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Kevin Williams: The SEGA Situation

Kevin Williams: The SEGA Situation

arcadehero November 16, 2020 0

Let’s start the week with an opinion piece, where site friend and industry specialist Kevin Williams weighs in on what’s been happening with SEGA over in Japan. Take it away, Kevin: Opinion Piece: The

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What Is Happening With The Sale Of Sega’s Arcade Business In Japan?

What Is Happening With The Sale Of Sega’s Arcade Business In Japan?

arcadehero November 4, 2020 3

This story was exploding over the internet this morning, and unfortunately, I’ve been seeing a lot of comments on this that are incorrect or spreading the false idea that arcades are done in Japan

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Bandai Namco Unveils New Cabinet For Mobile Suit Gundam: Bonds of the Battlefield II

Bandai Namco Unveils New Cabinet For Mobile Suit Gundam: Bonds of the Battlefield II

arcadehero October 28, 2020 4

I’m a sucker for mech games, and I think it’s unfortunate that we’ve had almost nothing in the genre in Western arcades. There was Mechwarrior 4 for Tsunami Tsumo cabinets, but that was about

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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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Super Battle Princess Madelyn To Begin Testing This Friday

Super Battle Princess Madelyn To Begin Testing This Friday

arcadehero August 5, 2020 1

Exa-Arcadia keeps on rollin’ with the new game tests, the latest being a game that has been on the Exa games roster since the end of last year. NOTE: I have updated the post

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Exa-Arcadia Update With Psyvariar Delta AC, Strania EX Pre-Order

Exa-Arcadia Update With Psyvariar Delta AC, Strania EX Pre-Order

arcadehero July 22, 2020 0

Some news surrounding the Exa-Arcadia platform hit the web this morning, so let’s get you up to speed on everything that came along. Psyvariar Delta AC Trailer & Upcoming Test Let’s start with news

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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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Newsbytes: TMNT Pinball Tease; Motion Sphere 2.0; Vritria Hexa; Virus Updates & More

Newsbytes: TMNT Pinball Tease; Motion Sphere 2.0; Vritria Hexa; Virus Updates & More

arcadehero April 25, 2020 3

It’s been a couple of weeks since the last Newsbytes, but this has allowed for the curation of a little more material so that this post isn’t just doom & gloom from the pandemic.

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Belated Newsbytes: More from JAEPO 2020; Armed & Gelatinous Promo; Rick & Morty Pinball

Belated Newsbytes: More from JAEPO 2020; Armed & Gelatinous Promo; Rick & Morty Pinball

arcadehero February 14, 2020 1

This Newsbytes was meant to be run back on February 8th, but as I was finishing it up, the site crashed and began the week long nightmare of not working properly. Fortunately that has

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JAEPO 2020 News: New Arcade Games From Sega, Konami & Taito

JAEPO 2020 News: New Arcade Games From Sega, Konami & Taito

arcadehero February 7, 2020 1

It’s February, and these days that means it’s JAEPO time. JAEPO is the Japan Amusement Expo and with this event, we get a deluge of news from the arcade sector that is based out

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Japan Arcade News: Maximum Tune 6R; Poker Stadium; WACCA S; Maimai Deluxe Plus & More

Japan Arcade News: Maximum Tune 6R; Poker Stadium; WACCA S; Maimai Deluxe Plus & More

arcadehero January 20, 2020 0

The Japan Amusement Expo (JAEPO) is approaching fast, and in the run-up to that, we’re getting more announcements and arcade game releases for the Land of the Rising Sun. First let’s start with games

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Newsbytes: Super Nintendo World; Rabbids & Ladders; Making JP Pinball & More

Newsbytes: Super Nintendo World; Rabbids & Ladders; Making JP Pinball & More

arcadehero November 9, 2019 0

Welcome to another edition of Newsbytes, a quick collection of news items from the arcade world. Things Coming Along For Super Nintendo World At Universal Studios Japan If you plan on heading over to

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