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Newsbytes: Heavyweight Champ Footage; Pac-Mom; The PolyRetro; New Raw Thrills Mobile Game; Spinal Tap Pinball & More

Newsbytes: Heavyweight Champ Footage; Pac-Mom; The PolyRetro; New Raw Thrills Mobile Game; Spinal Tap Pinball & More

arcadehero April 9, 2022 1

Welcome to Newsbytes, a semi-regular collection of arcade & pinball news items from around the world. This week has quite a few interesting stories, particularly when it comes to arcade history, so I hope

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2021 Year-In-Review With The Top 10 Posts

2021 Year-In-Review With The Top 10 Posts

arcadehero December 31, 2021 0

Welcome to something of an annual tradition here at Arcade Heroes, albeit something sort of rare on my part – a Top 10 list. I’m not big on such lists since most of them

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Kevin Williams: GameWorks – The Slow Collapse Of The Dream!

Kevin Williams: GameWorks – The Slow Collapse Of The Dream!

arcadehero December 27, 2021 0

Ending the year with a new guest post for the site, industry specialist Kevin Williams takes time to look back at the tempestuous history of Gameworks – when Hollywood came to arcades. He sent

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KWP Guest Post: Nintendo & Others Return To Out-Of-Home Entertainment

KWP Guest Post: Nintendo & Others Return To Out-Of-Home Entertainment

arcadehero December 2, 2021 0

Apologies for the various issues plaguing the site over the past few weeks. While my hosting service has been quick to fix them when I alert them to it, it’s also not something that

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The Video Arcade Industry Turns 50 As We Mark The Launch Of Computer Space

The Video Arcade Industry Turns 50 As We Mark The Launch Of Computer Space

arcadehero October 15, 2021 1

50 years ago today, things would change forever in interactive entertainment – not just for the coin-op amusement industry, but for video games as a whole. While a day in September is for some

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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 Goes To The Olympics

Amusement Goes To The Olympics

arcadehero July 26, 2021 2

In another of his occasional guest features for Arcade Heroes – industry specialist Kevin Williams, marks the celebration of the Tokyo Olympics 2020, and charts the influences that the video amusement industry has taken

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Newsbytes: Minecraft Unboxing; 4:3 Arcade LCDs; SNK Millenium; KeyMaster Legal Woes & More

Newsbytes: Minecraft Unboxing; 4:3 Arcade LCDs; SNK Millenium; KeyMaster Legal Woes & More

arcadehero July 17, 2021 1

Welcome to Newsbytes, a post that curates quick news from around the arcade & pinball world and serves them up to you on a digital platter. We’re in the post tradeshow news lull at

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PAC-MAN Going Strong at Forty-One

PAC-MAN Going Strong at Forty-One

arcadehero May 25, 2021 3

In another of his occasional guest features for Arcade Heroes, entertainment industry specialist Kevin Williams, turns his gaze, after Mario, to the other leading video amusement gaming character: the iconic legend that is PAC-MAN.

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Newsbytes: Throwback! Jai-Alai Heroes; New Slam’N Jam; Outnumbered Unboxing; Cannon Arm & Arcade Quest Doc; More

Newsbytes: Throwback! Jai-Alai Heroes; New Slam’N Jam; Outnumbered Unboxing; Cannon Arm & Arcade Quest Doc; More

arcadehero May 1, 2021 1

Welcome to another exciting edition of Newsbytes, a post where I curate stories from around the web that have something to do with arcades, pinball, and gaming. These are generally quick and I do

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Newsbytes: New Save The Arcades Campaign; Slugterra VR; Indies; Splatterhouse Art & More

Newsbytes: New Save The Arcades Campaign; Slugterra VR; Indies; Splatterhouse Art & More

arcadehero February 13, 2021 2

Welcome to Newbytes, a curated compilation of arcade news from around the world, generally covering items that didn’t necessarily need their own full-blown post but are still worth mentioning. This week has seen arcade

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