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Kevin Williams: The SEGA Situation

Kevin Williams: The SEGA Situation

arcadehero November 16, 2020 0

Let’s start the week with an opinion piece, where site friend and industry specialist Kevin Williams weighs in on what’s been happening with SEGA over in Japan. Take it away, Kevin: Opinion Piece: The

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ICE Launches New Home-Focused Arcade Product Line, ARCADE PRO

ICE Launches New Home-Focused Arcade Product Line, ARCADE PRO

arcadehero September 18, 2020 3

[I meant to post this much earlier, but working on my second location got a bit ahead of me today] It’s an age of change and adaptation, which has been a concern for companies

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The AAMA 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting Gets Underway

The AAMA 2020 Virtual Annual Meeting Gets Underway

arcadehero September 16, 2020 0

We’re in the age of non-physical, totally virtual tradeshow events – whether or not that will continue on into 2021 remains to be seen, but it’s the reality for most events right now. Normally

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The IAAPA 2020 Physical Event Has Been Canceled

The IAAPA 2020 Physical Event Has Been Canceled

arcadehero September 4, 2020 0

When the IAAPA organization announced that they would be holding their physical trade show event in Orlando this November, there was plenty of skepticism that it would actually take place. While many vendors did

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Will Chuck E. Cheeses Survive?

Will Chuck E. Cheeses Survive?

arcadehero June 25, 2020 2

I’m not leading this story with the headline “Chuck E. Cheeses files for bankruptcy,” as it seems to be taken incorrectly by some. Unfortunately, I’ve found that many “readers” on both Facebook and Twitter

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Newsbytes: Billy Mitchell Victory; Pac-Man Collection; Delta Mission; WB Games Sale? & More

Newsbytes: Billy Mitchell Victory; Pac-Man Collection; Delta Mission; WB Games Sale? & More

arcadehero June 20, 2020 2

Welcome to Newsbytes, a curation of arcade content from around the web that is generally run on the weekends. While a lot of general news in 2020 has been terrible, to say the least,

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Game Updates: Nitro Trucks; Heavy Metal & Hot Wheels Pinball; ValoClimb; Fozzy Football; Voxel; Monopoly

Game Updates: Nitro Trucks; Heavy Metal & Hot Wheels Pinball; ValoClimb; Fozzy Football; Voxel; Monopoly

arcadehero June 15, 2020 2

We haven’t had many updates on game content to discuss as of late, as most titles have been stuck in development hiatus hell thanks to the pandemic. Today seems to be showing a shift

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June 3rd, 2020 – Sega Marks 60 Years Of Gaming

June 3rd, 2020 – Sega Marks 60 Years Of Gaming

arcadehero June 3, 2020 1

60 years ago today, Sega was formed by a trio of partners looking to supply amusement needs to other businesses in Japan. “The rest is history” as they say, and to celebrate the people

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Tokyo Joypolis Rides In First Person

Tokyo Joypolis Rides In First Person

arcadehero May 18, 2020 0

In lieu of hard arcade news right now, let’s highlight something that would normally go into a Newsbytes post. Last week, the Tokyo Joypolis YouTube account posted some videos of their rides in first

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Newsbytes: TMNT Pinball Tease; Motion Sphere 2.0; Vritria Hexa; Virus Updates & More

Newsbytes: TMNT Pinball Tease; Motion Sphere 2.0; Vritria Hexa; Virus Updates & More

arcadehero April 25, 2020 3

It’s been a couple of weeks since the last Newsbytes, but this has allowed for the curation of a little more material so that this post isn’t just doom & gloom from the pandemic.

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Newsbytes: Dragon’s Lair Live Action; General Chaos; Raw Thrills Interviews; G-Loc To Switch & More

Newsbytes: Dragon’s Lair Live Action; General Chaos; Raw Thrills Interviews; G-Loc To Switch & More

arcadehero April 4, 2020 1

Welcome to another Newsbytes, an aggregate collection of arcade news from around the world. If you’re under the stay-at-home quarantine that is affecting millions (including myself), then I hope that you are doing ok…I’ll

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Raw Thrills Unveils Their First VR Title, King Kong Of Skull Island

Raw Thrills Unveils Their First VR Title, King Kong Of Skull Island

arcadehero March 7, 2020 1

UPDATE (3/17/20) – A new trailer has been added below. Long before IAAPA 2019 rolled around, I’d been hearing rumors about Raw Thrills experimenting with some different VR concepts. I had not seen or

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