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Play Meter Magazine Publisher Retires; Final Issue Was June 2018

Play Meter Magazine Publisher Retires; Final Issue Was June 2018

arcadehero August 8, 2018 0

When I first began to research the arcade industry around 2005, there were two trade magazines that I had access to for putting together my business plan. One of those was Play Meter Magazine,

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Exa-Arcadia – News, Footage & An In-Depth Interview!

Exa-Arcadia – News, Footage & An In-Depth Interview!

arcadehero August 3, 2018 9

The site has been fairly quiet this week as I took a Summer vacation with the family to the California Extreme even in San Jose, CA. That included time beyond the two days of

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Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash Chill Offers Licensed Multi-gaming For Man Caves

Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash Chill Offers Licensed Multi-gaming For Man Caves

arcadehero July 31, 2018 5

Last month (cutting it close here ;P ), Bandai Namco pulled back the curtain on a follow-up to their Pac-Man’s Arcade Party classic multi-game system. The new version, Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash, offered 31 games

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Friday Newsbytes: Big Buck Championships XI; Chrono Reglia Loctest; VR Troubles; Nintendo Hearts Arcades

Friday Newsbytes: Big Buck Championships XI; Chrono Reglia Loctest; VR Troubles; Nintendo Hearts Arcades

arcadehero July 27, 2018 1

This newsbytes is earlier than normal as I am headed to California for the California Extreme show, unsure of my time and internet access for such things. I will certainly post any big news

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A New Pinball Manufacturer Appears: Team Pinball

A New Pinball Manufacturer Appears: Team Pinball

arcadehero July 21, 2018 0

Gather round pinball fans, there’s another new face in town. It is very easy to be skeptical of such newcomers, especially given some of the history of what has happened with “boutique” pinball makers

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Transformers Shadows Rising Rolls Out To Arcades In The West

Transformers Shadows Rising Rolls Out To Arcades In The West

arcadehero July 20, 2018 3

If you enjoyed Sega’s first foray into the Transformers franchise after they released Transformers: Human Alliance back in 2011, then you are in luck as they have launched a sequel. We’ve been covering the

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Japanese Arcade News: Summer Location Tests & Releases

Japanese Arcade News: Summer Location Tests & Releases

arcadehero July 17, 2018 0

As we find ourselves nice and comfy in the middle of the Summer, it’s time to take a look over in Japan as to what their arcade business has been up to lately. Location

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Newsbytes: Sega Arcade Pop-Up Book; The Spectre Files; Magic Leap

Newsbytes: Sega Arcade Pop-Up Book; The Spectre Files; Magic Leap

arcadehero July 14, 2018 0

Apologies about the site being down for the past 24 hours but it seems to be corrected now and hopefully stays that way forever 😛 There wasn’t much to talk about this week but

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Sega’s House Of The Dead Scarlet Dawn Headed To All Dave & Busters Locations This Fall

Sega’s House Of The Dead Scarlet Dawn Headed To All Dave & Busters Locations This Fall

arcadehero July 9, 2018 6

(Thanks to everyone who sent this in) We know that Sega’s next installment of their popular House Of The Dead series is bound for arcades all over the world this year but exactly ‘when’

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Newsbytes: Ted Dabney’s History; The Hobbit Pinball v3; NEO GEO MVS LEDs; A Nintendo Lego Cabinet & More

Newsbytes: Ted Dabney’s History; The Hobbit Pinball v3; NEO GEO MVS LEDs; A Nintendo Lego Cabinet & More

arcadehero July 7, 2018 1

Happy weekend fellow arcaders and gamers. Let’s dive into some extra news I’ve come across while scouring the interwebs: Ted Dabney: An Oral History Recall that a short time ago, Atari co-founder Ted Dabney

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Halo: Fireteam Raven Begins Landing At Dave & Busters Locations Across The US

Halo: Fireteam Raven Begins Landing At Dave & Busters Locations Across The US

arcadehero July 5, 2018 0

Initially unveiled in May 2018, the surprise announcement of Raw Thrills’ biggest game cabinet to-date had no trouble in dominating headlines across the gaming sphere. Announced as a Dave & Busters timed exclusive for

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Two Discovered From Atari: Star Trap & Space Storms

Two Discovered From Atari: Star Trap & Space Storms

arcadehero July 4, 2018 0

Happy Independence Day American readers! It has been a while since we’ve talked about a prototype/unreleased video arcade game. Granted, such news is always a bit random since it is not unlike archaeology –

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