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Quick Preview: Amusement Expo 2017

Quick Preview: Amusement Expo 2017

arcadehero March 14, 2017 0

Every March, the amusement industry holds a tradeshow that is sponsored by the AAMA and the AMOA. While a smaller event than what we see at IAAPA every November, this gives us a chance

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IAAPA 2016 Pre-Game Show

IAAPA 2016 Pre-Game Show

arcadehero November 12, 2016 3

Things are about to get busy around here as we finally hit the biggest trade show for the arcade industry that there is every year. But first, some quick headlines Sega’s MaiMai Pink is

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Atari’s BREAKOUT Returning To Arcades As A Videmption Game

Atari’s BREAKOUT Returning To Arcades As A Videmption Game

arcadehero September 21, 2016 1

(Via Replay Magazine) UPDATED: Updates below in red 40 years ago, Atari released a game that I personally consider to have been at the forrefront of the “Golden Age” of gaming – Breakout. It

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Round-Up Of The Latest Video Arcade Games Coming To The West (Early 2016)

Round-Up Of The Latest Video Arcade Games Coming To The West (Early 2016)

arcadehero December 3, 2015 1

The dust has settled on IAAPA 2015, the big industry trade show where the latest products and ideas for the US arcade market are shown off in all their glory. Since that is a

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IAAPA 2015 Recap #3: More Arcade Titles To Check Out

IAAPA 2015 Recap #3: More Arcade Titles To Check Out

arcadehero November 25, 2015 2

As weird as it is, it has already been over a week since IAAPA 2015 started. Time is flying by… for me. I still have a few videos left to edit together but we’re

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Subway Surfers Comes To The Arcade Via Coastal Amusements

Subway Surfers Comes To The Arcade Via Coastal Amusements

arcadehero October 27, 2014 1

Among amusement companies taking charge of mobile-to-arcade ports, Coastal Amusements certainly has found a sweet spot in supporting these types of ports. They already have released Temple Run Arcade, Temple Run 2 Arcade, Rail Rush

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Coastal Amusements Releases Temple Run 2 Arcade & SharpShooter

Coastal Amusements Releases Temple Run 2 Arcade & SharpShooter

arcadehero July 10, 2014 0

Just because you see and play some games at a trade show does not mean that those games are available right away, although in the arcade industry, it generally means they are very close.

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Amusement Expo 2014 Part 1

Amusement Expo 2014 Part 1

arcadehero March 28, 2014 3

UPDATE: Part 2 is now live. It’s been a little quiet on the site for the past couple of days, which was due to me being out in Las Vegas for the annual Amusement

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IAAPA 2013 Photo Mega Post #1 (New Arcade Games For The West)

IAAPA 2013 Photo Mega Post #1 (New Arcade Games For The West)

arcadehero November 20, 2013 4

There is always a lot to see at any IAAPA trade show – we often will cover the coin-op space plus some items from the simulator side of the business but even then there

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Coastal Amusements Launches Sea Wolf 55 And Temple Run For Arcades

Coastal Amusements Launches Sea Wolf 55 And Temple Run For Arcades

arcadehero October 12, 2012 0

After the AAMA Gala in August, word trickled out that a new arcade version of Sea Wolf was on its way for an October 2012 release. This is not the first in the series

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AAMA Gala 2012 Game Previews From Replay and Play Meter Magazines

AAMA Gala 2012 Game Previews From Replay and Play Meter Magazines

arcadehero August 31, 2012 8

It’s been a few weeks longer than I had anticipated to get some more information on what new arcade games were shown at the annual AAMA Gala in Chicago but if you subscribe to

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Sequel to Sea Wolf at IAAPA – Sea Wolf: The Next Mission

Shaggy November 1, 2008 2

When I was at ASI earlier this year, there wasn’t a lot of new content around but there were a few pleasant surprises. The video/redemption game Sea Wolf was one of them as it’s

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