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Ask Arcade Heroes: How Come All These New Arcade Games Aren’t On Home Consoles?

Ask Arcade Heroes: How Come All These New Arcade Games Aren’t On Home Consoles?

arcadehero February 18, 2016 31

Not long ago, a question popped up on our Facebook page asking a question that I have read often on the interwebs: why not sega and others make them on the pc and consoles? –

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Another console based coin-op machine, PlayCoin

Another console based coin-op machine, PlayCoin

Shaggy October 5, 2008 0

Well it hasn’t been long since we saw the demise of the Xbox 360 powered “Arcade Station T2” and here is another console-powered coin-op system, this time out of Greece and based upon the

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Xbox 360 kiosks brought to hospitals with pre-loaded games; coin-op version next?

Xbox 360 kiosks brought to hospitals with pre-loaded games; coin-op version next?

Shaggy May 6, 2008 14

Ever since Microsoft revealed the term “Xbox Live Arcade” along with the concept that has included original content along with remade classic arcade titles, people have thought of bringing the Xbox 360 into the

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Closure of A Few Japanese Arcades does not signal that the end is near

Closure of A Few Japanese Arcades does not signal that the end is near

Shaggy February 8, 2008 1

I can’t help but feel somewhat amused at all the attention online news sources are giving to the news that Namco Bandai will be closing 50-60 of their arcades in Japan due to “high

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Arcade game simulation for game consoles via Wii Fit

Arcade game simulation for game consoles via Wii Fit

Shaggy November 10, 2007 0

Remember Alpine Racer? If not it was a skiing game for arcades that used a unique control setup (movable skis) to simulate skiing. Now game consoles are catching up, with Nintendo’s Wii Fit board

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Is it a console? Is it arcade? Is it legal?

Is it a console? Is it arcade? Is it legal?

Twisted Supreme October 8, 2007 3

Now this is interesting, not necessarily because of what it is, but what this would mean if this kind of set-up was OK’d. Check out the video and read on for a run down of

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Southern California Classic Collector's (SC3) Meeting on 5/12/07

Southern California Classic Collector's (SC3) Meeting on 5/12/07

Shaggy May 11, 2007 0

Every time I hear about groups of arcade collectors coming together to play, it’s always far away from where I live. These events are always great fun though, allowing you to get together with

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Game On – I've been, I went, I played!

Game On – I've been, I went, I played!

Twisted Supreme January 16, 2007 1

So Saturday I went to the Game On Exhibition at the London Science Museum in South Kensington, and suffice to say it was awesome. You only get an hour and a half in there,

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Game On!

Game On!

Twisted Supreme January 12, 2007 0

Tommorrow is a truly magical day. Tommorrow I’m going to the GAME ON exhibition at the London Science Museum. About the exhibition From the PDP-1 of the 1960s to the latest must-have consoles Game

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Uber Monster Collection

Uber Monster Collection

Twisted Supreme January 2, 2007 0

I knew I shouldn’t have spent all my Christmas money at once! There is no way my girlfriend would let me get away with buying this, yet I’m compelled to bid on this monster collection. Even if

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