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Location Watch: The Game Preserve #2 (TX); The Game Show (IL); Laffy Happy Arcade (TX); The Pinball Arcade Museum (FL) & More

Location Watch: The Game Preserve #2 (TX); The Game Show (IL); Laffy Happy Arcade (TX); The Pinball Arcade Museum (FL) & More

arcadehero July 30, 2019 0

It’s time to get everyone up to speed on the latest arcade & amusement locations to have opened their doors out there. If you are involved with a location that opened recently or is

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Coca-Cola & Stranger Things Join Forces For A Free UK Pop-Up Arcade On July 11th

Coca-Cola & Stranger Things Join Forces For A Free UK Pop-Up Arcade On July 11th

arcadehero July 3, 2019 2

[Thanks to Coca-Cola UK for providing the PR & images] Arcades and pop culture blend together more often than we can count, with arcades being a perfect driver for nostalgia in any given piece

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Taking A Closer Look: Gimmick! exAct☆MIX

Taking A Closer Look: Gimmick! exAct☆MIX

arcadehero June 21, 2019 1

It’s Friday, so I’ve declared that as the day that we take a look at an upcoming arcade title for the soon-to-launch Exa system. I have confirmed that systems are in production right now,

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Bandai Namco Revives Arcade Classics As LBE-VR Titles At New Location in Japan

Bandai Namco Revives Arcade Classics As LBE-VR Titles At New Location in Japan

arcadehero June 20, 2019 5

I mentioned in the last post that we’d have another Location Based Entertainment Virtual Reality (LBE-VR for those that don’t want to spout that mouthful every time) piece to discuss today, and here we

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The World’s Largest Frogger Spotted On Test

The World’s Largest Frogger Spotted On Test

arcadehero June 14, 2019 5

(Thanks to the anonymous tipster who sent this in!) It’s time for another new game to talk about, although all we have to go on is one photo. That hasn’t stopped us before, as

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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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Controversy As An Atari Prototype Lands On MAME

Controversy As An Atari Prototype Lands On MAME

arcadehero April 23, 2019 25

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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Wrapping Up Midwest Gaming Classic 2019

Wrapping Up Midwest Gaming Classic 2019

arcadehero April 15, 2019 2

The Midwest Gaming Classic event has come and gone for 2019, with the show expanding their reach into a larger venue and bringing along more names to show off their goods. I did not

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A Teaser For Centipede Chaos

A Teaser For Centipede Chaos

arcadehero March 22, 2019 2

Last week, AH writer SaraAB87 came across a new videmption arcade game that was bringing another beloved classic arcade game back to life. Centipede Chaos has been going through the location testing rounds, and

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New Indie Arcade Game: DeathBall

New Indie Arcade Game: DeathBall

arcadehero March 12, 2019 2

Friction. Killer Queen Arcade. Skycurser. Cosmotrons. Tipsy Raccoons. Rashlander. These are just a few of the indie titles that have found their way to coin-op arcades over the past several years. Now there is

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Newsbytes: Kraut Buster Unboxing; Billy Mitchell Musical; Galaxian Fever; 1cc’ing Scarlet Dawn

Newsbytes: Kraut Buster Unboxing; Billy Mitchell Musical; Galaxian Fever; 1cc’ing Scarlet Dawn

arcadehero February 9, 2019 3

Well today is a busy Saturday, mainly because we had the new locations post this morning and now we have some newsbytes to get to. Kraut Buster Unboxing Arcade Belgium got their hands on

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Playing A “Long Lost” Laserdisc Prototype: The Spectre Files: Deathstalker

Playing A “Long Lost” Laserdisc Prototype: The Spectre Files: Deathstalker

arcadehero February 5, 2019 1

Way back in 2013, I wrote up a couple of articles that detailed the history of unreleased arcade games that were in the works at one time by Midway. Similar posts had been created

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