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Happy Video Arcade Day: Atari Turns 47

Happy Video Arcade Day: Atari Turns 47

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There is no shortage of made-up holidays out there, which is something that keeps calendar people busy I suppose. So when it comes to the iconic video arcade machine, why not pick a day

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Newsbytes: Wahlap’s AAA2019 Showcase; Running A Route in ’82; Upcoming Anniversaries & More

Newsbytes: Wahlap’s AAA2019 Showcase; Running A Route in ’82; Upcoming Anniversaries & More

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Welcome to another edition of Newsbytes, a compilation of quick (or last minute) stories that I’ve curated for the weekend. Wahlap At AAA2019 Chinese game manufacturer Wahlap has been busy as of late, and

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Controversy As An Atari Prototype Lands On MAME

Controversy As An Atari Prototype Lands On MAME

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NOTE: This article has been updated to reflect some new thoughts about the event. As I figured, this is something that people will be talking about in arcade circles for some time to come.

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Bandai Namco Begins Testing Super Panic Ball In Japan

Bandai Namco Begins Testing Super Panic Ball In Japan

arcadehero January 10, 2019 1

A few weeks ago, some big news came along that Taito was testing out a new head-to-head pinball concept by the name of Space Invaders Pinball Jam. Readers were so interested in this story,

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Stern Pinball Officially Unveils The Munsters At CES 2019

Stern Pinball Officially Unveils The Munsters At CES 2019

arcadehero January 8, 2019 2

Every time a new pinball machine is released, fans are already looking to the next game, and when we heard about The Beatles, rumors were circulating that The Munsters was next. Today, with CES

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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

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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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New Arcades: Gamestate (NED); Lost Levels (CA); Colonial Soldier Arcade (NJ); Aunt Ethel’s (WI); The Pinball Dudes (FL) & More

New Arcades: Gamestate (NED); Lost Levels (CA); Colonial Soldier Arcade (NJ); Aunt Ethel’s (WI); The Pinball Dudes (FL) & More

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While November tends to be a time of new game news, there are new venues opening their doors out there. Here are the latest new arcades to discuss: Gamestate: Winners Only (The Hague, Netherlands)

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Newsbytes: House Of The Dead Prototype; CART;  Beat Saber; Star Trek Day & More

Newsbytes: House Of The Dead Prototype; CART; Beat Saber; Star Trek Day & More

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As you can tell, arcade news has continued to be slow for September, which is pretty normal. As school starts up, there are many projects in the works that will be headed to IAAPA,

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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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Dave & Busters new Jurassic World VR Expedition Experience Delivers on the Fun

Dave & Busters new Jurassic World VR Expedition Experience Delivers on the Fun

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Wondering whether or not you should shell out the cash to play Dave & Busters new Jurassic World VR experience? I recently checked it out at my local Dave & Busters so we can

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Newsbytes: RIP Ted Dabney & Bradley Chawgo; Kraut Buster; Video Updates; Arcadrone & More

Newsbytes: RIP Ted Dabney & Bradley Chawgo; Kraut Buster; Video Updates; Arcadrone & More

arcadehero May 26, 2018 0

Welcome to our latest round-up of arcade related headlines. Atari Co-Founder & Game Designer Ted Dabney Passes Away Unfortunately we have some bad news to start off today’s Newsbytes with. Ted Dabney passed away

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Adrenaline’s Rampage Headed To The Wide Arcade Market In June

Adrenaline’s Rampage Headed To The Wide Arcade Market In June

arcadehero May 14, 2018 2

Happy Monday readers (if there is such a thing). We’ve got a quick piece of news to share with you today about the new Rampage arcade game. As you might recall, Dave & Busters

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