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Newsbytes: Pinball Hall of Fame & Bowl Expo; Scorbit; 90’s Namco & More

Newsbytes: Pinball Hall of Fame & Bowl Expo; Scorbit; 90’s Namco & More

arcadehero June 29, 2019 2

Hello everyone, and welcome to another fine edition of Newsbytes. Today will be a little focused on items from Bowl Expo, where I’ll alert you that I’m feeling a little more critical today than

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Bandai Namco Revives Arcade Classics As LBE-VR Titles At New Location in Japan

Bandai Namco Revives Arcade Classics As LBE-VR Titles At New Location in Japan

arcadehero June 20, 2019 5

I mentioned in the last post that we’d have another Location Based Entertainment Virtual Reality (LBE-VR for those that don’t want to spout that mouthful every time) piece to discuss today, and here we

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Namco USA Arcade Operations Expanding & Re-branding As Pac-Man Entertainment

Namco USA Arcade Operations Expanding & Re-branding As Pac-Man Entertainment

arcadehero December 12, 2018 0

(Thanks to everyone who sent this in! h/t to The Stinger Report for sending it my way first) Among the news items that I overlooked at or following IAAPA, was this press release from

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Newsbytes: Sugar Rush Arcade; More Pinball Expo News; Maximum Tune 6 Music;

Newsbytes: Sugar Rush Arcade; More Pinball Expo News; Maximum Tune 6 Music;

arcadehero October 20, 2018 4

Welcome to another exciting weekend of arcade news, although the news most people are going crazy about involves lottery jackpots. I don’t have anything like that to share here, so let’s get into the

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Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash Chill Offers Licensed Multi-gaming For Man Caves

Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash Chill Offers Licensed Multi-gaming For Man Caves

arcadehero July 31, 2018 5

Last month (cutting it close here ;P ), Bandai Namco pulled back the curtain on a follow-up to their Pac-Man’s Arcade Party classic multi-game system. The new version, Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash, offered 31 games

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Bandai Namco Debuts Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash At Bowl Expo ’18

Bandai Namco Debuts Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash At Bowl Expo ’18

arcadehero June 19, 2018 8

If you’ve been around the arcade business for the past couple of decades, then you likely are familiar with Bandai Namco’s re-issues of select classic arcade games in a proper arcade cabinet format. These

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Bandai Namco Resurrecting The Shoot Away Series With Shoot Away Pro

Bandai Namco Resurrecting The Shoot Away Series With Shoot Away Pro

arcadehero February 1, 2018 2

After a fairly mellow 2017, the Japanese arcade industry seems to have awoken from their slumber as we’re just getting hit with news left and right. Not complaining, just observing. 😉 Shoot Away –

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IAAPA 2017: Family Guy Bowling; Super Chexx Pro; Tap That; Maximum Tune 5

IAAPA 2017: Family Guy Bowling; Super Chexx Pro; Tap That; Maximum Tune 5

arcadehero November 22, 2017 0

It’s been a few days since my last update but I have been busy, busy, busy with post-IAAPA ‘stuff’. There is so much that came around from this show to talk about that I

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Arcade Tour and Review: King Waldorf’s Palace Arcade at Marineland Theme Park, Niagara Falls Ontario Canada

Arcade Tour and Review: King Waldorf’s Palace Arcade at Marineland Theme Park, Niagara Falls Ontario Canada

SaraAB87 September 3, 2017 1

Recently I had a chance to check out the King Waldorf’s Palace arcade at Marineland, in Niagara Falls Ontario Canada. This arcade is within the theme park, so you will have to pay theme

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Newsbytes: Pinball Designer Arrested; VR Zone London; Zero Latency Vegas; Battle Robot Works

Newsbytes: Pinball Designer Arrested; VR Zone London; Zero Latency Vegas; Battle Robot Works

arcadehero August 26, 2017 2

Welcome to another Newsbytes. If you are in Southern Texas then please stay safe with the hurricane hitting the region; hopefully the damage afterwards will be as minimal as possible. Pinball Designer John Trudeau

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Tracking down the Namco Galaxian 3 6 Player Theater from Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada and Beyond

Tracking down the Namco Galaxian 3 6 Player Theater from Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada and Beyond

SaraAB87 August 8, 2017 11

Here at Arcade Heroes we like to track down arcade games to find out what happened to them if they are no longer on location, especially if its a game that is rarely seen

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8-Player Arcade Gaming – A History

8-Player Arcade Gaming – A History

arcadehero May 18, 2017 8

With the upcoming release of Sega’s Daytona Championship USA and the news of an 8-unit location test, it gave me an idea that should have been covered before for those slow news days… The

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