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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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New Arcade Watch: Full Blast Arcade & Amusements (OH); StarFighters Arcade (AZ)

New Arcade Watch: Full Blast Arcade & Amusements (OH); StarFighters Arcade (AZ)

arcadehero June 22, 2015 0

Starting a new week is great when there are new arcade locations to talk about. Full Blast Arcade & Amusements – This Friday (June 26th) will mark the grand opening of this arcade in

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Kung Fu Master 2 Arcade Prototype Discovered

Kung Fu Master 2 Arcade Prototype Discovered

arcadehero April 28, 2015 11

I recently ran a poll asking which genres you would like to see return to the arcade. While it wasn’t voted on by thousands (or even hundreds) the #1 genre you the readers would

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Stanford University’s Collection of 80s Arcade Photographs; New Arcade History Blog

Stanford University’s Collection of 80s Arcade Photographs; New Arcade History Blog

arcadehero October 23, 2012 0

(Thanks to Kevin Williams of for the tip on the pictures) It’s been a little while since we’ve come across some photos archiving the arcade culture of the early 80s, one of the more

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The Hot Seat Arcade system of the 1980s

SaraAB87 January 8, 2008 10

Here is another obscure simulator to ponder. The Hot Seat was a motion based simulator produced in the mid 1980’s. This simulator did not come with any dedicated game, its intention was to be

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