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And the Winners of the #NoticeMe Game Jam Are…

And the Winners of the #NoticeMe Game Jam Are…

arcadehero April 12, 2022 3

I recently did a livestream to highlight – and judge- the top 10 entries of the #noticeMe Game Jam by Yoyo Games and Opera GX. If you missed the news, this was a competition

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Cosmotrons Now Available As A Kit Purchase For Commercial Or Home Use

Cosmotrons Now Available As A Kit Purchase For Commercial Or Home Use

arcadehero October 30, 2021 1

It’s been a while since I’ve mentioned the indie game Cosmotrons on the blog, but today there’s some news about it to share with you. Having launched in 2018, Cosmotrons takes the idea of

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Arcade Talk – April 2021

Arcade Talk – April 2021

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I really don’t like to have Newsbytes posts back-to-back, but this week has seen a sudden drought of arcade news. I have been chasing a few stories, but either some things aren’t ready yet

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Newsbytes: Mobile Suit Gundam Card Game; Space Out; Space Invaders AR & More

Newsbytes: Mobile Suit Gundam Card Game; Space Out; Space Invaders AR & More

arcadehero March 20, 2021 3

Welcome to another weekend, and with that, another Newsbytes. Let’s get to it! Mobile Suit Gundam: Arsenal Base Japan is well ahead of the West when it comes to card arcade games, although we’re

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Now Available: Nippon Marathon Turbo Hyper = Running on exA-Arcadia coin-op systems

Now Available: Nippon Marathon Turbo Hyper = Running on exA-Arcadia coin-op systems

arcadehero February 22, 2021 0

It’s been a fairly quiet February although between this and one other new game story that I’m working on, perhaps it’ll go out with a bang. We’ve detailed what the exA-Arcadia system is plenty

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Talking Indies With Indie Arcade Wave

Talking Indies With Indie Arcade Wave

arcadehero February 12, 2021 0

This week has been dead for arcade news, and I haven’t had the time to cook up an opinion piece or article, but I was able to Joe of Slackerz Inc. and Indie Arcade

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Newsbytes: MT5 Qualifers; Super Nintendo World; EU Arcade Raid & Much More

Newsbytes: MT5 Qualifers; Super Nintendo World; EU Arcade Raid & Much More

arcadehero February 6, 2021 0

Well, it’s February, and it seems like arcade news is picking up to a point where there’s enough to discuss. I probably won’t be able to do a new Location Watch for a while,

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Pre-Orders Open For Nippon Marathon Turbo Hyper = Running & Blazing Chrome AC

Pre-Orders Open For Nippon Marathon Turbo Hyper = Running & Blazing Chrome AC

arcadehero December 29, 2020 0

Just when I wasn’t expecting to come across any news for the last week of the year, something has popped up. Once again, this is thanks to the exA-Arcadia, which continues to pump games

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Newsbytes: New Slam ‘N’ Jam; Retro Raccoons Trailer; 1960s Arcade & More

Newsbytes: New Slam ‘N’ Jam; Retro Raccoons Trailer; 1960s Arcade & More

arcadehero October 10, 2020 2

Another busy week is in the can, and as things are at the moment, I should be a little less busy this week. To update anyone who cares about my second arcade location, I

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Newsbytes: Exa Game LocTest Footage; Mario Kart Ride; Aladdin Pinball; Major Havoc End & More

Newsbytes: Exa Game LocTest Footage; Mario Kart Ride; Aladdin Pinball; Major Havoc End & More

arcadehero August 9, 2020 2

Welcome to Newsbytes, a weekend collection of quick news from around the arcade/pinball world. Since major arcade news has been historically slow this year, we’re seeing more Newsbytes posts than usual, but at least

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Location Tests Continue For Exa: Strania EX; Vritra Hexa; Blazing Chrome AC;  Nippon Marathon Turbo

Location Tests Continue For Exa: Strania EX; Vritra Hexa; Blazing Chrome AC; Nippon Marathon Turbo

arcadehero July 16, 2020 0

It might seem a little odd to be talking about location tests right now, but not everywhere is locked down, as Japan has mostly recovered from the pandemic. Various locations have re-opened their doors

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New Screenshots Released For Vritra Hexa UPDATED

New Screenshots Released For Vritra Hexa UPDATED

arcadehero June 29, 2020 0

Just a brief post to start out the week, thanks to some screenshots that were released today for the horizontal scrolling shooter, Vritra Hexa. For quick background, Vritra is an obscure shoot ’em up

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