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Newsbytes: CES 2017; MAGFest 2017; StepManiaX; SF Rush Beta; Hoopla; NTG102b

Newsbytes: CES 2017; MAGFest 2017; StepManiaX; SF Rush Beta; Hoopla; NTG102b

arcadehero January 7, 2017 5

Welcome To The First Newsbytes of 2017. Let’s Start With VR It’s been a busy week in tech with CES 2017 in full swing. Interestingly enough, while VR was trying to make a splash

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New Locations: Kongs Cardiff (UK); Netherworld (AUS); 2 For The Rec Room (CAN); Round 1 USA (CO, USA)

New Locations: Kongs Cardiff (UK); Netherworld (AUS); 2 For The Rec Room (CAN); Round 1 USA (CO, USA)

arcadehero January 7, 2017 0

The first week of January has been busy! I’m going to be moving my arcade again to a larger space within the mall so that may mean that my availability for posts this month

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Space Invaders Frenzy By Raw Thrills Is Shipping Now

Space Invaders Frenzy By Raw Thrills Is Shipping Now

arcadehero January 6, 2017 5

A few weeks ago we ran a post about the new Space Invaders Frenzy video game by Raw Thrills. You might have noticed that the post disappeared shortly after that as some information changed,

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The Walking Dead Arcade To Begin Shipping The Week Of Jan. 23rd

The Walking Dead Arcade To Begin Shipping The Week Of Jan. 23rd

arcadehero January 4, 2017 1

Happy 2017 everyone! For our first post of the year, let’s take a look at an upcoming release, The Walking Dead Arcade game by Play Mechanix and Raw Thrills. We knew that it would

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2016 Year-In-Review – New Games, New Locations, Top Stories

2016 Year-In-Review – New Games, New Locations, Top Stories

arcadehero December 27, 2016 1

We are in the last week of 2016. With that, it’s time to look back at the past 12 months to remind us of what went down in the wonderful world of arcades. 2016 Year-In-Review

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Pump It Up Prime 2 2017 Arcade Details

Pump It Up Prime 2 2017 Arcade Details

arcadehero December 21, 2016 4

With Pump It Up Prime 2 shipping out soon, we’ve received some additional details on the game to discuss so let’s get to it! Thanks to Ryan at Andamiro for the information. Pump It

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Newsbytes: Indiana Town Unbans Pinball; Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots; AVATAR Pinball Color; NTG#102

Newsbytes: Indiana Town Unbans Pinball; Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots; AVATAR Pinball Color; NTG#102

arcadehero December 17, 2016 0

Hello again fellow Arcade Heroes! It has been a little while since we did Newsbytes so let’s see what quick items have been happening out there. Let’s get to the news: Kokomo, IN Repeals

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An Off-Site Interview With Paul Williams, CEO Of Sega Amusements International + OutRun 3

An Off-Site Interview With Paul Williams, CEO Of Sega Amusements International + OutRun 3

arcadehero December 16, 2016 5

(Thanks to Mauro Zangirolami for the tip & info – Mr. Paul Williams is the player at the front on GRID in the image) A new interview with the CEO of Sega Amusements International (the

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Bar/Arcade Watch: Coin-Op SF (CA); Akihabara Arcade & Bar (CO); Two Plumbers (MO)

Bar/Arcade Watch: Coin-Op SF (CA); Akihabara Arcade & Bar (CO); Two Plumbers (MO)

arcadehero December 13, 2016 0

Hot on the heels of our recent post about new arcades are a few other locations that were almost overlooked. Thanks to you the readers for sending these in. As it works out, each

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US Edition of Bandai Namco’s Mario Kart Arcade GP DX To Receive Final Update

US Edition of Bandai Namco’s Mario Kart Arcade GP DX To Receive Final Update

arcadehero December 12, 2016 5

We have been following the 3rd arcade installment of Mario Kart since it was first shown in Japan in 2013. Since then, a US version was released and various online updates were offered for the

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New Arcades: Round 1 USA Expansion; X-Treme Fun Center Expands (FL); Power Play Arcade (FL)

New Arcades: Round 1 USA Expansion; X-Treme Fun Center Expands (FL); Power Play Arcade (FL)

arcadehero December 10, 2016 0

Often when the end of the year hits us, we come across news for new venues. So let’s get you up to speed: Round 1 USA Opens In Exton, PA; Coming Soon To South

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Cruis’n Blast Arcade Now Available

Cruis’n Blast Arcade Now Available

arcadehero December 9, 2016 9

We’ve been covering the latest edition of Cruis’n for a little while now and earlier this week, I received confirmation from Betson (a major arcade game distributor) that they have received Cruis’n Blast units

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