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Play Meter Magazine Publisher Retires; Final Issue Was June 2018

Play Meter Magazine Publisher Retires; Final Issue Was June 2018

arcadehero August 8, 2018 0

When I first began to research the arcade industry around 2005, there were two trade magazines that I had access to for putting together my business plan. One of those was Play Meter Magazine,

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Sega Offers Up More Details On Transformers Shadows Rising; Releases In May

Sega Offers Up More Details On Transformers Shadows Rising; Releases In May

arcadehero March 5, 2018 9

UPDATE: Thanks to commentor Danthrax for pointing out that the PR mentions that this is releasing in May. I missed that as I decided to speed read through the beginning part as opposed to

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Sega Outlines Their IAAPA 2017 Booth Offerings

Sega Outlines Their IAAPA 2017 Booth Offerings

arcadehero October 27, 2017 7

IAAPA 2017 is approaching fast and with that, news releases are starting to unveil what else we can expect to find there. Today, Sega laid out their IAAPA plans so let’s jump into it

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AAMA Issues The “Fair Play Pledge” For Redemption Machine Operations

AAMA Issues The “Fair Play Pledge” For Redemption Machine Operations

arcadehero May 5, 2017 17

The American Amusement Machine Association (AAMA) is not an organization that most gamers are familiar with; as their ‘About’ page states, “The American Amusement Machine Association (AAMA) is an international non-profit trade organization representing

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UNIS’s Strike Pro Fishing Shipping Soon; Bandit Express Doing Well

UNIS’s Strike Pro Fishing Shipping Soon; Bandit Express Doing Well

arcadehero February 19, 2016 2

Chinese arcade game manufacturer Universal Space (UNIS) had a strong showing of product at last year’s IAAPA and they’ve sent along some information about a couple of those games to promote how well they

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Sega Coming To CEMA 2016 With Four Games Including Luigi Mansion Arcade

Sega Coming To CEMA 2016 With Four Games Including Luigi Mansion Arcade

arcadehero February 2, 2016 3

Sega Amusements International sent out a press release this morning touting their presence at both the upcoming CEMA (California Entertainment Machine Association) and the Amusement Expo International events. The CEMA Spring Spotlight show happens

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New info on Sega’s Sonic Dash Extreme Arcade Game

New info on Sega’s Sonic Dash Extreme Arcade Game

arcadehero August 28, 2015 4

We have not been strangers to seeing mobile games make the jump to the larger arcade format, from Fruit Ninja to Temple Run to Angry Birds and more. On the home side, Sega has

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GlobalVR’s Dedicated Cabinet For Redline Rampage

GlobalVR’s Dedicated Cabinet For Redline Rampage

arcadehero August 14, 2014 2

Earlier this year, manufacturer GlobalVR launched their newest arcade game by the name of Redline Rampage Gas Guzzlers although they only released it as an upgrade kit for a variety of existing driver cabinets

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Duck Dynasty Enters Video Game Market Via Big Buck HD Arcade Machines This October

Duck Dynasty Enters Video Game Market Via Big Buck HD Arcade Machines This October

arcadehero September 10, 2013 6

I do not have a lot of time to watch TV given my schedule but not long ago my wife and I decided to check out A&E’s Duck Dynasty that everyone has been raving

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Sega Park Southampton Closes Its Doors; Sega GRID 42″ Out Now & Sega EAG Booth

Sega Park Southampton Closes Its Doors; Sega GRID 42″ Out Now & Sega EAG Booth

arcadehero January 31, 2013 3

We’ve got some bad news and some good news so like the cliche goes, the bad news first. If you’re near Southampton UK then an arcade has closed its doors there as of yesterday.

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The Games of EAG Expo 2013 Via The Stinger Report

The Games of EAG Expo 2013 Via The Stinger Report

arcadehero January 29, 2013 11

Its a week after EAG Expo 2013 opened its doors to show off the latest in coin-op/out-of-home entertainment for the European sector and thanks to The Stinger Report here are some pictures from the

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Press Releases: Dark Escape 4D, Dream Raiders, UNIS USA

Press Releases: Dark Escape 4D, Dream Raiders, UNIS USA

arcadehero January 17, 2013 1

Here are some quick updates on the latest arcade titles to reach the market, thanks to some press releases that have been making their way out into the inter-ether lately. First off is Namco’s

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