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From one historic landmark to another, The Story of a Sega R360 and my 14 month search to find the long lost game from my childhood

From one historic landmark to another, The Story of a Sega R360 and my 14 month search to find the long lost game from my childhood

SaraAB87 March 14, 2017 6

This article will chronicle my 14-month search to find a long lost arcade game from my childhood. As many of you already know the Sega R360 is my favorite arcade game ever made. I

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Cineplex Rec Room to open several large Entertainment Centers across Canada in 2017 and beyond

Cineplex Rec Room to open several large Entertainment Centers across Canada in 2017 and beyond

SaraAB87 March 9, 2017 0

Cineplex, a popular Canadian entertainment brand based out of Toronto, Ontario Canada, is set to open 10-15 large entertainment centers called Rec Room in 2017 and beyond. Cineplex is a popular brand of movie

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The Skylon Tower Family Fun Center Arcade (Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada) Updates and additions

The Skylon Tower Family Fun Center Arcade (Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada) Updates and additions

SaraAB87 March 8, 2017 4

As you may remember I visited the Skylon Tower Family Fun Center Arcade (Also known as Skyquest) last year. I had a chance to visit 2 more times since then so I thought I

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Location News: Playland-Not-At-The-Beach Needs Help; New D&B In Ontario, CAN

Location News: Playland-Not-At-The-Beach Needs Help; New D&B In Ontario, CAN

arcadehero December 5, 2016 0

Playland-Not-At-The-Beach In San Francisco, CA Looking For Funding (Thanks to Jdevy for the tip) On occasion we hear about non-profit arcades. They are certainly uncommon as the operating costs for any arcade tends to

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More New Arcades: Tum’s Arcade (UK); Eighty3 Bar Arcade (CAN); 2 New VR Arcades In Utah

More New Arcades: Tum’s Arcade (UK); Eighty3 Bar Arcade (CAN); 2 New VR Arcades In Utah

arcadehero September 28, 2016 1

News has been dead slow once again. It isn’t fun when you know of something going on behind the scenes but don’t have enough to post about (such as a name, nothing else). Fortunately,

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New Arcades: Barcadium (BC, Canada); Big Play (Biloxi, MS)

New Arcades: Barcadium (BC, Canada); Big Play (Biloxi, MS)

arcadehero September 13, 2016 0

What better way to jumpstart some arcade news than to have more stories on brand new arcade venues opening their doors? Barcadium Opens In Cumberland, BC Starting with a new location in Canada, this

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Shooty Skies On Test In Canada

Shooty Skies On Test In Canada

arcadehero August 26, 2016 2

(Thanks to Jdevy for the tip) One popular trend that we have covered in arcades in recent years is the conversion of popular mobile games over to videmption game pieces. That list has included

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New Arcades: Hub Zero (Dubai); Frolics (Toronto); Dave & Busters (Various)

New Arcades: Hub Zero (Dubai); Frolics (Toronto); Dave & Busters (Various)

arcadehero August 9, 2016 3

It’s time for some news on fresh arcade locations that are open out there, let’s start with a couple on the international circuit: Hub Zero (Dubai) – We mentioned this one a few months

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Arcade MTL Opens In Montreal, Canada

Arcade MTL Opens In Montreal, Canada

arcadehero April 8, 2016 0

(Thanks to Michel Descoteaux for the tip) Back in January while reporting on a number of new locations, it was mentioned that a new bar/arcade concept was working on overcoming some hurdles to open up

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New Arcades: Moonwalker; Cobra Arcade Bar; The Quarter Barrel; Shelter Arcade Bar; Sunshine Pinball; Super Bario

New Arcades: Moonwalker; Cobra Arcade Bar; The Quarter Barrel; Shelter Arcade Bar; Sunshine Pinball; Super Bario

arcadehero January 6, 2016 4

I can’t recall a post quite like this that covers this many new arcade locations in one shot. From new ‘pure’ arcades to bar/arcades to those looking to open, it has everything except for

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New Pinball Parlor: North Star Opens In Montreal, Canada

New Pinball Parlor: North Star Opens In Montreal, Canada

arcadehero December 31, 2015 1

(Thanks to Arcade Hunters for the tip) Just a quick news item here, which nicely wraps up our 2015. I’m working hard at getting the 2015 Year-In-Review video completed before the year is officially

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House of Targ Brings Pinball/Arcade Goodness to Ottawa, Canada

House of Targ Brings Pinball/Arcade Goodness to Ottawa, Canada

arcadehero April 17, 2014 0

If you live in Ottawa Canada and have a desire for live music, adult beverages, pinball and video arcades, then the new House of Targ sounds like it fits the bill of what you

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