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Arcade review and history: Skyquest Arcade at the Basement of the Skylon Tower, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

Arcade review and history: Skyquest Arcade at the Basement of the Skylon Tower, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

SaraAB87 May 4, 2016 12

I will start off by saying that at the basement of an international landmark sits an arcade, an arcade that contains things that one does not simply see in today’s modern day arcades. The

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Location Watch: Tappers Arcade Bar; Secret Headquarters; Game Vault; McDonalds I-Drive

Location Watch: Tappers Arcade Bar; Secret Headquarters; Game Vault; McDonalds I-Drive

arcadehero March 24, 2016 0

(Thanks to Michael Louie for the tips) News on new arcade locations has been a little slow lately but that doesn’t mean that things aren’t happening ‘behind the scenes’, so to speak. We’ve got

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New Arcade Watch: Full Blast Arcade & Amusements (OH); StarFighters Arcade (AZ)

New Arcade Watch: Full Blast Arcade & Amusements (OH); StarFighters Arcade (AZ)

arcadehero June 22, 2015 0

Starting a new week is great when there are new arcade locations to talk about. Full Blast Arcade & Amusements – This Friday (June 26th) will mark the grand opening of this arcade in

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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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Newsbag: Neon Retro Arcade; Fishbowl Frenzy; Big Lebowski Pinball Launch; NTG #17

Newsbag: Neon Retro Arcade; Fishbowl Frenzy; Big Lebowski Pinball Launch; NTG #17

arcadehero September 28, 2014 2

I meant to have this posted yesterday but then there was a major power outage I wasn’t able to access anything for the rest of the night. Gamers and arcaders in Pasedena California will

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New Arcade Venue: Retrocade in Seaside Heights, NJ + Arcade Brewery Connects With Logan Arcade

New Arcade Venue: Retrocade in Seaside Heights, NJ + Arcade Brewery Connects With Logan Arcade

arcadehero August 12, 2014 0

Right before posting today I got a phone call from a reporter at ABC News who was doing a story about “the decline of the arcade over the past 10 years”. I don’t know

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16-Bit Bar Expanding Into Cleveland, OH & Possibly Cincinnati

16-Bit Bar Expanding Into Cleveland, OH & Possibly Cincinnati

arcadehero March 7, 2014 3

(Thanks to George A. for the tip!) In August of last year we heard news of a new barcade location that was opening its doors in Columbus, OH (pictured) that went by the name

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Logan Hardware Opening Up Arcade Expansion On Feb. 14th In Chicago, IL

Logan Hardware Opening Up Arcade Expansion On Feb. 14th In Chicago, IL

arcadehero February 4, 2014 3

When it comes to arcade location news, the Chicago area gets a lot of love. Of course Illinois is the center of arcade developments in North America; that used to be California but these

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Videos: Stern Pinball @ CES2014; A Tour of The Arcadia in Ryde (IOW, UK)

Videos: Stern Pinball @ CES2014; A Tour of The Arcadia in Ryde (IOW, UK)

arcadehero January 8, 2014 4

Newsfeed 1343 via Stern at CES Most of the big news I’ve heard coming out of CES has been famous movie director Michael Bay not handling teleprompter malfunctions very well but there is one

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The Arcade Floor Of Magfest 12

The Arcade Floor Of Magfest 12

arcadehero January 7, 2014 2

With 2014 now alive and kicking it means that throughout the year people will get a chance to attend annual events that feature arcades in some shape, manner or form. Events like California Extreme

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Astro City Brings Retro Arcade Goodness to Southend-On-Sea, UK

Astro City Brings Retro Arcade Goodness to Southend-On-Sea, UK

arcadehero December 30, 2013 8

(Thanks to Barrie for the tip!) The year is coming to a close and just in before the end, a link was sent to my inbox about a new retro arcade that opened its

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The Arcade Opening In Brighton, MI on Dec. 28th

The Arcade Opening In Brighton, MI on Dec. 28th

arcadehero December 26, 2013 0

(Thanks to DJIncompetent on Twitter for the tip!) As the year winds down, we have a new location to talk about. Simply called The Arcade, it is opening in Brighton, Michigan (which is north

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