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Amusement Expo 2021 Round-up

Amusement Expo 2021 Round-up

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Amusement Expo 2021 is officially over, so with the dust settled, let’s take this opportunity to wrap it all up in a tidy blog post. I may do a Vlog about it too, if

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Spooky Pinball Announces Two New Games: Halloween & Ultraman: Kaiju Rumble!

Spooky Pinball Announces Two New Games: Halloween & Ultraman: Kaiju Rumble!

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Boutique pinball maker Spooky Pinball is about to be extremely busy, as they’ve taken the unusual (well, down right unheard of in pinball land) move to announce not one but two brand new games.

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June 2021 Location Watch #1 : Several New Arcade Venues Open Their Doors Around The World

June 2021 Location Watch #1 : Several New Arcade Venues Open Their Doors Around The World

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It’s only been a month since our last Arcade Location Watch, but so many locations have opened their doors that I need to split this into at least two parts – possibly a 3rd

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Newsbytes: Egret II Mini; StepManiaX Update; Blazing Chrome AC; Xeno Crisis MVS; Hatchet Hero & More

Newsbytes: Egret II Mini; StepManiaX Update; Blazing Chrome AC; Xeno Crisis MVS; Hatchet Hero & More

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Welcome to Newsbytes, a weekend collection of news from around the arcade & pinball worlds. It’s been a bit slow in this regard for the past few weeks, which is why it’s been a

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Location Watch: Amusement Re-Opens Across The UK; Chief Coffee (UK); Pinball HOF (NV); Lucky Snake Arcade (NJ); Supercade (Belgium); Kung Fu Saloon; Fabyland (UAE) & More

Location Watch: Amusement Re-Opens Across The UK; Chief Coffee (UK); Pinball HOF (NV); Lucky Snake Arcade (NJ); Supercade (Belgium); Kung Fu Saloon; Fabyland (UAE) & More

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Welcome to Location Watch, a series of posts that tracks the opening of new arcade businesses across the planet. These have been rather infrequent since the pandemic hit, taking out many arcades and other

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The Mandalorian Pinball Unveiled

The Mandalorian Pinball Unveiled

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While it wasn’t ready to reveal on May 4th, the word on the street had suggested that details on The Mandalorian pinball machine by Stern Pinball would drop a week later on May 11th.

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Stern Pinball Teases The Mandalorian Pinball

Stern Pinball Teases The Mandalorian Pinball

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Your rumors are true, as they often can be in pinball land, but earlier today, Stern Pinball teased their next game: The Mandalorian, based upon the Disney+ series of the same name. We’ll apparently

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Newsbytes: Throwback! Jai-Alai Heroes; New Slam’N Jam; Outnumbered Unboxing; Cannon Arm & Arcade Quest Doc; More

Newsbytes: Throwback! Jai-Alai Heroes; New Slam’N Jam; Outnumbered Unboxing; Cannon Arm & Arcade Quest Doc; More

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Welcome to another exciting edition of Newsbytes, a post where I curate stories from around the web that have something to do with arcades, pinball, and gaming. These are generally quick and I do

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Haggis Pinball Announces Fathom Revisited

Haggis Pinball Announces Fathom Revisited

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This past Halloween on a Newsbytes post, I brought up a newcomer to the pinball scene by the name of Haggis Pinball. The first game for this Australian company was an original work called

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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

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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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Newsbytes: James Games Arcade Closes; 2020 Pinball GOTY; Mini R360 & More

Newsbytes: James Games Arcade Closes; 2020 Pinball GOTY; Mini R360 & More

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This is Newsbytes, a curated collection of news from around the world of arcade & pinball that I run every weekend. Once again there isn’t a ton for this edition of the post James

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Location Watch:  Carousel Arcade Bar (AZ); Family Fun Factory (NY); Babylon Park (Serbia); Gamestate (NL); Xtreme Play Adrenaline Park (CT) & More

Location Watch: Carousel Arcade Bar (AZ); Family Fun Factory (NY); Babylon Park (Serbia); Gamestate (NL); Xtreme Play Adrenaline Park (CT) & More

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Welcome to Location Watch, a genre of posts on the blog where I highlight brand new arcade locations that have opened their doors to the world. It’s been a little over a year since

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