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Location Watch Japan: As One Arcade Closes, Many Open

Location Watch Japan: As One Arcade Closes, Many Open

arcadehero October 16, 2019 1

(Post cover photo via Atlas Obscura; also thanks to everyone who send the news about Anata No Warehouse in) It has been a little while since our last Location Watch post, either due to

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Newsbytes: Star Wars Pin Goes Comic; MaxiTune 6R; High Score Girl II;

Newsbytes: Star Wars Pin Goes Comic; MaxiTune 6R; High Score Girl II;

arcadehero October 5, 2019 0

Stern Announces Star Wars Comic Art Edition Pinball Machines Yesterday, Stern caused a disturbance in the Force by announcing a new edition of the Star Wars pinball design that they released back in 2017.

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Book Review: Arcade Perfect: How Pac-Man, Mortal Kombat And Other Coin-op Classics Invaded The Living Room by David Craddock

Book Review: Arcade Perfect: How Pac-Man, Mortal Kombat And Other Coin-op Classics Invaded The Living Room by David Craddock

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It has been a while since we did a book review on the site, as books about the subject of arcades are not exactly plentiful. That changed slightly this weekend after David L. Craddock

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Location Watch: The Game Preserve #2 (TX); The Game Show (IL); Laffy Happy Arcade (TX); The Pinball Arcade Museum (FL) & More

Location Watch: The Game Preserve #2 (TX); The Game Show (IL); Laffy Happy Arcade (TX); The Pinball Arcade Museum (FL) & More

arcadehero July 30, 2019 0

It’s time to get everyone up to speed on the latest arcade & amusement locations to have opened their doors out there. If you are involved with a location that opened recently or is

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Raw Thrills Launches Advertising Kits For Injustice & Halo

Raw Thrills Launches Advertising Kits For Injustice & Halo

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Throughout the ages of arcade production, manufacturers have all had their own ways in going about promoting the content they make. Generally speaking, video games have seen a lot more efforts in this regard

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Happy Video Arcade Day: Atari Turns 47

Happy Video Arcade Day: Atari Turns 47

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There is no shortage of made-up holidays out there, which is something that keeps calendar people busy I suppose. So when it comes to the iconic video arcade machine, why not pick a day

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Voxon Photonics Releases The Z3D Volumetric Display Home Arcade Machine

Voxon Photonics Releases The Z3D Volumetric Display Home Arcade Machine

arcadehero June 26, 2019 1

While flat & head-mounted displays soak up most of the attention for new products in the arcade sector, the existence of alternate forms of display tech catch our attention from time to time. One

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Newsbytes: Wahlap’s AAA2019 Showcase; Running A Route in ’82; Upcoming Anniversaries & More

Newsbytes: Wahlap’s AAA2019 Showcase; Running A Route in ’82; Upcoming Anniversaries & More

arcadehero June 22, 2019 0

Welcome to another edition of Newsbytes, a compilation of quick (or last minute) stories that I’ve curated for the weekend. Wahlap At AAA2019 Chinese game manufacturer Wahlap has been busy as of late, and

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Taking A Closer Look: Vritra Hexa

Taking A Closer Look: Vritra Hexa

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Continuing in our previews of upcoming arcade titles thanks to the development of the Exa-Arcadia multi-game platform, let’s shift focus to one of the many shoot ’em ups that will be gracing the system.

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Newsbytes: Key Master Settlement; DDR A20 In The US; VR ZONE US & More

Newsbytes: Key Master Settlement; DDR A20 In The US; VR ZONE US & More

arcadehero June 1, 2019 0

Welcome to the first day of June, and another dive into the wonderful world of arcade news. Here are some quick items for you to look over this weekend. Betson Settles Legal Dispute With

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Raw Thrills Begins Shipping Slither.io, With Super Bikes 3 Coming In May

Raw Thrills Begins Shipping Slither.io, With Super Bikes 3 Coming In May

arcadehero April 24, 2019 0

Posts have been a little infrequent on the blog as of late, but we’ve got an update on two titles that we’ve been talking about for a while now, so let’s see what the

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Controversy As An Atari Prototype Lands On MAME

Controversy As An Atari Prototype Lands On MAME

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NOTE: This article has been updated to reflect some new thoughts about the event. As I figured, this is something that people will be talking about in arcade circles for some time to come.

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