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Editorial: No Everyone Doesn’t Agree On The Death Of The Arcade

Editorial: No Everyone Doesn’t Agree On The Death Of The Arcade

arcadehero January 16, 2013 16

It’s been a while since we’ve seen an article that directly looks into what they call the “death” of arcades but there is a pretty popular article that was published on The Verge today

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Editorial: Where’d The Japanese Arcade Makers Go?

Editorial: Where’d The Japanese Arcade Makers Go?

arcadehero December 20, 2012 6

We haven’t had an editorial piece in a while but Kevin Williams of The Stinger Report felt it necessary to address the subject of what is going on in the Japanese amusement space, which

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Difficult or A Cheat? Thoughts on Arcade Game Difficulty

Difficult or A Cheat? Thoughts on Arcade Game Difficulty

arcadehero July 26, 2012 7

A recent article from a mainstream gaming site claims that arcade games were cheating players out. Here's why that's naive and absurd

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Editorial: Should Coin-Op Arcade Games be a part of E3?

arcadehero June 4, 2011 26

E3 (i.e. Electronic Entertainment Expo) is upon us once again this next week, where gamers, journalists, developers, publishers and their “booth babes” come together to show off the latest, greatest video games people will

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Co-op gaming in arcades, past and present

Shaggy January 7, 2010 0

Our friend Kevin Williams of The Stinger Report has penned an interesting article discussing as aspect of coin-op gaming that has had a strong history and is starting to resurge once again – co-op

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AMOA denounces direct sales

Shaggy July 12, 2008 2

From: http://www.replaymag.com/instant.htm (COMMENT FROM WEB PAGE) AMOA DENOUNCES DIRECT SALES – (posted Friday, July 11, 2008 — 8:30PM) In a stinging editorial published in the AMOA’s weekly email newsletter Off-The-Top, the association decried reports

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Open Letter to the Amusement Trade by The Stinger Report

Shaggy May 19, 2008 6

By Kevin Williams Open Letter To Amusement Trade (19/05/08) Reaction to Recent Media Coverage The Situation This open letter is being sent out to the trade regarding a disturbing situation which seems to be

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Missing In Action: Tanks, Planes, Mechs and more

Shaggy March 24, 2008 6

Missing in Action is an editorial series that discusses the kinds of games that at one time were prevalent in arcades or the types of games that would make great arcade games but aren’t

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Closure of A Few Japanese Arcades does not signal that the end is near

Shaggy February 8, 2008 1

I can’t help but feel somewhat amused at all the attention online news sources are giving to the news that Namco Bandai will be closing 50-60 of their arcades in Japan due to “high

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Missing in Action: Space Games

Shaggy February 6, 2008 15

Over the next little while I am going to run a feature every now and then where I discuss genres which have been “lost” to arcades. Where these genres were once a proud part

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Editorial: 1 step to improve your arcade – Fix the games!

Shaggy December 5, 2007 9

Have you ever walked into an arcade, looking for your favorite game that you always play and once you find it plop in some quarters/tokens to find that one of the buttons don’t work?

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