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Surprise! Space Invaders Frenzy Coming To Arcades In 2017/2018

Surprise! Space Invaders Frenzy Coming To Arcades In 2017/2018

arcadehero October 5, 2016 5

(Thanks to Jerry for the tip) It’s hard to believe but many arcade classics that we all know and love are approaching the ripe old age of 40. Taito’s Space Invaders is one of

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Display Tech: Holograms With Voxiebox

Display Tech: Holograms With Voxiebox

arcadehero October 4, 2016 2

Arcade Displays We’ve seen quite a few non-mainstream displays get some mileage out of the arcade business. Vector monitors, stereoscopic 3D, transparent LCDs, large touchscreens, dome screens and more. That is one benefit of

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Raw Thrills Shines At TwitchCon 2016

Raw Thrills Shines At TwitchCon 2016

arcadehero October 3, 2016 0

One thing we have been critical about regarding the arcade industry at large is the lack of modern marketing thinking. Many games are only touted upon release and after a flyer is produced and

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Newsbytes: Super Arcade; Skill Games; Houdini Pinball; NTG#97

Newsbytes: Super Arcade; Skill Games; Houdini Pinball; NTG#97

arcadehero October 1, 2016 3

Welcome to October. The second month of the year after January that people seek out horror movies. In case you missed the biggest news of the week due to it coming out on Friday

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New Details On Cruis’n Blast by Raw Thrills & Nintendo

New Details On Cruis’n Blast by Raw Thrills & Nintendo

arcadehero September 30, 2016 14

A little while ago, we had unveiled that the famous Cruis’n game series was coming back to arcades via Raw Thrills and Nintendo. Thanks to those two companies, we have new official information to share

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More New Arcades: Tum’s Arcade (UK); Eighty3 Bar Arcade (CAN); 2 New VR Arcades In Utah

More New Arcades: Tum’s Arcade (UK); Eighty3 Bar Arcade (CAN); 2 New VR Arcades In Utah

arcadehero September 28, 2016 1

News has been dead slow once again. It isn’t fun when you know of something going on behind the scenes but don’t have enough to post about (such as a name, nothing else). Fortunately,

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Newsbytes: Galaga Turns 35; SkySkipper Project; Final PIU Prime Update; Golden Tee 2017; NTG#96

Newsbytes: Galaga Turns 35; SkySkipper Project; Final PIU Prime Update; Golden Tee 2017; NTG#96

arcadehero September 24, 2016 5

Hey fellow arcade fans, welcome to your new seasons – Fall if you’re up North, Spring if you’re down South. We have some big news coming soon on Raw Thrills’ Cruis’n Blast (I know I’ve

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New Concepts Shown At GTI Asia China Expo 2016: Video Games ‘N VR

New Concepts Shown At GTI Asia China Expo 2016: Video Games ‘N VR

arcadehero September 22, 2016 0

The GTI Asia China Expo 2016 trade show was held about a week ago and as we sometimes experience in the Chinese amusement trade, news is slow to trickle out. However I have been

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Newsbytes: Magician’s Dead Coming To Round1USA; BattleZoneVR; Golden Tee 2017; CPS2; NTG#95

Newsbytes: Magician’s Dead Coming To Round1USA; BattleZoneVR; Golden Tee 2017; CPS2; NTG#95

arcadehero September 17, 2016 2

Hey, this weekend has enough newsbytes for a post! Let’s get to it: Magician’s Dead Coming The US via Round1USA: The Tokyo Game Show has been in full swing this week and from there

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AAMA Gala News: Fly O’Clock; Pop The Lock

AAMA Gala News: Fly O’Clock; Pop The Lock

arcadehero September 16, 2016 0

Continuing with a little more coverage of the AAMA Gala, here is a some news on new videmption pieces that were on display. Contrary to my expectations (based on past Gala events), Adrenaline did

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AAMA Gala News: Maximum Tune 5; Pac-Man Smash Slim Line

AAMA Gala News: Maximum Tune 5; Pac-Man Smash Slim Line

arcadehero September 15, 2016 1

It is that time of year for the AAMA (American Amusement Machine Association) Gala and with that some news on upcoming video arcade pieces. The selection is usually limited when compared to larger events

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New Website For Magician’s Dead Arcade Game

New Website For Magician’s Dead Arcade Game

arcadehero September 14, 2016 1

Japanese developer Byking has been working hard on a unique and original arcade concept by the name of Magician’s Dead. This game is an arena battle title where the player takes the role of

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