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KWP: Location-Based Entertainment Gets Immersive!

KWP: Location-Based Entertainment Gets Immersive!

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Welcome to August, where we’re going to start things off with a new guest post from Kevin Williams. One of Kevin’s specialties is Virtual Reality, where today he’s highlighting some of the latest developments

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Sega Amusements & 501 Entertainment Team Up For SMARTS Augmented Reality Darts

Sega Amusements & 501 Entertainment Team Up For SMARTS Augmented Reality Darts

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Bowl Expo 2022’s trade show side gets underway today and as a part of that, we have some news of a new partnership between Sega and a company by the name of 501 Entertainment

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Kevin Williams Reports On The 2021 Autumn Coin-Op Show

Kevin Williams Reports On The 2021 Autumn Coin-Op Show

arcadehero October 22, 2021 1

In another of his occasional guest features for Arcade Heroes – industry specialist Kevin Williams returns from the UK’s last major amusement event of the season – and reveals details on some new amusement

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IAAPA 2021: Men In Black, Jumanji & VR Agent To Debut At Sega’s Booth

IAAPA 2021: Men In Black, Jumanji & VR Agent To Debut At Sega’s Booth

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IAAPA is a little under a month away, and that means we’re starting to receive some news on the latest games that will debut at the world’s largest tradeshow for amusements & arcades. Our

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The Future Amusement Landscape Of London Is Changing As Iconic FEC Will Close

The Future Amusement Landscape Of London Is Changing As Iconic FEC Will Close

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In a special feature for Arcade Heroes – industry specialist Kevin Williams, breaks the news of the closure of the latest London amusement space (NAMCO Funscape London), and views the state of the business

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Amusement Goes To The Olympics

Amusement Goes To The Olympics

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In another of his occasional guest features for Arcade Heroes – industry specialist Kevin Williams, marks the celebration of the Tokyo Olympics 2020, and charts the influences that the video amusement industry has taken

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GENDA Gains Ground In US With Pac-Man Entertainment Acquisition

GENDA Gains Ground In US With Pac-Man Entertainment Acquisition

arcadehero May 13, 2021 0

Arcade operation acquisitions have become a bit more frequent in recent times, with one of the most talked about being GENDA’s acquisition of Sega Japan’s operations last year. There was also a bit of

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Coming In 2021 From LAI Games: Angry Birds Coin Crash

Coming In 2021 From LAI Games: Angry Birds Coin Crash

arcadehero December 16, 2020 2

While we don’t cover a lot of redemption pieces here, we have done so every once in a while. I haven’t really heard about any new ones this year, which is odd in that

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Stern Pinball Announces Led Zeppelin

Stern Pinball Announces Led Zeppelin

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The battle of bands continues in the pinball space, as Stern Pinball has announced their first title for 2021, and the theme hearkens back to another influential rock band from ages past. While I’m

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Insert Coin Documentary About Midway Launches On Virtual Limited Release

Insert Coin Documentary About Midway Launches On Virtual Limited Release

arcadehero November 30, 2020 0

Meant to launch this past Spring, the documentary by Joshua Tsui about the glory days of Midway and their arcade developments (mainly during the 1990s) is now seeing a limited release through “Alamo On-Demand

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UNIS Releases Crazy Ride, Space Invaders Counter Attack & Pogo Jump In North America

UNIS Releases Crazy Ride, Space Invaders Counter Attack & Pogo Jump In North America

arcadehero November 19, 2020 0

This would have been a week full of new game announcements and videos were taken at IAAPA 2020. Since that was canceled, I wasn’t really expecting anything to discuss such games right now (although

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Kevin Williams: The SEGA Situation

Kevin Williams: The SEGA Situation

arcadehero November 16, 2020 0

Let’s start the week with an opinion piece, where site friend and industry specialist Kevin Williams weighs in on what’s been happening with SEGA over in Japan. Take it away, Kevin: Opinion Piece: The

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