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IAAPA Expo 2019 #3 – Sega, Taito, UNIS, Indie Games

IAAPA Expo 2019 #3 – Sega, Taito, UNIS, Indie Games

arcadehero November 29, 2019 2

Let’s continue our coverage of the IAAPA Expo 2019 event, but before jumping into that, here are links to the first two stories (In case you missed them) IAAPA 2019 Post #1 IAAPA 2019

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The IAAPA 2019 Pre-Game Post

The IAAPA 2019 Pre-Game Post

arcadehero November 16, 2019 1

It’s time for the biggest event in the arcade industry to take place, which is the IAAPA Expo in Orlando, FL. Because there is a ton of information to sift through, I like to

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Book Review: NBA Jam by Reyan Ali/Boss Fight Books

Book Review: NBA Jam by Reyan Ali/Boss Fight Books

arcadehero October 26, 2019 0

While I cannot recall the first time I heard about Midway’s NBA Jam, I can remember when I came across one for the first time. I was a fresh teenager and the part of

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Location Watch Japan: As One Arcade Closes, Many Open

Location Watch Japan: As One Arcade Closes, Many Open

arcadehero October 16, 2019 1

(Post cover photo via Atlas Obscura; also thanks to everyone who send the news about Anata No Warehouse in) It has been a little while since our last Location Watch post, either due to

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Location Watch: The Game Preserve #2 (TX); The Game Show (IL); Laffy Happy Arcade (TX); The Pinball Arcade Museum (FL) & More

Location Watch: The Game Preserve #2 (TX); The Game Show (IL); Laffy Happy Arcade (TX); The Pinball Arcade Museum (FL) & More

arcadehero July 30, 2019 0

It’s time to get everyone up to speed on the latest arcade & amusement locations to have opened their doors out there. If you are involved with a location that opened recently or is

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Raw Thrills Launches Advertising Kits For Injustice & Halo

Raw Thrills Launches Advertising Kits For Injustice & Halo

arcadehero July 26, 2019 2

Throughout the ages of arcade production, manufacturers have all had their own ways in going about promoting the content they make. Generally speaking, video games have seen a lot more efforts in this regard

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Location Watch: Marcade (NJ); Arcade Vintage (Spain); Galaxy Arcade (UT); Pinz #4 (NY) & More

Location Watch: Marcade (NJ); Arcade Vintage (Spain); Galaxy Arcade (UT); Pinz #4 (NY) & More

arcadehero July 3, 2019 1

Welcome to another edition of Location Watch. Here, we take a look at all of the new arcade locations that have opened (or will soon open) their doors in recent times. I also will

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Happy Video Arcade Day: Atari Turns 47

Happy Video Arcade Day: Atari Turns 47

arcadehero June 27, 2019 1

There is no shortage of made-up holidays out there, which is something that keeps calendar people busy I suppose. So when it comes to the iconic video arcade machine, why not pick a day

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Newsbytes: Wahlap’s AAA2019 Showcase; Running A Route in ’82; Upcoming Anniversaries & More

Newsbytes: Wahlap’s AAA2019 Showcase; Running A Route in ’82; Upcoming Anniversaries & More

arcadehero June 22, 2019 0

Welcome to another edition of Newsbytes, a compilation of quick (or last minute) stories that I’ve curated for the weekend. Wahlap At AAA2019 Chinese game manufacturer Wahlap has been busy as of late, and

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Location News: Arcade Club Leeds (UK); Arcade City #5 (NV); The Eberson (MI) & More

Location News: Arcade Club Leeds (UK); Arcade City #5 (NV); The Eberson (MI) & More

arcadehero June 5, 2019 0

Hello fellow arcade users, it’s time to showcase a number of brand spanking new arcades that are bringing some coin-op gaming goodness to the world. We wish the best of luck to all of

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Fans Celebrate 59 Years Of Sega

Fans Celebrate 59 Years Of Sega

arcadehero June 3, 2019 1

Today marks 59 years since the gaming company first known as Service Games – later SEGA – opened their doors and began providing gaming entertainment to the world. To mark the event, the official

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Amusement Expo International 2019 Preview

Amusement Expo International 2019 Preview

arcadehero March 25, 2019 0

Spring is upon us and March is almost over, which means that it’s time for another arcade trade show by the name of Amusement Expo International (AEI). In the distant past, this was known as

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