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Newsbytes: Ms. Pac-Man In Court; Mario & Sonic Tokyo 2020 Arcade; & More

Newsbytes: Ms. Pac-Man In Court; Mario & Sonic Tokyo 2020 Arcade; & More

arcadehero September 28, 2019 2

Sorry about the slow week again…I do have a big update on an indie game that we covered recently, but am waiting for one last piece of important info before going to wire on

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Quarter Lounge Coming To Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX

Quarter Lounge Coming To Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX

arcadehero April 29, 2016 0

Often the Summer time is a prime ground for new arcade facilities to open their doors, we will hear about more as we inch closer to the season. Today’s news comes along about a

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Ms. Pac-Man Designer Steve Golson Gives The Game A New Spotlight

Ms. Pac-Man Designer Steve Golson Gives The Game A New Spotlight

arcadehero April 27, 2016 0

(Thanks to Dean Wenzel and Mike Louie for both providing a couple of tips here) Ms. Pac-Man- the most recognizable game characters and names in the arcade business. There are plentiful reasons for that, one

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Looking Back At Pac-Man As The Game Turns 35

Looking Back At Pac-Man As The Game Turns 35

arcadehero May 22, 2015 13

Today marks the 35th anniversary of a legend in video gaming, particularly in arcades. That would be the arcade release of Namco’s Pac-Man to Japanese arcades. There is a big celebration going on at

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Missing In Action: Maze Games

Missing In Action: Maze Games

arcadehero April 23, 2015 2

This week has been super slow for arcade news so this has given me some time to work on an article I’ve had floating in the queue for a while now. A few years

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Saturday Morning Videos: Setting The Record Straight On Ms. Pac-Man & The Joys Of Punch-Out

Saturday Morning Videos: Setting The Record Straight On Ms. Pac-Man & The Joys Of Punch-Out

arcadehero April 26, 2014 2

(Thanks to ECM for the tip) General Computing Corporation isn’t always remembered very well for their contributions to the video game industry (in part probably because their name didn’t roll off the tongue) but

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Newsbag: New £1 Coin For Britain; Jarvis @ GDC; Ms. Pac-Man “Rarity”; EVE Offline Arcade; Neat Ryu Tattoo

Newsbag: New £1 Coin For Britain; Jarvis @ GDC; Ms. Pac-Man “Rarity”; EVE Offline Arcade; Neat Ryu Tattoo

arcadehero March 21, 2014 2

Here’s a few things that have piled up that might have been able to go to posts of their own but let’s compile them into one here. * * * One important aspect of

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Backstage Retro Arcade Now Open in Ludington, MI

Backstage Retro Arcade Now Open in Ludington, MI

arcadehero June 19, 2013 0

Among the many points I made in my book about arcades, one was that arcade machines are not limited to being placed just inside of facilities called arcades. Just about any business can find

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Videos & More: Epic Arcade Project; Arcade Relief; Ms. Pac-Man Factory Footage; Bionic Roshambo

Videos & More: Epic Arcade Project; Arcade Relief; Ms. Pac-Man Factory Footage; Bionic Roshambo

arcadehero December 14, 2012 0

As we head into the weekend here are some positive things to look into as the general news of the day has been pretty horrible. My heart really goes out to the families hit

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Stuff for Saturday: Atari Enduro cabinet; Drunk Ms. Pac-Man @ E3; New UK summit for digital entertainment

arcadehero July 30, 2011 2

Via Gamesetwatch, the Portable Atari 2600 Endure Arcade cabinet by Rafael MSP down in Brazil. Enduro was always a fun game, I’m sure this cabinet makes it even more enjoyable to play. By the

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Looking back at General Computer Corp.

Shaggy December 1, 2009 2

When you think of influential companies in the arcade industry from the 80’s, you might not have GCC come to mind right at first, unless you are a classic game buff. But whether you

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Haunted Ms. Pac-Man machine returns to Craigslist

Shaggy June 30, 2008 0

[Thanks to reader Adam for the tip!, image via random search on flickr] I’m not sure how many times this has shown up on a classifieds website before but once again the haunted Ms.

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