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The Arcade Street in Paris

The Arcade Street in Paris

arcadehero January 12, 2011 3

Newsfeed 986 via If you’re in Paris and you want to enjoy playing some arcades from Japan, then you’ll want to find your way to Arcade Street. This location is near Nation subway station

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Arcade Infinity NOT closing their doors this Saturday after all

Arcade Infinity NOT closing their doors this Saturday after all

arcadehero January 12, 2011 4

A couple of weeks ago we shared the sad news that Arcade Infinity, a well-known arcade in the SoCal area, was going to be shutting it’s doors on January 15th. Following the announcement there

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New arcade auction company opening – American Amusement Auctions

arcadehero January 10, 2011 1

(Thanks to Jonathan of Arcaderepairtips.com for the tip!) If you’re in the market for coin-op equipment then auctions are always a good place to find a variety of machines at good prices, when they

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Darius Burst: Another Chronicle English version coming soon (UPDATED)

Darius Burst: Another Chronicle English version coming soon (UPDATED)

arcadehero January 10, 2011 7

(Thanks to Darius fan Bryan for the tip!) You asked for it and it seems that Taito has listened. Highway Entertainment, which is a part of the Highway Group and imports games into Australia,

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Sonic returning to arcades with Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing Arcade?

Sonic returning to arcades with Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing Arcade?

arcadehero January 8, 2011 11

Newsfeed 983 via UPDATE: Yes the game did in fact come to arcades. Just a couple of days ago, I had a hunch that Sega could possibly celebrate Sonic’s 20th anniversary with an arcade

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Ion makes the iCade a reality

Ion makes the iCade a reality

arcadehero January 7, 2011 1

(Thanks for the link Foxx) It started off as an April Fool’s joke at ThinkGeek and then a couple of modders created their own “iCade” cabinets – a dock for iPads that gives your

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Winnitron NL promotes indie games in an arcade cabinet

Winnitron NL promotes indie games in an arcade cabinet

arcadehero January 7, 2011 3

There is a trend developing in the console/PC indie gaming world since last year that involves putting these new games into an arcade-style cabinet as a way to help attract attention towards the titles.

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Pinball Wizard Arcade opening in Pelham, NH next week (UPDATED)

Pinball Wizard Arcade opening in Pelham, NH next week (UPDATED)

arcadehero January 6, 2011 21

(Thanks for the info Adam Pfeifer!) I’m happy to share the opening of another arcade, and this one is huge. If you live in the Granite State, or anywhere near it, then come next

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Crazy Speed Arcade goes Super

Crazy Speed Arcade goes Super

arcadehero January 5, 2011 1

At IAAPA 2010 I had a chance to check out Crazy Speed Arcade for the first time at the UNIS booth. They had four units setup there, two in English and two in Spanish.

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Stinger feeds: Real-life Frogger, Sonic’s 20th birthday, arcade art

Stinger feeds: Real-life Frogger, Sonic’s 20th birthday, arcade art

arcadehero January 4, 2011 1

Newsfeeds 980-982 via I’ve got a little catching up to do with Stinger newsfeeds once again as we have a few minor stories to look at. First is something that has been making the

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New company setting sights on pinball: Jersey Jack Pinball

New company setting sights on pinball: Jersey Jack Pinball

arcadehero January 3, 2011 6

We’ve seen a few stories come along every now and then about a new company being formed to start building new pinball machines to compete with Stern but so far, no one has really

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The arcade beat ’em up for a Masters degree: Mashup Basterds

The arcade beat ’em up for a Masters degree: Mashup Basterds

arcadehero January 3, 2011 1

Most students who finish up their degree at a University won’t say that they made an arcade game for their final project but Enrique Alcor and some of his classmates certainly can. When he

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