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Following up on the Trocadero closure – Where are some of the games now?

Following up on the Trocadero closure – Where are some of the games now?

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The unwelcome news of the Trocadero shutting it’s doors in London earlier this year continues to have repercussions as some other London locations pick up some of the games that used to occupy the

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Changes for Gamewax’s Go Go Grand Prix

Changes for Gamewax’s Go Go Grand Prix

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(Thanks to Joe for the tip!) You might have thought it never went anywhere but Gamewax‘s unique coin-op slot racing title Go Go Grand Prix has changed hands. It is no longer being carried

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ReRave Coming to Arcades

ReRave Coming to Arcades

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A new music/ryhthm game is in the works and it’s headed to arcades. Called ReRave, it promises to break “the barrier of old fashioned “scrolling” and “matching symbols” that are typically found in rhythm

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And the 2011 Big Buck Champion is…

And the 2011 Big Buck Champion is…

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…Nick Robbins of Minnesota! He’s now $15,000 richer than before, not too bad for being really good at a video game. Big Buck World/Safari is one of those games you can win cash at

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The Games of EAS 2011 in London

The Games of EAS 2011 in London

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Today in London there was an event to show off some of the latest creations in the arcade/amusement/out-of-home entertainment sector. Kevin Williams of The Stinger Report was there at EAS 2011 to snap some

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Konami brings Dance Masters to arcades as Dance Evolution Arcade

Konami brings Dance Masters to arcades as Dance Evolution Arcade

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(Image via AM-Net Blog) It’s been a while since we first heard that Konami was thinking about taking their Xbox 360 Kinect title, Dance Masters and turning it into an arcade title. According to

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Doing the laundry, arcade style

Doing the laundry, arcade style

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Newsfeed 1117 via One place where you might come across an arcade game that isn’t an arcade, FEC, or bar is a coin-op laundry. Usually it’s just a couple of games tucked away in

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Blazing Angels gets a new cabinet release

Blazing Angels gets a new cabinet release

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(Tip via The Stinger Report) In 2008 GlobalVR brought the popular console title Blazing Angels: Squadrons of WWII out to arcades in a deluxe sit-down cabinet. There haven’t been many entries in recent years

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Celebrate Donkey Kong’s Birthday this Weekend @ Star Worlds Arcade Classic Game Celebration

Celebrate Donkey Kong’s Birthday this Weekend @ Star Worlds Arcade Classic Game Celebration

arcadehero September 19, 2011 0

Many great games came out 30 years ago in 1981 and plenty of those games are iconic enough to hold players attention today. Among the more famous ’81 titles is Donkey Kong which has

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Ye Olde Coin-Op Games

Ye Olde Coin-Op Games

arcadehero September 17, 2011 5

(Thanks for the tip Imran!) While our primary obsession here has to do with either coin-op video games or pinball, there was a time before the video age where you still could get coin-op

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Getting to know Dirty Drivin’ and Specular Interactive

Getting to know Dirty Drivin’ and Specular Interactive

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Earlier this year we learned about a new arcade title in development by Specular Interactive called Dirty Drivin’.  In 2009 they created a spiritual successor to Hydro Thunder called H2Overdrive. Some of the team

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Arcade Related: Atari’s Arcade Duo for iPad; Arcade pin set

Arcade Related: Atari’s Arcade Duo for iPad; Arcade pin set

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Newsfeeds 1106 & 1107 via While I work on an article for my visit to Specular Interactive yesterday, The Stinger Report sent us a few arcade related stuff that’s quick and easy to get

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