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TRON Pinball and more from the NW Pinball & Gameroom Show

TRON Pinball and more from the NW Pinball & Gameroom Show

arcadehero June 5, 2011 4

While I didn’t attend the NW Pinball and Gamerrom Show that we discussed the other day, plenty of people with cameras were so we can get a feel for what it was like. First

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Editorial: Should Coin-Op Arcade Games be a part of E3?

arcadehero June 4, 2011 26

E3 (i.e. Electronic Entertainment Expo) is upon us once again this next week, where gamers, journalists, developers, publishers and their “booth babes” come together to show off the latest, greatest video games people will

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The Mountain Dew Pinball Skate Park in New Zealand

arcadehero June 3, 2011 4

This doesn’t really need commentary although if you want to prove that you can play some mean pinball this is one way to do it. Via Jersey Jack Pinball’s Twitter

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Wizard of Oz Pinball to feature 26″ LCD monitor, Dot Matrix Displays to weep in fear

Wizard of Oz Pinball to feature 26″ LCD monitor, Dot Matrix Displays to weep in fear

arcadehero June 3, 2011 6

I haven’t held my thoughts back on the direction that I would like to see pinball take – it needs to get with the times if it’s going to make money for operators and

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Gameworks Entertainment LLC Acquires Gameworks chain

Gameworks Entertainment LLC Acquires Gameworks chain

arcadehero June 3, 2011 3

Newsfeed 1049 via Gameworks locations have been through a bumpy ride in recent times. When the news broke that they were going bankrupt and began liquidating locations, it did causea bit of a stir

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Japan location tests: DDRX3, Border Break 2.5 + more UPDATED

Japan location tests: DDRX3, Border Break 2.5 + more UPDATED

arcadehero June 3, 2011 7

The next arcade installment of Dance Dance Revolution, X3 is soon going on test in Japan, from June 8th-12th in Akihabara, Tokyo.  Suffice it to say that at this point nothing is known about

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Geek out with TRON Pinball at the NW Pinball & Gameroom Show

Geek out with TRON Pinball at the NW Pinball & Gameroom Show

arcadehero June 2, 2011 2

(Thanks to Aaron Auzins for the tip) Each year there are several pinball game shows for fans and collectors alike to attend, where you can experience hundreds of games in one spot for a

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Arcade-related Illuminated T-Shirts

Arcade-related Illuminated T-Shirts

arcadehero June 1, 2011 0

One trend that seems to be gaining some steam is that behind illuminated fabrics. I’ve seen a number of ideas tried out over the past few years although I’ve yet to see anyone wander

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Trailers for Taito’s Kickthrough Racers

Trailers for Taito’s Kickthrough Racers

arcadehero June 1, 2011 0

Taito’s quirky new racing game Kickthrough Racers now has a couple of trailers showing the game in action. It’s not anything that will blow anyone’s socks off graphically but the scooter concept is something

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New arcade in San Francisco: South Town Arcade

New arcade in San Francisco: South Town Arcade

arcadehero May 30, 2011 4

(This photo and more from the DigitalPress Forums) If you live in the San Francisco area and you’re looking for an arcade there, then you’re in luck with the new South Town Arcade. According

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Disney Develops new Tactile Feedback system for Video Games

Disney Develops new Tactile Feedback system for Video Games

arcadehero May 27, 2011 1

Newsfeed 1047 via They might be know more for their children’s cartoons and theme parks but as a part of the theme park business they develop plenty of interesting ideas which can be applied

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Namco releases Dragonball Zenkai Battle Royale in Japan

Namco releases Dragonball Zenkai Battle Royale in Japan

arcadehero May 27, 2011 3

Newsfeed 1046 via Dragonball Zenkai Battle Royale is the latest arcade release from Namco Bandai in Japan and I wonder if they are building up a whole class of new “Battle Royale” games. First

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