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Dave & Busters Purchases Main Event

Dave & Busters Purchases Main Event

arcadehero April 6, 2022 3

Several years back, well before the pandemic, Chuck E. Cheeses had bought Peter Piper Pizza, further bolstering their position as the largest chain of arcade entertainment in the world. While today’s news won’t make

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Location Watch March 2022: New Arcades Open In Japan, The USA, The UK, & Australia

Location Watch March 2022: New Arcades Open In Japan, The USA, The UK, & Australia

arcadehero March 28, 2022 0

Welcome to Location Watch, a post that looks at tracking the opening of new arcade locations around the globe. Since you the reader might be anywhere around the planet, hopefully one of these is

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Location Watch January 2022: New Arcades In FL, CA, VT, IA, TX, Canada, The UK, India & Australia

Location Watch January 2022: New Arcades In FL, CA, VT, IA, TX, Canada, The UK, India & Australia

arcadehero January 27, 2022 2

Welcome to the first Location Watch of 2022. This is an on-going series of posts which highlight new locations that have opened their doors recently (or semi-recently), curated from news around the ‘net. Granted,

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Location Watch Dec. 2021: New Arcades Open Their Doors Around The World

Location Watch Dec. 2021: New Arcades Open Their Doors Around The World

arcadehero December 19, 2021 1

Welcome to Location Watch, a series of posts that highlight brand new arcade locations that have recently opened their doors. Covering different parts of the world, I strive to highlight as many as I

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QuickBits: StepManiaX Expands Reach; Chrono Circle Coming To Round1USA

QuickBits: StepManiaX Expands Reach; Chrono Circle Coming To Round1USA

arcadehero December 4, 2021 1

In lieu of a Newsbytes this weekend, I wanted to highlight a few items that came in recently, particularly when it comes to rhythm games. First, StepManiaX by Step Revolution. The SR team was

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LAI Games Launches Asphalt 9 Legends Arcade

LAI Games Launches Asphalt 9 Legends Arcade

arcadehero December 2, 2021 0

It’s not every game release where we hear about an arcade manufacturer officially launching a new game to the world – often games will just start showing up at certain places with zero fanfare

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IAAPA 2021 Round-Up #2 – Booth Tours!

IAAPA 2021 Round-Up #2 – Booth Tours!

arcadehero November 28, 2021 0

It’s time to present more news from the IAAPA 2021 tradeshow that took place a couple of weeks ago, with a strong focus on touring the different booths that were there. If you missed

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The IAAPA 2021 Pre-Game Show

The IAAPA 2021 Pre-Game Show

arcadehero November 13, 2021 2

Greetings readers, this is Adam the Arcadehero, and in lieu of Newsbytes this weekend, here is a preview of IAAPA 2021, a large tradeshow event focused on the arcade/amusement/theme park industry that takes place

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Kevin Williams: Is The Sun Setting On Japanese Amusement?

Kevin Williams: Is The Sun Setting On Japanese Amusement?

arcadehero November 8, 2021 3

In his occasional feature for Arcade Heroes, immersive amusement and attraction entertainment specialist Kevin Williams (KWP) looks at the major issues impacting the international amusement sector, particularly in regards to Japan and their current

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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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ExA-Arcadia Makes Their Official US Debut At Amusement Expo 2021

ExA-Arcadia Makes Their Official US Debut At Amusement Expo 2021

arcadehero July 2, 2021 4

I’ve been talking about the company and its games for years, and this week, exA-Arcadia finally was able to make their official introduction to the North American industry as they appeared at Amusement Expo

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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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