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The IAAPA 2019 Pre-Game Post

The IAAPA 2019 Pre-Game Post

arcadehero November 16, 2019 1

It’s time for the biggest event in the arcade industry to take place, which is the IAAPA Expo in Orlando, FL. Because there is a ton of information to sift through, I like to

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Voxon Photonics Releases The Z3D Volumetric Display Home Arcade Machine

Voxon Photonics Releases The Z3D Volumetric Display Home Arcade Machine

arcadehero June 26, 2019 1

While flat & head-mounted displays soak up most of the attention for new products in the arcade sector, the existence of alternate forms of display tech catch our attention from time to time. One

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Newsbytes: Repro Star Wars Yoke; Marble Carnival; Cosmotrons Unboxing; Exa-Arcadia & Mario Party Updates

Newsbytes: Repro Star Wars Yoke; Marble Carnival; Cosmotrons Unboxing; Exa-Arcadia & Mario Party Updates

arcadehero April 27, 2019 3

I skipped Newsbytes last week as I was busy running an arcade at a comic convention, and just didn’t have the time to post about anything. Before we get started, I have updated the

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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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Injustice Arcade Looking To Expand Reach With A New Business Model

Injustice Arcade Looking To Expand Reach With A New Business Model

arcadehero December 12, 2018 1

The arcade version of Injustice has been on the market for a little over a year now, and by all of the reports I’ve been hearing, it’s been a success. But there is always

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IAAPA 2018 Wrap-up #4: ICE, Raw Thrills, Stern, UNIS, Coastal, Bay Tek

IAAPA 2018 Wrap-up #4: ICE, Raw Thrills, Stern, UNIS, Coastal, Bay Tek

arcadehero December 7, 2018 0

Time for another look at some of the products that were at the IAAPA 2018 trade show in Orlando, FL this past November. If you missed one of our previous Wrap-Up posts, then you

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Unit-E Technologies Introduces RFPay Card System At IAAPA 2018

Unit-E Technologies Introduces RFPay Card System At IAAPA 2018

arcadehero November 20, 2018 1

To start this post off with, I will readily admit that I am not an expert on card systems. These have become increasingly popular in the modern market, replacing the coin acceptors on machines

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IAAPA 2018 Preview: Arcades

IAAPA 2018 Preview: Arcades

arcadehero November 8, 2018 3

It’s that time of year again, not when we come together as families to give thanks and feast (that’s the week after), but to see what the latest, greatest and newest products that will

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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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Volumetric Displays From Voxon Photonics Now Commercially Available

Volumetric Displays From Voxon Photonics Now Commercially Available

arcadehero May 4, 2018 2

While the focus of the blog here is on arcade news and opinion, it’s not just about new releases and locations. The technology that can be adapted for out-of-home entertainment/amusement is just as interesting

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JAEPO 2018 Day 2 – More Arcade Goodness From Japan

JAEPO 2018 Day 2 – More Arcade Goodness From Japan

arcadehero February 10, 2018 3

Thanks to a spy named Charlie, we have more direct photos and footage from JAEPO 2018 today and don’t have to rely almost exclusively on Twitter for news. That said, we’ll still have some

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Pac-Man Goes AR With Pac In Town

Pac-Man Goes AR With Pac In Town

arcadehero January 5, 2018 0

If you’re into the somewhat obscure parts of arcade history, then you might recall that during the first run of VR amusement tech in the 1990s that Pac-Man VR was a real thing. It

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