California »

New Locations: The Grid Arcade Bar (MN); Big Al’s (CA); Little Big Thrills (MN); 1up Arcade (AU); Rock N’ Fun (HI)

New Locations: The Grid Arcade Bar (MN); Big Al’s (CA); Little Big Thrills (MN); 1up Arcade (AU); Rock N’ Fun (HI)

arcadehero April 21, 2017 2

Time for new arcade locations and updates! These have been accumulating for a few weeks as I’ve been very busy with other things, mainly in remodeling my own location. Let’s jump into the news

Read More »
New Arcades: Harp-Cade (NJ); Bar 145 Reset (OH); The Dam Sports Arcade (OR); Flippin Great Pinball (FL); Netherworld (Au); Dave & Busters (CA)

New Arcades: Harp-Cade (NJ); Bar 145 Reset (OH); The Dam Sports Arcade (OR); Flippin Great Pinball (FL); Netherworld (Au); Dave & Busters (CA)

arcadehero October 19, 2016 0

It’s that time again to check out the accumulated news of the latest arcade locations to pop-up out there. But first, this tweet of Bill Murray signing a Ghostbusters pinball machine in Charleston: Dr.

Read More »
New Arcades: Dave & Busters (NY & TX); Great Escape Social Eats & Crafts (IA); Coin-Op Game Room 3 (CA); HubZero (Dubai)

New Arcades: Dave & Busters (NY & TX); Great Escape Social Eats & Crafts (IA); Coin-Op Game Room 3 (CA); HubZero (Dubai)

arcadehero April 13, 2016 1

Any day is a good day for new venue news. Here are the new places to look at: Two Grand Openings For Dave & Busters Locations (NY & TX): I thought that we had

Read More »
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

Read More »
Super Arcade Denied A Permit To Operate In the City of Azusa, CA

Super Arcade Denied A Permit To Operate In the City of Azusa, CA

arcadehero June 25, 2015 1

(Thanks to @supcat and @mosesplan on Twitter for the tip) When people ask me for advice on opening an arcade, I try to always point out that you need to look into the laws/rules/regulations/taxes/fees

Read More »
New Location Openings: Dave & Busters Updates; Coin-Op Gameroom In Sacramento,CA

New Location Openings: Dave & Busters Updates; Coin-Op Gameroom In Sacramento,CA

arcadehero April 8, 2015 1

As we approach the summertime we should start seeing more arcade venues open their doors. As always I will try and stay on top of all of them that I can. For today’s news,

Read More »
New Locations: Pins ‘n Pockets in Lake Elisnore, CA; Vector Volcano Classic Arcade In Bend, OR

New Locations: Pins ‘n Pockets in Lake Elisnore, CA; Vector Volcano Classic Arcade In Bend, OR

arcadehero April 6, 2015 1

Let’s start this fine Spring week with a couple of stories on new arcade locations! Pins ‘n Pockets – This venue in Lake Elisnore, CA just opened their arcade which also includes 8 lanes

Read More »
Dave & Busters Coming To Fresno; Warzone Bar+Arcade Opens in Liège, Belgium

Dave & Busters Coming To Fresno; Warzone Bar+Arcade Opens in Liège, Belgium

arcadehero March 16, 2015 0

Let’s start the week off with some great location news! Dave & Busters Coming To Fresno, CA – If you look on Facebook, there are a number of “Bring Dave & Busters to ‘such-and-such’

Read More »
Arcade Location News: Super Arcade Moves; Hollywood Connection (UT) Closes

Arcade Location News: Super Arcade Moves; Hollywood Connection (UT) Closes

arcadehero December 17, 2014 5

‘Tis a day for some arcade location news. First off… Super Arcade (Walnut, CA) To Move Locations – Thanks to CD ageS for the tip on this; Shoryuken.com has an interview with the owner

Read More »
Monday Newsbag: Two New Arcade Venues; Star Wars Preview; Play Expo; NTG# 19

Monday Newsbag: Two New Arcade Venues; Star Wars Preview; Play Expo; NTG# 19

arcadehero October 13, 2014 4

It has been a busy week for news and where I have had to work, move to a new house, write an article for Replay Magazine and take care of various other things, I’m

Read More »
Museum of Pinball Prepping For The Inaugural Arcade Expo Coming January 2015

Museum of Pinball Prepping For The Inaugural Arcade Expo Coming January 2015

arcadehero July 9, 2014 0

(Thanks to Kent Fund for the tip) Remember the Museum of Pinball? If not, here is a refresher. Unfortunately like some other Kickstarter projects to launch or improve arcade venues, the goals were not

Read More »
California Venues: Ultimate Gaming Center Open; Powersurge Closes

California Venues: Ultimate Gaming Center Open; Powersurge Closes

arcadehero May 13, 2014 11

Thanks to Edward Castillo for the tip, here is a little news regarding locations in California to discuss. First let’s talk about the closure. About 4 years ago I had a post here on

Read More »