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Taito Celebrates 40 Years Of Invader Blasting With Space Invaders Gigamax

Taito Celebrates 40 Years Of Invader Blasting With Space Invaders Gigamax

arcadehero June 15, 2018 0

Forty years ago, Taito released a game that not only turned the arcade business on its head, it would mark a cultural turning point for entertainment in general – Space Invaders. Many consider this

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Sega Amusements Releases Daytona Championship USA Standard Version

Sega Amusements Releases Daytona Championship USA Standard Version

arcadehero June 14, 2018 8

If you have found it difficult to come across Sega’s return to the iconic Daytona USA franchise then you are in luck – they’ve got a new, more affordable design shipping out to locations

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Location News: Subpar Mini Golf (CA);1985 Arcade Bar + Grill (KS); Ryan Family Amusements (MA); & More Upcoming

Location News: Subpar Mini Golf (CA);1985 Arcade Bar + Grill (KS); Ryan Family Amusements (MA); & More Upcoming

arcadehero June 13, 2018 0

It’s time for a new location update although I’ve been sitting on the news for some of these as many are announcements for arcade venues that are opening well down the road. Let’s get

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Newsbytes: 10 Years In Business; Connect 4 Hoops; PONG Table Coin-Op; Southern Fried Gaming Expo; Arcade History & More

Newsbytes: 10 Years In Business; Connect 4 Hoops; PONG Table Coin-Op; Southern Fried Gaming Expo; Arcade History & More

arcadehero June 9, 2018 7

Most everyone is going to be paying attention to E3 news that is hitting the wires this weekend but there are still things going on in the world of arcades. Here’s what I’ve gathered

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The Launch Trailer For Tipsy Raccoons

The Launch Trailer For Tipsy Raccoons

arcadehero June 7, 2018 0

We are well into June and that means we’ve got another new video game that is available for the market – Glitchbit’s Tipsy Raccoons. This multiplayer mini-game compilation was made especially for burgeoning bar/arcade

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Raw Thrills Releases A Sales Flyer For Halo Fireteam Raven

Raw Thrills Releases A Sales Flyer For Halo Fireteam Raven

arcadehero June 1, 2018 8

We’re running on brief stories this week but that’s ok. There’s no need to write a whole chapter on each piece of news that comes along. 😛 Raw Thrills continues to promote the upcoming

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Sega Confirms House Of The Dead Scarlet Dawn For A Western Release

Sega Confirms House Of The Dead Scarlet Dawn For A Western Release

arcadehero May 31, 2018 1

I got up this morning to find Sega Amusements going on a little social media blitz. The same image and similar message were shared on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and through their e-mail.  Here’s the

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Raw Thrills & Microsoft Join Forces To Bring Halo Fireteam Raven To Arcades In 2018

Raw Thrills & Microsoft Join Forces To Bring Halo Fireteam Raven To Arcades In 2018

arcadehero May 17, 2018 3

Yes you read that headline right. Seventeen years after the first-person shooter Halo rocked the gaming world on the original Xbox, the popular IP is finally headed to arcades, courtesy of Play Mechanix and

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Stern Unveils Iron Maiden Premium Models

Stern Unveils Iron Maiden Premium Models

arcadehero May 16, 2018 0

With Pro models of Stern Pinball’s Iron Maiden already out and about on location, it was only a matter of time until the company pulled the curtain back on the Premium model of the

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Adrenaline’s Rampage Headed To The Wide Arcade Market In June

Adrenaline’s Rampage Headed To The Wide Arcade Market In June

arcadehero May 14, 2018 2

Happy Monday readers (if there is such a thing). We’ve got a quick piece of news to share with you today about the new Rampage arcade game. As you might recall, Dave & Busters

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Unboxing & Reviewing The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2018) Arcade Game

Unboxing & Reviewing The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2018) Arcade Game

arcadehero May 12, 2018 4

Doing an”unbox” of an arcade game is not exactly done with frequency but when the opportunity arises, I do try and film it. This week was a very rare event for me at the

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Gets A Sales Trailer

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Gets A Sales Trailer

arcadehero May 3, 2018 2

The arcade side of the business is a little bit different from what you find for home consoles and those differences lead to an alternative way of handling marketing. The basic layout of the

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