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New site for finding arcades (and more): GamerSpots.com

New site for finding arcades (and more): GamerSpots.com

arcadehero April 28, 2011 0

I like to talk up the existence of websites dedicated to finding arcade locations, so I often point out two prominent sites for just that: Aurcade.com and ArcadeFly.com. Now we can add a third

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Hanging out at the arcade, 80’s style

Hanging out at the arcade, 80’s style

arcadehero April 28, 2011 0

(Pic by Conrado4; and Xybots is such an awesome game) I saw this on Kotaku this morning about a set of pictures on Flickr.com entitled “Growing Up In Arcades: 1979-1989“. I have a slightly

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Stern confirms TRON Pinball

Stern confirms TRON Pinball

arcadehero April 27, 2011 5

UPDATE: The full cabinet and playfield have been revealed! Click here! Stern Pinball just confirmed that the rumors of a new TRON pinball machine happen to be true. They’ve been teasing it for months

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Sega testing Operation G.H.O.S.T in Japan

Sega testing Operation G.H.O.S.T in Japan

arcadehero April 27, 2011 5

Is Sega testing out an arcade sequel to their GHOST Squad series in Japan? It’s certainly possible as today they announced a new location test in Japan that starts this Friday (4/29) and goes

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Current Doctor Who cast plays some Doctor Who Pinball

Current Doctor Who cast plays some Doctor Who Pinball

arcadehero April 27, 2011 2

I’m not sure how many of you are fans or occasional viewers of the BBC television series Doctor Who, but if so, then this should be of interest to you. If you’re not familiar

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So how is Taito’s NESiCAxLive platform working out?

So how is Taito’s NESiCAxLive platform working out?

arcadehero April 26, 2011 3

At the end of December 2010, Taito released a new arcade platform in Japan called NESiCAxLive that creates a downloadable content delivery system for coin-op use. This allows operators to get varied content quickly

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From the floor of Midwest Gaming Classic 2011

arcadehero April 26, 2011 0

About a month ago, gamers descended upon the Milwaukee Brookfield Hotel in Brookfield, WI for an annual event where arcade and pinball gaming is a prominent part of the event. That event was the

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Jeff Koons Must Die!!! The Arcade Game

Jeff Koons Must Die!!! The Arcade Game

arcadehero April 25, 2011 1

Newsfeed 1035 via Here’s something for the “huh?” category to start our week off with – an indie sort of arcade game in a cabinet called Jeff Koons Must Die!!! In this game, it’s

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FRICTION Unboxing

FRICTION Unboxing

arcadehero April 22, 2011 8

Back in 2008 we broke a story about a new light-gun game in the works by newcomer Friction Game Studios. We’ve had chances to play the game at trade shows but now, I got

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A new Chuck E. Cheeses – from 1983

arcadehero April 22, 2011 0

While the video below was posted to Youtube a few years back I only found out about it the other day on the KLOV forums so I’ll share it today as we go into

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New Timezone opens in Australia

New Timezone opens in Australia

arcadehero April 21, 2011 7

News via The chain of Family Entertainment Centers known as TImezone has now opened nearly 20 stores in Australia, with many others in other parts of the world.  The latest one in Australia is

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Visit the Chernobyl Amusement Park, virtually

Visit the Chernobyl Amusement Park, virtually

arcadehero April 19, 2011 1

Newsfeed 1034 via With all the talk of nuclear disaster in the news recently, one place has been coming up again and again in that news and that is Chernobyl, in the Ukraine. I

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