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Newsbytes: Kraut Buster Unboxing; Billy Mitchell Musical; Galaxian Fever; 1cc’ing Scarlet Dawn

Newsbytes: Kraut Buster Unboxing; Billy Mitchell Musical; Galaxian Fever; 1cc’ing Scarlet Dawn

arcadehero February 9, 2019 3

Well today is a busy Saturday, mainly because we had the new locations post this morning and now we have some newsbytes to get to. Kraut Buster Unboxing Arcade Belgium got their hands on

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Playing A “Long Lost” Laserdisc Prototype: The Spectre Files: Deathstalker

Playing A “Long Lost” Laserdisc Prototype: The Spectre Files: Deathstalker

arcadehero February 5, 2019 1

Way back in 2013, I wrote up a couple of articles that detailed the history of unreleased arcade games that were in the works at one time by Midway. Similar posts had been created

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Newsbytes: Xeno Crisis For Neo Geo; Mixed Reality Pinball; Mortalmania & More

Newsbytes: Xeno Crisis For Neo Geo; Mixed Reality Pinball; Mortalmania & More

arcadehero February 2, 2019 1

Welcome to another exciting edition of Newsbytes, where I curate some of the quick pieces of arcade news to showcase for this weekend. Let’s get to it! Xeno Crisis For The Neo Geo MVS

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Namco USA Arcade Operations Expanding & Re-branding As Pac-Man Entertainment

Namco USA Arcade Operations Expanding & Re-branding As Pac-Man Entertainment

arcadehero December 12, 2018 0

(Thanks to everyone who sent this in! h/t to The Stinger Report for sending it my way first) Among the news items that I overlooked at or following IAAPA, was this press release from

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Newsbytes: Joel West Passing; Pac-Mancave; Japanese Arcade Updates; Polish Arcade Memories

Newsbytes: Joel West Passing; Pac-Mancave; Japanese Arcade Updates; Polish Arcade Memories

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Happy belated birthday for Arcade Heroes – Dec. 3rd 2006 was when the site got it’s start, and because I was a little overloaded on work this week, I forgot to run a post

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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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Monster Bash Remake Pinball Revealed

Monster Bash Remake Pinball Revealed

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It’s been the worst kept secret in the business, and now the drapes have been pulled back from Chicago Gaming’s Monster Bash Remake! For those who might be too young, or simply never came

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Newsbytes: Beat Saber Arcade; Willy Crash; Rifftrax Plays Krull; Starwing Paradox; Cinematronics FPGA; & More

Newsbytes: Beat Saber Arcade; Willy Crash; Rifftrax Plays Krull; Starwing Paradox; Cinematronics FPGA; & More

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Greetings, programs! It’s Labor Day weekend in the US, meaning that a lot of people are out and about for a last minute Summer vacation. Beat Saber Arcade Announced One VR title I’ve heard

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Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash Expands Model Availability

Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash Expands Model Availability

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Earlier this summer, we broke a story that Bandai Namco was getting “Pac-Man Fever” again as they announced the creation of Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash. This game is the latest in a long line of

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Newsbytes: Connect 4 Hoops & 4Pong; PIUPrime 2; Initial DZero & More

Newsbytes: Connect 4 Hoops & 4Pong; PIUPrime 2; Initial DZero & More

arcadehero August 25, 2018 0

Tune in for another exciting episode of NEWSBYTES…starting right now: Let’s kick off with some quick NBA Jam history: 25 years ago a small team at Midway Games created NBA JAM and changed the

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Game #2 Lands On Airframe: Rashlander

Game #2 Lands On Airframe: Rashlander

arcadehero August 17, 2018 2

Back in October of last year, we ran news the JAMMA-based “Airframe” platform would be getting a new game called Rashlander. Airframe, as you might recall, is the first JAMMA based kit to have

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Two Discovered From Atari: Star Trap & Space Storms

Two Discovered From Atari: Star Trap & Space Storms

arcadehero July 4, 2018 0

Happy Independence Day American readers! It has been a while since we’ve talked about a prototype/unreleased video arcade game. Granted, such news is always a bit random since it is not unlike archaeology –

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