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Newsbytes: Ironsights Big Buck Doc; Pirates @ Dave & Busters; ColorDMDs & More

Newsbytes: Ironsights Big Buck Doc; Pirates @ Dave & Busters; ColorDMDs & More

arcadehero April 8, 2017 0

Welcome to this week’s newsbytes, where we distill some pieces of arcade news into one post for your reading or viewing pleasure. Ironsights – Twitch Produced Mini-Documentary On Big Buck Champ Sara Erlandson Play

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Touring Orlando & Dallas Arcades + A Quick Visit To Disney Quest

Touring Orlando & Dallas Arcades + A Quick Visit To Disney Quest

arcadehero March 30, 2017 3

The site has been sort of quiet lately as I have been out and about travelling in the warm state of Florida, then a visit to Dallas for Amusement Expo. Not to mention spending

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NESiCA x LIVE Lands At Round1USA Plus Other Game Updates

NESiCA x LIVE Lands At Round1USA Plus Other Game Updates

arcadehero August 13, 2015 5

NESiCAxLIVE Lands At Round1USA – The rush to bring Japanese games to the US market continues and now with a surprise twist. For the past few years, there has been a lot of talk

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Konami’s Disney Tsum Tsum Gets a US Location Test as Tsum Tsum Arcade At Round1USA Puente Hills

Konami’s Disney Tsum Tsum Gets a US Location Test as Tsum Tsum Arcade At Round1USA Puente Hills

arcadehero July 31, 2015 2

Back in February during the JAEPO Expo in Tokyo, Konami had unveiled a unique videmption (or interactive vending) game, originally called Disney ZamZam, which was changed to Disney Tsum Tsum. I mentioned it briefly (scroll

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Newsbytes: CAX 2015; D&B AMA; Exidy Founder Passes Away; Insert Coin Doc; NTG#51

Newsbytes: CAX 2015; D&B AMA; Exidy Founder Passes Away; Insert Coin Doc; NTG#51

arcadehero July 18, 2015 1

I don’t know what it is about Friday evenings at times that suddenly a bunch of news is dumped but we’ll take it! I hope that everyone has a safe and fun weekend. CAX

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Walt Disney World’s Disney Quest Closing To Make Way For the “NBA Experience”

Walt Disney World’s Disney Quest Closing To Make Way For the “NBA Experience”

arcadehero June 30, 2015 11

(Thanks to everyone that sent this in; Michael Louie for the particular link below; Nick Lombardo of the Arcade Hunters for filling in some info) Well there isn’t really any positive way to spin

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A Few Thoughts On Walt Disney World’s Prize Redemption Ban

A Few Thoughts On Walt Disney World’s Prize Redemption Ban

arcadehero January 13, 2015 11

(Thanks to Nick Lombardo of Arcade Hunters for the link) This has been making the rounds in the arcade trade press for the past couple of days so it is probably worth a mention:

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Monday News: Dave & Busters Testing Out VR; VR Documentary; Fix-It Felix Trying For $20k Again

Monday News: Dave & Busters Testing Out VR; VR Documentary; Fix-It Felix Trying For $20k Again

arcadehero April 21, 2014 0

Monday arrives and suddenly do the stories as well. News has been rather sporadic as of late, I don’t mean to keep shoving everything into a single post but after trade shows this tends

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Boardwalk Arcade To Be Open July 6th-Sept 8th in Rochester N.Y.

Boardwalk Arcade To Be Open July 6th-Sept 8th in Rochester N.Y.

arcadehero June 5, 2013 2

(Image Source) Newsfeed 1313 via The Strong Museum of Play is in the news again, this time they will have an exhibit that appeals to the nostalgic feel of a boardwalk with retro games

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Newsblend The Weekend: Cars UK Loctest; PureNovelty Launch; Namco Earnings + more

Newsblend The Weekend: Cars UK Loctest; PureNovelty Launch; Namco Earnings + more

arcadehero May 10, 2013 3

Well it’s weekend time once again, I hope it goes well for all of you out there. Here’s some news stories that are starting to accumulate in the AH inbox so lets begin with…

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Disney Cars Arcade As Seen On Location Test At Tomorrowland Arcade, DisneyWorld

Disney Cars Arcade As Seen On Location Test At Tomorrowland Arcade, DisneyWorld

arcadehero December 31, 2012 7

Shortly I am going to be rolling out the Arcade Releases for 2013 page and as a way to kind of start that off, as well as the New Year tonight, here is a

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Arcade Love To Continue At Disney with TRON 3 and Wreck-It Ralph 2?

Arcade Love To Continue At Disney with TRON 3 and Wreck-It Ralph 2?

arcadehero December 13, 2012 4

Perhaps it’s a little early to discuss the level of coverage arcades might get out of movies that won’t be hitting the silver screen for a few more years yet but there are two

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