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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 8

(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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Adrenaline Amusement’s Flappy Tickets Brings Flappy Gaming To Arcades

Adrenaline Amusement’s Flappy Tickets Brings Flappy Gaming To Arcades

arcadehero August 5, 2014 8

The situation surrounding the mobile app Flappy Bird was an odd one but it did generate a lot of interest in the whole idea, with armies of Flappy-like games flooding mobile devices after the original

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Kriss Sport Releases Catch The Light/Neuron Race For Arcades Worldwide

Kriss Sport Releases Catch The Light/Neuron Race For Arcades Worldwide

arcadehero May 22, 2014 7

Kriss Sport, a Polish developer of reflex/physical games like boxing machines has released a new competitive reflex game to markets in Europe, Japan and North America called Catch The Light. This is similar to

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Two New Venues For Arizona: D&D Pinball Opens in Tucson; Flipside in Gilbert

Two New Venues For Arizona: D&D Pinball Opens in Tucson; Flipside in Gilbert

arcadehero September 5, 2013 0

We haven’t ran two many stories about new locations opening their doors in the same state in the same post although partially it was because one of these locations we did not hear about

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Monopoly Goes Videmption With Monopoly Arcade

Monopoly Goes Videmption With Monopoly Arcade

arcadehero August 21, 2013 5

The other day I was looking over the 2013 releases and upcoming list and one has to admit – it feels a little light compared to previous years. Given the time it takes to

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