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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 5

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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New Games As Seen At the Park Avenue Openday In The UK

New Games As Seen At the Park Avenue Openday In The UK

arcadehero June 6, 2014 2

Every year in the UK, a couple of distributors get together to hold an industry event where they show off some new amusement products. Most of the time there are a lot of products

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Barcade Opening in Manhattan NYC On June 3rd

Barcade Opening in Manhattan NYC On June 3rd

arcadehero June 2, 2014 0

I recall that when I was first researching data on my business plan, that I contacted a LAN center in NYC and they freaked out when I mentioned the term arcade. That was because

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What Was The Name Of That One Game? + Arcade Dominator Returns

What Was The Name Of That One Game? + Arcade Dominator Returns

arcadehero May 17, 2014 1

Happy Saturday everyone. Nothing as far as “news” to speak about so I’ll just go with some fun items. Also if anyone cares, I’ve started a little blog on the side to talk about

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Game News: Sega Releases Plants Vs. Zombies: The Last Stand; Bandai Namco May Begin MaxiTune 4 Tests In The UK

Game News: Sega Releases Plants Vs. Zombies: The Last Stand; Bandai Namco May Begin MaxiTune 4 Tests In The UK

arcadehero May 12, 2014 0

Two new arcade game items for you to enjoy this fine Monday morning. First, Sega Amusements has announced the release of their new videmption game Plants Vs. Zombies: The Last Stand. We’ve known about

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Arcade Pics/Video From The 2014 GTI Taipei Trade Show

Arcade Pics/Video From The 2014 GTI Taipei Trade Show

arcadehero May 12, 2014 1

(Thanks to Rico Shen of Music Fantasia for the pics) It’s the time of year for GTI Taipei, which is a trade show for manufacturers and distributors in Taiwan to strut their latest arcade

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