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Newsbytes: Chuck E. Cheeses Rebranding; Sound & Light Doc; HADO In The USA; PIU Contest & More

Newsbytes: Chuck E. Cheeses Rebranding; Sound & Light Doc; HADO In The USA; PIU Contest & More

arcadehero August 12, 2017 0

Welcome to yet another Newsbytes post. Here I grab some quick news and headlines from the arcade/amusement world to share with you as you get into the weekend. Let’s start with: Chuck E. Cheeses

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The Lost Arcade Documentary Premiering At DOC NYC Nov. 14th & 18th

The Lost Arcade Documentary Premiering At DOC NYC Nov. 14th & 18th

arcadehero October 29, 2015 0

I have mentioned the famous Chinatown Arcade on the blog before, which had a rocky history in recent times. It closed down in 2011, was pseudo-resurrected as The Next Level Arcade and then the location

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Newsbytes: CAX 2015; D&B AMA; Exidy Founder Passes Away; Insert Coin Doc; NTG#51

Newsbytes: CAX 2015; D&B AMA; Exidy Founder Passes Away; Insert Coin Doc; NTG#51

arcadehero July 18, 2015 1

I don’t know what it is about Friday evenings at times that suddenly a bunch of news is dumped but we’ll take it! I hope that everyone has a safe and fun weekend. CAX

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Kickstarter Project Looks To Shine A Light On DJ Max Technika Arcade Games

Kickstarter Project Looks To Shine A Light On DJ Max Technika Arcade Games

arcadehero February 5, 2015 1

(Thanks to Nick Dobkin for the info) One of the negatives of any video game that relies on internet functionality for any major feature is that one day, that service will be shut off,

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Monday News: Dave & Busters Testing Out VR; VR Documentary; Fix-It Felix Trying For $20k Again

Monday News: Dave & Busters Testing Out VR; VR Documentary; Fix-It Felix Trying For $20k Again

arcadehero April 21, 2014 0

Monday arrives and suddenly do the stories as well. News has been rather sporadic as of late, I don’t mean to keep shoving everything into a single post but after trade shows this tends

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Next Up In The Arcade High Score Wars – MAN VS SNAKE

Next Up In The Arcade High Score Wars – MAN VS SNAKE

arcadehero September 4, 2013 0

Since the early days of arcade gaming and single player games started making their way onto the scene, the concept of “Man Vs. Machine” has been a challenge taken seriously by many gamers. That

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100 Yen: The Japanese Arcade Experience Review

100 Yen: The Japanese Arcade Experience Review

arcadehero May 2, 2013 3

Just a few days ago we ran news about the DVD release of a new documentary called 100 Yen: The Japanese Arcade Experience. After giving sitting down and giving it a thorough watching, here

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100 Yen: The Japanese Arcade Experience Now Available On DVD

100 Yen: The Japanese Arcade Experience Now Available On DVD

arcadehero April 29, 2013 3

(Thanks to Chris at 100YenFilm as well as Geovany for the tip) UPDATE: My review of this has now been posted. It’s been a little while since we heard about the crowdsourced documentary film,

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Videos! Fix-It Felix Commercial, King of Arcades Documentary, Marching Band Game Tribute

Videos! Fix-It Felix Commercial, King of Arcades Documentary, Marching Band Game Tribute

arcadehero October 9, 2012 0

A few videos that should be of interest to arcaders, check inside!

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New Arcade Documentary: The Space Invaders: In Search of Lost Time

New Arcade Documentary: The Space Invaders: In Search of Lost Time

arcadehero October 1, 2012 3

In the world of arcade documentaries, most have focused on high score challenges but there is another side to that which is intertwined with those that compete for high scores and most often that

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Get Inside Dragon’s Lair

Get Inside Dragon’s Lair

arcadehero March 23, 2012 1

Every arcade game has a story behind its release or the effects of its release years down the road but for the most part, those stories have only been told in brief interviews or

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New documentary: Star Worlds: A pocket Full of Tokens and I’m Heading to the Arcade

arcadehero August 10, 2011 4

Since The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters made it’s popular debut, we’ve been seeing an increase in documentaries about our industry, although so far they have only focused on classic arcade gaming

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