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GENDA-Owned Sega Arcades To Change Name To GiGO In Japan

GENDA-Owned Sega Arcades To Change Name To GiGO In Japan

arcadehero January 28, 2022 3

UPDATE: I’m seeing a lot of bad reporting out there so I am updating this post to present the facts to those who don’t mind taking an extra moment to research. The Sega name

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Kevin Williams: Is The Sun Setting On Japanese Amusement?

Kevin Williams: Is The Sun Setting On Japanese Amusement?

arcadehero November 8, 2021 3

In his occasional feature for Arcade Heroes, immersive amusement and attraction entertainment specialist Kevin Williams (KWP) looks at the major issues impacting the international amusement sector, particularly in regards to Japan and their current

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Sega To Launch Virtua Fighter eSports Arcade In Japan On June 2nd

Sega To Launch Virtua Fighter eSports Arcade In Japan On June 2nd

arcadehero May 27, 2021 0

Sega may not be known primarily for their 1v1 fighting games like Capcom or Namco happen to be, but they’ve always had one series in the genre that’s been a solid win for them,

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Newsbytes: House of the Dead Remake For Switch; Pokémon Corogarena; Headlines

Newsbytes: House of the Dead Remake For Switch; Pokémon Corogarena; Headlines

arcadehero April 17, 2021 8

Welcome to Newsbytes, a curation of quick content from around the wonderful world of arcades & pinball. Here’s what I’ve gathered for you this weekend: The House of the Dead Remake Announced a while

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Location Watch: Area 15[NV]; Game Terminal [TN]; 16-Bit Bar & Arcade [OH]; Natsuge Museum [JP] & More

Location Watch: Area 15[NV]; Game Terminal [TN]; 16-Bit Bar & Arcade [OH]; Natsuge Museum [JP] & More

arcadehero March 4, 2021 1

Welcome to Location Watch, a post series that highlights brand new arcade locations that have opened their doors for the first time. Since news in this regard has been rather slow, we haven’t had

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Newsbytes: AtGames Launches ArcadeNet; New Videos; VR WOW; Arcade Ports

Newsbytes: AtGames Launches ArcadeNet; New Videos; VR WOW; Arcade Ports

arcadehero January 16, 2021 3

This week has been extremely quiet for arcade news, but there are a few items that showed up late in the week that are fine for Newsbytes. Let’s hop to it! AtGames Launches Their

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Newsbytes: New For Nintendo Vs.; Namco Art Gallery; Armored Princess Battle Conductor & More

Newsbytes: New For Nintendo Vs.; Namco Art Gallery; Armored Princess Battle Conductor & More

arcadehero December 26, 2020 2

Happy Holidays everyone, regardless of the belief you have and the days that you commemorate. Welcome to the final Newsbytes of 2020, with these posts involving a quick collection of news from the arcade/pinball

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Newsbytes: Fight of Gods AE Released; Switch ‘N’ Shoot Mini; Round1 RU; Responding To Cheddar

Newsbytes: Fight of Gods AE Released; Switch ‘N’ Shoot Mini; Round1 RU; Responding To Cheddar

arcadehero November 15, 2020 5

Welcome to Newsbytes, a “quick” spattering of arcade news for your weekend, that often ends up with more commentary than warrants a “quick” post 😛 There hasn’t been a lot of arcade news this

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What Is Happening With The Sale Of Sega’s Arcade Business In Japan?

What Is Happening With The Sale Of Sega’s Arcade Business In Japan?

arcadehero November 4, 2020 3

This story was exploding over the internet this morning, and unfortunately, I’ve been seeing a lot of comments on this that are incorrect or spreading the false idea that arcades are done in Japan

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Bandai Namco Unveils New Cabinet For Mobile Suit Gundam: Bonds of the Battlefield II

Bandai Namco Unveils New Cabinet For Mobile Suit Gundam: Bonds of the Battlefield II

arcadehero October 28, 2020 4

I’m a sucker for mech games, and I think it’s unfortunate that we’ve had almost nothing in the genre in Western arcades. There was Mechwarrior 4 for Tsunami Tsumo cabinets, but that was about

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Newsbytes: Toyshock Mini Pinball; Sega R360 On Location; Initial D & More

Newsbytes: Toyshock Mini Pinball; Sega R360 On Location; Initial D & More

arcadehero August 15, 2020 0

Welcome to the latest edition of Newsbytes, a weekend post where I curate some news about arcade & pinball machines from around the web. This week’s post is going to be a little shorter

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Newsbytes: Exa Game LocTest Footage; Mario Kart Ride; Aladdin Pinball; Major Havoc End & More

Newsbytes: Exa Game LocTest Footage; Mario Kart Ride; Aladdin Pinball; Major Havoc End & More

arcadehero August 9, 2020 2

Welcome to Newsbytes, a weekend collection of quick news from around the arcade/pinball world. Since major arcade news has been historically slow this year, we’re seeing more Newsbytes posts than usual, but at least

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