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Newsbytes: New Barcade; Silver Ball Planet; TRON 3; NTG#45b

Newsbytes: New Barcade; Silver Ball Planet; TRON 3; NTG#45b

arcadehero May 30, 2015 4

Welcome to the last weekend of May 2015. It is out-of-school/graduation time for many, hope everyone has a fun and safe time. It’s also the perfect time to visit some arcades if you have

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And Now A Video Of The New Stern Pinball Factory

And Now A Video Of The New Stern Pinball Factory

arcadehero May 28, 2015 0

The other day we ran an article about the new Heighway Pinball UK factory and their current production. Back over in the USA, the largest and best-known pinball maker in the world, recently moved

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Heighway Pinball’s Factory Fired Up To Produce New Pinball Games

Heighway Pinball’s Factory Fired Up To Produce New Pinball Games

arcadehero May 26, 2015 0

(Thanks to Scott Flear for the tip) Stern factory visits are well-known, having become a tourist draw into Chicago for a number of years.  There haven’t been many pinball factories to be found around

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Newsbytes: Polybius Doc; Walking Dead Update; Heighway Pinball Update; NTG#45

Newsbytes: Polybius Doc; Walking Dead Update; Heighway Pinball Update; NTG#45

arcadehero May 23, 2015 0

In the US many are out and about thanks to it being Memorial Day weekend, which is (or at least should be) one of the more solemn holidays. For most it also marks the

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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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Video Tuesday: New Pixels Trailer; Say What You Want Pinball Vid; KISS Pinball Footage

Video Tuesday: New Pixels Trailer; Say What You Want Pinball Vid; KISS Pinball Footage

arcadehero May 19, 2015 1

Ok so the words ‘video’ and ‘Tuesday’ don’t rhyme but let’s not keep that from sharing some news. New Pixels Trailer – Skip if you want to avoid a few spoilers, like many near

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The Pinball Lounge Open In Oviedo, FL; Tappers Arcade Bar Coming to Indianapolis, IN

The Pinball Lounge Open In Oviedo, FL; Tappers Arcade Bar Coming to Indianapolis, IN

arcadehero May 18, 2015 0

Welcome to Monday everyone, let’s start the week out with some new arcade location news! The Pinball Lounge – First, a location that just opened their doors this past weekend near amusement park central

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Newsbytes: Magic Girl Pin; Tempest 2000; Chocovader; NTG#44

Newsbytes: Magic Girl Pin; Tempest 2000; Chocovader; NTG#44

arcadehero May 16, 2015 2

It’s been another slow news week and today’s bundle of news reflects that as I had to really scrub the internet just for small news items. In the mean time if you haven’t listened

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KISS Pinball Is Stern’s Summer Pinball Title

KISS Pinball Is Stern’s Summer Pinball Title

arcadehero May 5, 2015 1

The cat is out of the bag for the next pinball table from Stern Pinball, the long rumored KISS. Here is the teaser trailer from Stern: From that teaser we learn that they will

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Newsbytes: From Kung Fury To Color Metallica and Skycurser

Newsbytes: From Kung Fury To Color Metallica and Skycurser

arcadehero May 2, 2015 3

Happy May everyone. Here’s hoping it will bring us some more awesome arcade news – for April the most popular post was definitely the news on the Kung Fu Master 2 discovery. For what I

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Newsbytes: Star Wars; Arcade Vehicle Crash; Pinball; Missile Command; NTG #41B

Newsbytes: Star Wars; Arcade Vehicle Crash; Pinball; Missile Command; NTG #41B

arcadehero April 18, 2015 4

Welcome to my last minute collection of arcade news for this weekend. Star Wars Battle Pod at the Star Wars Celebration – this week has been loaded with plenty of Star Wars news and

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Pinball Innovations: FlipPaper; 8-player Pinball and King Pin Video Pinball

Pinball Innovations: FlipPaper; 8-player Pinball and King Pin Video Pinball

arcadehero April 14, 2015 1

Here’s a quick update on a few items from the wonderful world of pinball that I have come across today: UPDATE: Added info on VPCabs below 8-player Pinball game, Gamelan Wizard – The country of

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