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Location Watch: Maniac’s Mansion (TX); Quarters Bar+Arcade (CO); Apex Entertainment (NY); Play Money Pinball (FL); Pixels Arcade (WI) & More

Location Watch: Maniac’s Mansion (TX); Quarters Bar+Arcade (CO); Apex Entertainment (NY); Play Money Pinball (FL); Pixels Arcade (WI) & More

arcadehero April 8, 2019 2

I’ll keep on saying this until it somehow gets stuck into the public’s consciousness, but the amusement industry is on fire right now. Dozens of locations continue to open their doors out there, and

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Newsbytes: Samurai Spirits AC; Star Trek VR for Dave & Busters; AAMA Awards; Piano Pinball & More

Newsbytes: Samurai Spirits AC; Star Trek VR for Dave & Busters; AAMA Awards; Piano Pinball & More

arcadehero April 6, 2019 1

Hello valiant readers, and welcome to another edition of Newsbytes. If you’re new to the site, Newsbytes are posted every Saturday and feature a variety of quick news items from the wonderful world of

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Konami Launches DDR A20 In Japan

Konami Launches DDR A20 In Japan

arcadehero March 19, 2019 6

Just a quick post here, but it’s worth noting that Konami has released the latest version of their iconic DDR series in Japan, by the name of DDR A20. The “20” part of the

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Newsbytes: World’s Largest X-Men Arcade; IAAPI 2019; New Sega Game For Kids & More

Newsbytes: World’s Largest X-Men Arcade; IAAPI 2019; New Sega Game For Kids & More

arcadehero March 9, 2019 4

How do you do, fellow kids? We’ve got some interesting items of arcade goodness to talk about for this weekend, so let’s hop to it: The World’s Largest X-Men Arcade Game Installed at Geek’s

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Newsbytes: Skee-Ball Carnival; Scarygirl Mission Maybee VR; Exploring An Abandoned Sega Hall; Rowe Acquired & More

Newsbytes: Skee-Ball Carnival; Scarygirl Mission Maybee VR; Exploring An Abandoned Sega Hall; Rowe Acquired & More

arcadehero February 16, 2019 1

Welcome to another weekend, and with that, another newsbytes. Here are the few things I’ve curated for you to watch or muse over: Bay Tek Introduces The Skee-Ball Carnival If you’ve been to a

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Location Watch: The 1up – Greenwood (CO); TapNPlay(Philippines); Pizza Ranch [WY]; AGS-Automatic [France] & More

Location Watch: The 1up – Greenwood (CO); TapNPlay(Philippines); Pizza Ranch [WY]; AGS-Automatic [France] & More

arcadehero January 31, 2019 0

I like to get at least one locations post in per month, so with it being Jan 31st, we’ll go with it, even though I don’t have quite as many new locations to talk

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JAEPO 2019 Wrap-Up: New Arcade Games For Japan & The World

JAEPO 2019 Wrap-Up: New Arcade Games For Japan & The World

arcadehero January 29, 2019 1

Another arcade trade show has come and gone, but this one has really stirred things up thanks to the Exa-Arcadia platform, guaranteeing a larger amount of content for arcades to enjoy. As a lot

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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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JAEPO 2019: The Exa-Arcadia Thread

JAEPO 2019: The Exa-Arcadia Thread

arcadehero January 24, 2019 7

The Japanese Amusement Expo (JAEPO) has begun, and with it the world gets to see what Japanese game makers are cooking up for locations there. Most of the time, announcements and games are not

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Newsbytes: JAEPO 2019 Approaching; Arcade Teaser Videos; Arcade Phone Booths & More

Newsbytes: JAEPO 2019 Approaching; Arcade Teaser Videos; Arcade Phone Booths & More

arcadehero January 19, 2019 5

This was a slow week for news, although I was plenty busy with my new route location. Unfortunately, the technical issues there have been a bit of a time consuming headache, coupled with several

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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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