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The Arcade Anniversaries of 2022 (25, 40 & 50 Year Milestones)

The Arcade Anniversaries of 2022 (25, 40 & 50 Year Milestones)

arcadehero January 11, 2022 3

It’s a new year, and with arcade news being a tiny bit slow, I figured it would be a good time to bring an old article series back – looking at arcade anniversaries. This

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The Video Arcade Industry Turns 50 As We Mark The Launch Of Computer Space

The Video Arcade Industry Turns 50 As We Mark The Launch Of Computer Space

arcadehero October 15, 2021 1

50 years ago today, things would change forever in interactive entertainment – not just for the coin-op amusement industry, but for video games as a whole. While a day in September is for some

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Newsbytes: Eugene Jarvis Talks Cruis’n History; exA Updates; Miner 2049er Arcade;

Newsbytes: Eugene Jarvis Talks Cruis’n History; exA Updates; Miner 2049er Arcade;

arcadehero August 15, 2021 1

Welcome to Newsbytes, a semi-regular weekend post that brings together news from around the world of arcades and pinball. Eugene Jarvis Talks Cruis’n USA History I’d been teasing this interview for a while and

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Newsbytes: Mr Do! Returning To Arcades; Smash Bros Arcade; Arcade History & More

Newsbytes: Mr Do! Returning To Arcades; Smash Bros Arcade; Arcade History & More

arcadehero July 31, 2021 0

Welcome to Newsbytes, a weekend/bi-weekend curation of news items from around the arcade world. I tried to find something from pinball too, but it seems fairly quiet there right now.  I finally had the

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Newsbytes: Throwback! Jai-Alai Heroes; New Slam’N Jam; Outnumbered Unboxing; Cannon Arm & Arcade Quest Doc; More

Newsbytes: Throwback! Jai-Alai Heroes; New Slam’N Jam; Outnumbered Unboxing; Cannon Arm & Arcade Quest Doc; More

arcadehero May 1, 2021 1

Welcome to another exciting edition of Newsbytes, a post where I curate stories from around the web that have something to do with arcades, pinball, and gaming. These are generally quick and I do

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Halloween Newsbytes: StepManiaX Update; ExA-Arcadia Update; Arcade History; & More

Halloween Newsbytes: StepManiaX Update; ExA-Arcadia Update; Arcade History; & More

arcadehero October 31, 2020 0

Welcome to this weekend’s edition of Newsbytes, where we cover some quick arcade news from the week. Happy Halloween! It’s Halloween, and there is no shortage of games with a Halloween themed arcade games

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Guest Post: Unearthing Hidden Treasure In Amusements

Guest Post: Unearthing Hidden Treasure In Amusements

arcadehero July 13, 2020 1

Happy Monday everyone, today we have a guest post by Kevin Williams of The Stinger Report. His article is based upon a 2017 post from Tony Temple (Arcadeblogger.com), where he wanted to provide more

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Happy Space Invaders Day!

Happy Space Invaders Day!

arcadehero June 16, 2020 2

It’s time to celebrate another game anniversary, as Taito appears to have taken a page from all of the celebrations surrounding Pac-Man’s 40th, and come up with their own ways to celebrate the game

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Newsbytes: Pac-Man 40th; CarnEvil 21st & Other Milestones

Newsbytes: Pac-Man 40th; CarnEvil 21st & Other Milestones

arcadehero November 3, 2019 0

Welcome to this rushed edition of Newsbytes, a collection of quick arcade-related news pieces that I try and post on Saturday. That didn’t work out thanks to a load of work that I had

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Let’s Talk About: Graphics

Let’s Talk About: Graphics

arcadehero September 19, 2019 4

It’s been weeks in the making, but after hours and hours of recording, editing and splicing video clips, gifs and photos together, it’s time to talk about: graphics. Why talk about graphics? Well, without

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Newsbytes: World’s Largest Frogger Sighting; Jurassic Park Pinball; Arcade Merchandise & More

Newsbytes: World’s Largest Frogger Sighting; Jurassic Park Pinball; Arcade Merchandise & More

arcadehero August 24, 2019 1

Hello gentle reader, and welcome to another exciting edition of Newsbytes. Let’s take a quick journey down the road of brief arcade news items to get your weekend into high gear: New Sighting For

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Happy Video Arcade Day: Atari Turns 47

Happy Video Arcade Day: Atari Turns 47

arcadehero June 27, 2019 1

There is no shortage of made-up holidays out there, which is something that keeps calendar people busy I suppose. So when it comes to the iconic video arcade machine, why not pick a day

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