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Newsbytes: Gundam Pod Sequel; Nitro Trucks trailer; Arcade Documentaries; Rarities & More

Newsbytes: Gundam Pod Sequel; Nitro Trucks trailer; Arcade Documentaries; Rarities & More

arcadehero August 22, 2020 0

Hello coin-op user and welcome to another nail-biting edition of Newsbytes. This is a weekend curation of news from around the arcade & pinball world, that may not be long enough to warrant their

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Newsbytes: Exa Game LocTest Footage; Mario Kart Ride; Aladdin Pinball; Major Havoc End & More

Newsbytes: Exa Game LocTest Footage; Mario Kart Ride; Aladdin Pinball; Major Havoc End & More

arcadehero August 9, 2020 2

Welcome to Newsbytes, a weekend collection of quick news from around the arcade/pinball world. Since major arcade news has been historically slow this year, we’re seeing more Newsbytes posts than usual, but at least

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Over-The-Hill – Pac-Man Turns 40 Today

Over-The-Hill – Pac-Man Turns 40 Today

arcadehero May 22, 2020 1

Back during the “Console Wars” of the ’80s & ’90s, big game consoles were known for their “mascots,” a game with a protagonist that served as the face of a particular console and brand.

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Arcade Flyers Worth Admiring

Arcade Flyers Worth Admiring

arcadehero April 23, 2020 1

I just realized that I haven’t had a post run for a few days on the blog, and while there isn’t much news that isn’t related to The Thing Which Shall Not Be Named,

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Blowing Off Steam With These Re-imagined Arcade Art Pieces

Blowing Off Steam With These Re-imagined Arcade Art Pieces

arcadehero April 16, 2020 2

It’s time for another guest post, although I (Arcadehero) is doing a lot of the writing, while the guest, Gozer5454, has created the artwork. This was offered to us as some good fun, so

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Lost From 1983: Garfield’s Quest by Atari

Lost From 1983: Garfield’s Quest by Atari

arcadehero April 2, 2020 0

Now that April Fools is past us (until next year 😉 ), we can get back to real news. Although this post is dealing with a new find of an old game that never

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ICE Releases Centipede Chaos Standup

ICE Releases Centipede Chaos Standup

arcadehero February 28, 2020 0

First seen at IAAPA 2019, locations who would like to get their hands on a more compact version of the arcade exclusive reboot of Play Mechanix & ICE’s Centipede Chaos can now do so.

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Newsbytes: House of the Dead Attraction; Gremlins Arcade; Dark Presence & More

Newsbytes: House of the Dead Attraction; Gremlins Arcade; Dark Presence & More

arcadehero February 22, 2020 0

Hello there, and welcome to another exciting edition of Newsbytes, a weekend post that highlights quick news items from around the world of arcades for your reading pleasure. BTW – For anyone who has

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Newsbytes: Exa-Arcadia Arrival; Iron Man Vault Edition; Xeno Crisis MVS;  & More

Newsbytes: Exa-Arcadia Arrival; Iron Man Vault Edition; Xeno Crisis MVS; & More

arcadehero February 2, 2020 1

It’s time for a late-late night Newsbytes, at least when I’m writing and publishing this post. It’s been a super-busy week for me, as I’ve been involved in managing an arcade at the Slopes

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Arcade Anniversaries In 2020

Arcade Anniversaries In 2020

arcadehero January 7, 2020 2

With a new year and decade upon us, it’s time to alert everyone to some important anniversaries that will be coming along this year. We won’t cover every game celebrating a birthday in 2020,

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Newsbytes: Ms. Pac-Man In Court; Mario & Sonic Tokyo 2020 Arcade; & More

Newsbytes: Ms. Pac-Man In Court; Mario & Sonic Tokyo 2020 Arcade; & More

arcadehero September 28, 2019 2

Sorry about the slow week again…I do have a big update on an indie game that we covered recently, but am waiting for one last piece of important info before going to wire on

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Newsbytes: Arcade “Firsts;” Rise of the AR Alley Bowlers; Tetris Dimensions; Sega History & More

Newsbytes: Arcade “Firsts;” Rise of the AR Alley Bowlers; Tetris Dimensions; Sega History & More

arcadehero September 7, 2019 0

I’ve got a late newsbytes for you this weekend, running late thanks to a bit of work I put into the first item of business. Arcade Firsts Page This week I finally got a

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