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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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Newsbytes:  Gamers Arcade Bar; NJ Gamer Con; Alien Pinball; DDR A Hits Europe;

Newsbytes: Gamers Arcade Bar; NJ Gamer Con; Alien Pinball; DDR A Hits Europe;

arcadehero July 23, 2016 1

Not a whole lot to discuss this weekend so it will be brief. Have a great weekend! Gamers Arcade Bar Opening Soon In Spokane, WA – If you are in the Spokane area and

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The Zero Latency VR Arena Now Open At The Tokyo Joypolis

The Zero Latency VR Arena Now Open At The Tokyo Joypolis

arcadehero July 21, 2016 5

Newsfeed link via  As recently reported, Sega Japan and Australian based company Zero Latency were joining forces to provide VR entertainment for the Tokyo Joypolis venue in Japan. That facility is now open for

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The Games of CAX 2016

The Games of CAX 2016

arcadehero July 21, 2016 0

Another successful California Extreme (CAX) event came and went this past weekend and with that, many items of interest were seen. Let’s get started! It’s The ’10s and It’s Time For CAX Vid Kidz

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Knowing Your Rs: SR, VR, AR and MXR

Knowing Your Rs: SR, VR, AR and MXR

arcadehero July 20, 2016 1

With the return of VR onto the scene, we’ve begun to cover the subject on the blog recently as “VR Arcades” and other out-of-home applications of the technology find their way into amusement. The

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Newsbytes: CAX 2016; Jarvis Documentary; Brian Colin Tour; Ghostbusters

Newsbytes: CAX 2016; Jarvis Documentary; Brian Colin Tour; Ghostbusters

arcadehero July 16, 2016 1

July always seems like it is the shortest month of the year to me, because it is the middle of summer and you make time fly by while having fun…let’s check out some of

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Sega Launches Official Trailer for Mario & Sonic At the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Arcade Edition

Sega Launches Official Trailer for Mario & Sonic At the Rio 2016 Olympic Games Arcade Edition

arcadehero July 12, 2016 0

We first learned about Mario & Sonic At The Rio 2016 Olympic Games Arcade Edition last year thanks to the first Japanese location tests a year ago. Since then, it has been a patient

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Three New VR Arcade Locations: Immersion Arcade & Ivirtex (IL); VR Junkies (UT)

Three New VR Arcade Locations: Immersion Arcade & Ivirtex (IL); VR Junkies (UT)

arcadehero July 11, 2016 3

News tip via  Now that HTC Vive and Oculus Rift are out there, a few businesses are quickly jumping onto the bandwagon. So far everyone is going for the HTC solution as Oculus shot

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World’s Largest Pac-Man Gets A New Promo Video

World’s Largest Pac-Man Gets A New Promo Video

arcadehero July 11, 2016 1

It has been a little while since Bandai Namco Amusements America had uploaded a new video to their Youtube channel but today that changed with this very sleek trailer promoting their new World’s Largest

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Newsbytes: Man Vs. Snake; Jarvis Interview; Golden Tee

Newsbytes: Man Vs. Snake; Jarvis Interview; Golden Tee

arcadehero June 25, 2016 0

Today’s newsbytes is a little rushed, I unfortunately don’t have time to do the Name That Game but everything else will be managed so let’s get to it. ‘Man Vs. Snake: The Long And

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New Games Spotted At The IAAPA Asian Attractions Expo

New Games Spotted At The IAAPA Asian Attractions Expo

arcadehero June 23, 2016 4

Recently the IAAPA organization held their annual Asian Attractions Expo event in Shanghai, China and we’ve received a little bit of info about some new arcade content shown there. The event saw record breaking

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The Game Of Perfection Spotted on Test

The Game Of Perfection Spotted on Test

arcadehero June 20, 2016 1

(Thanks to Jdevy for the tip) Summer is here and with that, let’s start off with a new videmption game on location test. Perfection is a game that was very popular in the 1980s,

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