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Wizard of Wor Prototype Discovered: Invisible Monsters

Wizard of Wor Prototype Discovered: Invisible Monsters

arcadehero March 27, 2017 3

(Thanks to Troy F. for sending us details and photos) If you follow the site on social media then last week you should have heard about our new page dedicated to tracking unreleased arcade

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Video Arcade Games Turning 20 In 2017

Video Arcade Games Turning 20 In 2017

arcadehero February 25, 2017 8

Welcome to Part 3 of our series on games that will be celebrating a certain anniversary during this calendar year of 2017. With going back to 1997, we will be looking at games turning

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New Arcade Watch: National Video Game Museum (Frisco, TX); Press Start (Rapid City, SD)

New Arcade Watch: National Video Game Museum (Frisco, TX); Press Start (Rapid City, SD)

arcadehero January 21, 2016 0

Thanks to Michael Louie for the great tips on new locations opening their doors out there, we have two locations to highlight today. National Video Game Museum – Frisco, TX: Below is a news

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The Galloping Ghost Arcade’s Prototype Hunt

The Galloping Ghost Arcade’s Prototype Hunt

arcadehero September 28, 2015 1

As mentioned in the last post, I was very busy last week with running the arcade at the Salt Lake Comic Con. Moving huge games like Star Wars Battle Pod, Dariusburst Another Chronicle or

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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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Looking Back At Pac-Man As The Game Turns 35

Looking Back At Pac-Man As The Game Turns 35

arcadehero May 22, 2015 13

Today marks the 35th anniversary of a legend in video gaming, particularly in arcades. That would be the arcade release of Namco’s Pac-Man to Japanese arcades. There is a big celebration going on at

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Newsbag: Abari; Midway 90s Doc; Steve Bristow; NTG#37

Newsbag: Abari; Midway 90s Doc; Steve Bristow; NTG#37

arcadehero February 28, 2015 3

Welcome to the last day of February. Depending upon where you are, perhaps March will improve weather wise. Either way, where arcades are usually an indoor activity, you can enjoy them at any time

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Arcade Commercials & Promos Of The Past

Arcade Commercials & Promos Of The Past

arcadehero February 19, 2015 0

It has been a sloooow week for arcade news, thanks to the vacuum any trade show leaves in its wake. So here’s an arcade interest related article. One thing the arcade industry has not

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Arcade Games Turning 40, 30 & 20 Years Old In 2015

Arcade Games Turning 40, 30 & 20 Years Old In 2015

arcadehero January 6, 2015 4

With a new year having come upon us, it means it is time to look back at some games that are enjoying an anniversary in 2015. For the same thing we did last year,

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Barcade Opening in Manhattan NYC On June 3rd

Barcade Opening in Manhattan NYC On June 3rd

arcadehero June 2, 2014 0

I recall that when I was first researching data on my business plan, that I contacted a LAN center in NYC and they freaked out when I mentioned the term arcade. That was because

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What Are Your Favorite Arcade Game “Easter Eggs”

What Are Your Favorite Arcade Game “Easter Eggs”

arcadehero April 20, 2014 3

One of those elements of gaming that can be fun to get into at times are finding “Easter Eggs”. These are defined as intentionally hidden elements in a game that maybe were an inside

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“ARTCADE – The Book Of Classic Arcade Game Art” Looking For Funding

“ARTCADE – The Book Of Classic Arcade Game Art” Looking For Funding

arcadehero October 1, 2013 0

It’s been a little while since we discussed arcade art on the blog, not because they have stopped doing sideart for games (all new games do have it still, along with marquees, some are

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