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Newsbytes: Wahlap’s AAA2019 Showcase; Running A Route in ’82; Upcoming Anniversaries & More

Newsbytes: Wahlap’s AAA2019 Showcase; Running A Route in ’82; Upcoming Anniversaries & More

arcadehero June 22, 2019 0

Welcome to another edition of Newsbytes, a compilation of quick (or last minute) stories that I’ve curated for the weekend. Wahlap At AAA2019 Chinese game manufacturer Wahlap has been busy as of late, and

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Reboot of Centipede Launches With Centipede Chaos

Reboot of Centipede Launches With Centipede Chaos

arcadehero June 13, 2019 0

I’ve posted more than a few videos about the reboot of Atari’s Centipede, Centipede Chaos, by Play Mechanix & ICE, but now it’s time for ICE to show off their own sales trailer as

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Newsbytes: Catwoman Edition For Batman Pinball; VR Zone Portal Leeds; Walter Day Book & More

Newsbytes: Catwoman Edition For Batman Pinball; VR Zone Portal Leeds; Walter Day Book & More

arcadehero May 25, 2019 5

It’s time for another newsbytes, bringing together several pieces of quick news from around the wonderful world’s of arcades & pinball. Where it is Memorial Day weekend in the US, a lot of people

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Newsbytes: Repro Star Wars Yoke; Marble Carnival; Cosmotrons Unboxing; Exa-Arcadia & Mario Party Updates

Newsbytes: Repro Star Wars Yoke; Marble Carnival; Cosmotrons Unboxing; Exa-Arcadia & Mario Party Updates

arcadehero April 27, 2019 3

I skipped Newsbytes last week as I was busy running an arcade at a comic convention, and just didn’t have the time to post about anything. Before we get started, I have updated the

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Controversy As An Atari Prototype Lands On MAME

Controversy As An Atari Prototype Lands On MAME

arcadehero April 23, 2019 25

NOTE: This article has been updated to reflect some new thoughts about the event. As I figured, this is something that people will be talking about in arcade circles for some time to come.

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Newsbytes: Round1USA News; Willy Wonka Rules; Game History; Virtuix VR Success & More

Newsbytes: Round1USA News; Willy Wonka Rules; Game History; Virtuix VR Success & More

arcadehero April 13, 2019 0

Welcome to another Spring edition of Newsbytes. I’m your host, Arcadehero, and let’s take a quick look at some newsworthy arcade items to get you through the weekend. It’s good news all around, so

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A Teaser For Centipede Chaos

A Teaser For Centipede Chaos

arcadehero March 22, 2019 2

Last week, AH writer SaraAB87 came across a new videmption arcade game that was bringing another beloved classic arcade game back to life. Centipede Chaos has been going through the location testing rounds, and

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New Centipede Videmption Game Spotted On Location Test

New Centipede Videmption Game Spotted On Location Test

arcadehero March 14, 2019 2

No, this is not a throwback nor time travel post from 1981. While the Atari name and brand is absent from actively manufacturing new games for the amusement market, the current IP holders (Atari

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Arcade History: The Atari Dance Machine

Arcade History: The Atari Dance Machine

arcadehero February 27, 2019 2

There isn’t much arcade news this week, so let’s jump into something from the days of arcade past; something that had it been released “in the day” would have been almost three decades ahead

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UNIS Reveals The Atari PONG Arcade Table (UPDATED)

UNIS Reveals The Atari PONG Arcade Table (UPDATED)

arcadehero October 13, 2018 1

We’ve been covering the development of the Atari PONG Coffee Table project since it was first unveiled as a Kickstarter project in early 2017. One of the surprises at IAAPA 2017 was the presence

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Newsbytes: Ted Dabney’s History; The Hobbit Pinball v3; NEO GEO MVS LEDs; A Nintendo Lego Cabinet & More

Newsbytes: Ted Dabney’s History; The Hobbit Pinball v3; NEO GEO MVS LEDs; A Nintendo Lego Cabinet & More

arcadehero July 7, 2018 1

Happy weekend fellow arcaders and gamers. Let’s dive into some extra news I’ve come across while scouring the interwebs: Ted Dabney: An Oral History Recall that a short time ago, Atari co-founder Ted Dabney

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Two Discovered From Atari: Star Trap & Space Storms

Two Discovered From Atari: Star Trap & Space Storms

arcadehero July 4, 2018 0

Happy Independence Day American readers! It has been a while since we’ve talked about a prototype/unreleased video arcade game. Granted, such news is always a bit random since it is not unlike archaeology –

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