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Play Meter Magazine Publisher Retires; Final Issue Was June 2018

Play Meter Magazine Publisher Retires; Final Issue Was June 2018

arcadehero August 8, 2018 0

When I first began to research the arcade industry around 2005, there were two trade magazines that I had access to for putting together my business plan. One of those was Play Meter Magazine,

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1980s Arcade Centric Game Show Starcade Being Rebooted By Shout! Factory

1980s Arcade Centric Game Show Starcade Being Rebooted By Shout! Factory

arcadehero January 12, 2017 3

(Thanks to Stingray_Travel for the tip from the other day) The name Starcade likely brings back some memories for any of you classic gamers who caught the TV show back in the 1982-83 period

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Sega Coming To CEMA 2016 With Four Games Including Luigi Mansion Arcade

Sega Coming To CEMA 2016 With Four Games Including Luigi Mansion Arcade

arcadehero February 2, 2016 3

Sega Amusements International sent out a press release this morning touting their presence at both the upcoming CEMA (California Entertainment Machine Association) and the Amusement Expo International events. The CEMA Spring Spotlight show happens

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Sega Amusements Europe Now Called Sega Amusements International Ltd

Sega Amusements Europe Now Called Sega Amusements International Ltd

arcadehero October 14, 2015 6

This is more of an ‘inside baseball’ post but for those in the industry it is newsworthy. When it comes to Sega there is often confusion in the public at large about the different

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Level 257 Hosting A Pac-Man Art & Fashion Show October 8th

Level 257 Hosting A Pac-Man Art & Fashion Show October 8th

arcadehero September 29, 2015 0

While art and arcade games often go hand-in-hand thanks to the art on and in the games, the word ‘fashion’ isn’t one we really use all that often in the industry. About a week

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New info on Sega’s Sonic Dash Extreme Arcade Game

New info on Sega’s Sonic Dash Extreme Arcade Game

arcadehero August 28, 2015 4

We have not been strangers to seeing mobile games make the jump to the larger arcade format, from Fruit Ninja to Temple Run to Angry Birds and more. On the home side, Sega has

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Press Releases: Dark Escape 4D, Dream Raiders, UNIS USA

Press Releases: Dark Escape 4D, Dream Raiders, UNIS USA

arcadehero January 17, 2013 1

Here are some quick updates on the latest arcade titles to reach the market, thanks to some press releases that have been making their way out into the inter-ether lately. First off is Namco’s

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Raw Thrills/Play Mechanix/Betson IAAPA line-up announced with Big Buck World, new Frogger

Raw Thrills/Play Mechanix/Betson IAAPA line-up announced with Big Buck World, new Frogger

arcadehero November 12, 2010 0

The Raw Thrills/Play Mechanix/Betson group has unveiled their line-up of games for IAAPA and for anyone planning on heading to the show, you’ll have plenty to check out. While most of the games on

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The new Trans-Force 3D entertainment complex for kids – Kids-Force

The new Trans-Force 3D entertainment complex for kids – Kids-Force

Shaggy December 17, 2008 0

Hot on the trail of their showcase at IAAPA, Russian entertainment outfit Trans-Force has announced a new interactive entertainment platform for kids that combines entertainment and education into one package that is intended for

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Stern press release on Batman

Stern press release on Batman

Shaggy September 3, 2008 0

It’s no secret that batman: Dark Knight is an insanely popular and is currently the second highest grossing film of all time, right behind Titanic (which personally I never understood what all the fuss

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Immersion Copr. invests into new startup called NanoTech Entertainment

Immersion Copr. invests into new startup called NanoTech Entertainment

Shaggy June 18, 2008 0

You might be wondering why I am bringing this up as the names of these companies don’t sound familiar, but it is arcade related. Some time ago a company called Immersion Corporation signed an

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Beat The Pro heads to the Midwest this summer.

Beat The Pro heads to the Midwest this summer.

Shaggy May 29, 2008 0

Via Betson & Raw Thrills/Play Mechnix’s Beat The Pro Tour continues to bring the latest version of Big Buck Hunter Pro Online to players across the US and this June between the 2nd and

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