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Location Watch: Spare Time (SC); Arcadia (NZ); Plaza Lanes (IN); Scene75 (PA & OH), Prince Arcades (IL) & More

Location Watch: Spare Time (SC); Arcadia (NZ); Plaza Lanes (IN); Scene75 (PA & OH), Prince Arcades (IL) & More

arcadehero August 13, 2018 5

It’s time for another arcade location round-up, as I have scoured the web for news of new venues opening their doors to provide amusement entertainments to enjoy. Almost all of these locations have opened

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Play Meter Magazine Publisher Retires; Final Issue Was June 2018

Play Meter Magazine Publisher Retires; Final Issue Was June 2018

arcadehero August 8, 2018 0

When I first began to research the arcade industry around 2005, there were two trade magazines that I had access to for putting together my business plan. One of those was Play Meter Magazine,

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Newsbytes: RIP Ted Dabney & Bradley Chawgo; Kraut Buster; Video Updates; Arcadrone & More

Newsbytes: RIP Ted Dabney & Bradley Chawgo; Kraut Buster; Video Updates; Arcadrone & More

arcadehero May 26, 2018 0

Welcome to our latest round-up of arcade related headlines. Atari Co-Founder & Game Designer Ted Dabney Passes Away Unfortunately we have some bad news to start off today’s Newsbytes with. Ted Dabney passed away

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Open For Business: Another Castle: Arcade Edition (WA); Xplore Kids (NY); GameTime #4 (FL) & More

Open For Business: Another Castle: Arcade Edition (WA); Xplore Kids (NY); GameTime #4 (FL) & More

arcadehero April 19, 2018 1

Time for another look at new arcade locations to open their doors out there – or who soon will. Another Castle:Arcade Edition Expands To Another Location (Marysville, WA) (Thanks to Logan N. for sending

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New Arcades Open: GameOn Berlin; Round1USA (OH); Game On! (NZ); Quarters Arcade Bar (UT) & More

New Arcades Open: GameOn Berlin; Round1USA (OH); Game On! (NZ); Quarters Arcade Bar (UT) & More

arcadehero April 3, 2018 4

It’s high time that we had another new locations post, isn’t it? This one is a little more international than usual, so let’s get started with Germany: GameOn Berlin Open In Germany By what

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Newsbytes: Iron Maiden Pinball; Dancerush Stardom; Arcade Post-Mortems; JPO IN SLC

Newsbytes: Iron Maiden Pinball; Dancerush Stardom; Arcade Post-Mortems; JPO IN SLC

arcadehero March 24, 2018 3

Welcome to Newsbytes, our little collection of arcade & pinball news for the weekend. Note that we had to correct something on the Buckzilla article so that has been updated. Also, I’m hearing from

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Amusement Expo 2018: Transformers Shadows Rising; Mystery Island; Tomb Raider; VR and More

Amusement Expo 2018: Transformers Shadows Rising; Mystery Island; Tomb Raider; VR and More

arcadehero March 3, 2018 4

The AMOA/AAMA Amusement Expo is upon us for 2018, albeit a little earlier than usual – generally this trade show happens around the third week of March as opposed to the end of February.

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New Locations: Walt’s Bar (CA); Punch Bowl Social (IL); Dave & Busters; Sega Prize Zones (UK)

New Locations: Walt’s Bar (CA); Punch Bowl Social (IL); Dave & Busters; Sega Prize Zones (UK)

arcadehero February 23, 2018 0

New locations for arcade enjoyment are always opening up out there; here’s the latest collection of such news as I have found it while exploring the interwebs. That and thanks to those that sent

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Cosmotrons Update – Making A Fiberglass Arcade Cabinet

Cosmotrons Update – Making A Fiberglass Arcade Cabinet

arcadehero February 12, 2018 3

There aren’t many fans that I know of for old school fiberglass arcade cabinets but they do exist. Such designs were used in several instances throughout the 1970s, mainly by Atari but also by

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JAEPO 2018 Day 2 – More Arcade Goodness From Japan

JAEPO 2018 Day 2 – More Arcade Goodness From Japan

arcadehero February 10, 2018 3

Thanks to a spy named Charlie, we have more direct photos and footage from JAEPO 2018 today and don’t have to rely almost exclusively on Twitter for news. That said, we’ll still have some

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EAG 2018: Racecraft & Zombie Land

EAG 2018: Racecraft & Zombie Land

arcadehero February 1, 2018 2

As we approach JAEPO with anticipation, here are a couple of videos taken at the London-based EAG show to enjoy. Captured by our friends at Arcade Belgium, they also posted other EAG videos to

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New Arcade Locations Part #2 – Coming In 2018

New Arcade Locations Part #2 – Coming In 2018

arcadehero January 27, 2018 0

As mentioned in yesterday’s post about new arcade locations, there are many new venues going through the process of opening their doors out there. Some are taking more time than others but I’m impressed

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