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California Venues: Ultimate Gaming Center Open; Powersurge Closes

California Venues: Ultimate Gaming Center Open; Powersurge Closes

arcadehero May 13, 2014 11

Thanks to Edward Castillo for the tip, here is a little news regarding locations in California to discuss. First let’s talk about the closure. About 4 years ago I had a post here on

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The New Killer Instinct Gets It’s Turn As An Arcade Prop At MLG

The New Killer Instinct Gets It’s Turn As An Arcade Prop At MLG

arcadehero July 1, 2013 9

Newsfeed 1316, link via We don’t bring up the MLG very often here, aka Major League Gaming, as they typically focus on console gaming. On occasion an arcade-related thing manages to sneak in and

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Multi-Interest Post: Fighting Tournaments, BattleBlock Theater Arcade, Speed of Light goes to FB

Multi-Interest Post: Fighting Tournaments, BattleBlock Theater Arcade, Speed of Light goes to FB

arcadehero July 19, 2012 0

There are a few Stinger Newsfeeds I’ve been neglecting so let’s wrap them up into one little fuzzball of a post. Newsfeed 1220-23 via Fighting To the Top – An article found on The

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Target Toss Pro: Bags heads to the Wii

Target Toss Pro: Bags heads to the Wii

Shaggy November 18, 2008 0

I found this as a little bit of a surprise as Incredible Technologies hasn’t taken many games over from the coin-op market to the home market (they did do a GT game for cell

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Some Tekken 6 talk

Some Tekken 6 talk

Shaggy October 21, 2008 0

There’s been a lot of talk about fighters lately and as it turns out – here’s some more. Namco Japan sat down and talked about the arcade and console versions of Tekken 6 with

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Crazy Climber coming to Wii

Crazy Climber coming to Wii

Shaggy August 20, 2008 0

Last year the somewhat well-known arcade classic Crazy Climber updated for the modern world and it was released in arcades in Japan. It didn’t receive any glowing reviews but that doesn’t stop them from

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Street Fighter IV at London's Battle of Destiny

Street Fighter IV at London's Battle of Destiny

HeavyElectricity June 20, 2008 3

Battle of Destiny is a tournament for the hardcore fighting fans out there – a proving ground in which challengers compete on Hyper Street Fighter 2, Tekken 5: Dark Resurrection, Capcom vs SNK 2

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New SFIV US site makes no mention of arcade version

New SFIV US site makes no mention of arcade version

Shaggy June 2, 2008 3

The new official US website for Street Fighter IV is up with plenty of information about the but unfortunately as well as was slightly expected since it was not mentioned in the official press

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Xbox 360 kiosks brought to hospitals with pre-loaded games; coin-op version next?

Xbox 360 kiosks brought to hospitals with pre-loaded games; coin-op version next?

Shaggy May 6, 2008 14

Ever since Microsoft revealed the term “Xbox Live Arcade” along with the concept that has included original content along with remade classic arcade titles, people have thought of bringing the Xbox 360 into the

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Panel on violent video games next week

Panel on violent video games next week

Shaggy April 30, 2008 3

A little while back we had a brief discussion on violent video games along with a look at some new research where it was suggested that the effects of violent video games may not

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Midwest Gaming Classic 2008 – Arcades & Pins video

Midwest Gaming Classic 2008 – Arcades & Pins video

Shaggy April 13, 2008 0

Here is a video of a walk through the pinball and arcade area of the Midwest Gaming Classic. The pins definently outnumber the arcades from the looks of it but either way I’m certain

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What have we been playing…. or not in my case

What have we been playing…. or not in my case

Twisted Supreme April 10, 2008 0

As you can see Shaggy’s been a busy playing all sorts of great games at ASI, unfortunately I have had very little time to play games or do any posts for the website for

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