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Kevin Williams Reports On The 2021 Autumn Coin-Op Show

Kevin Williams Reports On The 2021 Autumn Coin-Op Show

arcadehero October 22, 2021 1

In another of his occasional guest features for Arcade Heroes – industry specialist Kevin Williams returns from the UK’s last major amusement event of the season – and reveals details on some new amusement

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Location Watch: Pinball Growth (KY, NY, OR), New Arcades In CA, UT, FL, the UK, Croatia, India, Israel, & More

Location Watch: Pinball Growth (KY, NY, OR), New Arcades In CA, UT, FL, the UK, Croatia, India, Israel, & More

arcadehero September 22, 2021 0

Welcome to Location Watch, a series of posts where we take a look at brand new arcade businesses that are opening their doors for the first time. This provides some good news in lieu

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Newsbytes: Stern’s Insider Connected; Prototype Atari Basketball Game; Frogger Game Show & More

Newsbytes: Stern’s Insider Connected; Prototype Atari Basketball Game; Frogger Game Show & More

arcadehero August 28, 2021 1

Welcome to Newsbytes, a series of posts that curates some quick news from around the world of arcades & pinball. We’re a bit heavier on the pinball this week, which is no problem at

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Newsbytes: Eugene Jarvis Talks Cruis’n History; exA Updates; Miner 2049er Arcade;

Newsbytes: Eugene Jarvis Talks Cruis’n History; exA Updates; Miner 2049er Arcade;

arcadehero August 15, 2021 1

Welcome to Newsbytes, a semi-regular weekend post that brings together news from around the world of arcades and pinball. Eugene Jarvis Talks Cruis’n USA History I’d been teasing this interview for a while and

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Newsbytes: Mr Do! Returning To Arcades; Smash Bros Arcade; Arcade History & More

Newsbytes: Mr Do! Returning To Arcades; Smash Bros Arcade; Arcade History & More

arcadehero July 31, 2021 0

Welcome to Newsbytes, a weekend/bi-weekend curation of news items from around the arcade world. I tried to find something from pinball too, but it seems fairly quiet there right now.  I finally had the

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Amusement Expo 2021 Round-up

Amusement Expo 2021 Round-up

arcadehero July 9, 2021 1

Amusement Expo 2021 is officially over, so with the dust settled, let’s take this opportunity to wrap it all up in a tidy blog post. I may do a Vlog about it too, if

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Dave & Busters Debuts Minecraft Dungeons Arcade At All Locations

Dave & Busters Debuts Minecraft Dungeons Arcade At All Locations

arcadehero May 24, 2021 1

Not long after Chuck E. Cheeses announced their bankruptcy last year, things were looking pretty dicey for the other giant arcade chain in the US, Dave & Busters. Fortunately, they were able to navigate

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Newsbytes: Mike’s Arcade Fundraiser; Hungry Hungry Hippos; Amusement Expo ’21; Golden Tee PGA Tour & More

Newsbytes: Mike’s Arcade Fundraiser; Hungry Hungry Hippos; Amusement Expo ’21; Golden Tee PGA Tour & More

arcadehero May 15, 2021 0

Hello user, and welcome to another thrilling edition of Newsbytes. This is a curated collection of news from the amusement (arcade & pinball) world that we run every or every other weekend here on

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GENDA Gains Ground In US With Pac-Man Entertainment Acquisition

GENDA Gains Ground In US With Pac-Man Entertainment Acquisition

arcadehero May 13, 2021 0

Arcade operation acquisitions have become a bit more frequent in recent times, with one of the most talked about being GENDA’s acquisition of Sega Japan’s operations last year. There was also a bit of

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Newsbytes: James Games Arcade Closes; 2020 Pinball GOTY; Mini R360 & More

Newsbytes: James Games Arcade Closes; 2020 Pinball GOTY; Mini R360 & More

arcadehero April 3, 2021 0

This is Newsbytes, a curated collection of news from around the world of arcade & pinball that I run every weekend. Once again there isn’t a ton for this edition of the post James

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Location Watch:  Carousel Arcade Bar (AZ); Family Fun Factory (NY); Babylon Park (Serbia); Gamestate (NL); Xtreme Play Adrenaline Park (CT) & More

Location Watch: Carousel Arcade Bar (AZ); Family Fun Factory (NY); Babylon Park (Serbia); Gamestate (NL); Xtreme Play Adrenaline Park (CT) & More

arcadehero March 29, 2021 2

Welcome to Location Watch, a genre of posts on the blog where I highlight brand new arcade locations that have opened their doors to the world. It’s been a little over a year since

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The Future Of Sega Amusements International & The Sega Name In Arcades

The Future Of Sega Amusements International & The Sega Name In Arcades

arcadehero March 25, 2021 0

UPDATE: Some minor fixes and more details have been added to the story. When the pandemic first began, it was anyone’s guess as to how deeply it would have affected the arcade industry –

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