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Prototype Found: The Arena by Gottlieb

Prototype Found: The Arena by Gottlieb

arcadehero April 28, 2017 1

Prototype news was rather steady last year, thanks to a slew of discoveries from arcade collectors out there. For the news on this one, it was something we almost posted about last Summer but

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Spook-O-Tron Coming To Playchoice-10 Arcades In Late 2017

Spook-O-Tron Coming To Playchoice-10 Arcades In Late 2017

arcadehero April 18, 2017 2

We have covered the development of new content for old arcade hardware before but it isn’t something that we come across very often. With a large selection of arcade boards to choose from, interested

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1980s Arcade Centric Game Show Starcade Being Rebooted By Shout! Factory

1980s Arcade Centric Game Show Starcade Being Rebooted By Shout! Factory

arcadehero January 12, 2017 3

(Thanks to Stingray_Travel for the tip from the other day) The name Starcade likely brings back some memories for any of you classic gamers who caught the TV show back in the 1982-83 period

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Space Invaders Frenzy By Raw Thrills Is Shipping Now

Space Invaders Frenzy By Raw Thrills Is Shipping Now

arcadehero January 6, 2017 5

A few weeks ago we ran a post about the new Space Invaders Frenzy video game by Raw Thrills. You might have noticed that the post disappeared shortly after that as some information changed,

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Bar/Arcade Watch: Coin-Op SF (CA); Akihabara Arcade & Bar (CO); Two Plumbers (MO)

Bar/Arcade Watch: Coin-Op SF (CA); Akihabara Arcade & Bar (CO); Two Plumbers (MO)

arcadehero December 13, 2016 0

Hot on the heels of our recent post about new arcades are a few other locations that were almost overlooked. Thanks to you the readers for sending these in. As it works out, each

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Free Gold Watch Offers Classic Pinball and Video Arcade Gaming in San Fransisco, CA

Free Gold Watch Offers Classic Pinball and Video Arcade Gaming in San Fransisco, CA

arcadehero September 19, 2013 2

San Fransisco has showed up on our radar for arcade locations before, particularly with the now closed Southtowne Arcade. One business decided to bring some arcade goodness back to the city although by their

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The Louisville Arcade Expo 2013

The Louisville Arcade Expo 2013

arcadehero March 9, 2013 0

It may have started yesterday but in case you happen to be in the Louisville, KY area there is still time to attend the Louisville Arcade Expo 2013. This is the third year they

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New Arcade Open Tomorrow In Houston, TX: The Game Preserve

New Arcade Open Tomorrow In Houston, TX: The Game Preserve

arcadehero January 25, 2013 1

Through 2012 we saw an uptick in stories about classic arcades opening their doors around the US and judging by the news today, 2013 is starting off on a similar foot. If you are

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Houston Arcade & Pinball Expo Coming Nov. 2nd & 3rd

Houston Arcade & Pinball Expo Coming Nov. 2nd & 3rd

arcadehero October 15, 2012 1

For any arcaders in or near the Houston area, there is an arcade expo headed your way in about three weeks. It is the annual Houston Arcade & Pinball Expo and in addition to

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Round-up from California Extreme 2012

Round-up from California Extreme 2012

arcadehero July 31, 2012 1

This past weekend, fans of arcade gaming wanted to find themselves in Santa Clara, CA for the annual California Extreme show. For those of us who couldn’t make it, here are some highlights to

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Atari Prototypes Over the Years Mega Post

Atari Prototypes Over the Years Mega Post

arcadehero June 15, 2012 15

One thing Atari became famous for over the years were its prototype games. As we celebrate 40 years of Atari this month, it is a fascinating avenue to go down. Many never made it

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New arcade opens in Redbank, NJ – Yestercade

New arcade opens in Redbank, NJ – Yestercade

arcadehero October 25, 2011 0

If you live in or near Redbank, NJ and you are itching for a retro arcade gaming experience then a new arcade venue has you in mind. That venue is called Yestercade, which had

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