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Amusement Expo 2015 Wrap-Up

Amusement Expo 2015 Wrap-Up

arcadehero March 28, 2015 2

For today’s newsbag, I’m going to use it to wrap up Amusement Expo 2015 which took place earlier this week in Las Vegas, NV. I attended the show for the two days that they

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Amusement Expo 2015 Preview

Amusement Expo 2015 Preview

arcadehero March 23, 2015 9

It is Vegas week, thanks to the start of Amusement Expo 2015 in Las Vegas, NV starting Wednesday. Since I started my arcade in 2008 I have attended this event annually, with one exception.

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Newsbag: Videmption, Pinball, New Locations and More

Newsbag: Videmption, Pinball, New Locations and More

arcadehero March 21, 2015 3

In North America, our winter nightmare has come to a close with Spring finally here. For the arcade business, in my particular situation, that has seen the typical slowdown that occurs when people can

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Big Buck HD Wild Unveiled

Big Buck HD Wild Unveiled

arcadehero March 20, 2015 1

UPDATE: Fixed the official trailer link at the bottom of the post During the Big Buck HD 2014 World Championship online stream, they showed off a promotion for an update that would be made

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Stern’s Latest Pin Whoa Nellie! Big Juicy Melons Is Now Available

Stern’s Latest Pin Whoa Nellie! Big Juicy Melons Is Now Available

arcadehero March 19, 2015 0

Stern has sent out a press release today announcing the “immediate availability” of their newest table, the tongue-in-cheek Whoa Nellie! Big Juicy Melons. That theme has rustled the feathers of some out there in

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Next For NEOGEO MVS Arcade Machines: Kraut Buster

Next For NEOGEO MVS Arcade Machines: Kraut Buster

arcadehero March 19, 2015 2

After releasing Razion to the NeoGeo MVS last year, NGDEVTEAM has been hard at work on their next release. While most of their MVS roster has been about scrolling shoot ‘em ups, they occasionally

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NEON FM Innovates With New Smartphone-to-Arcade Crossplay

NEON FM Innovates With New Smartphone-to-Arcade Crossplay

arcadehero March 12, 2015 2

While I’ve heard the sentiment before that smartphones would mean the final doom for the arcade industry (just like services like Xbox 360 Live was supposed to mean the same thing), that dire prediction

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Newsbag: Magic Girl DevBlog; Mini Cabs; Flyer Video; NTG #38

Newsbag: Magic Girl DevBlog; Mini Cabs; Flyer Video; NTG #38

arcadehero March 7, 2015 3

It’s that time of week again, time to check out some of the quick stories for our Newsbag feature, covering those stories that are too short or I found myself without the time to

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Sega Begins Shipping Showdown Special Attraction

Sega Begins Shipping Showdown Special Attraction

arcadehero February 26, 2015 1

About a month ago we reported that the standard version of Sega’s latest video arcade driving title Showdown began shipping and today I received a press release from Sega Amusements stating that both versions

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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 8

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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Heighway Pinball Unveils Alien Pinball Whitewood

Heighway Pinball Unveils Alien Pinball Whitewood

arcadehero February 20, 2015 3

In the pinball business, the “whitewood” is a way of saying that the game is in a prototype/alpha build state. These are done with every game so that adjustments can be made on the

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New Jurassic Park Arcade Media & Final Cabinets

New Jurassic Park Arcade Media & Final Cabinets

arcadehero February 19, 2015 2

When first unveiled at IAAPA 2014, one thing I kept hearing from various people at the Raw Thrills/Betson booth regarding Jurassic Park Arcade, was that the “cabinets are NOT final”. You always hear that

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