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New Arcades: Violent City (London, UK); Bonus Round (Phoenix, AZ)

New Arcades: Violent City (London, UK); Bonus Round (Phoenix, AZ)

arcadehero May 9, 2016 2

I always like starting the week off with some new location news and today it’s got a little bit of an international flare. Violent City Opens Under A New Location In London (Thanks to

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Taking a Look At the Trocadero in London, UK Before The End

Taking a Look At the Trocadero in London, UK Before The End

arcadehero February 21, 2014 8

Newsfeed 1348 via  It’s been a pretty slow news week, which I will chalk up to post trade show doldrums. In case anyone is interested, I just posted a new montage video of arcade

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Hunger For Amusement Proven At The Heart of Gaming In London, UK

Hunger For Amusement Proven At The Heart of Gaming In London, UK

arcadehero April 15, 2013 7

This past weekend was the grand opening of a new arcade in London. Kevin Williams of The Stinger Report / DNA Association was there and he snapped numerous pictures and wrote up this article

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Article: A Trip Through the London ‘Arcade Corridor’

Article: A Trip Through the London ‘Arcade Corridor’

arcadehero February 17, 2013 2

A look at the current state of the arcade scene in London,

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Weekend Reads: Pokemon Game, Music video, Light-Gun Game Ban, DNA Seminar

Weekend Reads: Pokemon Game, Music video, Light-Gun Game Ban, DNA Seminar

arcadehero January 11, 2013 4

UPDATE: Rebuttal piece to The Boston Globe on the violent arcade games issue added below It’s been a really slow news week but overall its seemed slow in other areas too, at my own

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London’s New Arcade – ‘Star Attraction- Family Fun Center’

London’s New Arcade – ‘Star Attraction- Family Fun Center’

arcadehero August 22, 2012 1

Since the unexpected closure of the Funland at the Trocadero, that left a hole in the heart of many fans who spent time being entertained by their excellent selection of games there. Kevin Williams

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The Funland @ the Trocadero closes its doors, here’s why

The Funland @ the Trocadero closes its doors, here’s why

arcadehero July 12, 2011 12

The Trocadero is a well-known retail business center in London and one highlight of the location would certainly be the Funland facility there, home to many great arcade games as well as serving as

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ATEI 2009 – Full Report

HeavyElectricity January 30, 2009 18

Following TwistedSupreme’s initial report yesterday, I got my chance to attend ATEI today. And, armed with a camera, a keen eye for games and a beard that makes small children cry, I decided to

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ATEI 2009 Initial Round Up

Twisted Supreme January 27, 2009 10

Now I know round ups are usually reserved for after the  shows, but I only have time to do a quick little in depth round up this evening. All my videos and photos plus further impressions will

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Location Review: Funland Trocadero, London

Twisted Supreme November 4, 2008 9

Finally! This is something I’ve been meaning to do for longer than i care to mention. Hit the jump at the bottom of this post for my Funland picture overload! Funland Trocadero is a big place,

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Rumour: London's Funland under threat?

HeavyElectricity June 20, 2008 8

This one is an interesting piece of rumour, but back in January Ripley’s Believe It or Not! announced its intention to open a new museum in London’s Trocadero this August, occupying around 25,000 square

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Exclusive: A look inside the Flora Print Club, London

HeavyElectricity June 20, 2008 8

It looks like something you might expect to find in Tokyo, but the print club you see pictured above is actually located in the heart of London, being situated in the popular Covent Garden

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