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The Coin-Op Arcade Now Open In Chattanooga, TN

The Coin-Op Arcade Now Open In Chattanooga, TN

arcadehero August 31, 2015 0

School is back in full swing (at least in my area) and that means the arcade scene is going to drop in attendance. Such a thing is typical this time of year as kids go back

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Newsbytes: Round1USA In San Jose, CA; Various Pinball news items; Big Buck News; NTG#55

Newsbytes: Round1USA In San Jose, CA; Various Pinball news items; Big Buck News; NTG#55

arcadehero August 29, 2015 2

Insert something clever about the weekend here! For some news roundin’ up: Round1USA San Jose Grand Opening Sep. 4th. – It was supposed to have opened already but thanks to inspections and those sorts

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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 2

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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Now Available: Pink Panther Jewel Heist (ICE); Dolphin Star (Barron)

Now Available: Pink Panther Jewel Heist (ICE); Dolphin Star (Barron)

arcadehero August 25, 2015 4

Here are a couple of items to discuss briefly as they have been announced as being available to grab from a distributor. Pink Panther Jewel Heist – Seen on location test a while back,

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Newsbytes: Podcast #7; Winners Don’t Use Drugs; DDR 2015; Golden Tee 2016; NTG#54

Newsbytes: Podcast #7; Winners Don’t Use Drugs; DDR 2015; Golden Tee 2016; NTG#54

arcadehero August 22, 2015 3

I found it too busy to throw out a newsbytes post last week but I’m ready to go for this weekend. I would have had a podcast up for today but I need more

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Pokkén Tournament Getting Console Release; The Next Level Arcade In Trouble

Pokkén Tournament Getting Console Release; The Next Level Arcade In Trouble

arcadehero August 21, 2015 2

It’s been another relatively slow news week for arcade gaming and unfortunately this post isn’t terribly positive, but we’ll make the most of it. Pokkén Tournament Coming To WiiU – This was inevitable really

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New Details On The Star Wars Battle Pod Premium Edition

New Details On The Star Wars Battle Pod Premium Edition

arcadehero August 16, 2015 1

Back in May was revealed that Bandai Namco would be producing a high cost version of their Star Wars Battle Pod arcade game. The oddest thing about it at the time was that the

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Seen At The AAMA Gala: New Star Wars Battle Pod Cabinet; Sonic Dash Arcade; Crossy Road Arcade; & More

Seen At The AAMA Gala: New Star Wars Battle Pod Cabinet; Sonic Dash Arcade; Crossy Road Arcade; & More

arcadehero August 14, 2015 8

It is August and that means that the AAMA (American Amusement Machine Association) Gala is upon us. The event generally features AAMA business meetings and seminars while always offering a sort of mini-trade show

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NESiCA x LIVE Lands At Round1USA Plus Other Game Updates

NESiCA x LIVE Lands At Round1USA Plus Other Game Updates

arcadehero August 13, 2015 5

NESiCAxLIVE Lands At Round1USA – The rush to bring Japanese games to the US market continues and now with a surprise twist. For the past few years, there has been a lot of talk

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Newsbytes: Jersey Jack & The Hobbit Pinball; Alien Pinball; Golden Tee 2016; NTG#53

Newsbytes: Jersey Jack & The Hobbit Pinball; Alien Pinball; Golden Tee 2016; NTG#53

arcadehero August 8, 2015 1

Happy Saturday everyone, if you didn’t catch the special preview for the upcoming JAMMA-based arcade exclusive title Skycurser, click here. In the mean time, here are some other news items to chew on. Jersey

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New Exclusive Preview For Skycurser

New Exclusive Preview For Skycurser

arcadehero August 8, 2015 1

Back in February, I posted about an upcoming arcade shoot ’em up by the name of Skycurser. Developed by a small team under a company name of Griffin Aerotech, they were seeking to create

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Game Central Opens In Los Lunas, NM

Game Central Opens In Los Lunas, NM

arcadehero August 7, 2015 2

Sometimes in political debates, video games are accused as being the culprits of causing abhorrent, violent behavior in young people. That argument usually doesn’t hold water since stronger factors show up after the knee-jerk hyperventilating is

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