Arcade Classics: What happened to them all?

Several arcade conversions have appeared on these popular treasure-hunting television programs in recent years, often without the people on the show seemingly aware of it. An episode of Pawn Stars saw someone bring three “Japanese Arcade Games” into the Las Vegas shop, two of which were conversions from Defender machines. The Ms. Pac-Man machine that appeared on an episode of Auction Hunters was actually a conversion of an original Pac-Man machine, a cabinet that is similar but quite different in many ways as well.

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Classic Gaming Expo 2012 Dates Announced

Retro gaming fans rejoice, in August of 2012 the classic gaming expo will be head in Las Vegas, Nev. at The Plaza Hotel. The word first game over their Facebook page as Joe Santulli, director at the Videogame History Museum based in San Jose, California announced the dates of August 11 and 12 for the event.

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