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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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1980s Arcade Centric Game Show Starcade Being Rebooted By Shout! Factory

1980s Arcade Centric Game Show Starcade Being Rebooted By Shout! Factory

arcadehero January 12, 2017 3

(Thanks to Stingray_Travel for the tip from the other day) The name Starcade likely brings back some memories for any of you classic gamers who caught the TV show back in the 1982-83 period

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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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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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The Walking Dead Arcade To Begin Shipping The Week Of Jan. 23rd

The Walking Dead Arcade To Begin Shipping The Week Of Jan. 23rd

arcadehero January 4, 2017 1

Happy 2017 everyone! For our first post of the year, let’s take a look at an upcoming release, The Walking Dead Arcade game by Play Mechanix and Raw Thrills. We knew that it would

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New Trailers For Alien Pinball: Jonesy Mode & Ambush Multiball

New Trailers For Alien Pinball: Jonesy Mode & Ambush Multiball

arcadehero December 23, 2016 0

As expected, news has been a little slow in the IAAPA 2016 afterglow/run-up to Christmas. Fortunately there are still some new things to talk about so let’s take a look at some updates for

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Cruis’n Blast Arcade Now Available

Cruis’n Blast Arcade Now Available

arcadehero December 9, 2016 9

We’ve been covering the latest edition of Cruis’n for a little while now and earlier this week, I received confirmation from Betson (a major arcade game distributor) that they have received Cruis’n Blast units

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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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IAAPA 2016 PART 4: Pinball; Videmption

IAAPA 2016 PART 4: Pinball; Videmption

arcadehero November 25, 2016 0

It’s been a week since IAAPA 2016 closed up but there’s more to cover so with this post, let’s check out Pinball and some of the Videmption/Redemption games as seen at the event! Previous

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IAAPA 2016 Part 3 – Gun Games; Rhythm Games

IAAPA 2016 Part 3 – Gun Games; Rhythm Games

arcadehero November 22, 2016 0

Continuing our IAAPA 2016 coverage, today we are going to focus on two categories of titles found at the show last week: Gun games, Rhythm games. I was going to put Pinball here too

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IAAPA 2016 Part 2 – Racing Edition (Daytona 3, Cruis’n Blast, Maximum Tune 5, Ultra Race)

IAAPA 2016 Part 2 – Racing Edition (Daytona 3, Cruis’n Blast, Maximum Tune 5, Ultra Race)

arcadehero November 19, 2016 5

It’s been a busy, busy week with IAAPA 2016 in full swing. Every IAAPA has lots to see and do but this one felt busier than usual. Since video editing is consuming my time,

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New Arcades: Main Event (KS); T3 Arcade (KS);

New Arcades: Main Event (KS); T3 Arcade (KS);

arcadehero November 4, 2016 0

Kansas doesn’t show up too often on our arcade radar but it is the showcase today. Thanks to Jordan F. for the tip and some of the pics! New Arcade Venues: Main Event (Olathe,

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