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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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Tecnoplay Launches Website, Trailer For Racecraft Arcade

Tecnoplay Launches Website, Trailer For Racecraft Arcade

arcadehero January 12, 2019 1

There are three pillars of development focus in the modern arcade industry: gun games, racing games, and redemption. While you do get titles that fall outside of those three “genre pillars,” most R&D is

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Now Shipping: Halo: Fireteam Raven 2-player (Plus new screenshots)

Now Shipping: Halo: Fireteam Raven 2-player (Plus new screenshots)

arcadehero January 7, 2019 0

Continuing the solid start for 2019 in terms of new arcade machines, we’ve got an update for gamers & operators who are interested in the more compact version of Halo: Fireteam Raven. For a

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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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NESiCAxLive 2 Begins Testing In The USA Until Jan. 27th

NESiCAxLive 2 Begins Testing In The USA Until Jan. 27th

arcadehero January 4, 2019 5

Just a quickie post here. We recently highlighted news about Taito looking to test their NESiCAxLive 2 digital download arcade network in the states, and now it has begun. This tweet from the official

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Launching This Month: Pump It Up XX – 20th Anniversary Edition

Launching This Month: Pump It Up XX – 20th Anniversary Edition

Shaggy January 3, 2019 2

2019 is starting off with strong for the arcade business, as we have a couple of new games to discuss that should be available for arcade/amusement venues to add to their collections. For this

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Sega Unleashes An ATV Slam Trailer

Sega Unleashes An ATV Slam Trailer

Shaggy January 2, 2019 2

Back in October of last year (2018, of course 😉 ), Sega Amusements unveiled a brand new racing arcade game to the world, ATV Slam. Unfortunately, the game did not make an appearance at

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The Arcade Heroes 2018 Year-In-Review

The Arcade Heroes 2018 Year-In-Review

Shaggy December 31, 2018 1

2019 is upon us, which means that it is time to take a look back at the arcade, pinball and other amusement news of 2018.  The State Of The Industry 2018 2018 has been

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New Arcades 2018: Japan Update; Babylon Park (Israel); Save Point (MD); Starcade (NJ); Prince Arcades (IL); & More

New Arcades 2018: Japan Update; Babylon Park (Israel); Save Point (MD); Starcade (NJ); Prince Arcades (IL); & More

Shaggy December 28, 2018 1

Welcome to the last new arcade locations post of 2018. This year has been marked by strong growth in the amusement sector, thanks to favorable economic circumstances and a great pool of games to

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Taito To Begin Testing NESiCAxLive 2 Exclusively At Round1USA

Taito To Begin Testing NESiCAxLive 2 Exclusively At Round1USA

arcadehero December 27, 2018 5

At the end of 2010, Taito released their version of a digital game delivery service to Japanese arcades by the name of NESiCAxLive. The idea was to replace the hardware kit with download-only software

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NG:Dev Team’s “Love Letter” to the Neo Geo, Kraut Buster, Officially Released

NG:Dev Team’s “Love Letter” to the Neo Geo, Kraut Buster, Officially Released

Shaggy December 27, 2018 0

Way back in March 2015, the development group behind such modern Neo Geo MVS releases like NEO XYX, Gunlord, Fast Striker and others announced their next project: Kraut Buster. This was an ambitious project

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Coming In 2019 – Race Craft

Coming In 2019 – Race Craft

Shaggy December 25, 2018 0

During the EAG 2018 expo back in January, a new game by the name of Race Craft appeared at the Tecnoplay booth. While Tecnoplay is not a name you might know if you are

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