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IAAPA 2017: Rabbids, PONG, & Sega

IAAPA 2017: Rabbids, PONG, & Sega

arcadehero November 16, 2017 9

Another day of IAAPA has passed and not just my feet are feeling it but so is my brain. I’ve never shot so much video at an event but it keeps me busy. I’m

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Newsbytes: Replicade; How A Home Port Damaged Sega; Sky Skipper UK; Magix Floor; Arcades Direct & More

Newsbytes: Replicade; How A Home Port Damaged Sega; Sky Skipper UK; Magix Floor; Arcades Direct & More

arcadehero October 21, 2017 3

10 Print “Hello World and welcome to another Newsbytes” 20 Goto 10 Let’s get rolling on other news items from the wonderful world of arcades. The Replicade Mini Centipede Arcade Machine (Thanks to everyone

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Atari PONG Table Project Picked Up By UNIS For Worldwide Distribution

Atari PONG Table Project Picked Up By UNIS For Worldwide Distribution

arcadehero October 18, 2017 4

We’re quickly approaching the biggest trade show event for the amusement/arcade industry (IAAPA 2017) and with that, news of upcoming products that we can expect to find at the show is beginning to trickle

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Newsbytes: System16 Update; Dialed In! CE; Stern Pinball Setup; World’s Fastest Drummer Vegas + More

Newsbytes: System16 Update; Dialed In! CE; Stern Pinball Setup; World’s Fastest Drummer Vegas + More

arcadehero September 2, 2017 0

It’s Labor Day Weekend for US readers, which often means that people are out and about getting their last vacation in before the Summer is over. If that is the case for you, hopefully

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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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8-Player Arcade Gaming – A History

8-Player Arcade Gaming – A History

arcadehero May 18, 2017 8

With the upcoming release of Sega’s Daytona Championship USA and the news of an 8-unit location test, it gave me an idea that should have been covered before for those slow news days… The

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Atari’s Asteroids, Centipede and Missile Command To Become Board Games

Atari’s Asteroids, Centipede and Missile Command To Become Board Games

arcadehero May 11, 2017 3

If you were a child of the late 70s or early 80s then you very well might have come across board games based upon arcade games. The likes of Berzerk, Defender, Frogger, Pac-Man Popeye and

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Newsbytes: BOSA Awards; Quad Pokey Replacement; Star Wars

Newsbytes: BOSA Awards; Quad Pokey Replacement; Star Wars

arcadehero May 6, 2017 1

Hey. How are you? Wanna read some Newsbytes? I knew you did. Granted, arcade news has been rather slow all year and this week there wasn’t much to report on either, even in ‘quick’

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A Closer Look At The Indie Project Cosmotrons

A Closer Look At The Indie Project Cosmotrons

arcadehero April 10, 2017 5

On the last post to AH, the Midwest Gaming Classic event was mentioned, along with the presence of a new “Asteroids like” arcade game called Cosmotrons. Thanks to Sean of All Castle Games, we

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Newsbytes: April Fools; Taito VR; Arcade Easter Eggs; Skycurser;

Newsbytes: April Fools; Taito VR; Arcade Easter Eggs; Skycurser;

arcadehero April 1, 2017 0

It has been a little while since our last Newsbytes but this is due to the large amount of time I’m needing to spend remodeling a new spot for my arcade business to move

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Arcade Parts & Game Boards Go Up For Auction in Michigan

Arcade Parts & Game Boards Go Up For Auction in Michigan

arcadehero March 27, 2017 0

It has been a while since we have mentioned an auction of arcade games and/or parts. While arcade games individually or as lots pop up every now and then, it isn’t all the time

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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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