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Newsbytes: RIP Ted Dabney & Bradley Chawgo; Kraut Buster; Video Updates; Arcadrone & More

Newsbytes: RIP Ted Dabney & Bradley Chawgo; Kraut Buster; Video Updates; Arcadrone & More

arcadehero May 26, 2018 0

Welcome to our latest round-up of arcade related headlines. Atari Co-Founder & Game Designer Ted Dabney Passes Away Unfortunately we have some bad news to start off today’s Newsbytes with. Ted Dabney passed away

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Taito Begins Testing AirSoft BB Gun Arcade Game ‘GunArena’ In Japan

Taito Begins Testing AirSoft BB Gun Arcade Game ‘GunArena’ In Japan

arcadehero May 25, 2018 2

There have been many legends in this business, one of which is a Japanese company by the name of Taito. With around 500 arcade machines to their name over the past 45+ years, you

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Available In June: Tipsy Raccoons

Available In June: Tipsy Raccoons

arcadehero May 23, 2018 2

Way back in January you might recall a story we ran about an up-and-coming independent developer by the name of Glitchbit and their first release: Tipsy Raccoons. The game has made appearances at arcade

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Newsbytes: Halo Fireteam Raven Cabinet; Strania EX & M2 Join Exa; ColorDMD Updates & More

Newsbytes: Halo Fireteam Raven Cabinet; Strania EX & M2 Join Exa; ColorDMD Updates & More

arcadehero May 19, 2018 0

Today’s Newsbytes is sure to be interesting. Let’s get to it 😉 But first, if you do the Facebook thing, I updated the album for Arcade/Pinball cabinets the other day. There are some additions

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Raw Thrills & Microsoft Join Forces To Bring Halo Fireteam Raven To Arcades In 2018

Raw Thrills & Microsoft Join Forces To Bring Halo Fireteam Raven To Arcades In 2018

arcadehero May 17, 2018 3

Yes you read that headline right. Seventeen years after the first-person shooter Halo rocked the gaming world on the original Xbox, the popular IP is finally headed to arcades, courtesy of Play Mechanix and

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Adrenaline’s Rampage Headed To The Wide Arcade Market In June

Adrenaline’s Rampage Headed To The Wide Arcade Market In June

arcadehero May 14, 2018 2

Happy Monday readers (if there is such a thing). We’ve got a quick piece of news to share with you today about the new Rampage arcade game. As you might recall, Dave & Busters

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Unboxing & Reviewing The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2018) Arcade Game

Unboxing & Reviewing The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2018) Arcade Game

arcadehero May 12, 2018 4

Doing an”unbox” of an arcade game is not exactly done with frequency but when the opportunity arises, I do try and film it. This week was a very rare event for me at the

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Volumetric Displays From Voxon Photonics Now Commercially Available

Volumetric Displays From Voxon Photonics Now Commercially Available

arcadehero May 4, 2018 2

While the focus of the blog here is on arcade news and opinion, it’s not just about new releases and locations. The technology that can be adapted for out-of-home entertainment/amusement is just as interesting

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Gets A Sales Trailer

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Gets A Sales Trailer

arcadehero May 3, 2018 2

The arcade side of the business is a little bit different from what you find for home consoles and those differences lead to an alternative way of handling marketing. The basic layout of the

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Newsbytes: LvL Up Opens (CA); Shrek & Baywatch Pins Get Color; Classic Game News & More

Newsbytes: LvL Up Opens (CA); Shrek & Baywatch Pins Get Color; Classic Game News & More

arcadehero April 28, 2018 3

Welcome to another weekend and with that, a collection of news from around the arcade world. Here’s what we’ve got for you today: LvL Up Opens For Business (Campbell, CA) While I was saving

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Now Available: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

Now Available: Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

arcadehero April 27, 2018 5

Way back in October of last year, we discovered that American developer Raw Thrills was hard at work on the creation of a new beat ’em up arcade game called Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.

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Changes Come To Big Buck Wild With The May 2018 Update

Changes Come To Big Buck Wild With The May 2018 Update

arcadehero April 27, 2018 0

It was recently announced that commercial/online Big Buck Wild machines would be receiving a big new update on May 1st, 2018. We ran a post about what was known here; since then we’ve been

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