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Toss Out The Laserdisc Thanks To DEXTER

Toss Out The Laserdisc Thanks To DEXTER

arcadehero February 5, 2016 3

For a long time, arcade machines were a gateway to getting your hands on cutting edge/latest technology without having to drop thousands of dollars on the experience. That could be the display, the sound

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New “World’s Largest” Arcade Cabinet Plus Some History On Big Arcades

New “World’s Largest” Arcade Cabinet Plus Some History On Big Arcades

arcadehero September 3, 2015 2

(Thanks to Michael Louie for the tip) Way back in 2007, G4TV created what was then called “The World’s Largest Arcade Machine”.  Now with the upcoming release of the 2016 Guinness Book of World

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Newsbytes: 2015 Ottawa Pinball Show; Teen Makes His Own Arcade Game; Pac-Man Fever; Heart of Gaming; NTG#52

Newsbytes: 2015 Ottawa Pinball Show; Teen Makes His Own Arcade Game; Pac-Man Fever; Heart of Gaming; NTG#52

arcadehero July 25, 2015 1

Happy weekend arcade fans! This weekend’s newsbytes are brought to you by the number 5,000, because that sounds like a good number to sponsor something. A new podcast will be posted later today so

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A Pinball Machine of Astronomical Proportions: Galactic Dimension

A Pinball Machine of Astronomical Proportions: Galactic Dimension

arcadehero June 5, 2015 4

[Thanks to Niklas Roy for the info!] We’ve covered unique pinball machines on AH a few times, most recently with this post about an 8-player pinball machine and some others. Today comes word of

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Pinball Innovations: FlipPaper; 8-player Pinball and King Pin Video Pinball

Pinball Innovations: FlipPaper; 8-player Pinball and King Pin Video Pinball

arcadehero April 14, 2015 1

Here’s a quick update on a few items from the wonderful world of pinball that I have come across today: UPDATE: Added info on VPCabs below 8-player Pinball game, Gamelan Wizard – The country of

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The Pinball Game of Your Memes: Internet Meme Pinball

The Pinball Game of Your Memes: Internet Meme Pinball

arcadehero December 18, 2014 12

Earlier this year we ran a story about a UK company that developed a way to charge Bitcoins on coin-op arcade machines. Now Liberty Games is back with a pinball project that is self-explanatory

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Nightly Newsblender: Nanotech Videmption; Gowe Music Video; MaKey MaKey Meets Frogger + More

Nightly Newsblender: Nanotech Videmption; Gowe Music Video; MaKey MaKey Meets Frogger + More

arcadehero March 7, 2013 2

Here’s another collection of arcade news for anyone up this late. Otherwise I guess its something to read for the morning. It seems like a long time ago that I ran a post about

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Namco to Open New Facility in Japan; tiny Star Wars Arcade playable cabinet; DNA US Conference Moved

Namco to Open New Facility in Japan; tiny Star Wars Arcade playable cabinet; DNA US Conference Moved

arcadehero April 26, 2012 1

Newsfeed 1195 & 1196 via Most of our location opening news comes from out West but the occasional news from the East doesn’t hurt either. Namco has a new facility that is opening tomorrow

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Videos of the Day: Caine’s Arcade; Dark Presence Arcade Panel; George Gomez Interview

Videos of the Day: Caine’s Arcade; Dark Presence Arcade Panel; George Gomez Interview

arcadehero April 10, 2012 0

Here are some great videos to share with you this afternoon. First off is Caine’s Arcade. Caine is a true Arcade Hero who made his own arcade machines out of cardboard boxes and some

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The DIY Crane: NXT Claw Game

arcadehero September 20, 2011 0

(Thanks to Joe for the Tip; via Makezine.com) Filed under the “Legos/Erector Sets/Etc., Is there Anything They Can’t Do?” category

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Stuff for Saturday: Atari Enduro cabinet; Drunk Ms. Pac-Man @ E3; New UK summit for digital entertainment

arcadehero July 30, 2011 2

Via Gamesetwatch, the Portable Atari 2600 Endure Arcade cabinet by Rafael MSP down in Brazil. Enduro was always a fun game, I’m sure this cabinet makes it even more enjoyable to play. By the

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DIY Digital Pinball machine

DIY Digital Pinball machine

arcadehero March 17, 2011 0

Newsfeed 1019 via (Yes our recent Stinger newsfeeds are a little out of order) Building your own real life pinball machine can be a bit of a doozy – it’s not impossible but it

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