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Newsbytes: ImmersiON-VRelia, GameOn Berlin, Pinball & NTG #13

Newsbytes: ImmersiON-VRelia, GameOn Berlin, Pinball & NTG #13

arcadehero August 16, 2014 5

Happy weekend everyone, here is some news for you to use: ImmersiON VRelia Since Oculus Rift came onto the scene and re-ignited interest in Virtual Reality, we have seen demos and heard talk of

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The Arcade Floor Of Magfest 12

The Arcade Floor Of Magfest 12

arcadehero January 7, 2014 2

With 2014 now alive and kicking it means that throughout the year people will get a chance to attend annual events that feature arcades in some shape, manner or form. Events like California Extreme

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16-Bit Bar+Arcade Opens In Columbus, OH; Asheville Pinball Musuem in Asheville, NC

16-Bit Bar+Arcade Opens In Columbus, OH; Asheville Pinball Musuem in Asheville, NC

arcadehero August 31, 2013 1

Let’s keep the arcade location openings coming shall we? Once or twice a month is nice when that happens but with this post that will make three new locations opening their doors in August,

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High Scores Arcade Relocates To Alameda, CA

High Scores Arcade Relocates To Alameda, CA

arcadehero July 1, 2013 3

(Thanks to Dave. K for the tip!) In the reporting of new locations opening their doors, it’s not too often that we come across one that makes a move from one side of the

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The Place Retro Arcade Opens In Cincinnati, OH

The Place Retro Arcade Opens In Cincinnati, OH

arcadehero June 12, 2013 1

A new retrocade type facility has opened their doors in the US, this time in Cincinnati, OH. Called The Place Retro Arcade, they celebrated their grand opening on June 8th (the same date as

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Boardwalk Arcade To Be Open July 6th-Sept 8th in Rochester N.Y.

Boardwalk Arcade To Be Open July 6th-Sept 8th in Rochester N.Y.

arcadehero June 5, 2013 2

(Image Source) Newsfeed 1313 via The Strong Museum of Play is in the news again, this time they will have an exhibit that appeals to the nostalgic feel of a boardwalk with retro games

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Midway’s Unreleased Arcade Prototypes of the Past (Part 1)

Midway’s Unreleased Arcade Prototypes of the Past (Part 1)

arcadehero May 27, 2013 5

UPDATE: Part 2 can be found here. It’s been a long while since we did an arcade prototype overview in regards to a single company and with news all but dried up this weekend

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A Look At Florida’s Arcade & Pinball Expo 2013 Plus Mylstar Screw Loose cabinet shown

A Look At Florida’s Arcade & Pinball Expo 2013 Plus Mylstar Screw Loose cabinet shown

arcadehero February 25, 2013 1

This past weekend was an arcade & pinball event that I somehow overlooked but at the very least talking about it now means pics and video. Many places around the world are holding annual

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New Retro Arcade In Athens, GA – Flashback Games

New Retro Arcade In Athens, GA – Flashback Games

arcadehero February 1, 2013 0

If you are in the Athens, GA area and are looking for some retro gaming goodness then there is a new business that opened its doors there a few weeks ago to cater to

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Spacewar! Exhibit Opens At The Museum of the Moving Image In Astoria, NY

Spacewar! Exhibit Opens At The Museum of the Moving Image In Astoria, NY

arcadehero December 27, 2012 0

(Image above by Daniel Love, from the Exhibit website) As the year comes down to its final days, news in this sector tends to slow down as companies tend to close their doors for

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Fix-It Felix Jr. Cabinet Sells For a Mere $20,000

Fix-It Felix Jr. Cabinet Sells For a Mere $20,000

arcadehero December 11, 2012 2

The Fix-It Felix Jr. Cabinet that was on eBay sold and for a lot more than many including ourselves expected.

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New Arcade Documentary: The Space Invaders: In Search of Lost Time

New Arcade Documentary: The Space Invaders: In Search of Lost Time

arcadehero October 1, 2012 3

In the world of arcade documentaries, most have focused on high score challenges but there is another side to that which is intertwined with those that compete for high scores and most often that

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