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Newsbytes: Nippon Marathon Test; Golden Tee 2020; Arcade History; Ultra Moto VR & more

Newsbytes: Nippon Marathon Test; Golden Tee 2020; Arcade History; Ultra Moto VR & more

arcadehero August 18, 2019 0

Welcome to another weekend edition of Newsbytes, quick collections of news items from the arcade world. This one is being published a day late from the usual, as I have been caught up in

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Newsbytes: Dancerush & DDR A20 update; CAX2019; Moon-Themed Games

Newsbytes: Dancerush & DDR A20 update; CAX2019; Moon-Themed Games

arcadehero July 20, 2019 1

It’s time for another Newsbytes, where the pieces of news are quick, but all related to arcades. Dancerush Stardom Lands At Dave & Busters in San Diego I saw a lot of chatter on

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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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Dave & Busters Launches Men In Black: Galactic Getaway (Plus An Interview)

Dave & Busters Launches Men In Black: Galactic Getaway (Plus An Interview)

arcadehero June 20, 2019 0

With summer time in full swing, that means movies, and there have been plenty to go out and watch lately. While arcades can’t see a game related to every film that comes along, Dave

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IGS & UNIS Tout Ultra Race VR For Arcades

IGS & UNIS Tout Ultra Race VR For Arcades

arcadehero June 18, 2019 1

Back at IAAPA 2017, UNIS had a sit-down racing game at their booth by the name of Ultra Race. While I had thought it was a new racer, it turned out it was IGS’s

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Newsbytes: Round1USA News; Willy Wonka Rules; Game History; Virtuix VR Success & More

Newsbytes: Round1USA News; Willy Wonka Rules; Game History; Virtuix VR Success & More

arcadehero April 13, 2019 0

Welcome to another Spring edition of Newsbytes. I’m your host, Arcadehero, and let’s take a quick look at some newsworthy arcade items to get you through the weekend. It’s good news all around, so

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Newsbytes: Skee-Ball Carnival; Scarygirl Mission Maybee VR; Exploring An Abandoned Sega Hall; Rowe Acquired & More

Newsbytes: Skee-Ball Carnival; Scarygirl Mission Maybee VR; Exploring An Abandoned Sega Hall; Rowe Acquired & More

arcadehero February 16, 2019 1

Welcome to another weekend, and with that, another newsbytes. Here are the few things I’ve curated for you to watch or muse over: Bay Tek Introduces The Skee-Ball Carnival If you’ve been to a

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IAAPA 2018: The Final Wrap-up With AR & VR Attractions

IAAPA 2018: The Final Wrap-up With AR & VR Attractions

Shaggy December 19, 2018 1

For our last look at IAAPA 2018, here are the Augmented and Virtual Reality attractions that have been designed specially for the amusement industry

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IAAPA 2018 Wrap-up #5: Video ‘N Videmption From Wahlap, Coast To Coast, Sega, Triotech & More

IAAPA 2018 Wrap-up #5: Video ‘N Videmption From Wahlap, Coast To Coast, Sega, Triotech & More

arcadehero December 15, 2018 0

About a month since IAAPA 2018 ended, and we’re finally approaching the end of the news. If you’ve been following Arcade Heroes on YouTube or Bitchute, then you have seen these videos already, but

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IAAPA 2018 Preview: Augmented/Mixed/Virtual Reality

IAAPA 2018 Preview: Augmented/Mixed/Virtual Reality

arcadehero November 9, 2018 1

For our arcade preview of IAAPA, click here. Ever since the Oculus Rift VR headset began making headlines around 2012, the amusement industry has had a little bit of an obsession with the tech.

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Legendary Arcade Game Designer Yu Suzuki Embracing Amusement VR With “Versus”

Legendary Arcade Game Designer Yu Suzuki Embracing Amusement VR With “Versus”

arcadehero September 24, 2018 1

[Thanks to Kevin Williams for the heads-up] If you aren’t familiar with the name Yu Suzuki, then you should be familiar with some of his work (particularly if you’re reading this blog): OutRun, Hang-On,

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