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Quick Preview: Amusement Expo 2017

Quick Preview: Amusement Expo 2017

arcadehero March 14, 2017 0

Every March, the amusement industry holds a tradeshow that is sponsored by the AAMA and the AMOA. While a smaller event than what we see at IAAPA every November, this gives us a chance

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Video Arcade Games Turning 20 In 2017

Video Arcade Games Turning 20 In 2017

arcadehero February 25, 2017 8

Welcome to Part 3 of our series on games that will be celebrating a certain anniversary during this calendar year of 2017. With going back to 1997, we will be looking at games turning

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Atari Pong Coffee Table Project Raising Funding For A General Release

Atari Pong Coffee Table Project Raising Funding For A General Release

arcadehero February 24, 2017 2

(Thanks to Michael L. for the tip) Back in May of last year, we mentioned a very cool electromechanical Pong project. It received quite a bit of media attention, using an old but proven

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Q&A With Eugene Jarvis: Cruis’n Blast And The Modern Arcade Industry

Q&A With Eugene Jarvis: Cruis’n Blast And The Modern Arcade Industry

arcadehero February 17, 2017 2

With a new year and various game releases upon us, it is well past time for a new developer interview. The last time we talked with Eugene Jarvis, CEO of Raw Thrills, it was

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Arcade Games Turning 40 in 2017

Arcade Games Turning 40 in 2017

arcadehero January 11, 2017 4

With a new year upon comes the opportunity to reflect on games past. As usual we will start with the 70s and games turning the ripe age of 40. Prepare to feel old! Here

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IAAPA 2016 Part 5: Virtual and Augmented Reality; Simulators; Bowling

IAAPA 2016 Part 5: Virtual and Augmented Reality; Simulators; Bowling

arcadehero November 28, 2016 0

IAAPA 2016: Final Coverage To finish our IAAPA 2016 coverage, we will close with what many in the video game industry as a whole is betting on being the ‘next big thing’. Thanks to

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Newsbytes: Pinball Expo 2016; MaxiTune 5DX+; Breakout; Photo Election 2016; NTG#100

Newsbytes: Pinball Expo 2016; MaxiTune 5DX+; Breakout; Photo Election 2016; NTG#100

arcadehero October 22, 2016 1

It has been quite the week for gaming news in general with the revelation of Nintendo’s latest game console, the Switch. I find it interesting that no one is saying that this one means

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The MagixFloor Virtual Playground By Touch Magix

The MagixFloor Virtual Playground By Touch Magix

arcadehero October 6, 2016 4

With IAAPA 2016 approaching fast, we’re getting more information on brand new product that is on its way. Not everything the industry uses is stored in a kiosk-like box and this product certainly fits

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Display Tech: Holograms With Voxiebox

Display Tech: Holograms With Voxiebox

arcadehero October 4, 2016 1

Arcade Displays We’ve seen quite a few non-mainstream displays get some mileage out of the arcade business. Vector monitors, stereoscopic 3D, transparent LCDs, large touchscreens, dome screens and more. That is one benefit of

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New Details On Cruis’n Blast by Raw Thrills & Nintendo

New Details On Cruis’n Blast by Raw Thrills & Nintendo

arcadehero September 30, 2016 14

A little while ago, we had unveiled that the famous Cruis’n game series was coming back to arcades¬†via Raw Thrills and Nintendo. Thanks to those two companies, we have new official information to share

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Newsbytes: Magician’s Dead Coming To Round1USA; BattleZoneVR; Golden Tee 2017; CPS2; NTG#95

Newsbytes: Magician’s Dead Coming To Round1USA; BattleZoneVR; Golden Tee 2017; CPS2; NTG#95

arcadehero September 17, 2016 2

Hey, this weekend has enough newsbytes for a post! Let’s get to it: Magician’s Dead Coming The US via Round1USA: The Tokyo Game Show has been in full swing this week and from there

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New Arcades: Barcadium (BC, Canada); Big Play (Biloxi, MS)

New Arcades: Barcadium (BC, Canada); Big Play (Biloxi, MS)

arcadehero September 13, 2016 0

What better way to jumpstart some arcade news than to have more stories on brand new arcade venues opening their doors? Barcadium Opens In Cumberland, BC Starting with a new location in Canada, this

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