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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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Location Watch: Amusement Re-Opens Across The UK; Chief Coffee (UK); Pinball HOF (NV); Lucky Snake Arcade (NJ); Supercade (Belgium); Kung Fu Saloon; Fabyland (UAE) & More

Location Watch: Amusement Re-Opens Across The UK; Chief Coffee (UK); Pinball HOF (NV); Lucky Snake Arcade (NJ); Supercade (Belgium); Kung Fu Saloon; Fabyland (UAE) & More

arcadehero May 16, 2021 5

Welcome to Location Watch, a series of posts that tracks the opening of new arcade businesses across the planet. These have been rather infrequent since the pandemic hit, taking out many arcades and other

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Wahlap Unveils New Arcade Titles At AAA 2021 Including Asphalt 9 Legends Arcade

Wahlap Unveils New Arcade Titles At AAA 2021 Including Asphalt 9 Legends Arcade

arcadehero May 9, 2021 2

While it’s been a while since we’ve talked about tradeshows on the blog here, it’s been a little longer since we’ve discussed a certain company by the name of Wahlap. Based out of China,

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Examu’s Arcana Heart 3 Love Max Six Stars Xtend Headed To Arcades Worldwide In 2021

Examu’s Arcana Heart 3 Love Max Six Stars Xtend Headed To Arcades Worldwide In 2021

arcadehero April 29, 2021 0

Way back in the early days of the blog, there was one company out of Japan that received some attention every now and then, known as Examu. Best known for the Arcana Heart 2D

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The New Amusement Entertainment Future by Kevin Williams

The New Amusement Entertainment Future by Kevin Williams

arcadehero February 26, 2021 0

In another of his occasional guest features for Arcade Heroes – industry specialist Kevin Williams, takes on a ticklish subject for the industry that of change, and the ramifications it will have on the

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Newsbytes: InitialD x Wangan; New Mortal Kombat Film; Abandoned Sega R360; New Breakout & More

Newsbytes: InitialD x Wangan; New Mortal Kombat Film; Abandoned Sega R360; New Breakout & More

arcadehero February 20, 2021 0

Welcome to yet another weekend and with it another round of Newsbytes, a collection of items from around the arcade world that don’t necessarily need a full-blown post to talk about. While the month

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Newsbytes: Big Buck Reloaded Updates; Power-up Baseball; Corporate Restructuring & More

Newsbytes: Big Buck Reloaded Updates; Power-up Baseball; Corporate Restructuring & More

arcadehero January 30, 2021 0

Welcome to Newsbytes, a quick collection of news items from around the wonderful world of arcades. I’m your host, Arcadehero, curator & commentator on the content. 😉 Today is also my first day out

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Super Battle Princess Madelyn Released To Arcades; Bonus Vritra Hexa Unboxing

Super Battle Princess Madelyn Released To Arcades; Bonus Vritra Hexa Unboxing

arcadehero November 24, 2020 0

I skipped doing a Newsbytes this past weekend as there really wasn’t enough to talk about from last week. This is against the norm, since that week is normally IAAPA week, which gives us

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Location Watch:Tokyo Video Gamers (JP); The Mineshaft (WI); Play Arcade (MA); Powerhouse Pinball (BC); Bishop Cidercade (TX) & More

Location Watch:Tokyo Video Gamers (JP); The Mineshaft (WI); Play Arcade (MA); Powerhouse Pinball (BC); Bishop Cidercade (TX) & More

arcadehero September 24, 2020 4

Here’s a kind of post that we haven’t seen in a loooong while, and to be honest, I wasn’t sure if there would be another “Location Watch” post for the rest of the year.

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Newsbytes: Scarlet Dawn Attraction; E-Amuse Returns; AR Racing & More

Newsbytes: Scarlet Dawn Attraction; E-Amuse Returns; AR Racing & More

arcadehero September 5, 2020 0

It’s the first weekend of September, and that means that it’s time for another edition of Newsbytes. This is where I curate arcade & pinball news from around the interwebs into one post. Right

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Raw Thrills Moves 2020 Big Buck World Championship To October

Raw Thrills Moves 2020 Big Buck World Championship To October

arcadehero June 5, 2020 1

There are many amusement-related anniversaries being celebrated this year, but Pac-Man & Sega aren’t the only ones marking important dates. Another game that is reaching a milestone is Big Buck Hunter by Play Mechanix

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