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Fix-It Felix Jr. Cabinet Sells For a Mere $20,000

Fix-It Felix Jr. Cabinet Sells For a Mere $20,000

arcadehero December 11, 2012 2

The Fix-It Felix Jr. Cabinet that was on eBay sold and for a lot more than many including ourselves expected.

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New Arcade Documentary: The Space Invaders: In Search of Lost Time

New Arcade Documentary: The Space Invaders: In Search of Lost Time

arcadehero October 1, 2012 3

In the world of arcade documentaries, most have focused on high score challenges but there is another side to that which is intertwined with those that compete for high scores and most often that

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Zap Arcade Opens in Jordan, MN

Zap Arcade Opens in Jordan, MN

arcadehero July 16, 2012 0

Well I think we can safely say that the opening of vintage arcades is officially a trend now as when ti comes to the various location openings we are reporting on these days, this

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The Making of Retro Arcade Cabinets

The Making of Retro Arcade Cabinets

arcadehero May 30, 2012 0

Old footage of arcade machines is often an interesting subject, particularly when we have come across trade show footage of the past. Now how about some arcade factory footage from the 80s? That’s what

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Sonic Drive-In Hearts Sega’s Outrun

Sonic Drive-In Hearts Sega’s Outrun

arcadehero May 7, 2012 13

I heard about this but I don’t watch a lot of live TV so I had not seen it until today when I found it online. For any of our international readers, Sonic is

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Museum of Soviet Arcade Games Gets a New Location

Museum of Soviet Arcade Games Gets a New Location

arcadehero March 23, 2012 0

For the past few years, we’ve occasionally heard about some retro and basically unknown arcade games that were made in Russia during the waning years of the Soviet Union. Back during the Golden Age

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New arcade opens in Holladay, UT – Atomic Arcade

New arcade opens in Holladay, UT – Atomic Arcade

arcadehero March 1, 2012 3

Here’s a new location story from my neck of the woods – Holladay, UT which is essentially SLC. The new business is called Atomic Arcade and they are offering a great selection of classic

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New Pinball Arcade Opens in Fort Collins, CO – Pinball Jones

New Pinball Arcade Opens in Fort Collins, CO – Pinball Jones

arcadehero December 14, 2011 0

Opening classic arcades full of “Golden Age” arcade games has certainly been a thing for a while now but I’ve been noticing lately another trend – that of opening locations where the primary focus

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The Video Fever circa 1982

arcadehero August 14, 2011 5

It’s not the first time we have discussed a report from 1982 that covers arcade games – it seems that ’82 was the time the media really started to notice the craze (right before

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Classic Game Room tackles classic arcade games

arcadehero May 18, 2011 1

(Thanks to IGO for the tip) The Classic Game Room is a large series of video reviews found on Youtube where these guys review games for any game system they can get their hands-on.

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Hanging out at the arcade, 80’s style

Hanging out at the arcade, 80’s style

arcadehero April 28, 2011 0

(Pic by Conrado4; and Xybots is such an awesome game) I saw this on Kotaku this morning about a set of pictures on Flickr.com entitled “Growing Up In Arcades: 1979-1989“. I have a slightly

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Arcade Games I Want To Play Some Day (On Real Hardware)

arcadehero April 16, 2011 13

Well there’s been a drought of arcade news lately and because of that, I’ve been thinking of something else to write about in the meantime. So today I’ve decided to write a little bit

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