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Next Up In Arcades From Sega: Showdown

Next Up In Arcades From Sega: Showdown

arcadehero October 18, 2014 5

As we approach the IAAPA trade show, it is normal for details of new arcade games to leak out beforehand since they tend to be out there on location test. I have heard rumblings

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Entretenimientos DIANA Celebrates 80 Years Of Arcade Fun In Chile

Entretenimientos DIANA Celebrates 80 Years Of Arcade Fun In Chile

arcadehero October 17, 2014 5

(Thanks to Sebastian Moraga for the info) Statistically speaking, most businesses are lucky to make the 1 year mark; 5 years is a real milestone but what about 80 years in business? That can

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Newsbag: Dog Loves Pinball; Paul’s Video Arcade Move; PvZ Whacker; Zone Dome; NTG# 18

Newsbag: Dog Loves Pinball; Paul’s Video Arcade Move; PvZ Whacker; Zone Dome; NTG# 18

arcadehero October 4, 2014 7

Happy weekend Arcaders! Hopefully with an arcade near you, you can enjoy some great coin-operated entertainment before the workweek starts up again. First item for the newsbag today is a fun video shared by

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Over The Years: Star Wars At The Arcade

Over The Years: Star Wars At The Arcade

arcadehero October 3, 2014 7

At the beginning of 1977, if one was to bet that Star Wars would become the cultural phenomenon that it is today, that would have been a risky guess if you had money on

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The New Arcade & Pinball Games As Seen At EAS2014

The New Arcade & Pinball Games As Seen At EAS2014

arcadehero September 25, 2014 4

Among the trade shows that take place around the world, there is an IAAPA run event called EAS, which stands for the Euro Attractions Show. This year’s EAS started a couple of days ago

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Newsbag: Pac-Man Restaurant, The One Up Grand Opening, Initial D8 USA, NTG#15

Newsbag: Pac-Man Restaurant, The One Up Grand Opening, Initial D8 USA, NTG#15

arcadehero September 13, 2014 5

I haven’t been able to do a weekend “newsbag” for a few weeks due to various personal and business matters going on in life but this morning I get a breather so here we

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Sega Develops A Real Sandcastle Building Arcade Game + Wonderland Wars

Sega Develops A Real Sandcastle Building Arcade Game + Wonderland Wars

arcadehero September 10, 2014 1

As we head into the Fall in the Northern Hemisphere, new game concepts and ideas begin to make their way tot he newswires. Sega announced a few new concepts for the Japanese market today

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Remembering Sega’s NAOMI-Based Arcade Hardware

Remembering Sega’s NAOMI-Based Arcade Hardware

arcadehero September 9, 2014 6

Today there is a lot of remembrance for Sega’s last home game console, the Dreamcast. I’m not here to get into why that effort failed but rather to remember something that came from all of Sega’s

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GCW Retro-Cade Opens Their Doors In Platte City, MO

GCW Retro-Cade Opens Their Doors In Platte City, MO

arcadehero August 6, 2014 0

If you live in or near Platte City, MO USA and you need to fulfill your fix for some classic arcade gaming, then a new venue has opened its doors just for you. Called

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America’s Most Haunted Pinball; Initial D8; Name That Game #10

America’s Most Haunted Pinball; Initial D8; Name That Game #10

arcadehero July 19, 2014 5

Well this week has been a slow one for news, I’ve been busy otherwise. One thing I took care of this week was checking out a spot at the Salt Lake Comic Con. Myself

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Mortal Kombat Reunion, Japan Arcade Games On Test + Name That Game #7

Mortal Kombat Reunion, Japan Arcade Games On Test + Name That Game #7

arcadehero June 28, 2014 5

It’s hard to believe we are pretty much at July already. Speaking of the date, yesterday was Atari’s anniversary which I think we could consider National Video Arcade Day. So Happy Belated Video Arcade

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World Cup 2014: Soccer Arcade Games Through The Years

World Cup 2014: Soccer Arcade Games Through The Years

arcadehero June 11, 2014 2

Back in 2002, I was in Brazil when the World Cup was taking place. The Winter Olympics had taken place back home but being Brazil I barely heard that event being mentioned. For World

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