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Newsbytes: Aliens Pinball; MaxiTune 5 US; Round1 Opens In Concord,CA; CEC Drops Tokens

Newsbytes: Aliens Pinball; MaxiTune 5 US; Round1 Opens In Concord,CA; CEC Drops Tokens

arcadehero August 27, 2016 5

Welcome to the ‘dog days’ of Summer as August is on its way out and September is at our doors. This week was very slow for news up until the other day. If you

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Big Buck World Championship 2015 Slated for Oct. 23rd-24th in Chicago, IL

Big Buck World Championship 2015 Slated for Oct. 23rd-24th in Chicago, IL

arcadehero July 16, 2015 0

Play Mechanix has announced new details about the upcoming Big Buck World Championship 2015 event, which has grown to become the biggest annual arcade competition in the world. Each year the company has moved

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Labor Day Weekend News – Pinball, Big Buck HD, Sonic Rise Of The Hedgehog, NTG #14

Labor Day Weekend News – Pinball, Big Buck HD, Sonic Rise Of The Hedgehog, NTG #14

arcadehero August 30, 2014 4

It’s Labor Day weekend in the USA and I don’t have a bunch of time to spend on this multi-news post so it will be “short.” For anyone taking the weekend off, have a

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Coming in November: The Kong Off 3

Coming in November: The Kong Off 3

arcadehero October 11, 2013 0

Since the release of The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters, one event has come along to really capitalize on the resurgent interest behind Nintendo’s original arcade classic Donkey Kong and competitive classic

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PAPA Circuit Finals Begin Tomorrow (Pinball)

PAPA Circuit Finals Begin Tomorrow (Pinball)

arcadehero April 10, 2013 1

(Thanks to Bowen Kerins for the tip) Well I guess the news for this week is going to be all pinball, all the time. Nothing wrong with that of course, it’s interesting in fact

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Mid-Week News: Pump It Up Tournament in London This Saturday; Pac-Man Ornaments; Arcade Network Device Update + More

Mid-Week News: Pump It Up Tournament in London This Saturday; Pac-Man Ornaments; Arcade Network Device Update + More

arcadehero December 12, 2012 3

There are several news items to look at today, from a UK Pump It Up tournament to Pac-Man Ornaments to a Q*Bert Prototype machine found and more.

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Big Buck World Championship Coming In November

Big Buck World Championship Coming In November

arcadehero August 9, 2012 2

For the best virtual sharpshooters out there, a new Big Buck tournament coming this November has some cash prizes for you to go after. Details within.

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Jerad's Choice BBH Online Tourney

Jerad's Choice BBH Online Tourney

Shaggy November 12, 2008 0

Sorry about the lack of updates the past few days – I’ve been busy, busy ,busy with the arcade and other things in life. It seems like when one machine breaks down they all

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Outcome from the Big Buck Hunter Pro World Championship

Outcome from the Big Buck Hunter Pro World Championship

Shaggy October 31, 2008 0

I meant to get to this a couple of days ago but unfortunately I’ve been a little tied up and there is a lot of news to post all of the sudden. But that’s

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Celebrity Pinball Tournament & Arcade Show 2008

Celebrity Pinball Tournament & Arcade Show 2008

Shaggy September 6, 2008 0

There are fundraisers which use expensive dinners to bring people in and then there are fundraisers which use games! This is the latter and not just any games are involved in this fundraiser for

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Silver Strike Bowling Championship results

Silver Strike Bowling Championship results

Shaggy July 15, 2008 0

One way to get players out to the arcade is to hold a tournament of sorts – get several people signed up, offer a cash prize, etc. While operators can only do this on

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Silver Strike Bowling 2009 National Championship begins

Silver Strike Bowling 2009 National Championship begins

Shaggy April 16, 2008 1

In what is considered to be the largest video bowling tournament ever, qualifying for the Silver Strike Bowling National Championship has begun today, with $100,000 in total prizes on the line. With the potential

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