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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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New Arcades 2018: Japan Update; Babylon Park (Israel); Save Point (MD); Starcade (NJ); Prince Arcades (IL); & More

New Arcades 2018: Japan Update; Babylon Park (Israel); Save Point (MD); Starcade (NJ); Prince Arcades (IL); & More

Shaggy December 28, 2018 1

Welcome to the last new arcade locations post of 2018. This year has been marked by strong growth in the amusement sector, thanks to favorable economic circumstances and a great pool of games to

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Taito Testing Head-To-Head “Space Invaders Pinball Jam” In Japan [UPDATED]

Taito Testing Head-To-Head “Space Invaders Pinball Jam” In Japan [UPDATED]

Shaggy December 23, 2018 7

This week is starting strong with the arcade news, and we’ve got quite the interesting product to start off with, something unexpected from Taito. Taito has been full of surprises over the past month,

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Japan Update: Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Last Survivor; Poker Stadium; Tekken 7 Fated Retribution 2; SWDC 2019

Japan Update: Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Last Survivor; Poker Stadium; Tekken 7 Fated Retribution 2; SWDC 2019

Shaggy December 20, 2018 0

Now that we’ve caught up with the new games coming to Western shores, it’s time to look at the Eastern market, particularly Japan. They’ve announced a few arcade video games as of late, although

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Newsbytes: Joel West Passing; Pac-Mancave; Japanese Arcade Updates; Polish Arcade Memories

Newsbytes: Joel West Passing; Pac-Mancave; Japanese Arcade Updates; Polish Arcade Memories

arcadehero December 8, 2018 0

Happy belated birthday for Arcade Heroes – Dec. 3rd 2006 was when the site got it’s start, and because I was a little overloaded on work this week, I forgot to run a post

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Legendary Arcade Game Designer Yu Suzuki Embracing Amusement VR With “Versus”

Legendary Arcade Game Designer Yu Suzuki Embracing Amusement VR With “Versus”

arcadehero September 24, 2018 1

[Thanks to Kevin Williams for the heads-up] If you aren’t familiar with the name Yu Suzuki, then you should be familiar with some of his work (particularly if you’re reading this blog): OutRun, Hang-On,

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Friday Newsbytes: Big Buck Championships XI; Chrono Reglia Loctest; VR Troubles; Nintendo Hearts Arcades

Friday Newsbytes: Big Buck Championships XI; Chrono Reglia Loctest; VR Troubles; Nintendo Hearts Arcades

arcadehero July 27, 2018 1

This newsbytes is earlier than normal as I am headed to California for the California Extreme show, unsure of my time and internet access for such things. I will certainly post any big news

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Japanese Arcade News: Summer Location Tests & Releases

Japanese Arcade News: Summer Location Tests & Releases

arcadehero July 17, 2018 0

As we find ourselves nice and comfy in the middle of the Summer, it’s time to take a look over in Japan as to what their arcade business has been up to lately. Location

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Taito Celebrates 40 Years Of Invader Blasting With Space Invaders Gigamax

Taito Celebrates 40 Years Of Invader Blasting With Space Invaders Gigamax

arcadehero June 15, 2018 0

Forty years ago, Taito released a game that not only turned the arcade business on its head, it would mark a cultural turning point for entertainment in general – Space Invaders. Many consider this

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Taito Begins Testing AirSoft BB Gun Arcade Game ‘GunArena’ In Japan

Taito Begins Testing AirSoft BB Gun Arcade Game ‘GunArena’ In Japan

arcadehero May 25, 2018 2

There have been many legends in this business, one of which is a Japanese company by the name of Taito. With around 500 arcade machines to their name over the past 45+ years, you

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Ninja Soldier To Be Resurrected By M2

Ninja Soldier To Be Resurrected By M2

arcadehero April 9, 2018 2

This is a piece of news that hit on April 1st so I took it with a grain of salt until a little later – as it turns out, it was not an April

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Newsbytes: Arcade Events In April; ColorDMD Latest; Cytus Omega; Arcade Factories & More

Newsbytes: Arcade Events In April; ColorDMD Latest; Cytus Omega; Arcade Factories & More

arcadehero March 31, 2018 1

Hello fellow arcade fans and welcome to the latest collection of arcade news for this Easter holiday weekend. This week itself has been rather quiet for news, although I am working on a new

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