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From one historic landmark to another, The Story of a Sega R360 and my 14 month search to find the long lost game from my childhood

From one historic landmark to another, The Story of a Sega R360 and my 14 month search to find the long lost game from my childhood

SaraAB87 March 14, 2017 6

This article will chronicle my 14-month search to find a long lost arcade game from my childhood. As many of you already know the Sega R360 is my favorite arcade game ever made. I

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The Skylon Tower Family Fun Center Arcade (Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada) Updates and additions

The Skylon Tower Family Fun Center Arcade (Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada) Updates and additions

SaraAB87 March 8, 2017 4

As you may remember I visited the Skylon Tower Family Fun Center Arcade (Also known as Skyquest) last year. I had a chance to visit 2 more times since then so I thought I

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Why Arcades Haven’t Died In The United States

Why Arcades Haven’t Died In The United States

arcadehero February 20, 2017 7

This past week, I had a few readers point out an article by Brian Ashcraft on Kotaku entitled Why Arcades Haven’t Died In Japan. It offers up that writer’s perspective as to why the

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New Arcades Watch – Rupert’s Kids (IN); Barcades For Richmond; D&B Opens In SC; R1USA in GA

New Arcades Watch – Rupert’s Kids (IN); Barcades For Richmond; D&B Opens In SC; R1USA in GA

arcadehero February 13, 2017 0

Time for another look at some new locations that are opening their doors out there! Thanks to Michael L. and George R. for the tips on a couple of these. Rupert’s Kids Arcade Opens

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New Arcades: Lefty’s Alley & Eats (DE); Pasáž (Tel Aviv); Tilt (MN)

New Arcades: Lefty’s Alley & Eats (DE); Pasáž (Tel Aviv); Tilt (MN)

arcadehero January 27, 2017 0

As mentioned in a recent Newsbytes, I have been very busy and unable to scour the net for daily stories…this week was also a little quiet after Monday. That said, we have more locations

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Newsbytes: Make Believe FEC Opens In OH; MagFEST 2017; New Guilty Gear; Is It Art? + More

Newsbytes: Make Believe FEC Opens In OH; MagFEST 2017; New Guilty Gear; Is It Art? + More

arcadehero January 14, 2017 0

January is pretty much half way over if you think about it. This week had the big news of the Nintendo Switch unveil (it is getting some Neo Geo MVS titles) but as expected,

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New Locations: Kongs Cardiff (UK); Netherworld (AUS); 2 For The Rec Room (CAN); Round 1 USA (CO, USA)

New Locations: Kongs Cardiff (UK); Netherworld (AUS); 2 For The Rec Room (CAN); Round 1 USA (CO, USA)

arcadehero January 7, 2017 0

The first week of January has been busy! I’m going to be moving my arcade again to a larger space within the mall so that may mean that my availability for posts this month

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Bar/Arcade Watch: Coin-Op SF (CA); Akihabara Arcade & Bar (CO); Two Plumbers (MO)

Bar/Arcade Watch: Coin-Op SF (CA); Akihabara Arcade & Bar (CO); Two Plumbers (MO)

arcadehero December 13, 2016 0

Hot on the heels of our recent post about new arcades are a few other locations that were almost overlooked. Thanks to you the readers for sending these in. As it works out, each

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New Arcades: Harp-Cade (NJ); Bar 145 Reset (OH); The Dam Sports Arcade (OR); Flippin Great Pinball (FL); Netherworld (Au); Dave & Busters (CA)

New Arcades: Harp-Cade (NJ); Bar 145 Reset (OH); The Dam Sports Arcade (OR); Flippin Great Pinball (FL); Netherworld (Au); Dave & Busters (CA)

arcadehero October 19, 2016 0

It’s that time again to check out the accumulated news of the latest arcade locations to pop-up out there. But first, this tweet of Bill Murray signing a Ghostbusters pinball machine in Charleston: Dr.

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More New Arcades: Tum’s Arcade (UK); Eighty3 Bar Arcade (CAN); 2 New VR Arcades In Utah

More New Arcades: Tum’s Arcade (UK); Eighty3 Bar Arcade (CAN); 2 New VR Arcades In Utah

arcadehero September 28, 2016 1

News has been dead slow once again. It isn’t fun when you know of something going on behind the scenes but don’t have enough to post about (such as a name, nothing else). Fortunately,

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New Arcades: Tilt Studio (AZ); Flynn’s Retrocade (UT); High Scores #2 (CA)

New Arcades: Tilt Studio (AZ); Flynn’s Retrocade (UT); High Scores #2 (CA)

arcadehero August 17, 2016 0

While I just posted about some new arcades opening their doors out there, we’ve got more to discuss as the arcade growth trend continues! New Tilt Studio Opens In Tempe, AZ – This is

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New Arcade Watch:  Bit Bar Salem (MA); Shelter Arcade Bar (RI); Playtyme Concessions (NC); Hi-Tech Arcade (NC); Flippers Family Arcade (WY); Up-Down Arcade (MN)

New Arcade Watch: Bit Bar Salem (MA); Shelter Arcade Bar (RI); Playtyme Concessions (NC); Hi-Tech Arcade (NC); Flippers Family Arcade (WY); Up-Down Arcade (MN)

arcadehero June 29, 2016 1

We’ve got several new arcade locations to talk about again so let’s dive into it! UPDATE: Added Up-Down Arcade To the Post below Bit Bar Salem Now Open In Salem, MA – This isn’t

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