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World of Warcraft Amusement Park opening May 1st in China

World of Warcraft Amusement Park opening May 1st in China

arcadehero March 15, 2011 1

Newsfeed 1017 via Who knew that one day, the phenomenon known as World of Warcraft would move onto become a full-fledged amusement park. I guess it wasn’t much of a stretch considering how popular

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Videos of the American Classic Arcade Museum Room at PAX East 2011

arcadehero March 14, 2011 0

As I mentioned in the previous post, among the arcade love at PAX East, was a room dedicated to nothing but great classic games, provided by the American Classic Arcade Museum (ACAM). Thanks to

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Battleblock Theater as an arcade @ PAX East

Battleblock Theater as an arcade @ PAX East

arcadehero March 13, 2011 1

Newsfeed 1016 via If you follow news in the console world, then there is one event that has taken place this past weekend that is pretty much impossible to avoid – Penny Arcade Expo

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Friction and Frightmareland now available

Friction and Frightmareland now available

arcadehero March 11, 2011 2

Two new arcade games are available for arcades and other entertainment venues to pick up for their locations, but the release news for each game may have become a little lost in the other

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Mortal Kombat’s new arcade cabinet made for one lucky person in the UK

Mortal Kombat’s new arcade cabinet made for one lucky person in the UK

arcadehero March 11, 2011 7

Newsfeed 1015 via Another arcade classic is being rebooted in the console sector and the anticipation for it seems to be running higher than ever. That would be the new Mortal Kombat by Warner

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How to train for Street Fighter IV

arcadehero March 11, 2011 3

Newsfeed 1014 via How does one train to become a master Street FIghter IV player? By running around various parts of Japan carrying an arcade stick to practice your moves in your mind. This

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Chinatown Fair resurrected as Next Level Arcade

arcadehero March 9, 2011 11

If you were disheartened by the recent closure of Chinatown Fair Arcade in New York, then grieve no longer as the owner, Henry Cen has relocated the business to 4013 8th Avenue in Brooklyn,

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Amusement Expo 2011- Photos

Amusement Expo 2011- Photos

arcadehero March 8, 2011 5

Newsfeed 1012 via As is customary following a show, arcade news seems to slow down to a trickle for a while. So while we wait for some more news, here is some pictures from

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Midwest Gaming Classic celebrates 10 years

Midwest Gaming Classic celebrates 10 years

arcadehero March 7, 2011 0

The annual Midwest Gaming Classic event is approaching fast and with it, there is an abundance of arcade goodness to look forward to. According to one of the event’s organizers, John Norman : The

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Stern and IFPA hosting Rolling Stones Pinball Launch parties next week

Stern and IFPA hosting Rolling Stones Pinball Launch parties next week

arcadehero March 4, 2011 1

(Thanks to Aaron Auzins for the tip) To celebrate the recent release of their latest pinball game, The Rolling Stones, Stern Pinball is teaming up with the International Flipper Pinball Association (IFPA) to host

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Amusement Expo 2011 – Videos

arcadehero March 2, 2011 4

As usual, I went to Amusement Expo 2011 with a camera and here are the results. I won’t claim to be a professional cameraman by any means but I hope you enjoy these anyways.

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Fans say goodbye to Arcade Infinity, Chinatown Fair

arcadehero March 2, 2011 3

I’m not sure if this will be the last post we’ll be running about Arcade Infinity and Chinatown Fair, but it seems likely. Both locations are closed now, although there is still a little

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