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Newsbytes: Namco’s Reflair Cab; Japan Arcade Releases; Zero Latency Next-Gen VR; Final Fight 30th Mod & More

Newsbytes: Namco’s Reflair Cab; Japan Arcade Releases; Zero Latency Next-Gen VR; Final Fight 30th Mod & More

arcadehero March 16, 2019 2

It’s been a busy week, especially for new arcade releases. As you’ll gather from today’s Newsbytes, there’s even more of that action going on, but we’ll cover some other quick pieces of news. Let’s

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Arcade History: The Atari Dance Machine

Arcade History: The Atari Dance Machine

arcadehero February 27, 2019 2

There isn’t much arcade news this week, so let’s jump into something from the days of arcade past; something that had it been released “in the day” would have been almost three decades ahead

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Newsbytes: Skee-Ball Carnival; Scarygirl Mission Maybee VR; Exploring An Abandoned Sega Hall; Rowe Acquired & More

Newsbytes: Skee-Ball Carnival; Scarygirl Mission Maybee VR; Exploring An Abandoned Sega Hall; Rowe Acquired & More

arcadehero February 16, 2019 1

Welcome to another weekend, and with that, another newsbytes. Here are the few things I’ve curated for you to watch or muse over: Bay Tek Introduces The Skee-Ball Carnival If you’ve been to a

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Newsbytes: High Score Girl; Dark Presence Footage; Ralph Coppola Passing; Arcade History & More

Newsbytes: High Score Girl; Dark Presence Footage; Ralph Coppola Passing; Arcade History & More

arcadehero January 5, 2019 0

Welcome to the year’s first Newsbytes, a collection of arcade news from around the web from the past week (or two..or three..in today’s case). I do have a story on Halo: Fireteam Raven 2-player

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The Arcade Heroes 2018 Year-In-Review

The Arcade Heroes 2018 Year-In-Review

Shaggy December 31, 2018 1

2019 is upon us, which means that it is time to take a look back at the arcade, pinball and other amusement news of 2018.  The State Of The Industry 2018 2018 has been

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Defunctland: A Brief Look At The History Of Gameworks & DisneyQuest

Defunctland: A Brief Look At The History Of Gameworks & DisneyQuest

arcadehero September 5, 2018 0

Defunctland is an episodic mini-documentary series on YouTube that jumps into the history of various out-of-home attractions. In looking through the first two seasons (they are still going through Season 2), there seems to

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Newsbytes: Deadpool Pinball Gameplay; Galaga World Championship; Tipsy Raccoons; Bombergirl & more

Newsbytes: Deadpool Pinball Gameplay; Galaga World Championship; Tipsy Raccoons; Bombergirl & more

arcadehero August 18, 2018 1

Welcome to this weekend’s Newsbytes. I also wanted to take this opportunity to thank all of those who have bought my latest book, I hope you are enjoying it. Let’s get to the news:

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Play Meter Magazine Publisher Retires; Final Issue Was June 2018

Play Meter Magazine Publisher Retires; Final Issue Was June 2018

arcadehero August 8, 2018 0

When I first began to research the arcade industry around 2005, there were two trade magazines that I had access to for putting together my business plan. One of those was Play Meter Magazine,

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Newsbytes: Ted Dabney’s History; The Hobbit Pinball v3; NEO GEO MVS LEDs; A Nintendo Lego Cabinet & More

Newsbytes: Ted Dabney’s History; The Hobbit Pinball v3; NEO GEO MVS LEDs; A Nintendo Lego Cabinet & More

arcadehero July 7, 2018 1

Happy weekend fellow arcaders and gamers. Let’s dive into some extra news I’ve come across while scouring the interwebs: Ted Dabney: An Oral History Recall that a short time ago, Atari co-founder Ted Dabney

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Two Discovered From Atari: Star Trap & Space Storms

Two Discovered From Atari: Star Trap & Space Storms

arcadehero July 4, 2018 0

Happy Independence Day American readers! It has been a while since we’ve talked about a prototype/unreleased video arcade game. Granted, such news is always a bit random since it is not unlike archaeology –

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Taito Celebrates 40 Years Of Invader Blasting With Space Invaders Gigamax

Taito Celebrates 40 Years Of Invader Blasting With Space Invaders Gigamax

arcadehero June 15, 2018 0

Forty years ago, Taito released a game that not only turned the arcade business on its head, it would mark a cultural turning point for entertainment in general – Space Invaders. Many consider this

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Newsbytes: Iron Maiden Pinball; Dancerush Stardom; Arcade Post-Mortems; JPO IN SLC

Newsbytes: Iron Maiden Pinball; Dancerush Stardom; Arcade Post-Mortems; JPO IN SLC

arcadehero March 24, 2018 3

Welcome to Newsbytes, our little collection of arcade & pinball news for the weekend. Note that we had to correct something on the Buckzilla article so that has been updated. Also, I’m hearing from

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