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Newsbytes: Mario & Sonic 2020; CAX 2019; RIP Virtua Formula & More

Newsbytes: Mario & Sonic 2020; CAX 2019; RIP Virtua Formula & More

arcadehero July 27, 2019 2

Hello humble readers of the arcade world, and welcome to another exciting summer edition of Newsbytes. This is the last for July…yep, it’s already over. As we head into the winding down part of

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Bandai Namco Revives Arcade Classics As LBE-VR Titles At New Location in Japan

Bandai Namco Revives Arcade Classics As LBE-VR Titles At New Location in Japan

arcadehero June 20, 2019 5

I mentioned in the last post that we’d have another Location Based Entertainment Virtual Reality (LBE-VR for those that don’t want to spout that mouthful every time) piece to discuss today, and here we

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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: Namco’s Reflair Cab; Japan Arcade Releases; Zero Latency Next-Gen VR; Final Fight 30th Mod & More

Newsbytes: Namco’s Reflair Cab; Japan Arcade Releases; Zero Latency Next-Gen VR; Final Fight 30th Mod & More

arcadehero March 16, 2019 2

It’s been a busy week, especially for new arcade releases. As you’ll gather from today’s Newsbytes, there’s even more of that action going on, but we’ll cover some other quick pieces of news. Let’s

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JAEPO 2019: Konami, Sega, Taito, Bandai Namco & More

JAEPO 2019: Konami, Sega, Taito, Bandai Namco & More

arcadehero January 25, 2019 3

The Japan Amusement Expo (JAEPO) has begun, and with it a flurry of news. I have already posted a thread dedicated to the many announcements that will be coming about from the Exa-Arcadia platform;

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JAEPO 2019: Pinball In Japan; Bandai Namco Unveils Pac-Man Panic

JAEPO 2019: Pinball In Japan; Bandai Namco Unveils Pac-Man Panic

arcadehero January 25, 2019 2

While Japanese industry has long embraced video games, pinball’s journey in the country has been a struggle. With JAEPO 2019, it looks like that might be about to turn around as Stern Pinball, Jersey

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Bandai Namco Begins Testing Super Panic Ball In Japan

Bandai Namco Begins Testing Super Panic Ball In Japan

arcadehero January 10, 2019 1

A few weeks ago, some big news came along that Taito was testing out a new head-to-head pinball concept by the name of Space Invaders Pinball Jam. Readers were so interested in this story,

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The Arcade Heroes 2018 Year-In-Review

The Arcade Heroes 2018 Year-In-Review

Shaggy December 31, 2018 1

2019 is upon us, which means that it is time to take a look back at the arcade, pinball and other amusement news of 2018.  The State Of The Industry 2018 2018 has been

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Newsbytes: 2019 Releases; D&B Unveils Dragonfrost VR; Arcade/Christmas Parody & More

Newsbytes: 2019 Releases; D&B Unveils Dragonfrost VR; Arcade/Christmas Parody & More

Shaggy December 22, 2018 1

Welcome to the holiday weekend! Today’s newsbytes was a little bit delayed, in part due to WordPress completely revamping how posts work. As usual when a website makes fundamental changes to how creating posts

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Namco USA Arcade Operations Expanding & Re-branding As Pac-Man Entertainment

Namco USA Arcade Operations Expanding & Re-branding As Pac-Man Entertainment

arcadehero December 12, 2018 0

(Thanks to everyone who sent this in! h/t to The Stinger Report for sending it my way first) Among the news items that I overlooked at or following IAAPA, was this press release from

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Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash Promos

Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash Promos

arcadehero November 29, 2018 3

It’s been quiet on the site here this week, but I’ve been busy editing videos from IAAPA, among other things (like spending an evening picking up a classic game). I will try and have

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IAAPA 2018 Preview: Arcades

IAAPA 2018 Preview: Arcades

arcadehero November 8, 2018 3

It’s that time of year again, not when we come together as families to give thanks and feast (that’s the week after), but to see what the latest, greatest and newest products that will

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