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Arcade Anniversaries In 2020

Arcade Anniversaries In 2020

arcadehero January 7, 2020 1

With a new year and decade upon us, it’s time to alert everyone to some important anniversaries that will be coming along this year. We won’t cover every game celebrating a birthday in 2020,

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Newsbytes: Ms. Pac-Man In Court; Mario & Sonic Tokyo 2020 Arcade; & More

Newsbytes: Ms. Pac-Man In Court; Mario & Sonic Tokyo 2020 Arcade; & More

arcadehero September 28, 2019 2

Sorry about the slow week again…I do have a big update on an indie game that we covered recently, but am waiting for one last piece of important info before going to wire on

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Newsbytes: Arcade “Firsts;” Rise of the AR Alley Bowlers; Tetris Dimensions; Sega History & More

Newsbytes: Arcade “Firsts;” Rise of the AR Alley Bowlers; Tetris Dimensions; Sega History & More

arcadehero September 7, 2019 0

I’ve got a late newsbytes for you this weekend, running late thanks to a bit of work I put into the first item of business. Arcade Firsts Page This week I finally got a

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Restoring The Colors Of Arcade Past

Restoring The Colors Of Arcade Past

arcadehero July 10, 2019 0

Life is lived in color, but our technology wasn’t always able to capture that reality. Thanks to modern tech however, colorizing photos that were originally taken in black & white is easier than ever,

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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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Newsbytes: Wahlap’s AAA2019 Showcase; Running A Route in ’82; Upcoming Anniversaries & More

Newsbytes: Wahlap’s AAA2019 Showcase; Running A Route in ’82; Upcoming Anniversaries & More

arcadehero June 22, 2019 0

Welcome to another edition of Newsbytes, a compilation of quick (or last minute) stories that I’ve curated for the weekend. Wahlap At AAA2019 Chinese game manufacturer Wahlap has been busy as of late, and

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Reboot of Centipede Launches With Centipede Chaos

Reboot of Centipede Launches With Centipede Chaos

arcadehero June 13, 2019 0

I’ve posted more than a few videos about the reboot of Atari’s Centipede, Centipede Chaos, by Play Mechanix & ICE, but now it’s time for ICE to show off their own sales trailer as

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Newsbytes: Catwoman Edition For Batman Pinball; VR Zone Portal Leeds; Walter Day Book & More

Newsbytes: Catwoman Edition For Batman Pinball; VR Zone Portal Leeds; Walter Day Book & More

arcadehero May 25, 2019 5

It’s time for another newsbytes, bringing together several pieces of quick news from around the wonderful world’s of arcades & pinball. Where it is Memorial Day weekend in the US, a lot of people

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Newsbytes: Repro Star Wars Yoke; Marble Carnival; Cosmotrons Unboxing; Exa-Arcadia & Mario Party Updates

Newsbytes: Repro Star Wars Yoke; Marble Carnival; Cosmotrons Unboxing; Exa-Arcadia & Mario Party Updates

arcadehero April 27, 2019 3

I skipped Newsbytes last week as I was busy running an arcade at a comic convention, and just didn’t have the time to post about anything. Before we get started, I have updated the

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Controversy As An Atari Prototype Lands On MAME

Controversy As An Atari Prototype Lands On MAME

arcadehero April 23, 2019 26

NOTE: This article has been updated to reflect some new thoughts about the event. As I figured, this is something that people will be talking about in arcade circles for some time to come.

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Newsbytes: Round1USA News; Willy Wonka Rules; Game History; Virtuix VR Success & More

Newsbytes: Round1USA News; Willy Wonka Rules; Game History; Virtuix VR Success & More

arcadehero April 13, 2019 0

Welcome to another Spring edition of Newsbytes. I’m your host, Arcadehero, and let’s take a quick look at some newsworthy arcade items to get you through the weekend. It’s good news all around, so

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A Teaser For Centipede Chaos

A Teaser For Centipede Chaos

arcadehero March 22, 2019 2

Last week, AH writer SaraAB87 came across a new videmption arcade game that was bringing another beloved classic arcade game back to life. Centipede Chaos has been going through the location testing rounds, and

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