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Bowl Expo ’18 Report: Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash; Connect 4 Hoops; Transformers Shadows Rising & More

Bowl Expo ’18 Report: Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash; Connect 4 Hoops; Transformers Shadows Rising & More

arcadehero June 23, 2018 1

This week as Bowl Expo ’18 and as I had mentioned on the previous post, I wasn’t planning on attending until a last minute change took place. Granted, with Las Vegas being as close

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Bandai Namco Debuts Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash At Bowl Expo ’18

Bandai Namco Debuts Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash At Bowl Expo ’18

arcadehero June 19, 2018 7

If you’ve been around the arcade business for the past couple of decades, then you likely are familiar with Bandai Namco’s re-issues of select classic arcade games in a proper arcade cabinet format. These

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Transformers Shadows Rising Launching In July; Appearing At Bowl Expo 2018

Transformers Shadows Rising Launching In July; Appearing At Bowl Expo 2018

arcadehero June 19, 2018 1

This week marks a new amusement event, one that I’ve often heard of but never attended called the International Bowl Expo. I hadn’t planned on going but something worked out yesterday that means I’ll

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Sega Amusements Releases Daytona Championship USA Standard Version

Sega Amusements Releases Daytona Championship USA Standard Version

arcadehero June 14, 2018 8

If you have found it difficult to come across Sega’s return to the iconic Daytona USA franchise then you are in luck – they’ve got a new, more affordable design shipping out to locations

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Location News: Subpar Mini Golf (CA);1985 Arcade Bar + Grill (KS); Ryan Family Amusements (MA); & More Upcoming

Location News: Subpar Mini Golf (CA);1985 Arcade Bar + Grill (KS); Ryan Family Amusements (MA); & More Upcoming

arcadehero June 13, 2018 0

It’s time for a new location update although I’ve been sitting on the news for some of these as many are announcements for arcade venues that are opening well down the road. Let’s get

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Newsbytes: 10 Years In Business; Connect 4 Hoops; PONG Table Coin-Op; Southern Fried Gaming Expo; Arcade History & More

Newsbytes: 10 Years In Business; Connect 4 Hoops; PONG Table Coin-Op; Southern Fried Gaming Expo; Arcade History & More

arcadehero June 9, 2018 7

Most everyone is going to be paying attention to E3 news that is hitting the wires this weekend but there are still things going on in the world of arcades. Here’s what I’ve gathered

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Exa-Arcadia & G.Rev Opens Pre-Orders For Strania EX

Exa-Arcadia & G.Rev Opens Pre-Orders For Strania EX

arcadehero June 4, 2018 1

Good Monday morning fellow Arcade Heroes! I didn’t find enough content to do a Newsbytes with this weekend (that and I was a bit busy). But now we have a quick item to cover

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Raw Thrills Releases A Sales Flyer For Halo Fireteam Raven

Raw Thrills Releases A Sales Flyer For Halo Fireteam Raven

arcadehero June 1, 2018 8

We’re running on brief stories this week but that’s ok. There’s no need to write a whole chapter on each piece of news that comes along. 😛 Raw Thrills continues to promote the upcoming

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Sega Confirms House Of The Dead Scarlet Dawn For A Western Release

Sega Confirms House Of The Dead Scarlet Dawn For A Western Release

arcadehero May 31, 2018 1

I got up this morning to find Sega Amusements going on a little social media blitz. The same image and similar message were shared on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and through their e-mail.  Here’s the

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Sega Releases Target Bravo: Operation GHOST Upright Models

Sega Releases Target Bravo: Operation GHOST Upright Models

arcadehero May 28, 2018 2

At IAAPA 2017, one of the new video game pieces to be found on the show floor was an upright version of Sega’s Target Bravo: Operation GHOST. When Operation GHOST was first launched in

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Newsbytes: RIP Ted Dabney & Bradley Chawgo; Kraut Buster; Video Updates; Arcadrone & More

Newsbytes: RIP Ted Dabney & Bradley Chawgo; Kraut Buster; Video Updates; Arcadrone & More

arcadehero May 26, 2018 0

Welcome to our latest round-up of arcade related headlines. Atari Co-Founder & Game Designer Ted Dabney Passes Away Unfortunately we have some bad news to start off today’s Newsbytes with. Ted Dabney passed away

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Taito Begins Testing AirSoft BB Gun Arcade Game ‘GunArena’ In Japan

Taito Begins Testing AirSoft BB Gun Arcade Game ‘GunArena’ In Japan

arcadehero May 25, 2018 2

There have been many legends in this business, one of which is a Japanese company by the name of Taito. With around 500 arcade machines to their name over the past 45+ years, you

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