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Why Arcades Haven’t Died In The United States

Why Arcades Haven’t Died In The United States

arcadehero February 20, 2017 7

This past week, I had a few readers point out an article by Brian Ashcraft on Kotaku entitled Why Arcades Haven’t Died In Japan. It offers up that writer’s perspective as to why the

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Newsbytes: Weird Al Sings Pac-Man; GALACTIKA Opens in Colombia; Donkey Kong Advanced & More

Newsbytes: Weird Al Sings Pac-Man; GALACTIKA Opens in Colombia; Donkey Kong Advanced & More

arcadehero February 18, 2017 1

Happy weekend fellow Heroes! I’ve been so busy that even getting newsbytes completed has been a task but here we are with some arcade related news for you to chew on. Let’s get to

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Heighway Pinball Begins Shipping Alien

Heighway Pinball Begins Shipping Alien

arcadehero February 14, 2017 0

Alien Pinball Now Shipping For those fans of the Alien franchise, then this should come as welcome news. UK-based manufacturer Heighway Pinball reached a milestone today as they officially began shipping their Alien Pinball

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New Arcades Watch – Rupert’s Kids (IN); Barcades For Richmond; D&B Opens In SC; R1USA in GA

New Arcades Watch – Rupert’s Kids (IN); Barcades For Richmond; D&B Opens In SC; R1USA in GA

arcadehero February 13, 2017 0

Time for another look at some new locations that are opening their doors out there! Thanks to Michael L. and George R. for the tips on a couple of these. Rupert’s Kids Arcade Opens

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The Jetsons Pinball Announced By The Pinball Company & Spooky Pinball

The Jetsons Pinball Announced By The Pinball Company & Spooky Pinball

arcadehero January 30, 2017 0

Pinball news has been hitting the wires like never before over the past year and for now, it seems that will continue. Not all makers of new pinball machines are looking for mass production

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Newsbytes: Cruis’n; Attack On Titan Loctest; Jersey Jack Pinball; Homebrews + More

Newsbytes: Cruis’n; Attack On Titan Loctest; Jersey Jack Pinball; Homebrews + More

arcadehero January 28, 2017 0

It has been a hectic week with various news items accumulating on the plate. I finally received the key to a new space this week and have begun the tedious remodeling process – the

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New Arcades: Lefty’s Alley & Eats (DE); Pasáž (Tel Aviv); Tilt (MN)

New Arcades: Lefty’s Alley & Eats (DE); Pasáž (Tel Aviv); Tilt (MN)

arcadehero January 27, 2017 0

As mentioned in a recent Newsbytes, I have been very busy and unable to scour the net for daily stories…this week was also a little quiet after Monday. That said, we have more locations

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New Arcades: The Machine Shed (MN); Can Can Wonderland (MN) ; The Grid Arcade And Bar (MI); Boxcar Bar+Arcade (NC)

New Arcades: The Machine Shed (MN); Can Can Wonderland (MN) ; The Grid Arcade And Bar (MI); Boxcar Bar+Arcade (NC)

arcadehero January 21, 2017 0

In lieu of newbytes today, let’s check out some new arcade venues out there! Most of them are in the Northern US: The Machine Shed (Rochester, MN) Let’s start with a new classic arcade

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EAG 2017 Part 2: Splash; Daytona USA; Big Galaga; Pinball; + More

EAG 2017 Part 2: Splash; Daytona USA; Big Galaga; Pinball; + More

arcadehero January 20, 2017 4

The EAG International Expo 2017 event has come to a close and with that, we have some more media to check out of the arcade games at the show. Many thanks to those that

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EAG Expo 2017 Day 1: Disney Crossy Road; Choppy Wood; Aerosmith and More

EAG Expo 2017 Day 1: Disney Crossy Road; Choppy Wood; Aerosmith and More

arcadehero January 17, 2017 5

The first major amusement/arcade trade show following IAAPA is upon us, the annual expo that graces the city of London that is presently known as the EAG International Expo or EAG Expo for short.

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Newsbytes: Make Believe FEC Opens In OH; MagFEST 2017; New Guilty Gear; Is It Art? + More

Newsbytes: Make Believe FEC Opens In OH; MagFEST 2017; New Guilty Gear; Is It Art? + More

arcadehero January 14, 2017 0

January is pretty much half way over if you think about it. This week had the big news of the Nintendo Switch unveil (it is getting some Neo Geo MVS titles) but as expected,

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Newsbytes: CES 2017; MAGFest 2017; StepManiaX; SF Rush Beta; Hoopla; NTG102b

Newsbytes: CES 2017; MAGFest 2017; StepManiaX; SF Rush Beta; Hoopla; NTG102b

arcadehero January 7, 2017 5

Welcome To The First Newsbytes of 2017. Let’s Start With VR It’s been a busy week in tech with CES 2017 in full swing. Interestingly enough, while VR was trying to make a splash

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