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And Now A Video Of The New Stern Pinball Factory

And Now A Video Of The New Stern Pinball Factory

arcadehero May 28, 2015 0

The other day we ran an article about the new Heighway Pinball UK factory and their current production. Back over in the USA, the largest and best-known pinball maker in the world, recently moved

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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 1

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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Kung Fu Master 2 Arcade Prototype Discovered

Kung Fu Master 2 Arcade Prototype Discovered

arcadehero April 28, 2015 7

I recently ran a poll asking which genres you would like to see return to the arcade. While it wasn’t voted on by thousands (or even hundreds) the #1 genre you the readers would

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Chinese Companies Show Off Their Latest Arcades at CIAE2015

Chinese Companies Show Off Their Latest Arcades at CIAE2015

arcadehero April 8, 2015 0

Right after the Amusement Expo happened at the end of March in Vegas, over in China another trade show was firing up to show off products for that corner of the world. I’ve covered

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Amusement Expo 2015 Wrap-Up

Amusement Expo 2015 Wrap-Up

arcadehero March 28, 2015 2

For today’s newsbag, I’m going to use it to wrap up Amusement Expo 2015 which took place earlier this week in Las Vegas, NV. I attended the show for the two days that they

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Newsbag: Charity Arcade; Sega+Legos; WrestleMania LE; TRON 3; NTG#39

Newsbag: Charity Arcade; Sega+Legos; WrestleMania LE; TRON 3; NTG#39

arcadehero March 14, 2015 4

♪ It’s weekend time again, do do doooo ♪ This has been a really slow March for news I’m not 100% sure why that is but I will be making efforts to see if I

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Sega Begins Shipping Showdown Special Attraction

Sega Begins Shipping Showdown Special Attraction

arcadehero February 26, 2015 1

About a month ago we reported that the standard version of Sega’s latest video arcade driving title Showdown began shipping and today I received a press release from Sega Amusements stating that both versions

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Heighway Pinball Unveils Alien Pinball Whitewood

Heighway Pinball Unveils Alien Pinball Whitewood

arcadehero February 20, 2015 3

In the pinball business, the “whitewood” is a way of saying that the game is in a prototype/alpha build state. These are done with every game so that adjustments can be made on the

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Stern WWE WrestleMania Pinball Behind-The-Scenes & Launch Parties

Stern WWE WrestleMania Pinball Behind-The-Scenes & Launch Parties

arcadehero February 9, 2015 0

Stern’s latest pinball table, WWE WrestleMania Pinball is upon us and with that a ramp up on the marketing for the game. First off, this new behind-the-scenes video, which dabbles a little bit with

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StarWars.com Gives Star Wars Battle Pod A Marketing Boost

StarWars.com Gives Star Wars Battle Pod A Marketing Boost

arcadehero January 29, 2015 0

As you know, Bandai Namco Amusement’s Star Wars Battle Pod is soon upon us and as such, promotion for the game is ramping up. This game already has received more media attention by itself

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Videos: Time Crisis 5 Direct Promo; Showdown Deluxe; Transformers 80″; Gun Pang

Videos: Time Crisis 5 Direct Promo; Showdown Deluxe; Transformers 80″; Gun Pang

arcadehero January 19, 2015 4

While we did get a first look at Time Crisis 5 last week, the quality was admittedly very poor as the clips were emailed. You can’t beat direct footage and Bandai Namco Amusements has

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Newsbag: EAG Expo 2015 Wrap-Up; Magic Girl Pin; NTG #31

Newsbag: EAG Expo 2015 Wrap-Up; Magic Girl Pin; NTG #31

arcadehero January 17, 2015 12

I originally was going to post this as all about the EAG 2015 Expo that took place this week but as of writing this I did not get the media I was hoping for

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