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More New Arcades: Tum’s Arcade (UK); Eighty3 Bar Arcade (CAN); 2 New VR Arcades In Utah

More New Arcades: Tum’s Arcade (UK); Eighty3 Bar Arcade (CAN); 2 New VR Arcades In Utah

arcadehero September 28, 2016 0

News has been dead slow once again. It isn’t fun when you know of something going on behind the scenes but don’t have enough to post about (such as a name, nothing else). Fortunately,

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Newsbytes: Magician’s Dead Coming To Round1USA; BattleZoneVR; Golden Tee 2017; CPS2; NTG#95

Newsbytes: Magician’s Dead Coming To Round1USA; BattleZoneVR; Golden Tee 2017; CPS2; NTG#95

arcadehero September 17, 2016 2

Hey, this weekend has enough newsbytes for a post! Let’s get to it: Magician’s Dead Coming The US via Round1USA: The Tokyo Game Show has been in full swing this week and from there

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New Arcade Alert: Fremont Arcade (Las Vegas, NV); Arcade Closure: Arcade Street (Paris, France)

New Arcade Alert: Fremont Arcade (Las Vegas, NV); Arcade Closure: Arcade Street (Paris, France)

arcadehero September 6, 2016 0

We’ve got some good news and some bad news  regarding arcades with this post. Let’s get to the good news first: Fremont Arcade Now Open In Las Vegas, NV (Thanks to Michael L. for the

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Next From Stern Pinball: Batman 66 (UPDATED)

Next From Stern Pinball: Batman 66 (UPDATED)

arcadehero August 29, 2016 2

UPDATE BELOW This has been an interesting year for Stern so far and the news today will only build on that. A flyer has been shared from a pinball distributor that explains exactly why Adam

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Newsbytes: Aliens Pinball; MaxiTune 5 US; Round1 Opens In Concord,CA; CEC Drops Tokens

Newsbytes: Aliens Pinball; MaxiTune 5 US; Round1 Opens In Concord,CA; CEC Drops Tokens

arcadehero August 27, 2016 5

Welcome to the ‘dog days’ of Summer as August is on its way out and September is at our doors. This week was very slow for news up until the other day. If you

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Newsbytes: Domino’s Pizza Pinball; Star Wars Color Pinball; Pac-Dog; NTG#92

Newsbytes: Domino’s Pizza Pinball; Star Wars Color Pinball; Pac-Dog; NTG#92

arcadehero August 20, 2016 1

I’m not sure why but in my area it was back to school week for most districts. Seems a bit early for that as the schools also got out the 2nd week of June.

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New Arcades: Tilt Studio (AZ); Flynn’s Retrocade (UT); High Scores #2 (CA)

New Arcades: Tilt Studio (AZ); Flynn’s Retrocade (UT); High Scores #2 (CA)

arcadehero August 17, 2016 0

While I just posted about some new arcades opening their doors out there, we’ve got more to discuss as the arcade growth trend continues! New Tilt Studio Opens In Tempe, AZ – This is

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Stern Pinball To Throw A 30th Anniversary Bash This October

Stern Pinball To Throw A 30th Anniversary Bash This October

arcadehero August 15, 2016 0

In this business, everyone knows the name Stern Pinball. They were the only company to keep the art of designing new pinball machines alive through the ’00’s and they are still considered top dog

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New Arcades: Hub Zero (Dubai); Frolics (Toronto); Dave & Busters (Various)

New Arcades: Hub Zero (Dubai); Frolics (Toronto); Dave & Busters (Various)

arcadehero August 9, 2016 3

It’s time for some news on fresh arcade locations that are open out there, let’s start with a couple on the international circuit: Hub Zero (Dubai) – We mentioned this one a few months

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Rockets, Robots and Ray Guns Exhibit at the Strong National Museum of Play

Rockets, Robots and Ray Guns Exhibit at the Strong National Museum of Play

SaraAB87 August 4, 2016 0

In addition to the pinball exhibit I recently wrote about, the Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, NY has another fun exhibit going on this summer. The exhibit is called Rockets, Robots and

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A Look At The New Pinball Playfields Exhibit At The Strong National Museum of Play

A Look At The New Pinball Playfields Exhibit At The Strong National Museum of Play

SaraAB87 August 3, 2016 0

  Recently I had the chance to visit a new Pinball exhibit at the Strong National Museum of Play called Pinball Playfields. Opened in Late Feburary of 2016 this exhibit is a permanent exhibit

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Color Pinball: RollerCoaster Tycoon; Cirqus Voltaire; Terminator 3

Color Pinball: RollerCoaster Tycoon; Cirqus Voltaire; Terminator 3

arcadehero August 2, 2016 0

One great thing I have noticed about the pinball side of the amusement business is the amount of R&D spent by different companies in the business of “modding” pinball machines. There are quite a

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