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Newsbytes: Galaga Turns 35; SkySkipper Project; Final PIU Prime Update; Golden Tee 2017; NTG#96

Newsbytes: Galaga Turns 35; SkySkipper Project; Final PIU Prime Update; Golden Tee 2017; NTG#96

arcadehero September 24, 2016 0

Hey fellow arcade fans, welcome to your new seasons – Fall if you’re up North, Spring if you’re down South. We have some big news coming soon on Raw Thrills’ Cruis’n Blast (I know I’ve

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New Concepts Shown At GTI Asia China Expo 2016: Video Games ‘N VR

New Concepts Shown At GTI Asia China Expo 2016: Video Games ‘N VR

arcadehero September 22, 2016 0

The GTI Asia China Expo 2016 trade show was held about a week ago and as we sometimes experience in the Chinese amusement trade, news is slow to trickle out. However I have been

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Atari’s BREAKOUT Returning To Arcades As A Videmption Game

Atari’s BREAKOUT Returning To Arcades As A Videmption Game

arcadehero September 21, 2016 1

(Via Replay Magazine) UPDATED: Updates below in red 40 years ago, Atari released a game that I personally consider to have been at the forrefront of the “Golden Age” of gaming – Breakout. It

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Newsbytes: Magician’s Dead Coming To Round1USA; BattleZoneVR; Golden Tee 2017; CPS2; NTG#95

Newsbytes: Magician’s Dead Coming To Round1USA; BattleZoneVR; Golden Tee 2017; CPS2; NTG#95

arcadehero September 17, 2016 2

Hey, this weekend has enough newsbytes for a post! Let’s get to it: Magician’s Dead Coming The US via Round1USA: The Tokyo Game Show has been in full swing this week and from there

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AAMA Gala News: Fly O’Clock; Pop The Lock

AAMA Gala News: Fly O’Clock; Pop The Lock

arcadehero September 16, 2016 0

Continuing with a little more coverage of the AAMA Gala, here is a some news on new videmption pieces that were on display. Contrary to my expectations (based on past Gala events), Adrenaline did

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AAMA Gala News: Maximum Tune 5; Pac-Man Smash Slim Line

AAMA Gala News: Maximum Tune 5; Pac-Man Smash Slim Line

arcadehero September 15, 2016 1

It is that time of year for the AAMA (American Amusement Machine Association) Gala and with that some news on upcoming video arcade pieces. The selection is usually limited when compared to larger events

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New Website For Magician’s Dead Arcade Game

New Website For Magician’s Dead Arcade Game

arcadehero September 14, 2016 1

Japanese developer Byking has been working hard on a unique and original arcade concept by the name of Magician’s Dead. This game is an arena battle title where the player takes the role of

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Looking Back At The Cruis’n Arcade series

Looking Back At The Cruis’n Arcade series

arcadehero September 10, 2016 2

This was an incredibly slow week for news, enough that I’m not really finding anything to throw together for your typical weekend Newsbytes. So instead of that, let’s do an article instead. We know

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New Arcade Alert: Fremont Arcade (Las Vegas, NV); Arcade Closure: Arcade Street (Paris, France)

New Arcade Alert: Fremont Arcade (Las Vegas, NV); Arcade Closure: Arcade Street (Paris, France)

arcadehero September 6, 2016 0

We’ve got some good news and some bad news  regarding arcades with this post. Let’s get to the good news first: Fremont Arcade Now Open In Las Vegas, NV (Thanks to Michael L. for the

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Newsbytes: Rare Star Trek Card; Election Booths 2016; Killer Queen; Sega; NTG#94

Newsbytes: Rare Star Trek Card; Election Booths 2016; Killer Queen; Sega; NTG#94

arcadehero September 3, 2016 3

This week has been quite a busy one for myself – I feel like I’ve been run over by a semi but I’m in the home stretch. Part of that has been taking games

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The Making of Galaxian 3

The Making of Galaxian 3

arcadehero August 31, 2016 7

Back in 1990, Namco had begun to dive into the development of 3D graphics and motion simulator technology. As their way of showing that they had the expertise to compete in these fields, they

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Newsbytes: Aliens Pinball; MaxiTune 5 US; Round1 Opens In Concord,CA; CEC Drops Tokens

Newsbytes: Aliens Pinball; MaxiTune 5 US; Round1 Opens In Concord,CA; CEC Drops Tokens

arcadehero August 27, 2016 5

Welcome to the ‘dog days’ of Summer as August is on its way out and September is at our doors. This week was very slow for news up until the other day. If you

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