Guest Post: “The Death Of Melbourne’s Arcade Industry”
I received an article from Anthony Cocking, former employee of the Galactic Circus in Melbourne, Australia. Recently, the “largest indoor interactive theme park” in Australia that has been open since 1999. They were recentlyRead More »
Editorial: Where’d The Japanese Arcade Makers Go?
We haven’t had an editorial piece in a while but Kevin Williams of The Stinger Report felt it necessary to address the subject of what is going on in the Japanese amusement space, whichRead More »
Missing In Action: Run ‘N Gun Games
Given the recent slow news cycle, it’s given me some time to sit down and continue upon my editorial series I call “Missing In Action”. I take a look at a particular genre ofRead More »
Editorial: Should Coin-Op Arcade Games be a part of E3?
E3 (i.e. Electronic Entertainment Expo) is upon us once again this next week, where gamers, journalists, developers, publishers and their “booth babes” come together to show off the latest, greatest video games people willRead More »
Missing in Action – Adventure/RPGs
Missing In Action is an editorial series that looks at different genres of games that have been a part of the arcade scene in the past but in recent times have fallen by the waysideRead More »
Missing In Action: Tanks, Planes, Mechs and more
Missing in Action is an editorial series that discusses the kinds of games that at one time were prevalent in arcades or the types of games that would make great arcade games but aren’tRead More »
Closure of A Few Japanese Arcades does not signal that the end is near
I can’t help but feel somewhat amused at all the attention online news sources are giving to the news that Namco Bandai will be closing 50-60 of their arcades in Japan due to “highRead More »
Keeping the games clean
It’s a slow news day and while we wait for Matt to post more pics and impressions of the ATEI show and all of the great stuff there, I figured it would be aRead More »