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Sega Begins Shipping Showdown Special Attraction

Sega Begins Shipping Showdown Special Attraction

arcadehero February 26, 2015 1

About a month ago we reported that the standard version of Sega’s latest video arcade driving title Showdown began shipping and today I received a press release from Sega Amusements stating that both versions

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BBC News Checks Out The Largest Pinball Collection in Europe

BBC News Checks Out The Largest Pinball Collection in Europe

arcadehero February 25, 2015 0

This news tip was sent in by:  News about big pinball collections is becoming more frequent these days and as more places go crazy with offering huge selections, it is easier to come across

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Q&A On Jurassic Park Arcade With Eugene Jarvis

Q&A On Jurassic Park Arcade With Eugene Jarvis

arcadehero February 23, 2015 6

The name Eugene Jarvis is well-known in video gaming circles although more than once I have surprised someone by mentioning that he is not only still in the industry but he is also still

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Newsbag: Soundfighter; Level 257; Truxton; NTG#36

Newsbag: Soundfighter; Level 257; Truxton; NTG#36

arcadehero February 21, 2015 4

I’m feeling a little under-the-weather today so this will be a newsbag that probably could have used a little more time in the oven. I hope you all have a great weekend and next

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Heighway Pinball Unveils Alien Pinball Whitewood

Heighway Pinball Unveils Alien Pinball Whitewood

arcadehero February 20, 2015 3

In the pinball business, the “whitewood” is a way of saying that the game is in a prototype/alpha build state. These are done with every game so that adjustments can be made on the

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New Jurassic Park Arcade Media & Final Cabinets

New Jurassic Park Arcade Media & Final Cabinets

arcadehero February 19, 2015 2

When first unveiled at IAAPA 2014, one thing I kept hearing from various people at the Raw Thrills/Betson booth regarding Jurassic Park Arcade, was that the “cabinets are NOT final”. You always hear that

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Arcade Commercials & Promos Of The Past

Arcade Commercials & Promos Of The Past

arcadehero February 19, 2015 0

It has been a sloooow week for arcade news, thanks to the vacuum any trade show leaves in its wake. So here’s an arcade interest related article. One thing the arcade industry has not

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Newsbag: Dave Corriveau Passing; Stinger Report; Amusement Expo; NTG#35

Newsbag: Dave Corriveau Passing; Stinger Report; Amusement Expo; NTG#35

arcadehero February 14, 2015 9

Well it is not every newsbag that it lands on a holiday. Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! Bonus: It is also the birthday of Ken Masters from Street Fighter II, who would be 50 years

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JAEPO 2015 Day 2: More Arcade Goodness From Japan

JAEPO 2015 Day 2: More Arcade Goodness From Japan

arcadehero February 13, 2015 3

The JAEPO 2015 event continues on and with that, more news and media to share! Final Fantasy Dissidia Arcade – As I was putting this post together, news broke that the Final Fantasy game

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New Jurassic Park Arcade Flyer & Release Times

New Jurassic Park Arcade Flyer & Release Times

arcadehero February 13, 2015 3

We haven’t received too many updates on the Jurassic Park Arcade game by Raw Thrills since I first played it at IAAPA last year although I have been seeking for some extras ever since.

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JAEPO 2015 Begins: The Latest On Arcades In Japan (Part 1)

JAEPO 2015 Begins: The Latest On Arcades In Japan (Part 1)

arcadehero February 13, 2015 3

The biggest Japanese arcade trade show of the year is upon us once again, here is a collection of the various announcements and happenings from the JAEPO 2015 event in Tokyo: (Update: Part 2

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New Locations: Pinstack Now Open in West Plano, TX; Tapcade Coming To Kansas City, MO

New Locations: Pinstack Now Open in West Plano, TX; Tapcade Coming To Kansas City, MO

arcadehero February 12, 2015 0

Here is some news on two new locations opening up in the Midwestern USA, so let’s jump to it. Pinstack (West Plano, TX) – If you are in or near West Plano, TX then

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