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Happy Video Arcade Day: Atari Turns 47

Happy Video Arcade Day: Atari Turns 47

arcadehero June 27, 2019 1

There is no shortage of made-up holidays out there, which is something that keeps calendar people busy I suppose. So when it comes to the iconic video arcade machine, why not pick a day

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IAAPA 2016 PART 4: Pinball; Videmption

IAAPA 2016 PART 4: Pinball; Videmption

arcadehero November 25, 2016 0

It’s been a week since IAAPA 2016 closed up but there’s more to cover so with this post, let’s check out Pinball and some of the Videmption/Redemption games as seen at the event! Previous

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IAAPA 2016 Pre-Game Show

IAAPA 2016 Pre-Game Show

arcadehero November 12, 2016 3

Things are about to get busy around here as we finally hit the biggest trade show for the arcade industry that there is every year. But first, some quick headlines Sega’s MaiMai Pink is

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Newsbytes: Pinball Expo 2016; MaxiTune 5DX+; Breakout; Photo Election 2016; NTG#100

Newsbytes: Pinball Expo 2016; MaxiTune 5DX+; Breakout; Photo Election 2016; NTG#100

arcadehero October 22, 2016 1

It has been quite the week for gaming news in general with the revelation of Nintendo’s latest game console, the Switch. I find it interesting that no one is saying that this one means

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Atari’s BREAKOUT Returning To Arcades As A Videmption Game

Atari’s BREAKOUT Returning To Arcades As A Videmption Game

arcadehero September 21, 2016 2

(Via Replay Magazine) UPDATED: Updates below in red 40 years ago, Atari released a game that I personally consider to have been at the forrefront of the “Golden Age” of gaming – Breakout. It

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Tuesday Newsreel: Hobbit Pinball Playfield Partial Reveal; Killer Queen Indiecade, Fast Beat Battle Video; Google Breakout

Tuesday Newsreel: Hobbit Pinball Playfield Partial Reveal; Killer Queen Indiecade, Fast Beat Battle Video; Google Breakout

arcadehero May 14, 2013 1

I meant to get to this yesterday but wanted to get permission for one item below for going to wire. That item is related to the new Hobbit Pinball machine by Jersey Jack Pinball,

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The Tetris and Breakout playable piggy banks

Shaggy November 29, 2008 0

  Way back in the early 80’s, at the height of the arcade craze, some companies produced some portable or table-top games based on popular arcade titles. The screens used weren’t anything close to

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