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New Locations: Pins ‘n Pockets in Lake Elisnore, CA; Vector Volcano Classic Arcade In Bend, OR

New Locations: Pins ‘n Pockets in Lake Elisnore, CA; Vector Volcano Classic Arcade In Bend, OR

arcadehero April 6, 2015 1

Let’s start this fine Spring week with a couple of stories on new arcade locations! Pins ‘n Pockets – This venue in Lake Elisnore, CA just opened their arcade which also includes 8 lanes

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No Fooling: Jurassic Park Arcade Unboxing

No Fooling: Jurassic Park Arcade Unboxing

arcadehero April 1, 2015 0

A month ago we received word that Raw Thrills’ latest arcade game Jurassic Park Arcade was beginning to ship out to distributors so that arcade venues could begin carrying the game. That said, how

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Amusement Expo 2015 Preview

Amusement Expo 2015 Preview

arcadehero March 23, 2015 9

It is Vegas week, thanks to the start of Amusement Expo 2015 in Las Vegas, NV starting Wednesday. Since I started my arcade in 2008 I have attended this event annually, with one exception.

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Newsbag: Videmption, Pinball, New Locations and More

Newsbag: Videmption, Pinball, New Locations and More

arcadehero March 21, 2015 3

In North America, our winter nightmare has come to a close with Spring finally here. For the arcade business, in my particular situation, that has seen the typical slowdown that occurs when people can

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Big Buck HD Wild Unveiled

Big Buck HD Wild Unveiled

arcadehero March 20, 2015 1

UPDATE: Fixed the official trailer link at the bottom of the post During the Big Buck HD 2014 World Championship online stream, they showed off a promotion for an update that would be made

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Trailer For The Arcade Game Related PIXELS

Trailer For The Arcade Game Related PIXELS

arcadehero March 18, 2015 1

The other day I mentioned TRON 3 as being in pre-production but well before that hits theaters, a new film involving arcade video games and characters will be coming to silver screens across the

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Newsbag: Charity Arcade; Sega+Legos; WrestleMania LE; TRON 3; NTG#39

Newsbag: Charity Arcade; Sega+Legos; WrestleMania LE; TRON 3; NTG#39

arcadehero March 14, 2015 4

♪ It’s weekend time again, do do doooo ♪ This has been a really slow March for news I’m not 100% sure why that is but I will be making efforts to see if I

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16-Bit Bar + Arcade Aiming To Open Their 3rd Location This Spring

16-Bit Bar + Arcade Aiming To Open Their 3rd Location This Spring

arcadehero March 9, 2015 1

[Thanks to George Arbogast Jr. for the tip] Expansion is generally going to be a positive thing in business and the 16-bit Bar + Arcade that first opened in Ohio back in 2013 certainly

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Newsbag: Magic Girl DevBlog; Mini Cabs; Flyer Video; NTG #38

Newsbag: Magic Girl DevBlog; Mini Cabs; Flyer Video; NTG #38

arcadehero March 7, 2015 3

It’s that time of week again, time to check out some of the quick stories for our Newsbag feature, covering those stories that are too short or I found myself without the time to

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Newsbag: Abari; Midway 90s Doc; Steve Bristow; NTG#37

Newsbag: Abari; Midway 90s Doc; Steve Bristow; NTG#37

arcadehero February 28, 2015 3

Welcome to the last day of February. Depending upon where you are, perhaps March will improve weather wise. Either way, where arcades are usually an indoor activity, you can enjoy them at any time

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Q&A On Jurassic Park Arcade With Eugene Jarvis

Q&A On Jurassic Park Arcade With Eugene Jarvis

arcadehero February 23, 2015 10

The name Eugene Jarvis is well-known in video gaming circles although more than once I have surprised someone by mentioning that he is not only still in the industry but he is also still

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Newsbag: Soundfighter; Level 257; Truxton; NTG#36

Newsbag: Soundfighter; Level 257; Truxton; NTG#36

arcadehero February 21, 2015 5

I’m feeling a little under-the-weather today so this will be a newsbag that probably could have used a little more time in the oven. I hope you all have a great weekend and next

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