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The History Of Sonic The Hedgehog At The Arcade

The History Of Sonic The Hedgehog At The Arcade

arcadehero June 23, 2016 3

It is June 23rd and that marks a milestone in video gaming as one of the most popular game mascots turns 25 years old. That would be Sega’s speedy blue fuzzball, Sonic The Hedgehog.

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Sega Amusements Unveils Initial IAAPA 2015 Line-Up

Sega Amusements Unveils Initial IAAPA 2015 Line-Up

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With IAAPA 2015 approaching fast, companies are beginning to lift the veil on what it is that they are brining to the show. They always like to keep a few things under wraps as

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Details on Mario And Sonic At The Rio 2016 Olympic Games Arcade Edition

Details on Mario And Sonic At The Rio 2016 Olympic Games Arcade Edition

arcadehero July 17, 2015 4

As mentioned yesterday, Sega Japan announced some public location tests for a new sports arcade game, Mario & Sonic At The Rio 2016 Olympic Games Arcade Edition. This mouthful of a title is based

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Labor Day Weekend News – Pinball, Big Buck HD, Sonic Rise Of The Hedgehog, NTG #14

Labor Day Weekend News – Pinball, Big Buck HD, Sonic Rise Of The Hedgehog, NTG #14

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It’s Labor Day weekend in the USA and I don’t have a bunch of time to spend on this multi-news post so it will be “short.” For anyone taking the weekend off, have a

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Recent & Upcoming Arcade Expos/Shows; Sonic Rise of the Hedghog update; Name That Game #8

Recent & Upcoming Arcade Expos/Shows; Sonic Rise of the Hedghog update; Name That Game #8

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This week is always slow for news as a lot of people and companies tend to take off more than just July 4th for a nice Summer break but there is a little something

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Saturday Arcade: Massachusetts Unban; Sonic: Rise Of The Hedgehog; Atari VP Talk

Saturday Arcade: Massachusetts Unban; Sonic: Rise Of The Hedgehog; Atari VP Talk

arcadehero May 3, 2014 4

Happy weekend everyone, where it’s Saturday I hope that you’ve found some arcade fun to enjoy out there. Here are a few stories wandering the net out there to share, starting with: Polygon: Massachusetts

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Newsbag: Tough Coded Live ; Galloping Ghost Fundraiser;  Sonic Arcade Game; JAEPO News

Newsbag: Tough Coded Live ; Galloping Ghost Fundraiser; Sonic Arcade Game; JAEPO News

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It has been a busy week for me, thus the few updates to the site here. This has been due to a partial move at my arcade – most arcades have a back room

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Sega’s Wonderful Simulation Games Over The Years

Sega’s Wonderful Simulation Games Over The Years

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On June 6th 1964, Sega began selling arcade games. They had been in business prior to that dealing with vending machines but they recognized the value of electromechanical amusements at the time. This path

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The Sonic Athletics Exergame Arcade Machine At The Tokyo Sega Joypolis

The Sonic Athletics Exergame Arcade Machine At The Tokyo Sega Joypolis

arcadehero April 26, 2013 3

Sega’s Tokyo Joypolis venue already has plenty of unique and interesting games and starting yesterday, a new multiplayer title is launching there that will appeal to Sonic and exergaming fans alike. Called Sonic Athletics,

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Bonus Saturday: BBC/Sega Amusement park; Astro City Phone; Sonic facts

Bonus Saturday: BBC/Sega Amusement park; Astro City Phone; Sonic facts

arcadehero June 25, 2011 2

Newsfeed 1062-1064 via The news has been a little weird lately – we get a few days of nothing and then all of the sudden several items all at once. First bit of interesting

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EAG 2011 – Full report

EAG 2011 – Full report

HeavyElectricity January 26, 2011 6

The January trade show season is always exciting, isn’t it? New games, lots of people, general excitement. For a few days, a part of London is all about the amusement trade. This year, however,

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Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing Arcade First Photos

Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing Arcade First Photos

arcadehero January 20, 2011 12

(Thanks to Bob T. of Skokie for the pics!) A little over a week ago, we ran a rumor post about the development of Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing into an arcade game, which

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