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Newsbytes: Alien Covenant; G-Tickets; Grumpy Cat Photo Booth; Cosmotrons

Newsbytes: Alien Covenant; G-Tickets; Grumpy Cat Photo Booth; Cosmotrons

arcadehero July 8, 2017 1

Excepting the Nex Machina posting, it has been a fairly quiet week in arcade news. That said, we’ve got enough for this weekend to discuss. But first, an ad I hadn’t seen before from

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Happy 30th Birthday to Sega’s After Burner! 1987-2017

Happy 30th Birthday to Sega’s After Burner! 1987-2017

SaraAB87 July 1, 2017 4

Happy 30th Birthday to Sega’s After Burner. According to the artwork on the side of the cockpit today July 2nd 2017 marks 30 years of After Burner. After Burner is one of Sega’s most

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New Locations: Rec Room (Toronto); Gatti’s Pizza (TX); GBGB (NY); Round1USA (NY)

New Locations: Rec Room (Toronto); Gatti’s Pizza (TX); GBGB (NY); Round1USA (NY)

arcadehero June 30, 2017 2

It’s the last day of June so let’s check out some of the newest arcade businesses that have opened their doors out there. Cineplex Rec Room Now Open In Toronto The first location we’ll

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‘Roids Aiming For A Limited Arcade Release This Summer

‘Roids Aiming For A Limited Arcade Release This Summer

arcadehero June 28, 2017 1

(Thanks to commentor Gus for alerting us to this) It’s a good time to be a fan of late 70s/early 80s Atari arcade titles. First we had the revelation a short while ago of

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Newsbytes: Heighway Pinball Shake-up; Firepower Pin Upgrade; Holy Grail; The Simpsons + More

Newsbytes: Heighway Pinball Shake-up; Firepower Pin Upgrade; Holy Grail; The Simpsons + More

arcadehero June 17, 2017 1

Happy weekend to you all out there. With that comes another Newsbytes, our collection of arcade news from around the world. Andrew Heighway Leaves Heighway Pinball Let’s start with the biggest news first –

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Daytona Championship USA Officially Released To Arcades

Daytona Championship USA Officially Released To Arcades

arcadehero June 16, 2017 5

After seeing various tweets showing that Sega’s newest arcade racer is showing up at various locations around the world, we have confirmed that the remake/reboot of Sega’s mega-hit classic Daytona Championship USA is now

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Location Watch: VR Zone (JP); N2 Arcade (TN), The Garcade (WI) Sega Prize Zone Hatfield (UK); Round1USA (NY)

Location Watch: VR Zone (JP); N2 Arcade (TN), The Garcade (WI) Sega Prize Zone Hatfield (UK); Round1USA (NY)

arcadehero June 13, 2017 1

It’s E3 time again, which means that the gaming world has their focus on new developments for the console side of the business. Outside of that, developments continue in the arcade sector particularly with

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The Cosmotrons Arcade Summer Tour + More Game Details

The Cosmotrons Arcade Summer Tour + More Game Details

arcadehero June 5, 2017 2

A little while ago, we covered a new indie game that was being designed for home consoles but just so happened to make a public appearance as an arcade machine – Cosmotrons. The game

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Newsbytes: Arcade Heroes Subscription Service; Cosmotrons; Knights In Armor; KOF XIV

Newsbytes: Arcade Heroes Subscription Service; Cosmotrons; Knights In Armor; KOF XIV

arcadehero June 3, 2017 2

It’s a wonderful day in June, at least where I am at, so make the most of it and drop by an arcade for a gaming break. Until then, here are some news items

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Select Neo Geo MVS Games Come To PC Via GOG.com – Giveaway Contest Inside!

Select Neo Geo MVS Games Come To PC Via GOG.com – Giveaway Contest Inside!

arcadehero May 30, 2017 0

UPDATE: Winners announced below! Check the embedded widget to see if your username is among the 10 winners (you need to have cookies enabled for it to show). All winners have been notified with

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Newsbytes: Golden Tee World Champion Crowned; Daytona; Killer Queen; Rampage + More

Newsbytes: Golden Tee World Champion Crowned; Daytona; Killer Queen; Rampage + More

arcadehero May 27, 2017 1

Another week, another newsbytes! Let’s get it on… Golden Tee World Championships Finds A Champion Big Buck isn’t the only arcade game to enjoy a big worldwide tournament. For many years Golden Tee has been

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Location Watch: Coin-Op Game Room (CA); Strike Zone Entertainment Center (FL); 2 New Dave & Busters (GA, LA)

Location Watch: Coin-Op Game Room (CA); Strike Zone Entertainment Center (FL); 2 New Dave & Busters (GA, LA)

arcadehero May 24, 2017 2

Who is ready for another round of new arcade location news? I knew you were. 4th Coin-Op Game Room Coming To The Gaslamp Bar – San Diego, CA (Thanks to TJ for correcting me on

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