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How Namco Ushered In The Golden Age of Arcade Video Games

How Namco Ushered In The Golden Age of Arcade Video Games

During the 1980s Namco ruled the world of arcade gaming. Learn more about Namco's early history and how their arcade hits like Pac-Man and Galaxian helped usher in the golden age of arcades.

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6 Ways Arcade Games Can Help Your Business

6 Ways Arcade Games Can Help Your Business

Arcade games have been a staple within many types of businesses for decades.

Have you ever wondered if arcade games are a potential opportunity for your business? Here are six ways that arcade games can benefit your business.

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The Best Arcade Racing Games Of All Time

The Best Arcade Racing Games Of All Time

Time and time again, racing games have pushed the boundaries of technology, game design, and arcade technology. In this post, we celebrate high speed gaming action by looking back at the best (and most influential) arcade racing games of all time. 

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A Complete Guide To Shuffleboard Tables: Shuffleboard History, Rules, & Maintenance

A Complete Guide To Shuffleboard Tables: Shuffleboard History, Rules, & Maintenance

Table shuffleboard, which is also known as American shuffleboard and indoor shuffleboard, is a popular bar and home rec room game. In this blog we’ll explore the origins of shuffleboard tables and explain the game’s rules and how it’s played.

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The Top Classic Arcade Games For Your Home Game Room

The Top Classic Arcade Games For Your Home Game Room

Whether you already have a home game room and are looking for inspiration or plan to add a game room and need some ideas, this blog post is will help you find classic arcade games perfect for your collection. 

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The Most Popular Pinball Machines of The Pinball Renaissance

The Most Popular Pinball Machines of The Pinball Renaissance

One of the most significant times for pinball was during the pinball renaissance of the 1990s. During this decade, arcades were filled with video games that once again drew crowds. 

Here are the five most popular ones that you may remember from the days of the ‘90s pinball boom.

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The Origin of Skee Ball: Looking Back At A Classic Game

The Origin of Skee Ball: Looking Back At A Classic Game

The history of Skee Ball stretches back over 100 years. The game has had a few ups and downs throughout its history but has none the less remained one of the most iconic amusement games. Learn more about Skee Ball and how it came to be an amusement staple!

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5 Tips For Buying A Pinball Machine

5 Tips For Buying A Pinball Machine

A pinball machine is a large investment, and before you spend the money, you should be sure you’ve done your research. That’s why we’ve created this buying guide. In it, we share five tips to help you make the best decision!

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Game Room Gift Ideas

Game Room Gift Ideas

Find the best gift for the gamer in your life. Read M&P Amusement’s list of the top home game room gift ideas to make shopping easier!

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The Top 7 Classic Horror Arcade Games & Pinball Machines

The Top 7 Classic Horror Arcade Games & Pinball Machines

Arcades are places of family fun and nostalgia. Bright lights, loud sound effects, high scores, and a hum of energy. While the arcades themselves are rarely scary, there have been quite a few popular, and very fun horror-themed arcade games and pinball machines throughout the decades.

In celebration of Halloween, we thought it would be fun to look back at some of the all-time most frightening, bone chilling, and incredibly fun horror arcade games.

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