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Konami now testing Sound Voltex Booth in Japan

Konami now testing Sound Voltex Booth in Japan

arcadehero July 16, 2011 3

If it gets translated into English then it will probably be called Sound Vortex, but for now Voltex seems to be the chosen title. Konami has been on a roll testing out new music

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Flight Control coming to TouchFX in November

Flight Control coming to TouchFX in November

arcadehero July 15, 2011 3

When it was first announced, the innovative TouchFX coin-op platform by Adrenaline Amusements promised support for multiple games to make their way to it. They really pushed Fruit Ninja on it when it was

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The Funland @ the Trocadero closes its doors, here’s why

The Funland @ the Trocadero closes its doors, here’s why

arcadehero July 12, 2011 12

The Trocadero is a well-known retail business center in London and one highlight of the location would certainly be the Funland facility there, home to many great arcade games as well as serving as

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Videos for TRON LE Pinball; Konami’s Steel Chronicle

arcadehero July 12, 2011 3

Here are two arcade-related videos to share with you today, first off the highly anticipated TRON Legacy Limited Edition Pinball in action. Since hearing about the modifications like the light-tubes, we’ve been waiting to

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Namco’s Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 4 coming in December to Japan

Namco’s Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune 4 coming in December to Japan

arcadehero July 11, 2011 14

Newsfeed 1075 via UPDATE: For the latest on the international reach on this game, check out our post here. The next installment of Namco’s hardcore driving series, Wangan Midnight Maximum Tune has a release

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The California Extreme 2011 post

The California Extreme 2011 post

arcadehero July 10, 2011 2

Another year, another California Extreme event comes along. I always lament missing these, and this year is no different although I wasn’t paying full attention and thought it was going to happen a little

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The Video games of The Simpsons + new VR entertainment system prototype

arcadehero July 10, 2011 1

(Thanks to James for the Simpsons tip. VR system news is Newsfeed 1074 via  ) The Simpsons has been on TV for a really long time. I remember being in elementary school and everyone

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What’s going on with Sega Amusements USA – the real story

What’s going on with Sega Amusements USA – the real story

arcadehero July 8, 2011 4

Before rumors begin to fly and get out of control let’s get one thing straight – Sega arcade games and official support for them are not going away in North America. News has spread

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Mini-cabinets for Space Invaders and Street Fighter II

arcadehero July 8, 2011 1

Newsfeed 1072 via   and also thanks to Andrew for a tip as well! Not every arcade cabinet has to take up a small room’s worth of space – although for them to actually

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Retro Pinball/Gottlieb’s King of Diamonds Pinball shipping at the end of July

Retro Pinball/Gottlieb’s King of Diamonds Pinball shipping at the end of July

arcadehero July 7, 2011 4

Video arcade news has been slow this month but pinball sure has been busy. This product has been quite a while in the making – we first reported that Retro Pinball LLC was working

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TRON Legacy Pinball Review

TRON Legacy Pinball Review

arcadehero July 7, 2011 2

I am a TRON fan. Discs of Tron was the first arcade game I have memory of, I watched the original movie more times than I can count over the years, played through Tron

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Wizard of Oz Pinball Playfield

Wizard of Oz Pinball Playfield

arcadehero July 6, 2011 2

A short time ago, Jersey Jack Pinball sent out drawings of both halves to their upcoming Wizard of Oz playfield design, but not together. I didn’t find the time to put them together but

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