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Enjoy 30 Minutes of AOU/AM Show Footage from 1991 & ’92

Enjoy 30 Minutes of AOU/AM Show Footage from 1991 & ’92

arcadehero May 4, 2015 2

These days we all expect to see footage of arcade games from trade shows or venues since cameras are found everywhere. But that wasn’t the case from the earlier days of arcade gaming when

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Newsbytes: From Kung Fury To Color Metallica and Skycurser

Newsbytes: From Kung Fury To Color Metallica and Skycurser

arcadehero May 2, 2015 3

Happy May everyone.¬†Here’s hoping it will bring us some more awesome arcade news – for April the most popular post was definitely the news on the Kung Fu Master 2 discovery. For what I

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Kung Fu Master 2 Arcade Prototype Discovered

Kung Fu Master 2 Arcade Prototype Discovered

arcadehero April 28, 2015 11

I recently ran a poll asking which genres you would like to see return to the arcade. While it wasn’t voted on by thousands (or even hundreds) the #1 genre you the readers would

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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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Newsbytes: Star Wars; Arcade Vehicle Crash; Pinball; Missile Command; NTG #41B

Newsbytes: Star Wars; Arcade Vehicle Crash; Pinball; Missile Command; NTG #41B

arcadehero April 18, 2015 4

Welcome to my last minute collection of arcade news for this weekend. Star Wars Battle Pod at the Star Wars Celebration – this week has been loaded with plenty of Star Wars news and

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T.G.I. Friday’s In Niagara Falls, NY Adds An Arcade

T.G.I. Friday’s In Niagara Falls, NY Adds An Arcade

arcadehero April 16, 2015 0

As a part of the T.G.I. Friday’s restaurant in Niagara Falls, NY, a new arcade recently opened their doors that simply calls themselves – Arcade. One does not need to attend the restaurant to

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Videos: Arcade Flyers Pt. 2; MGC 2015 and Imply’s EM Arcade Games

Videos: Arcade Flyers Pt. 2; MGC 2015 and Imply’s EM Arcade Games

arcadehero April 16, 2015 0

Here are some arcade videos to share this morning Arcade Flyers Part 2 – Part 1 wasn’t watched as much as some of my other videos lately but that’s ok. This might be filler

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Chinese Companies Show Off Their Latest Arcades at CIAE2015

Chinese Companies Show Off Their Latest Arcades at CIAE2015

arcadehero April 8, 2015 0

Right after the Amusement Expo happened at the end of March in Vegas, over in China another trade show was firing up to show off products for that corner of the world. I’ve covered

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Article: What Really Happened To Arcades

Article: What Really Happened To Arcades

arcadehero April 7, 2015 19

Thanks to ‘Venumspyders’ for the tip. I was just going to briefly mention this in addition to something else but then I started writing and it became its own thing (cue, “It’s aliiiiive!” here).

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New Locations: Pins ‘n Pockets in Lake Elisnore, CA; Vector Volcano Classic Arcade In Bend, OR

New Locations: Pins ‘n Pockets in Lake Elisnore, CA; Vector Volcano Classic Arcade In Bend, OR

arcadehero April 6, 2015 1

Let’s start this fine Spring week with a couple of stories on new arcade locations! Pins ‘n Pockets – This venue in Lake Elisnore, CA just opened their arcade which also includes 8 lanes

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Big Buck HD Wild Launches Today + Review

Big Buck HD Wild Launches Today + Review

arcadehero April 1, 2015 0

With the video review below I don’t need to make this post very long but with today being April 1st, it is more than just April Fools – in the world of real news

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No Fooling: Jurassic Park Arcade Unboxing

No Fooling: Jurassic Park Arcade Unboxing

arcadehero April 1, 2015 0

A month ago we received word that Raw Thrills’ latest arcade game Jurassic Park Arcade was beginning to ship out to distributors so that arcade venues could begin carrying the game. That said, how

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