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Looking at Chinatown Fair’s last night in operation

arcadehero May 10, 2011 3

(Thanks for the tip Foxx!) We all heard about the closure of Chinatown Fair, a popular arcade in NYC earlier this year. It came at about the same time as the closure of Arcade

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From the Floor of the GTI Asia Taipei Expo 2011

From the Floor of the GTI Asia Taipei Expo 2011

arcadehero May 9, 2011 3

The GTI Asia Taipei Expo that took place this past week gave us some interesting news in terms of new games and now we have a few videos and some pictures to share of

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World’s Fastest Drummer seen on location test

arcadehero May 6, 2011 1

We’ve been covering the progress of an independently made arcade game called the World’s Fastest Drummer for some time now. Most recently it was seen at the IAAPA 2010 show in Orlando this past

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Stern releases TRON Pinball Limited Edition details

Stern releases TRON Pinball Limited Edition details

arcadehero May 6, 2011 2

Stern Pinball has announced what is different about the limited edition version of their upcoming limited edition TRON Pinball machine and here is a summary of the additions: Multi-colored Fiber Optic light tubes. Motorized

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New version of Cube Shooter launches at GTI Asia Expo

New version of Cube Shooter launches at GTI Asia Expo

arcadehero May 6, 2011 0

Via While we wait on more photos or videos from the GTI Asia Taipei Expo (I have found a few pics, I’m just waiting for more to accumulate), there are still a few announcements

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The Arcade business of Vegas casinos

The Arcade business of Vegas casinos

arcadehero May 6, 2011 2

  Newsfeed 1041 via   (Image of the New York-New York Casino arcade via Dragonslairfans.com) The US economy continues to stagnate along with unemployment rising again and one place that is still trying to

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InJoy Motion reveals two new games – Project X-Pher and Dido Kart 2

InJoy Motion reveals two new games – Project X-Pher and Dido Kart 2

arcadehero May 4, 2011 1

As a part of the GTI Asia Taipei Expo 2011 coverage, we were expecting some new games to show up and we have some details on two of them which will be available not

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Tekken Tag 2 @ GTI Asia Taipei Expo 2011

Tekken Tag 2 @ GTI Asia Taipei Expo 2011

arcadehero May 4, 2011 5

Starting tomorrow, Taiwan’s largest arcade show known as the GTI Asia Taipei Expo, gets it’s start and as always, we expect to see many pictures and perhaps a little bit of video of the

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First pics of GUN-LORD unveiled

First pics of GUN-LORD unveiled

arcadehero May 1, 2011 7

After teasing a new sidescrolling 2D jump n’ shoot game a few months ago, the NG:DEV.TEAM has finally unveiled the first pictures from the alpha build of the NeoGeo version of their upcoming game

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New game history documentary – 8-Bit Generation: Playing the Revolution

arcadehero May 1, 2011 3

Anytime the subject of video game history comes up, the influence of arcade gaming is unavoidable. A large number of innovations as well as innovators got their start in the coin-op world, which came

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Insert Coin(s) open and booming in Las Vegas

Insert Coin(s) open and booming in Las Vegas

arcadehero May 1, 2011 1

Newsfeed 1037 via This past February we ran a story about a new location in Las Vegas that would feature arcade gaming as a part of it’s entertainment options. That place was called Insert

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The London Dungeon adding Vengeance 5D to their attractions in May

The London Dungeon adding Vengeance 5D to their attractions in May

arcadehero May 1, 2011 0

Newsfeed 1036 via In the out-of-home entertainment world, many large locations such as FECs feature some sort of  3D/4D/5D attraction ride as a part of their entertainment offerings. Often these rides have employed the

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