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Newsbytes: Dance Rush; Aztarac Restoration; Jumbo Jumpin’; RIP Tom Petit

Newsbytes: Dance Rush; Aztarac Restoration; Jumbo Jumpin’; RIP Tom Petit

arcadehero December 9, 2017 4

It’s been a little while since we had a proper newsbytes post but it is normal that arcade news not related to IAAPA is quite slow around the end of November/beginning of December. Here’s

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Star Wars Pro Pinball Machines Beginning To Show Up ‘In The Wild’

Star Wars Pro Pinball Machines Beginning To Show Up ‘In The Wild’

arcadehero July 21, 2017 1

As expected, whenever Stern shows off a new title, within the next month or so the first units begin to ship out. Their most recent release is Star Wars, which in case you hadn’t

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Star Wars Pinball Appears At The Park Avenue Open Day (UK)

Star Wars Pinball Appears At The Park Avenue Open Day (UK)

arcadehero June 9, 2017 0

Newsfeed via We just received our first glimpses of Stern Pinball’s Star Wars this past week but for arcade operators in the UK, they have already had the chance to play it. Every year

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Star Wars Pinball Revealed In Detail

Star Wars Pinball Revealed In Detail

arcadehero June 6, 2017 5

Last week saw a ‘sort of’ unveiling of Stern Pinball’s next release, Star Wars Pinball and today, IGN.com received the goods to show the game in higher-res glory (albeit there is still some image

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Stern Unveils Star Wars Pinball

Stern Unveils Star Wars Pinball

arcadehero May 31, 2017 3

Around the beginning of this month, we heard some credible, hot rumors that Stern Pinball’s next release was going to be Star Wars. Star Wars has been done multiple times on the pinball side

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Newsbytes: BOSA Awards; Quad Pokey Replacement; Star Wars

Newsbytes: BOSA Awards; Quad Pokey Replacement; Star Wars

arcadehero May 6, 2017 1

Hey. How are you? Wanna read some Newsbytes? I knew you did. Granted, arcade news has been rather slow all year and this week there wasn’t much to report on either, even in ‘quick’

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New trailer for Star Wars Battle Pod Showcases The Force Awakens Level

New trailer for Star Wars Battle Pod Showcases The Force Awakens Level

arcadehero August 25, 2016 0

A little while ago, we reported that the Star Wars Battle Pod by Bandai Namco would be receiving a new level update that was based upon Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens. The

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Newsbytes: Domino’s Pizza Pinball; Star Wars Color Pinball; Pac-Dog; NTG#92

Newsbytes: Domino’s Pizza Pinball; Star Wars Color Pinball; Pac-Dog; NTG#92

arcadehero August 20, 2016 1

I’m not sure why but in my area it was back to school week for most districts. Seems a bit early for that as the schools also got out the 2nd week of June.

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Namco Announces Pre-Orders For Star Wars Battle Pod The Force Awakens Update

Namco Announces Pre-Orders For Star Wars Battle Pod The Force Awakens Update

arcadehero June 28, 2016 5

As we knew from a report earlier this year, Bandai Namco had planned to release a new level for their Star Wars Battle Pod arcade this Summer. That would be based on a battle

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Star Wars Battle Pod Episode 7 Level Seen In Action

Star Wars Battle Pod Episode 7 Level Seen In Action

arcadehero May 30, 2016 5

A little while ago, we reported that Namco was developing a new level to be added to their Star Wars Battle Pod arcade game. Not much was said about it, other than it would

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Namco Launches Their Star Wars Battle Pod Game Locator

Namco Launches Their Star Wars Battle Pod Game Locator

arcadehero April 4, 2016 11

Back in February, we reported that Bandai Namco Amusements America (the US arcade wing of the BN company) was working on building a Star Wars Battle Pod game locator. One frequent complaint I hear

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Star Wars Battle Pod Adding An Episode VII Stage This Summer

Star Wars Battle Pod Adding An Episode VII Stage This Summer

arcadehero February 15, 2016 13

We’ve been speculating for a while now about additional content coming to Bandai Namco’s Star Wars Battle Pod. Given the success of the latest film installment, it only makes sense that the big new

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