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Sega Drops A Couple Of Trailers For Transformers: Shadows Rising

Sega Drops A Couple Of Trailers For Transformers: Shadows Rising

arcadehero August 30, 2018 2

We’ve been touching on the development of Sega Amusements’ Transformers: Shadows Rising since we first saw a prototype of the game at Amusement Expo 2018, and recently the game began shipping to locations around

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Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash Expands Model Availability

Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash Expands Model Availability

arcadehero August 27, 2018 5

Earlier this summer, we broke a story that Bandai Namco was getting “Pac-Man Fever” again as they announced the creation of Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash. This game is the latest in a long line of

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Newsbytes: Connect 4 Hoops & 4Pong; PIUPrime 2; Initial DZero & More

Newsbytes: Connect 4 Hoops & 4Pong; PIUPrime 2; Initial DZero & More

arcadehero August 25, 2018 0

Tune in for another exciting episode of NEWSBYTES…starting right now: Let’s kick off with some quick NBA Jam history: 25 years ago a small team at Midway Games created NBA JAM and changed the

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Pirates of the Caribbean Pinball (Jersey Jack) Now In Production

Pirates of the Caribbean Pinball (Jersey Jack) Now In Production

arcadehero August 23, 2018 1

We’ve known about Jersey Jack Pinball’s 4th game, Pirates of the Caribbean, since October of last year; I also got to play an early version of it at IAAPA 2017. But, news has been

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The Making Of Halo: Fireteam Raven

The Making Of Halo: Fireteam Raven

arcadehero August 22, 2018 1

One of the biggest arcade surprises of the year was the announcement of Halo: Fireteam Raven. While the Super Deluxe model of the game has been out there this summer, the game continues to

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Launch Title #6 For Exa – Nippon Marathon TURBO HYPER RUNNING

Launch Title #6 For Exa – Nippon Marathon TURBO HYPER RUNNING

arcadehero August 20, 2018 2

When I had a chance to sit down with ShouTime of Exa-Arcadia at CAX2018, he mentioned that they had multiple 4-player titles in the works for the upcoming EXA kit platform. At the time,

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Newsbytes: Deadpool Pinball Gameplay; Galaga World Championship; Tipsy Raccoons; Bombergirl & more

Newsbytes: Deadpool Pinball Gameplay; Galaga World Championship; Tipsy Raccoons; Bombergirl & more

arcadehero August 18, 2018 1

Welcome to this weekend’s Newsbytes. I also wanted to take this opportunity to thank all of those who have bought my latest book, I hope you are enjoying it. Let’s get to the news:

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Game #2 Lands On Airframe: Rashlander

Game #2 Lands On Airframe: Rashlander

arcadehero August 17, 2018 2

Back in October of last year, we ran news the JAMMA-based “Airframe” platform would be getting a new game called Rashlander. Airframe, as you might recall, is the first JAMMA based kit to have

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Location Watch: Spare Time (SC); Arcadia (NZ); Plaza Lanes (IN); Scene75 (PA & OH), Prince Arcades (IL) & More

Location Watch: Spare Time (SC); Arcadia (NZ); Plaza Lanes (IN); Scene75 (PA & OH), Prince Arcades (IL) & More

arcadehero August 13, 2018 6

It’s time for another arcade location round-up, as I have scoured the web for news of new venues opening their doors to provide amusement entertainments to enjoy. Almost all of these locations have opened

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A Flyer & Location Tests For Step Revolution’s Step ManiaX

A Flyer & Location Tests For Step Revolution’s Step ManiaX

arcadehero August 10, 2018 2

Last week, it was mentioned that the non-coin/non-commercial version of Step ManiaX had sold out in record time, selling out within just a few minutes of becoming available on the Step Revolution store. For

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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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Stern Pinball Pulls The Curtain Back On Deadpool

Stern Pinball Pulls The Curtain Back On Deadpool

arcadehero August 7, 2018 0

From rumor to teaser to a full unveil, Stern Pinball has unveiled their latest creation, Deadpool. Designed by George Gomez, programmed by Tanio Klyce and artwork by “Zombie Yeti” (who has done the art

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