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Location Watch May 2022: New Arcades In PA, NC, SD, MI, AZ, IA, MO, Panama, France, Europe, India & More

Location Watch May 2022: New Arcades In PA, NC, SD, MI, AZ, IA, MO, Panama, France, Europe, India & More

arcadehero May 30, 2022 1

Welcome to Location Watch, a semi-regular post where we highlight new arcade locations which are opening their doors for the first time. If you missed the last LW post, click here; It’s been about

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Operating An Arcade: Game Purchasing Insights

Operating An Arcade: Game Purchasing Insights

arcadehero April 30, 2022 0

So arcade news this month has been….slow, to put it nicely. I could perhaps be going back to the old days where I posted about every small bit of news as its own post

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And the Winners of the #NoticeMe Game Jam Are…

And the Winners of the #NoticeMe Game Jam Are…

arcadehero April 12, 2022 3

I recently did a livestream to highlight – and judge- the top 10 entries of the #noticeMe Game Jam by Yoyo Games and Opera GX. If you missed the news, this was a competition

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Dave & Busters Purchases Main Event

Dave & Busters Purchases Main Event

arcadehero April 6, 2022 3

Several years back, well before the pandemic, Chuck E. Cheeses had bought Peter Piper Pizza, further bolstering their position as the largest chain of arcade entertainment in the world. While today’s news won’t make

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Location Watch March 2022: New Arcades Open In Japan, The USA, The UK, & Australia

Location Watch March 2022: New Arcades Open In Japan, The USA, The UK, & Australia

arcadehero March 28, 2022 0

Welcome to Location Watch, a post that looks at tracking the opening of new arcade locations around the globe. Since you the reader might be anywhere around the planet, hopefully one of these is

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Amusement Expo 2022 Preview

Amusement Expo 2022 Preview

arcadehero March 14, 2022 0

This week will see the arrival of Amusement Expo International 2022, a tradeshow that typically takes place every March in Las Vegas. Every once in a while it is held elsewhere, such as New

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Newsbytes: Japan Arcades Update; Deeproot Pinball Auction; Street Fighter 6 & House of the Dead Remake; More

Newsbytes: Japan Arcades Update; Deeproot Pinball Auction; Street Fighter 6 & House of the Dead Remake; More

arcadehero March 12, 2022 2

Welcome to Newsbytes, a collection of news from around the arcade & pinball world. Stay tuned next week for Amusement Expo 2022 – while I don’t expect a deluge of new-new games appearing there,

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Touch Magix To Debut Street Versions Of Dicey Jump and Hop ‘N’ Stack

Touch Magix To Debut Street Versions Of Dicey Jump and Hop ‘N’ Stack

arcadehero March 10, 2022 0

It’s been a slow arcade news week, but not to worry, Amusement Expo 2022 is just around the corner and that means we’ll have some things to talk about again. Unfortunately we can’t still

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Want To Make An Arcade Game? Check Out The #NoticeMe Game Jam & The Arcade Jam Contests

Want To Make An Arcade Game? Check Out The #NoticeMe Game Jam & The Arcade Jam Contests

arcadehero February 28, 2022 1

When a video game becomes a proper arcade game (being put into a cabinet that can take payment of some kind to play it), we give it a highlight on this site, regardless it

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Guest Post: Arcade Carpets

Guest Post: Arcade Carpets

arcadehero February 9, 2022 2

It’s time for another guest post and this time from a fresh name. “James UK” recently discovered the blog, where he wanted to share some thoughts on a couple of things that he enjoys

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Newsbytes: King Kong VR Chapter 3; Winner Winner App; New Arcade Books; Super Hoop Pinball & More

Newsbytes: King Kong VR Chapter 3; Winner Winner App; New Arcade Books; Super Hoop Pinball & More

arcadehero February 5, 2022 0

Welcome to Newsbytes, a collection of news items from around the Arcade & Pinball world for your reading enjoyment. King Kong of Skull Island Adds A 3rd Chapter Operators who have a King Kong

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GENDA-Owned Sega Arcades To Change Name To GiGO In Japan

GENDA-Owned Sega Arcades To Change Name To GiGO In Japan

arcadehero January 28, 2022 3

UPDATE: I’m seeing a lot of bad reporting out there so I am updating this post to present the facts to those who don’t mind taking an extra moment to research. The Sega name

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