. Cabinet that was on eBay sold and for a lot more than many including ourselves expected.

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Location News: 60th Dave & Busters In Dallas, Retro Arcade Open in Japan

Location News: 60th Dave & Busters In Dallas, Retro Arcade Open in Japan

arcadehero December 10, 2012 0

Normally we only have one new location to speak of per post but today we have two. Bring more of them on I say! First off Dave & Busters has been busy opening more

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Weekend Newsblast: Battle of the Arcades, Fix It Felix cab, Real Life KOF

Weekend Newsblast: Battle of the Arcades, Fix It Felix cab, Real Life KOF

arcadehero December 8, 2012 0

Not much has gone on in the arcade world this past week, which is often the case in the post-IAAPA month since all the new game announcements come along at that time. But enough

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Grab Some Tesla II Mech Pods for Only $25k

Grab Some Tesla II Mech Pods for Only $25k

arcadehero December 5, 2012 11

(Tip via The Stinger Report) We don’t normally post about sales of equipment although in the past we have done “eBay Pick of the Week.” I will consider this along those lines, even though

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As Arcade Heroes Turns Six, A Look Back At Pong Variations

As Arcade Heroes Turns Six, A Look Back At Pong Variations

arcadehero December 3, 2012 3

I am sure that you have heard by now that Atari’s Pong celebrated 40 years in existence this past Friday. I did not forget, I just figured it would be nice to do an

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