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Newsbytes: Jersey Jack & The Hobbit Pinball; Alien Pinball; Golden Tee 2016; NTG#53

Newsbytes: Jersey Jack & The Hobbit Pinball; Alien Pinball; Golden Tee 2016; NTG#53

arcadehero August 8, 2015 1

Happy Saturday everyone, if you didn’t catch the special preview for the upcoming JAMMA-based arcade exclusive title Skycurser, click here. In the mean time, here are some other news items to chew on. Jersey

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Newsbytes: Super Arcade; Cytus Arcade; ColorDMD; Insert Coins LV Closes; NTG#50

Newsbytes: Super Arcade; Cytus Arcade; ColorDMD; Insert Coins LV Closes; NTG#50

arcadehero July 11, 2015 4

Let’s jump into this mid-July weekend with some news shall we? Super Arcade Petition – Just a reminder that there is still time to sign the petition to the City of Azusa, CA regarding

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Newsbytes: AH Podcast#4 w/ Spooky Pinball Interview; KISS Pinball Doc; PIXELS;  NTG#49

Newsbytes: AH Podcast#4 w/ Spooky Pinball Interview; KISS Pinball Doc; PIXELS; NTG#49

arcadehero June 27, 2015 2

The last weekend of June is already upon us and with that, your collection of arcade and pinball news for the weekend! Arcade Heroes Podcast #4 – Click the player  below for a listen

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Stern Pinball Walks You Through Their New Spike Hardware

Stern Pinball Walks You Through Their New Spike Hardware

arcadehero June 24, 2015 1

In case you wanted to get really technical about Stern Pinball’s new hardware system, then here is the video for you. For many years, the circuit boards found behind the backbox glass in Stern’s

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Newsbytes: Rob Zombie Pinball; Jurassic Park; Grand Master 2015; NTG#47

Newsbytes: Rob Zombie Pinball; Jurassic Park; Grand Master 2015; NTG#47

arcadehero June 13, 2015 5

Here is a later Newsbytes post, I’ve been busy editing a podcast so that it fits into a file size that the site will allow without destroying the quality but so far no luck.

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Newsbytes: Allied Tank Review; NW Pinball & Arcade Show; FTW Chicago Opens; NTG# 46

Newsbytes: Allied Tank Review; NW Pinball & Arcade Show; FTW Chicago Opens; NTG# 46

arcadehero June 6, 2015 5

Schools out for the Summer – at least everywhere around me. This means that it becomes busier in my case, which is great. Hopefully it is like that everywhere that an arcade can be

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A Pinball Machine of Astronomical Proportions: Galactic Dimension

A Pinball Machine of Astronomical Proportions: Galactic Dimension

arcadehero June 5, 2015 4

[Thanks to Niklas Roy for the info!] We’ve covered unique pinball machines on AH a few times, most recently with this post about an 8-player pinball machine and some others. Today comes word of

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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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