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EAG Week: Final Nitro Trucks Cabinet; Upright For Transformers Shadows Rising & More

EAG Week: Final Nitro Trucks Cabinet; Upright For Transformers Shadows Rising & More

arcadehero January 13, 2020 0

The first amusement-focused tradeshow of the year takes place this week in London, known as EAG 2020, and here’s a preview of some of what to expect with some of the latest news on

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Arcade Anniversaries In 2020

Arcade Anniversaries In 2020

arcadehero January 7, 2020 0

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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UNIS Producing A 2-Player Version Of Fantasy Soccer

UNIS Producing A 2-Player Version Of Fantasy Soccer

arcadehero September 21, 2019 0

Last year, UNIS gave us one of the bigger surprises in video gaming with a return to arcade soccer/football. Fantasy Soccer was first shown at IAAPA 2018 and was released for arcades to grab

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Newsbytes: Mazaria Updates (Pac-Man & Taiko VR); Big Buck On ESPN2; Pole Position Remake; & More

Newsbytes: Mazaria Updates (Pac-Man & Taiko VR); Big Buck On ESPN2; Pole Position Remake; & More

arcadehero August 10, 2019 0

Hello readers, and welcome to another exciting edition of Newsbytes. Here is some arcade news to chew on over the weekend, all of it a bit shorter than the usual posts. UPDATE: I forgot

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Sega Announces Location Test For Mario & Sonic At The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Arcade

Sega Announces Location Test For Mario & Sonic At The Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games Arcade

arcadehero July 24, 2019 0

Back in 2016, Sega pulled an unexpected move and brought their Mario & Sonic collaboration to arcades. Sporting one of the longest titles in the biz, Mario & Sonic At The Rio 2016 Olympic

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Stern Pinball Unveils A Home Model For Star Wars

Stern Pinball Unveils A Home Model For Star Wars

arcadehero July 18, 2019 4

It’s no secret that a large portion of the buyers for pinball machines are home owners & collectors. I’ve heard different numbers thrown around as to what the percentage is, but I’m sure it

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Fans Enjoy The Coca-Cola X Stranger Things UK Pop-Up Arcade For A Day

Fans Enjoy The Coca-Cola X Stranger Things UK Pop-Up Arcade For A Day

arcadehero July 13, 2019 1

Earlier this month, we were informed that Coca-Cola & Netflix were joining forces to do a pop-up arcade in Shoreditch, UK to promote the freshly launched season 3 of the hit show Stranger Things.

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Spotted On Test: King of the Road

Spotted On Test: King of the Road

arcadehero July 12, 2019 4

[Thanks to Jdevy for the tip] DISCLAIMER: The following product may change drastically from what you see below OR it may not be released at all. It is a prototype product going through testing

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Retro Raccoons Prepares To Hit The Market Via Incredible Technologies

Retro Raccoons Prepares To Hit The Market Via Incredible Technologies

arcadehero July 4, 2019 0

Happy Independence Day US readers! I hope you have a safe and happy holiday. If you aren’t in the US, then I still hope you have an awesome day and have the opportunity to

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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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New Arcades Open In CA, FL, IA, ID, KY, MN, MO, NM, TX, WI, & The UK

New Arcades Open In CA, FL, IA, ID, KY, MN, MO, NM, TX, WI, & The UK

arcadehero May 20, 2019 2

I’ve got a bit of catching up to do on the latest locations that have opened up their doors out there, covering more than a month’s worth of openings since our last such post.

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Wrapping Up Midwest Gaming Classic 2019

Wrapping Up Midwest Gaming Classic 2019

arcadehero April 15, 2019 2

The Midwest Gaming Classic event has come and gone for 2019, with the show expanding their reach into a larger venue and bringing along more names to show off their goods. I did not

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