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Newsbytes: Chuck E Cheeses Turning 40; The Walking Dead Launch Party; PinballFX2 Star Wars & More

Newsbytes: Chuck E Cheeses Turning 40; The Walking Dead Launch Party; PinballFX2 Star Wars & More

arcadehero April 15, 2017 2

Happy Easter weekend everyone, it’s time for Newsbytes. Chuck E. Cheeses Being The “Biggest Birthday Ever” Events As They Mark 40 Years Earlier this week I saw an ad on TV for Chuck E.

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Q&A With Eugene Jarvis: Cruis’n Blast And The Modern Arcade Industry

Q&A With Eugene Jarvis: Cruis’n Blast And The Modern Arcade Industry

arcadehero February 17, 2017 2

With a new year and various game releases upon us, it is well past time for a new developer interview. The last time we talked with Eugene Jarvis, CEO of Raw Thrills, it was

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An Off-Site Interview With Paul Williams, CEO Of Sega Amusements International + OutRun 3

An Off-Site Interview With Paul Williams, CEO Of Sega Amusements International + OutRun 3

arcadehero December 16, 2016 4

(Thanks to Mauro Zangirolami for the tip & info – Mr. Paul Williams is the player at the front on GRID in the image) A new interview with the CEO of Sega Amusements International (the

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Newsbytes: Flynn’s Retrocade; Golden Tee; Skycurser; NTG#90

Newsbytes: Flynn’s Retrocade; Golden Tee; Skycurser; NTG#90

arcadehero July 30, 2016 2

It’s the last weekend in July, so make sure to get out and play some arcades or pinball (Ok, that’s our advice for every weekend)! Onto news: Flynn’s Retrocade Opening In Roy, UT On

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Vidcast: Interview with Kevin Williams of The Stinger Report & DNA Association

Vidcast: Interview with Kevin Williams of The Stinger Report & DNA Association

arcadehero June 17, 2016 1

Long time readers of the site are familiar with The Stinger Report, a long-running amusement/out-of-home entertainment industry newsletter and the earliest of outside contributors to Arcade Heroes. That newsletter was founded in 1994 by

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Segabits Podcast Interviews Chris Tang, Developer For Upcoming Strike Harbinger Arcade

Segabits Podcast Interviews Chris Tang, Developer For Upcoming Strike Harbinger Arcade

arcadehero May 5, 2016 1

A couple of posts ago, we mentioned the development of an upcoming indie arcade game by the name of Strike Harbinger.  It was a big surprise that was shown as a part of the

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Arcade Heroes Podcast #11 – Pinball Talk With Ben Heckendorn

Arcade Heroes Podcast #11 – Pinball Talk With Ben Heckendorn

arcadehero March 17, 2016 0

I just got back from Las Vegas and the Amusement Expo 2016 – it was great talking with many of you that we either only talk via email, Facebook or once or twice a

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Q&A On Jurassic Park Arcade With Eugene Jarvis

Q&A On Jurassic Park Arcade With Eugene Jarvis

arcadehero February 23, 2015 10

The name Eugene Jarvis is well-known in video gaming circles although more than once I have surprised someone by mentioning that he is not only still in the industry but he is also still

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Interview: Kazushi Imoto, Lead Producer for Bandai Namco Amusements’ Star Wars Battle Pod

Interview: Kazushi Imoto, Lead Producer for Bandai Namco Amusements’ Star Wars Battle Pod

arcadehero January 19, 2015 2

At IAAPA 2014, I was discussing the event with another attendee who stated he would like to see an interview with the designers of Bandai Namco’s Star Wars Battle Pod. It was a great

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Quick Video: Man Vs. Steel Ball

Quick Video: Man Vs. Steel Ball

arcadehero September 11, 2014 0

(Thanks to Keith for the tip) We’ve had quite a few pinball stories come along this year as modern interest in the game is high once again. Here is a short video interview with

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Redbull Article: “Play Mechanix The Saviours of the Arcade Scene” + Evolution of Arcades Timeline

Redbull Article: “Play Mechanix The Saviours of the Arcade Scene” + Evolution of Arcades Timeline

arcadehero May 29, 2014 3

Admittedly I didn’t know that Red Bull, makers of the famous energy drink, were in the game blogging business. There’s nothing wrong with that, it just caught me by surprise when I saw Play

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What is the Dynamics ePlate and What Does It Have To Do With Jersey Jack Pinball?

What is the Dynamics ePlate and What Does It Have To Do With Jersey Jack Pinball?

arcadehero November 15, 2013 1

Not long ago there was an announcement about a credit card company that was becoming involved with Jersey Jack Pinball. We don’t often have discussions on credit cards in what is still often referred

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