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Newsbytes: Dancerush & DDR A20 update; CAX2019; Moon-Themed Games

Newsbytes: Dancerush & DDR A20 update; CAX2019; Moon-Themed Games

arcadehero July 20, 2019 1

It’s time for another Newsbytes, where the pieces of news are quick, but all related to arcades. Dancerush Stardom Lands At Dave & Busters in San Diego I saw a lot of chatter on

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Fans Enjoy The Coca-Cola X Stranger Things UK Pop-Up Arcade For A Day

Fans Enjoy The Coca-Cola X Stranger Things UK Pop-Up Arcade For A Day

arcadehero July 13, 2019 1

Earlier this month, we were informed that Coca-Cola & Netflix were joining forces to do a pop-up arcade in Shoreditch, UK to promote the freshly launched season 3 of the hit show Stranger Things.

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Coca-Cola & Stranger Things Join Forces For A Free UK Pop-Up Arcade On July 11th

Coca-Cola & Stranger Things Join Forces For A Free UK Pop-Up Arcade On July 11th

arcadehero July 3, 2019 2

[Thanks to Coca-Cola UK for providing the PR & images] Arcades and pop culture blend together more often than we can count, with arcades being a perfect driver for nostalgia in any given piece

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Location Watch: Marcade (NJ); Arcade Vintage (Spain); Galaxy Arcade (UT); Pinz #4 (NY) & More

Location Watch: Marcade (NJ); Arcade Vintage (Spain); Galaxy Arcade (UT); Pinz #4 (NY) & More

arcadehero July 3, 2019 1

Welcome to another edition of Location Watch. Here, we take a look at all of the new arcade locations that have opened (or will soon open) their doors in recent times. I also will

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Newsbytes: Wahlap’s AAA2019 Showcase; Running A Route in ’82; Upcoming Anniversaries & More

Newsbytes: Wahlap’s AAA2019 Showcase; Running A Route in ’82; Upcoming Anniversaries & More

arcadehero June 22, 2019 0

Welcome to another edition of Newsbytes, a compilation of quick (or last minute) stories that I’ve curated for the weekend. Wahlap At AAA2019 Chinese game manufacturer Wahlap has been busy as of late, and

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Taking A Closer Look: Gimmick! exAct☆MIX

Taking A Closer Look: Gimmick! exAct☆MIX

arcadehero June 21, 2019 1

It’s Friday, so I’ve declared that as the day that we take a look at an upcoming arcade title for the soon-to-launch Exa system. I have confirmed that systems are in production right now,

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Newsbytes: E3 & Home Arcade Mania; Old Arcade Footage; SFV Arcade To Round1 & More

Newsbytes: E3 & Home Arcade Mania; Old Arcade Footage; SFV Arcade To Round1 & More

arcadehero June 15, 2019 0

Welcome friends, to another edition of Newsbytes. This collection of quick arcade-related news items should tide you over until the next story of the week. We’ve had an interesting week of stories at that,

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The World’s Largest Frogger Spotted On Test

The World’s Largest Frogger Spotted On Test

arcadehero June 14, 2019 5

(Thanks to the anonymous tipster who sent this in!) It’s time for another new game to talk about, although all we have to go on is one photo. That hasn’t stopped us before, as

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New Details On Centipede Chaos + A Boss Teaser

New Details On Centipede Chaos + A Boss Teaser

arcadehero May 31, 2019 0

We haven’t heard much about the upcoming reboot to the classic Atari franchise Centipede since March, so it’s time to correct that as we say goodbye to May. In case this is the first

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Newsbytes: Repro Star Wars Yoke; Marble Carnival; Cosmotrons Unboxing; Exa-Arcadia & Mario Party Updates

Newsbytes: Repro Star Wars Yoke; Marble Carnival; Cosmotrons Unboxing; Exa-Arcadia & Mario Party Updates

arcadehero April 27, 2019 3

I skipped Newsbytes last week as I was busy running an arcade at a comic convention, and just didn’t have the time to post about anything. Before we get started, I have updated the

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Controversy As An Atari Prototype Lands On MAME

Controversy As An Atari Prototype Lands On MAME

arcadehero April 23, 2019 25

NOTE: This article has been updated to reflect some new thoughts about the event. As I figured, this is something that people will be talking about in arcade circles for some time to come.

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Delving Into Galactic Battleground by Slackerz Inc.

Delving Into Galactic Battleground by Slackerz Inc.

arcadehero April 4, 2019 1

The big surprise of Amusement Expo 2019 for me, was the strong focus on indie-made arcade games. These are titles that have not been developed by one of the major manufacturers that we generally

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