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FEC hit by hard times closes it's doors – temporarily

Shaggy July 17, 2009 0

Was it the recession, the tax system in New York, a bad location or a combination of all three that led to the temporary closure of an FEC called TreePaad this past week? From

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Free webinar tomorrow to offer tips on building a profitable gameroom, redemption center

Shaggy June 10, 2009 0

RePlay Magazine (yes that is a very old cover but it’s in our image archives) is partnering up with prize supplier Redemption Plus to provide a free webinar that happens tomorrow called “How to

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New arcade location in Fairfield, OH: Arcade Legends

Shaggy June 6, 2009 2

We’ve got more news of new arcade locations opening and this time it’s from one of our readers who has opened up their own arcade in Fairfield Ohio. Called Arcade Legends, they have over

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A couple of new arcade openings, one in Glace Bay Canada, one in Steamboat Springs, CO

Shaggy June 6, 2009 0

It is frustrating that when the announcement of an arcade business closing hits the internet, it’s fairly easy to find stories where people imply that it must mean utter doom for the rest of

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City eases path for an amusement park to come to North Myrtle Beach, SC

Shaggy May 8, 2009 0

While I never have been anywhere close to Myrtle Beach, this small bit of news discussing how the city council there has eased up on zoning rules so that an amusement park can go

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A little more help with opening your arcade and an update on my own

Shaggy March 7, 2009 10

I know that there are a lot of you out there who would like to open an arcade but might not be sure where to start (you might also be scared out of your

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Namco Bandai mentions arcades in their plans for profitability

Shaggy January 21, 2009 3

This is a minor thing I know but it would be quite easy for Namco to gloss over their arcade division and say that they expect all their profits to come from console gaming

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The risk of doing business and dealing with sudden problems (arcade related)

Shaggy October 25, 2008 6

One thing that is on the mind of most everyone in many countries is the state of the economy. It’s been quite a roller coaster in the States where I am; I know the

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Namco creates new group to focus on game development, bring more games overseas

Shaggy October 9, 2008 0

While this news is a couple of days old already, I contacted Frank Cosentino of Namco (who also is the new head of this dept.) about the creation of Namco Amusement USA’s new Product

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A theft where the machines are stolen

Shaggy October 2, 2008 6

  With all the work, money and risk I am putting into my own arcade business, I can really feel for the owners in this bizarre theft story where the owner arrived one morning

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Mario Just Wants an Arcade

Shaggy September 29, 2008 0

Thanks to Pushing Play for sending us this video, it’s Mario’s (aka Mike Long) protest about the Funland Arcade in Toronto closing down. With all the frustration I’ve heard about this Funland closing, I

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More coverage for ArcadeUFO in Texas

Shaggy September 17, 2008 9

We’ve discussed the opening of ArcadeUFO previously but it blows my mind how many blogs and other news sources I keep running into that are discussing it – so much so that it’s not

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