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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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Bandai Namco Begins Testing Super Panic Ball In Japan

Bandai Namco Begins Testing Super Panic Ball In Japan

arcadehero January 10, 2019 1

A few weeks ago, some big news came along that Taito was testing out a new head-to-head pinball concept by the name of Space Invaders Pinball Jam. Readers were so interested in this story,

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Stern Pinball Officially Unveils The Munsters At CES 2019

Stern Pinball Officially Unveils The Munsters At CES 2019

arcadehero January 8, 2019 1

Every time a new pinball machine is released, fans are already looking to the next game, and when we heard about The Beatles, rumors were circulating that The Munsters was next. Today, with CES

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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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Taito Testing Head-To-Head “Space Invaders Pinball Jam” In Japan [UPDATED]

Taito Testing Head-To-Head “Space Invaders Pinball Jam” In Japan [UPDATED]

Shaggy December 23, 2018 7

This week is starting strong with the arcade news, and we’ve got quite the interesting product to start off with, something unexpected from Taito. Taito has been full of surprises over the past month,

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New Arcade Locations: Tiltz (NY); Nat’l Video Game Museum (UK); The Retro (TN); The Pizza Ranch (NE); Prince Arcades (IL); & More

New Arcade Locations: Tiltz (NY); Nat’l Video Game Museum (UK); The Retro (TN); The Pizza Ranch (NE); Prince Arcades (IL); & More

arcadehero December 6, 2018 0

Welcome to December, and with that, it’s time to get you up-to-speed with various new arcade locations that have opened their doors for business. Many of these were supposed to be talked about last

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Newsbytes: Primus Pinball; Donkey Kong Score; Kraut Buster Testing; Armed & Gelatinous; IAAPA & More

Newsbytes: Primus Pinball; Donkey Kong Score; Kraut Buster Testing; Armed & Gelatinous; IAAPA & More

arcadehero November 24, 2018 3

Hello user, and welcome to another Newsbytes. We’ve not had one for a little while since I’ve been busy working on videos and news from IAAPA 2018; I’ve still got more to get to

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IAAPA 2018 Wrap-Up #2: Super Bikes 3; Atari PONG Tables; Mystery Island; Pirates of the Caribbean Pinball; PIU 20; Rampage

IAAPA 2018 Wrap-Up #2: Super Bikes 3; Atari PONG Tables; Mystery Island; Pirates of the Caribbean Pinball; PIU 20; Rampage

arcadehero November 23, 2018 2

The problem with a major trade show like IAAPA, is that it happens before one of the busiest weeks of the year 😛 That said, I’ve found time to throw together some videos of

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IAAPA 2018 Wrap-Up #1: The Beatles, Fantasy Soccer, Halo & House of the Dead

IAAPA 2018 Wrap-Up #1: The Beatles, Fantasy Soccer, Halo & House of the Dead

arcadehero November 18, 2018 6

There’s no rest for the weary as the saying goes, and for me, that is certainly going to be the case for the next week. I had the great opportunity to spend the past

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Diving Deeper Into Team Play’s Spins Ahoy!

Diving Deeper Into Team Play’s Spins Ahoy!

arcadehero November 9, 2018 0

Spins Ahoy! is a new pirate-themed videmption game that we’ve mentioned on the site a couple of times now, starting back in the Spring when the game was spotted on test. Things have been

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Taking A Closer Look At Stern Pinball’s The Beatles

Taking A Closer Look At Stern Pinball’s The Beatles

arcadehero November 9, 2018 0

A short while ago, Stern Pinball unveiled The Beatles: Beatlemania pinball machines. As a limited edition game, it follows in the footsteps of Batman ’66 or Whoa Nellie!, but uses a much more recognizable

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Games Not At IAAPA 2018: Cosmotrons; Exa-Arcadia; Oktoberfest; Racecraft; Step ManiaX; Tipsy Raccoons

Games Not At IAAPA 2018: Cosmotrons; Exa-Arcadia; Oktoberfest; Racecraft; Step ManiaX; Tipsy Raccoons

arcadehero November 8, 2018 1

While it could just be me, it feels like the run-up to IAAPA 2018 is the busiest I’ve ever experienced. There are a ton of products on their way, setting 2019 up to be

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