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The Museum Of Pinball To Auction Off Their Machines This September

The Museum Of Pinball To Auction Off Their Machines This September

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This news had already spread out around the internet, but I just got a press release about it, so with that, we can discuss what’s going on in a little more official detail. The

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Amusement Goes To The Olympics

Amusement Goes To The Olympics

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In another of his occasional guest features for Arcade Heroes – industry specialist Kevin Williams, marks the celebration of the Tokyo Olympics 2020, and charts the influences that the video amusement industry has taken

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Spooky Pinball Announces Two New Games: Halloween & Ultraman: Kaiju Rumble!

Spooky Pinball Announces Two New Games: Halloween & Ultraman: Kaiju Rumble!

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Boutique pinball maker Spooky Pinball is about to be extremely busy, as they’ve taken the unusual (well, down right unheard of in pinball land) move to announce not one but two brand new games.

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June 2021 Location Watch #1 : Several New Arcade Venues Open Their Doors Around The World

June 2021 Location Watch #1 : Several New Arcade Venues Open Their Doors Around The World

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It’s only been a month since our last Arcade Location Watch, but so many locations have opened their doors that I need to split this into at least two parts – possibly a 3rd

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Location Watch: Amusement Re-Opens Across The UK; Chief Coffee (UK); Pinball HOF (NV); Lucky Snake Arcade (NJ); Supercade (Belgium); Kung Fu Saloon; Fabyland (UAE) & More

Location Watch: Amusement Re-Opens Across The UK; Chief Coffee (UK); Pinball HOF (NV); Lucky Snake Arcade (NJ); Supercade (Belgium); Kung Fu Saloon; Fabyland (UAE) & More

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Welcome to Location Watch, a series of posts that tracks the opening of new arcade businesses across the planet. These have been rather infrequent since the pandemic hit, taking out many arcades and other

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The Mandalorian Pinball Unveiled

The Mandalorian Pinball Unveiled

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While it wasn’t ready to reveal on May 4th, the word on the street had suggested that details on The Mandalorian pinball machine by Stern Pinball would drop a week later on May 11th.

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Stern Pinball Teases The Mandalorian Pinball

Stern Pinball Teases The Mandalorian Pinball

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Your rumors are true, as they often can be in pinball land, but earlier today, Stern Pinball teased their next game: The Mandalorian, based upon the Disney+ series of the same name. We’ll apparently

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Newsbytes: House of the Dead Remake For Switch; Pokémon Corogarena; Headlines

Newsbytes: House of the Dead Remake For Switch; Pokémon Corogarena; Headlines

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Welcome to Newsbytes, a curation of quick content from around the wonderful world of arcades & pinball. Here’s what I’ve gathered for you this weekend: The House of the Dead Remake Announced a while

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Arcade Talk – April 2021

Arcade Talk – April 2021

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I really don’t like to have Newsbytes posts back-to-back, but this week has seen a sudden drought of arcade news. I have been chasing a few stories, but either some things aren’t ready yet

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Newsbytes: James Games Arcade Closes; 2020 Pinball GOTY; Mini R360 & More

Newsbytes: James Games Arcade Closes; 2020 Pinball GOTY; Mini R360 & More

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This is Newsbytes, a curated collection of news from around the world of arcade & pinball that I run every weekend. Once again there isn’t a ton for this edition of the post James

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Newsbytes: Mobile Suit Gundam Card Game; Space Out; Space Invaders AR & More

Newsbytes: Mobile Suit Gundam Card Game; Space Out; Space Invaders AR & More

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Welcome to another weekend, and with that, another Newsbytes. Let’s get to it! Mobile Suit Gundam: Arsenal Base Japan is well ahead of the West when it comes to card arcade games, although we’re

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The Pinball Brothers Announce A Remake For Alien Pinball

The Pinball Brothers Announce A Remake For Alien Pinball

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At the beginning of the 2010s, various companies were joining the pinball fray to challenge Stern’s dominance. One of those was the UK-based Heighway Pinball. They built and sold an original theme called Full

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