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Defunctland: A Brief Look At The History Of Gameworks & DisneyQuest

Defunctland: A Brief Look At The History Of Gameworks & DisneyQuest

arcadehero September 5, 2018 0

Defunctland is an episodic mini-documentary series on YouTube that jumps into the history of various out-of-home attractions. In looking through the first two seasons (they are still going through Season 2), there seems to

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Newsbytes: Beat Saber Arcade; Willy Crash; Rifftrax Plays Krull; Starwing Paradox; Cinematronics FPGA; & More

Newsbytes: Beat Saber Arcade; Willy Crash; Rifftrax Plays Krull; Starwing Paradox; Cinematronics FPGA; & More

arcadehero September 1, 2018 4

Greetings, programs! It’s Labor Day weekend in the US, meaning that a lot of people are out and about for a last minute Summer vacation. Beat Saber Arcade Announced One VR title I’ve heard

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Sega Drops A Couple Of Trailers For Transformers: Shadows Rising

Sega Drops A Couple Of Trailers For Transformers: Shadows Rising

arcadehero August 30, 2018 2

We’ve been touching on the development of Sega Amusements’ Transformers: Shadows Rising since we first saw a prototype of the game at Amusement Expo 2018, and recently the game began shipping to locations around

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Newsbytes: Connect 4 Hoops & 4Pong; PIUPrime 2; Initial DZero & More

Newsbytes: Connect 4 Hoops & 4Pong; PIUPrime 2; Initial DZero & More

arcadehero August 25, 2018 0

Tune in for another exciting episode of NEWSBYTES…starting right now: Let’s kick off with some quick NBA Jam history: 25 years ago a small team at Midway Games created NBA JAM and changed the

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The Making Of Halo: Fireteam Raven

The Making Of Halo: Fireteam Raven

arcadehero August 22, 2018 1

One of the biggest arcade surprises of the year was the announcement of Halo: Fireteam Raven. While the Super Deluxe model of the game has been out there this summer, the game continues to

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Launch Title #6 For Exa – Nippon Marathon TURBO HYPER RUNNING

Launch Title #6 For Exa – Nippon Marathon TURBO HYPER RUNNING

arcadehero August 20, 2018 2

When I had a chance to sit down with ShouTime of Exa-Arcadia at CAX2018, he mentioned that they had multiple 4-player titles in the works for the upcoming EXA kit platform. At the time,

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Newsbytes: Deadpool Pinball Gameplay; Galaga World Championship; Tipsy Raccoons; Bombergirl & more

Newsbytes: Deadpool Pinball Gameplay; Galaga World Championship; Tipsy Raccoons; Bombergirl & more

arcadehero August 18, 2018 1

Welcome to this weekend’s Newsbytes. I also wanted to take this opportunity to thank all of those who have bought my latest book, I hope you are enjoying it. Let’s get to the news:

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Game #2 Lands On Airframe: Rashlander

Game #2 Lands On Airframe: Rashlander

arcadehero August 17, 2018 2

Back in October of last year, we ran news the JAMMA-based “Airframe” platform would be getting a new game called Rashlander. Airframe, as you might recall, is the first JAMMA based kit to have

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A Flyer & Location Tests For Step Revolution’s Step ManiaX

A Flyer & Location Tests For Step Revolution’s Step ManiaX

arcadehero August 10, 2018 2

Last week, it was mentioned that the non-coin/non-commercial version of Step ManiaX had sold out in record time, selling out within just a few minutes of becoming available on the Step Revolution store. For

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Play Meter Magazine Publisher Retires; Final Issue Was June 2018

Play Meter Magazine Publisher Retires; Final Issue Was June 2018

arcadehero August 8, 2018 0

When I first began to research the arcade industry around 2005, there were two trade magazines that I had access to for putting together my business plan. One of those was Play Meter Magazine,

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Exa-Arcadia – News, Footage & An In-Depth Interview!

Exa-Arcadia – News, Footage & An In-Depth Interview!

arcadehero August 3, 2018 9

The site has been fairly quiet this week as I took a Summer vacation with the family to the California Extreme even in San Jose, CA. That included time beyond the two days of

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Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash Chill Offers Licensed Multi-gaming For Man Caves

Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash Chill Offers Licensed Multi-gaming For Man Caves

arcadehero July 31, 2018 5

Last month (cutting it close here ;P ), Bandai Namco pulled back the curtain on a follow-up to their Pac-Man’s Arcade Party classic multi-game system. The new version, Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash, offered 31 games

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