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Newsbytes: Allied Tank Review; NW Pinball & Arcade Show; FTW Chicago Opens; NTG# 46

Newsbytes: Allied Tank Review; NW Pinball & Arcade Show; FTW Chicago Opens; NTG# 46

arcadehero June 6, 2015 5

Schools out for the Summer – at least everywhere around me. This means that it becomes busier in my case, which is great. Hopefully it is like that everywhere that an arcade can be

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New Locations: Round 1 Santa Ana, Nightowl Toronto; Emporium San Fransisco

New Locations: Round 1 Santa Ana, Nightowl Toronto; Emporium San Fransisco

arcadehero May 29, 2015 3

Busy day for some arcade news, all of the sudden. Thanks to Michael Louie for the tips on all of these news items, all involving new locations. Round1USA Opens In Santa Ana, CA –

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Newsbytes: Polybius Doc; Walking Dead Update; Heighway Pinball Update; NTG#45

Newsbytes: Polybius Doc; Walking Dead Update; Heighway Pinball Update; NTG#45

arcadehero May 23, 2015 0

In the US many are out and about thanks to it being Memorial Day weekend, which is (or at least should be) one of the more solemn holidays. For most it also marks the

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Looking Back At Pac-Man As The Game Turns 35

Looking Back At Pac-Man As The Game Turns 35

arcadehero May 22, 2015 13

Today marks the 35th anniversary of a legend in video gaming, particularly in arcades. That would be the arcade release of Namco’s Pac-Man to Japanese arcades. There is a big celebration going on at

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Video Tuesday: New Pixels Trailer; Say What You Want Pinball Vid; KISS Pinball Footage

Video Tuesday: New Pixels Trailer; Say What You Want Pinball Vid; KISS Pinball Footage

arcadehero May 19, 2015 1

Ok so the words ‘video’ and ‘Tuesday’ don’t rhyme but let’s not keep that from sharing some news. New Pixels Trailer – Skip if you want to avoid a few spoilers, like many near

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Raw Thrills Starts An Offensive Against Arcade Pirates

Raw Thrills Starts An Offensive Against Arcade Pirates

arcadehero May 13, 2015 9

Since the beginning of the video arcade industry, popular games and their creators have had to deal with the piracy dilemma. If a game sells well then someone will try and copy it exactly

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Videos: Arcade Flyers Pt. 2; MGC 2015 and Imply’s EM Arcade Games

Videos: Arcade Flyers Pt. 2; MGC 2015 and Imply’s EM Arcade Games

arcadehero April 16, 2015 0

Here are some arcade videos to share this morning Arcade Flyers Part 2 – Part 1 wasn’t watched as much as some of my other videos lately but that’s ok. This might be filler

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Newsbits: MGC 2015; WrestleMania and Full Throttle Pin vids; Genre Poll; NTG#41

Newsbits: MGC 2015; WrestleMania and Full Throttle Pin vids; Genre Poll; NTG#41

arcadehero April 11, 2015 2

It has been a busy, busy week for me, I hope it has been great for you readers out there. Not really arcade related but I got a chance to see that Atari: Game

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Chinese Companies Show Off Their Latest Arcades at CIAE2015

Chinese Companies Show Off Their Latest Arcades at CIAE2015

arcadehero April 8, 2015 0

Right after the Amusement Expo happened at the end of March in Vegas, over in China another trade show was firing up to show off products for that corner of the world. I’ve covered

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No Fooling: Jurassic Park Arcade Unboxing

No Fooling: Jurassic Park Arcade Unboxing

arcadehero April 1, 2015 0

A month ago we received word that Raw Thrills’ latest arcade game Jurassic Park Arcade was beginning to ship out to distributors so that arcade venues could begin carrying the game. That said, how

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Amusement Expo 2015 Wrap-Up

Amusement Expo 2015 Wrap-Up

arcadehero March 28, 2015 2

For today’s newsbag, I’m going to use it to wrap up Amusement Expo 2015 which took place earlier this week in Las Vegas, NV. I attended the show for the two days that they

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Newsbag: Videmption, Pinball, New Locations and More

Newsbag: Videmption, Pinball, New Locations and More

arcadehero March 21, 2015 3

In North America, our winter nightmare has come to a close with Spring finally here. For the arcade business, in my particular situation, that has seen the typical slowdown that occurs when people can

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