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Discussion: What Will Bandai Namco Announce At The New York Comic Con?

Discussion: What Will Bandai Namco Announce At The New York Comic Con?

arcadehero September 18, 2014 1

With slow news this week I am going to do something a little different here. This post is for laying out some information then seeking your opinions on it, along with a little bit of

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Stern Now Shipping The Walking Dead Pinball Worldwide

Stern Now Shipping The Walking Dead Pinball Worldwide

arcadehero September 17, 2014 0

As usual, that didn’t take long. Typically in this industry we find out about games pretty close to the time they are shipping and rarely do manufacturers announce street dates for their games. Such

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Newsbag: Pac-Man Restaurant, The One Up Grand Opening, Initial D8 USA, NTG#15

Newsbag: Pac-Man Restaurant, The One Up Grand Opening, Initial D8 USA, NTG#15

arcadehero September 13, 2014 5

I haven’t been able to do a weekend “newsbag” for a few weeks due to various personal and business matters going on in life but this morning I get a breather so here we

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Coming Summer 2015: Baller Beats Exergame Arcade

Coming Summer 2015: Baller Beats Exergame Arcade

arcadehero September 12, 2014 2

We aren’t always accustomed to hearing about new arcade projects well in advance but it happens every now and then. Exergames also don’t pop-up all of the time either and when they do it

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Medieval Madness Remake Gets A Trailer

Medieval Madness Remake Gets A Trailer

arcadehero September 11, 2014 0

We’ve known about the Medieval Madness remake for quite some time now. Last big news about it was that Chicago Gaming Company was using Stern’s factory to partially build some of the units. It

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Powerplay Entertainment Center Now Open In Kansas City, MO

Powerplay Entertainment Center Now Open In Kansas City, MO

arcadehero September 11, 2014 0

A new FEC has opened their doors in Kansas City, MO and thanks to AH reader Jordan Frederick, we have a good look at what the new venue has to offer. Called the Powerplay

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Quick Video: Man Vs. Steel Ball

Quick Video: Man Vs. Steel Ball

arcadehero September 11, 2014 0

(Thanks to Keith for the tip) We’ve had quite a few pinball stories come along this year as modern interest in the game is high once again. Here is a short video interview with

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Sega Develops A Real Sandcastle Building Arcade Game + Wonderland Wars

Sega Develops A Real Sandcastle Building Arcade Game + Wonderland Wars

arcadehero September 10, 2014 1

As we head into the Fall in the Northern Hemisphere, new game concepts and ideas begin to make their way tot he newswires. Sega announced a few new concepts for the Japanese market today

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Remembering Sega’s NAOMI-Based Arcade Hardware

Remembering Sega’s NAOMI-Based Arcade Hardware

arcadehero September 9, 2014 5

Today there is a lot of remembrance for Sega’s last home game console, the Dreamcast. I’m not here to get into why that effort failed but rather to remember something that came from all of Sega’s

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Stern’s The Walking Dead Pinball Unveiled

Stern’s The Walking Dead Pinball Unveiled

arcadehero September 9, 2014 0

We found out about it last week (as far as official confirmation goes) and finally we have a look at the new The Walking Dead Pinball by Stern Pinball. Designed by John Borg, this

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New Trailer For Golden Tee 2015 Live

New Trailer For Golden Tee 2015 Live

arcadehero September 8, 2014 0

With the latest and greatest version of Golden Tee upon us, Incredible Technologies has released this trailer to show off what it is that customers will get with the upgrade. The addition of five

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Catching Up: New Donkey Kong World Record; Return to Funhouse Pinball; VR Haunted House

Catching Up: New Donkey Kong World Record; Return to Funhouse Pinball; VR Haunted House

arcadehero September 8, 2014 0

As mentioned in the last post, the past few days I was probably going to be AWOL as I was exhibiting some arcade machines at the popular Salt Lake Comic Con in Salt Lake

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