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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 2

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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Seen At The AAMA Gala: New Star Wars Battle Pod Cabinet; Sonic Dash Arcade; Crossy Road Arcade; & More

Seen At The AAMA Gala: New Star Wars Battle Pod Cabinet; Sonic Dash Arcade; Crossy Road Arcade; & More

arcadehero August 14, 2015 8

It is August and that means that the AAMA (American Amusement Machine Association) Gala is upon us. The event generally features AAMA business meetings and seminars while always offering a sort of mini-trade show

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SNK Bought By A Chinese Firm; New Football Videmption Game Testing At Dave & Busters

SNK Bought By A Chinese Firm; New Football Videmption Game Testing At Dave & Busters

arcadehero August 6, 2015 0

Got a couple of items to share this fine afternoon today. First a quick newsblast about SNK Playmore – A Chinese firm by the name of Wuhu Shunrong Sanqi Interactive Entertainment Network Technology Co Ltd has

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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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Walt Disney World’s Disney Quest Closing To Make Way For the “NBA Experience”

Walt Disney World’s Disney Quest Closing To Make Way For the “NBA Experience”

arcadehero June 30, 2015 11

(Thanks to everyone that sent this in; Michael Louie for the particular link below; Nick Lombardo of the Arcade Hunters for filling in some info) Well there isn’t really any positive way to spin

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T.G.I. Friday’s In Niagara Falls, NY Adds An Arcade

T.G.I. Friday’s In Niagara Falls, NY Adds An Arcade

arcadehero April 16, 2015 0

As a part of the T.G.I. Friday’s restaurant in Niagara Falls, NY, a new arcade recently opened their doors that simply calls themselves – Arcade. One does not need to attend the restaurant to

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New Locations: Pins ‘n Pockets in Lake Elisnore, CA; Vector Volcano Classic Arcade In Bend, OR

New Locations: Pins ‘n Pockets in Lake Elisnore, CA; Vector Volcano Classic Arcade In Bend, OR

arcadehero April 6, 2015 1

Let’s start this fine Spring week with a couple of stories on new arcade locations! Pins ‘n Pockets – This venue in Lake Elisnore, CA just opened their arcade which also includes 8 lanes

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Amusement Expo 2015 Preview

Amusement Expo 2015 Preview

arcadehero March 23, 2015 9

It is Vegas week, thanks to the start of Amusement Expo 2015 in Las Vegas, NV starting Wednesday. Since I started my arcade in 2008 I have attended this event annually, with one exception.

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A Few Thoughts On Walt Disney World’s Prize Redemption Ban

A Few Thoughts On Walt Disney World’s Prize Redemption Ban

arcadehero January 13, 2015 11

(Thanks to Nick Lombardo of Arcade Hunters for the link) This has been making the rounds in the arcade trade press for the past couple of days so it is probably worth a mention:

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Powerplay Entertainment Center Now Open In Kansas City, MO

Powerplay Entertainment Center Now Open In Kansas City, MO

arcadehero September 11, 2014 0

A new FEC has opened their doors in Kansas City, MO and thanks to AH reader Jordan Frederick, we have a good look at what the new venue has to offer. Called the Powerplay

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Baytek Games Officially Licenses Flappy Bird For Arcades

Baytek Games Officially Licenses Flappy Bird For Arcades

arcadehero August 21, 2014 6

The trend in “videmption” gaming as we call it is here to stay and one game that is looking to take over in the arcade redemption space are “Flappy” style games. A short time

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Newsbits: AAMA Gala News, Jersey Jack Pinball Open House, NTG #12

Newsbits: AAMA Gala News, Jersey Jack Pinball Open House, NTG #12

arcadehero August 9, 2014 2

Ready for your weekend arcade newsbits? Here’s a rundown of some stories too short or lacking in enough substantial info to run a full post on. First off, I don’t believe I shared this

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