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Plaza Theatre in Atlanta, GA classic arcade setup confiscated by The Man (aka, state of Georgia)

Plaza Theatre in Atlanta, GA classic arcade setup confiscated by The Man (aka, state of Georgia)

arcadehero August 3, 2011 6

(Thanks to Mark Arson for the tip) UPDATE: Since this story broke, it looks like some fans of Plaza have come to the rescue, covering the fees and allowing Plaza to keep the games.

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New Deal or No Deal coming + Aquarace Extreme 3D

arcadehero August 2, 2011 5

Everyone’s favorite videmption game ever is getting a sequel. We don’t have any pics of it yet but Play Mechanix has revealed that the new version of the game is out there somewhere with

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More CAX coverage + new documentary called ARCADE

More CAX coverage + new documentary called ARCADE

arcadehero July 28, 2011 1

One nice thing about the annual California Extreme (CAX) annual event is that it generates a bit of media coverage for arcade and pinball machines. The latest outlet to do so is Wired.com, who

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Darius Burst Another Chronicle EX and new BlazBlue unveiled

Darius Burst Another Chronicle EX and new BlazBlue unveiled

arcadehero July 27, 2011 3

Darius Burst Another Chronicle has certainly stirred some attention around the world, it has had a solid release in Japan, and it was shown in Europe a short time ago as well. It should

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The arcade goodness of Comic-Con

The arcade goodness of Comic-Con

arcadehero July 26, 2011 2

My brief hiatus is over now after I had been out in the wilderness camping. It was quite fun but with it over, back to the news of the arcade world. It doesn’t look

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Taito shows off some new games for Japan

Taito shows off some new games for Japan

arcadehero July 22, 2011 3

Taito sure knows how to hold a “business meeting”. Of course this isn’t the typical business meeting where people sit around a conference table listening to some blather about why things suck at work

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First trailer for Golden Tee LIVE 2012 UPDATED

arcadehero July 21, 2011 1

While it lacks a country singing band as a part of the promotion (so far, click here to see what that was about) anticipation for the World’s Favorite Golf Game is already beginning to

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Missile Command 2 coming to CAX 2012

arcadehero July 20, 2011 4

It’s not hard to come up with a reason to visit California Extreme every year as there are plenty of awesome games to play there but one aspect of the event is that you

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LEPOS: From street art to arcade game demo

LEPOS: From street art to arcade game demo

arcadehero July 20, 2011 2

As a character who started out as street artwork, the creator of Lepos, Diego Bergia has been looking to move him from there to something a little more interactive. What better way to take

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An amusement game hoarder appears on A&E’s Hoarders

An amusement game hoarder appears on A&E’s Hoarders

arcadehero July 19, 2011 11

(Thanks for Jonathan Leung for the tip) There is a strong community of collectors in the amusement industry – people who collect arcade games, pinball machines, EM game machines, redemption, etc. But among the

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Namco testing out a new version of Pac-Man Battle Royale

Namco testing out a new version of Pac-Man Battle Royale

arcadehero July 18, 2011 5

Everyone’s favorite round yellow character made his return to arcades earlier this year with Pac-Man Battle Royale and while the game has been finding a home in many venues across the US and around

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Videos for TRON LE Pinball; Konami’s Steel Chronicle

arcadehero July 12, 2011 3

Here are two arcade-related videos to share with you today, first off the highly anticipated TRON Legacy Limited Edition Pinball in action. Since hearing about the modifications like the light-tubes, we’ve been waiting to

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