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Arcade review and history: Skyquest Arcade at the Basement of the Skylon Tower, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

Arcade review and history: Skyquest Arcade at the Basement of the Skylon Tower, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

SaraAB87 May 4, 2016 6

I will start off by saying that at the basement of an international landmark sits an arcade, an arcade that contains things that one does not simply see in today’s modern day arcades. The

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Games Turning 40,20, 30 and 10 in 2016

Games Turning 40,20, 30 and 10 in 2016

arcadehero April 7, 2016 3

With each year that passes, we take a look at games celebrating a certain anniversary via a post. This year however, I decided to go the video route and make these long videos covering

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Newsbytes: Major Havoc Repro Cabs; POTC Pinball Color; Pump It Up & Skycurser Updates; NTG#78

Newsbytes: Major Havoc Repro Cabs; POTC Pinball Color; Pump It Up & Skycurser Updates; NTG#78

arcadehero March 26, 2016 6

While we haven’t had a Newsbytes in a little while, but as long as there are quick/short stories, there will be newsbytes. 😛 The arcade where I’m at is also much slower than usual

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Newsbytes: BOSA Awards; Video Whac-A-Mole; Coleco; Galloping Ghost Goes 500; NTG#77b

Newsbytes: BOSA Awards; Video Whac-A-Mole; Coleco; Galloping Ghost Goes 500; NTG#77b

arcadehero March 12, 2016 3

It’s the last weekend before the next trade show for the US arcade industry, the Amusement Expo International 2016 show. I’ll be there to check out the latest and greatest, including the new Ghostbusters

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JAEPO 2016 #2: Now with 500% More Videos Of New Japanese Arcade Games

JAEPO 2016 #2: Now with 500% More Videos Of New Japanese Arcade Games

arcadehero February 19, 2016 1

It’s the second day for JAEPO 2016 in Japan and now we have more videos to share of the latest ideas and games that will be making their mark on game centers in the

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Newsbytes: Joysticks Arcade Bar; Groove Coaster USA; Pinball; NTG#72

Newsbytes: Joysticks Arcade Bar; Groove Coaster USA; Pinball; NTG#72

arcadehero January 23, 2016 1

For North America, snow is mostly in the news. Enormous snowstorms in the Eastern US happen every once in a while but either way hopefully you are all staying safe out there. In the

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Newsbytes: Big Buck Championships; Skycurser Beta; Aliens Armageddon Unbox; Groove Coaster 3; NTG#62

Newsbytes: Big Buck Championships; Skycurser Beta; Aliens Armageddon Unbox; Groove Coaster 3; NTG#62

arcadehero October 24, 2015 2

We are only a week away from Halloween, the holiday for candy lovers everywhere. I’m not sure what most arcades out there do to celebrate – I have heard of sites holding cosplay competitions

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NESiCA x LIVE Lands At Round1USA Plus Other Game Updates

NESiCA x LIVE Lands At Round1USA Plus Other Game Updates

arcadehero August 13, 2015 5

NESiCAxLIVE Lands At Round1USA – The rush to bring Japanese games to the US market continues and now with a surprise twist. For the past few years, there has been a lot of talk

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Newsbytes: New Barcade; Silver Ball Planet; TRON 3; NTG#45b

Newsbytes: New Barcade; Silver Ball Planet; TRON 3; NTG#45b

arcadehero May 30, 2015 4

Welcome to the last weekend of May 2015. It is out-of-school/graduation time for many, hope everyone has a fun and safe time. It’s also the perfect time to visit some arcades if you have

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Enjoy 30 Minutes of AOU/AM Show Footage from 1991 & ’92

Enjoy 30 Minutes of AOU/AM Show Footage from 1991 & ’92

arcadehero May 4, 2015 2

These days we all expect to see footage of arcade games from trade shows or venues since cameras are found everywhere. But that wasn’t the case from the earlier days of arcade gaming when

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JAEPO 2015 Begins: The Latest On Arcades In Japan (Part 1)

JAEPO 2015 Begins: The Latest On Arcades In Japan (Part 1)

arcadehero February 13, 2015 3

The biggest Japanese arcade trade show of the year is upon us once again, here is a collection of the various announcements and happenings from the JAEPO 2015 event in Tokyo: (Update: Part 2

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Newsbag: Wahlap Expands; JAEPO Updates; Ironclad MVS; KO Drive; NTG#34

Newsbag: Wahlap Expands; JAEPO Updates; Ironclad MVS; KO Drive; NTG#34

arcadehero February 7, 2015 3

I mentioned in the last post to the site that this week was kind of slow in regards to multiple news stories – knock on wood I’m finding a bunch of items to discuss

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