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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 0

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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Newsbytes: Dialed In Pinball; WARS DDR Tournament; Arkanoid Vs. Space Invaders + More

Newsbytes: Dialed In Pinball; WARS DDR Tournament; Arkanoid Vs. Space Invaders + More

arcadehero May 20, 2017 0

Welcome to this week’s Newbytes, our weekly/bi-weekly collection of headline arcade news. Let’s start this week with some Tekken/Liam Neeson comedy: Guys pic.twitter.com/K0sjytfs1E — Jackson Ryan (@dctrjack) May 18, 2017 Dialed In Production Jersey

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Stern Pinball Re-Issuing AC/DC

Stern Pinball Re-Issuing AC/DC

arcadehero May 19, 2017 0

While it wasn’t Stern’s first “rock band” outing, AC/DC pinball has proved to be one of their biggest hits. Released in 2012, I’ve often heard that the game sold like crazy in Australia (for

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8-Player Arcade Gaming – A History

8-Player Arcade Gaming – A History

arcadehero May 18, 2017 7

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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AAMA Issues The “Fair Play Pledge” For Redemption Machine Operations

AAMA Issues The “Fair Play Pledge” For Redemption Machine Operations

arcadehero May 5, 2017 17

The American Amusement Machine Association (AAMA) is not an organization that most gamers are familiar with; as their ‘About’ page states, “The American Amusement Machine Association (AAMA) is an international non-profit trade organization representing

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New Locations: John & Jay’s Arcade (MA); Konbo Arcade Cafe (UK); Quarter Horse Arcade (NC); Free Play #2 (TX); Arcadeology (MD); R1USA (NY)

New Locations: John & Jay’s Arcade (MA); Konbo Arcade Cafe (UK); Quarter Horse Arcade (NC); Free Play #2 (TX); Arcadeology (MD); R1USA (NY)

arcadehero May 1, 2017 3

I know it hasn’t been very long since our last post about new arcade locations opening their doors out there but right after that post was finished, tips came pouring in about other locations!

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Newsbytes: Battle of the Arcades; Alien Day; Heart of Gaming; Vid.Me

Newsbytes: Battle of the Arcades; Alien Day; Heart of Gaming; Vid.Me

arcadehero April 29, 2017 0

Hello and welcome to Newsbytes, our weekend collection of quick arcade news. Let’s get to it as we enjoy the last weekend that April 2017 has to offer: Battle Of The Arcades Begins A

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New Daytona Championship USA Trailer Showcases Dinosaur Canyon

New Daytona Championship USA Trailer Showcases Dinosaur Canyon

arcadehero April 28, 2017 1

With May almost here, we have been expecting to hear an announcement for the release of Sega’s latest arcade racer, Daytona Championship USA. But as development goes, things change & improve while tweaks are

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Prototype Found: The Arena by Gottlieb

Prototype Found: The Arena by Gottlieb

arcadehero April 28, 2017 1

Prototype news was rather steady last year, thanks to a slew of discoveries from arcade collectors out there. For the news on this one, it was something we almost posted about last Summer but

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Big Buck World Championship 2017 Headed To Las Vegas

Big Buck World Championship 2017 Headed To Las Vegas

arcadehero April 27, 2017 0

The arcade business generally has some event held in Las Vegas every year, such as the Amusement Expo in March. This year AE skipped Vegas for Dallas so it was looking like the city

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