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Law Watch: Six Charged In Making Counterfeit Pac-Man Games; Man Arrested For Living Between Arcade Games

Law Watch: Six Charged In Making Counterfeit Pac-Man Games; Man Arrested For Living Between Arcade Games

arcadehero August 11, 2017 0

Well this is certainly a weird way to break up the slow news cycle, with more legal news and the amusement business. Per usual, all suspects are innocent until proven otherwise. Six Charged With

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Two Businesses With Arcade Machines Busted For Gambling In California

Two Businesses With Arcade Machines Busted For Gambling In California

arcadehero August 3, 2017 4

One challenge of operating an honest business is when dishonest ones come around, break the law and reinforce negative stereotypes about a certain industry. You might recall the arcade scene from Robocop 2…too often

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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

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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.

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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

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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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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

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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,

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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

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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’

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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

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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

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