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Newsbytes: Big Buck Championships; Skycurser Beta; Aliens Armageddon Unbox; Groove Coaster 3; NTG#62

Newsbytes: Big Buck Championships; Skycurser Beta; Aliens Armageddon Unbox; Groove Coaster 3; NTG#62

arcadehero October 24, 2015 2

We are only a week away from Halloween, the holiday for candy lovers everywhere. I’m not sure what most arcades out there do to celebrate – I have heard of sites holding cosplay competitions

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The Next Racing Game From Play Mechanix & Raw Thrills: MotoGP

The Next Racing Game From Play Mechanix & Raw Thrills: MotoGP

arcadehero October 19, 2015 14

Back when I first learned about the development of Jurassic Park Arcade, I also heard that Raw Thrills Inc. was working on a new motorcycle racing game. Little was said about it apart from

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Footage of Luigi Mansion Arcade On Test + Ghostbusters Videmption?

Footage of Luigi Mansion Arcade On Test + Ghostbusters Videmption?

arcadehero October 14, 2015 0

Couple of items to get to this morning…but right before that, all my T-Shirts are on sale for $14 for the next couple of days in case you see anything interesting 😛 With the shameless

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Newsbytes: Rocket Amusements; Sarah Spain Hosting Big Buck World Event; UNIS IAAPA Line-Up; NTG#60

Newsbytes: Rocket Amusements; Sarah Spain Hosting Big Buck World Event; UNIS IAAPA Line-Up; NTG#60

arcadehero October 10, 2015 5

I hope that everyone is having a good weekend so far, loaded with arcade goodness if at all possible. Let’s get to our news: Rocket Amusements Launches First Game, Crazy Claw – We see many

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Now Available: Pink Panther Jewel Heist (ICE); Dolphin Star (Barron)

Now Available: Pink Panther Jewel Heist (ICE); Dolphin Star (Barron)

arcadehero August 25, 2015 4

Here are a couple of items to discuss briefly as they have been announced as being available to grab from a distributor. Pink Panther Jewel Heist – Seen on location test a while back,

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Play Mechanix & ICE Team Up For Angry Birds Arcade – D&B Exclusive Through Labor Day

Play Mechanix & ICE Team Up For Angry Birds Arcade – D&B Exclusive Through Labor Day

arcadehero July 27, 2015 18

During the recent Reddit AMA with Dave & Busters Senior VP Kevin Bacchus, he mentioned a couple of times that they would have a new game on test “soon” that was also his current

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Big Buck World Championship 2015 Slated for Oct. 23rd-24th in Chicago, IL

Big Buck World Championship 2015 Slated for Oct. 23rd-24th in Chicago, IL

arcadehero July 16, 2015 0

Play Mechanix has announced new details about the upcoming Big Buck World Championship 2015 event, which has grown to become the biggest annual arcade competition in the world. Each year the company has moved

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Big Buck HD Wild Launches Today + Review

Big Buck HD Wild Launches Today + Review

arcadehero April 1, 2015 0

With the video review below I don’t need to make this post very long but with today being April 1st, it is more than just April Fools – in the world of real news

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The Big Buck Hunter World Championship 2014 To Take Place In Minneapolis, MN

The Big Buck Hunter World Championship 2014 To Take Place In Minneapolis, MN

arcadehero June 26, 2014 0

For the past few years, Play Mechanix & Raw Thrills have held an annual world championship for their headlining arcade title Big Buck Hunter. It has become the tournament with the biggest prizes at

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Redbull Article: “Play Mechanix The Saviours of the Arcade Scene” + Evolution of Arcades Timeline

Redbull Article: “Play Mechanix The Saviours of the Arcade Scene” + Evolution of Arcades Timeline

arcadehero May 29, 2014 3

Admittedly I didn’t know that Red Bull, makers of the famous energy drink, were in the game blogging business. There’s nothing wrong with that, it just caught me by surprise when I saw Play

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Amusement Expo 2014 Part 1

Amusement Expo 2014 Part 1

arcadehero March 28, 2014 3

UPDATE: Part 2 is now live. It’s been a little quiet on the site for the past couple of days, which was due to me being out in Las Vegas for the annual Amusement

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New Screenshots From Play Mechanix’s Aliens Armageddon Arcade

New Screenshots From Play Mechanix’s Aliens Armageddon Arcade

arcadehero January 31, 2014 6

A few weeks ago, Twitter was a bit busy over the news of a new game coming to home consoles based on the popular Fox franchise Aliens, a game called Aliens Isolation. While we

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