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DNA Conference a success, looks to bring event to the US

DNA Conference a success, looks to bring event to the US

arcadehero July 21, 2011 1

You might recall that the newly formed Digital Network Association held a special, one-day Out-Of-Home Interactive Entertainment conference in London a week ago. It Founded by our friend and colleague Kevin Williams of The

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Missile Command 2 coming to CAX 2012

arcadehero July 20, 2011 4

It’s not hard to come up with a reason to visit California Extreme every year as there are plenty of awesome games to play there but one aspect of the event is that you

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LEPOS: From street art to arcade game demo

LEPOS: From street art to arcade game demo

arcadehero July 20, 2011 2

As a character who started out as street artwork, the creator of Lepos, Diego Bergia has been looking to move him from there to something a little more interactive. What better way to take

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Sony makes a Ratchet & Clank arcade cabinet for Comic-Con

Sony makes a Ratchet & Clank arcade cabinet for Comic-Con

arcadehero July 20, 2011 3

(Thanks to Aaron for the tip!) When you want to set your video game apart at a major event there are many ways to try and do that and in recent memory, the trend

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Hell’s Kitchen’s Pinball Intro

arcadehero July 19, 2011 3

Each season of the TV reality competition show Hell’s Kitchen has a different opening sequence. With the season that just started yesterday they actually have a pretty nice nod to pinball on there as

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An amusement game hoarder appears on A&E’s Hoarders

An amusement game hoarder appears on A&E’s Hoarders

arcadehero July 19, 2011 11

(Thanks for Jonathan Leung for the tip) There is a strong community of collectors in the amusement industry – people who collect arcade games, pinball machines, EM game machines, redemption, etc. But among the

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Fleet Commander gives multiple touchscreens a purpose

arcadehero July 19, 2011 1

Newsfeed 1080 via The potential of multi-touch display technology is still in the early stages for out-of-home amusement and we certainly won’t see it tapped out anytime soon. One great example is Fleet Commander

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Namco testing out a new version of Pac-Man Battle Royale

Namco testing out a new version of Pac-Man Battle Royale

arcadehero July 18, 2011 5

Everyone’s favorite round yellow character made his return to arcades earlier this year with Pac-Man Battle Royale and while the game has been finding a home in many venues across the US and around

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China’s WoW wannabe amusement park + Sega arcade characters in concert

China’s WoW wannabe amusement park + Sega arcade characters in concert

arcadehero July 18, 2011 1

Newsfeed 1077 & 1079 via (Image via Shanghighiist) It wasn’t long ago we heard news of a World of Warcraft Amusement Park opening it’s doors in China but when we first heard about the

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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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