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Newsbytes: Silverball City, 1996, Space Invaders Skill Slots, NTG#73

Newsbytes: Silverball City, 1996, Space Invaders Skill Slots, NTG#73

arcadehero February 6, 2016 4

Happy weekend arcaders! News has begun to pile up finally so perhaps we are out of the doldrums of Winter…in that regard. Let’s get to it: Silverball City Coming To Johnson City, TN In April

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Learn Essential Pinball Skills in 60 Seconds

Learn Essential Pinball Skills in 60 Seconds

arcadehero January 29, 2016 0

This has been quite the slow news week – fortunately we have an interesting video to break the lull, showing you how certain shots in pinball work in just 60 seconds. In owning a

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Newsbytes: Joysticks Arcade Bar; Groove Coaster USA; Pinball; NTG#72

Newsbytes: Joysticks Arcade Bar; Groove Coaster USA; Pinball; NTG#72

arcadehero January 23, 2016 1

For North America, snow is mostly in the news. Enormous snowstorms in the Eastern US happen every once in a while but either way hopefully you are all staying safe out there. In the

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Archer Pinball Whitewood Shown At Arcade Expo 2.0

Archer Pinball Whitewood Shown At Arcade Expo 2.0

arcadehero January 18, 2016 0

At this past weekend’s Arcade Expo 2.0 in Banning, CA, brothers Keith and Randy Elwin demonstrated the whitewood of their independent project, Archer pinball. The term ‘whitewood’ is used to indicate a pinball table

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Arcade Expo 2.0 Fully Operational Through Sunday

Arcade Expo 2.0 Fully Operational Through Sunday

arcadehero January 15, 2016 0

Last year in Banning, CA, the Museum of Pinball launched their first “Arcade Expo” event. Featuring over 700 arcade and pinball games, it was a retro gaming get-together  that challenged some of the other

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Alien Pinball Playfield Art Unveiled @ EAG 2016

Alien Pinball Playfield Art Unveiled @ EAG 2016

arcadehero January 13, 2016 1

It hasn’t been mentioned on the site yet but an amusement trade show has been taking place over in London this week by the name of EAG 2016. While waiting on media from that

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The Hobbit Pinball Reaches Manufacturing Milestone

The Hobbit Pinball Reaches Manufacturing Milestone

arcadehero January 8, 2016 1

Seen today on Twitter and Facebook, Jersey Jack Pinball has announced that the first complete playfield for their second title, The Hobbit, was installed into a cabinet. This means that the game should begin

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Arcade Heroes Podcast #10 – IAAPA and 2015 Review

Arcade Heroes Podcast #10 – IAAPA and 2015 Review

arcadehero January 6, 2016 3

It’s been a little while since we did a podcast – the end of the year gets really busy for arcade operators like myself and Sean. That was boosted with Star Wars 7, which

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New Arcades: Moonwalker; Cobra Arcade Bar; The Quarter Barrel; Shelter Arcade Bar; Sunshine Pinball; Super Bario

New Arcades: Moonwalker; Cobra Arcade Bar; The Quarter Barrel; Shelter Arcade Bar; Sunshine Pinball; Super Bario

arcadehero January 6, 2016 4

I can’t recall a post quite like this that covers this many new arcade locations in one shot. From new ‘pure’ arcades to bar/arcades to those looking to open, it has everything except for

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Stern Pinball Announces Spider-Man Vault Edition

Stern Pinball Announces Spider-Man Vault Edition

arcadehero January 4, 2016 0

Sometimes there is a new game announcement this early in the year and today happens to give us one from the pinball side of things – Spider-man Vault Edition. The news was broken via

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New Pinball Parlor: North Star Opens In Montreal, Canada

New Pinball Parlor: North Star Opens In Montreal, Canada

arcadehero December 31, 2015 1

(Thanks to Arcade Hunters for the tip) Just a quick news item here, which nicely wraps up our 2015. I’m working hard at getting the 2015 Year-In-Review video completed before the year is officially

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Newsbytes: MaxiTune 5DX Music; Avengers Pinball Color; SF2 Car Bash; NTG#69

Newsbytes: MaxiTune 5DX Music; Avengers Pinball Color; SF2 Car Bash; NTG#69

arcadehero December 26, 2015 2

I hope everyone had a safe and happy Christmas and holiday weekend. We got a lot of snow where I am at although it was the kind that isn’t good for kids to make

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