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JAEPO 2019: Konami, Sega, Taito, Bandai Namco & More

JAEPO 2019: Konami, Sega, Taito, Bandai Namco & More

arcadehero January 25, 2019 3

The Japan Amusement Expo (JAEPO) has begun, and with it a flurry of news. I have already posted a thread dedicated to the many announcements that will be coming about from the Exa-Arcadia platform;

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JAEPO 2019: Pinball In Japan; Bandai Namco Unveils Pac-Man Panic

JAEPO 2019: Pinball In Japan; Bandai Namco Unveils Pac-Man Panic

arcadehero January 25, 2019 2

While Japanese industry has long embraced video games, pinball’s journey in the country has been a struggle. With JAEPO 2019, it looks like that might be about to turn around as Stern Pinball, Jersey

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JAEPO 2019: The Exa-Arcadia Thread

JAEPO 2019: The Exa-Arcadia Thread

arcadehero January 24, 2019 7

The Japanese Amusement Expo (JAEPO) has begun, and with it the world gets to see what Japanese game makers are cooking up for locations there. Most of the time, announcements and games are not

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Shipping & Release Updates: Pump It Up XX; ATV Slam; PIU-XX; Fantasy Soccer; Atari PONG Table Coin-op & More

Shipping & Release Updates: Pump It Up XX; ATV Slam; PIU-XX; Fantasy Soccer; Atari PONG Table Coin-op & More

arcadehero January 23, 2019 0

With so many new arcade products having been announced over the past few months, it feels prudent to get everyone up to speed on what’s shipping. This also helps us get something in while

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Newsbytes: JAEPO 2019 Approaching; Arcade Teaser Videos; Arcade Phone Booths & More

Newsbytes: JAEPO 2019 Approaching; Arcade Teaser Videos; Arcade Phone Booths & More

arcadehero January 19, 2019 5

This was a slow week for news, although I was plenty busy with my new route location. Unfortunately, the technical issues there have been a bit of a time consuming headache, coupled with several

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EAG 2019: The Latest Arcade Games Come To London

EAG 2019: The Latest Arcade Games Come To London

arcadehero January 17, 2019 3

It’s the middle of January, which not only means that it’s cold outside for those of us in the Northern Hemisphere, but that our friends across the pond are throwing a big amusement trade

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Newsbytes: 2018 Arcade Video; EAG 2019 Preview; Bushnell Praises Pong & Other CES 2019 Arcade News

Newsbytes: 2018 Arcade Video; EAG 2019 Preview; Bushnell Praises Pong & Other CES 2019 Arcade News

arcadehero January 12, 2019 0

Hello fellow Arcade Heroes, and welcome to another edition of newsbytes. This is a collection of quick bits ‘n bytes of news from this week that wouldn’t really warrant a full post; or I

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Tecnoplay Launches Website, Trailer For Racecraft Arcade

Tecnoplay Launches Website, Trailer For Racecraft Arcade

arcadehero January 12, 2019 1

There are three pillars of development focus in the modern arcade industry: gun games, racing games, and redemption. While you do get titles that fall outside of those three “genre pillars,” most R&D is

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Now Shipping: Halo: Fireteam Raven 2-player (Plus new screenshots)

Now Shipping: Halo: Fireteam Raven 2-player (Plus new screenshots)

arcadehero January 7, 2019 0

Continuing the solid start for 2019 in terms of new arcade machines, we’ve got an update for gamers & operators who are interested in the more compact version of Halo: Fireteam Raven. For 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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New Arcades 2018: Japan Update; Babylon Park (Israel); Save Point (MD); Starcade (NJ); Prince Arcades (IL); & More

New Arcades 2018: Japan Update; Babylon Park (Israel); Save Point (MD); Starcade (NJ); Prince Arcades (IL); & More

Shaggy December 28, 2018 1

Welcome to the last new arcade locations post of 2018. This year has been marked by strong growth in the amusement sector, thanks to favorable economic circumstances and a great pool of games to

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