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Guest Post: “The Death Of Melbourne’s Arcade Industry”

Guest Post: “The Death Of Melbourne’s Arcade Industry”

arcadehero July 25, 2016 5

I received an article from Anthony Cocking, former employee of the Galactic Circus in Melbourne, Australia. Recently, the “largest indoor interactive theme park” in Australia that has been open since 1999. They were recently

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Editorial: Where’d The Japanese Arcade Makers Go?

Editorial: Where’d The Japanese Arcade Makers Go?

arcadehero December 20, 2012 6

We haven’t had an editorial piece in a while but Kevin Williams of The Stinger Report felt it necessary to address the subject of what is going on in the Japanese amusement space, which

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Missing In Action: Run ‘N Gun Games

Missing In Action: Run ‘N Gun Games

arcadehero June 11, 2011 22

Given the recent slow news cycle, it’s given me some time to sit down and continue upon my editorial series I call “Missing In Action”. I take a look at a particular genre of

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Editorial: Should Coin-Op Arcade Games be a part of E3?

Editorial: Should Coin-Op Arcade Games be a part of E3?

arcadehero June 4, 2011 26

E3 (i.e. Electronic Entertainment Expo) is upon us once again this next week, where gamers, journalists, developers, publishers and their “booth babes” come together to show off the latest, greatest video games people will

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Missing in Action – Adventure/RPGs

Missing in Action – Adventure/RPGs

Shaggy April 25, 2008 4

Missing In Action is an editorial series that looks at different genres of games that have been a part of the arcade scene in the past but in recent times have fallen by the wayside

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Missing In Action: Tanks, Planes, Mechs and more

Missing In Action: Tanks, Planes, Mechs and more

Shaggy March 24, 2008 6

Missing in Action is an editorial series that discusses the kinds of games that at one time were prevalent in arcades or the types of games that would make great arcade games but aren’t

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Closure of A Few Japanese Arcades does not signal that the end is near

Closure of A Few Japanese Arcades does not signal that the end is near

Shaggy February 8, 2008 1

I can’t help but feel somewhat amused at all the attention online news sources are giving to the news that Namco Bandai will be closing 50-60 of their arcades in Japan due to “high

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Keeping the games clean

Keeping the games clean

Shaggy January 26, 2008 1

It’s a slow news day and while we wait for Matt to post more pics and impressions of the ATEI show and all of the great stuff there, I figured it would be a

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