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IAAPA 2021: The Final Round-Up

IAAPA 2021: The Final Round-Up

arcadehero December 30, 2021 2

It’s unusual for me to get to the final IAAPA tradeshow round-up this late in the year, but this year has thrown me for a loop in more than one regard. Still, it’s better

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Location Watch Dec. 2021: New Arcades Open Their Doors Around The World

Location Watch Dec. 2021: New Arcades Open Their Doors Around The World

arcadehero December 19, 2021 1

Welcome to Location Watch, a series of posts that highlight brand new arcade locations that have recently opened their doors. Covering different parts of the world, I strive to highlight as many as I

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The IAAPA 2021 Pre-Game Show

The IAAPA 2021 Pre-Game Show

arcadehero November 13, 2021 2

Greetings readers, this is Adam the Arcadehero, and in lieu of Newsbytes this weekend, here is a preview of IAAPA 2021, a large tradeshow event focused on the arcade/amusement/theme park industry that takes place

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Pinball Updates: Elvira 40th Anniversary (Stern); Legends of Valhalla DX Increase

Pinball Updates: Elvira 40th Anniversary (Stern); Legends of Valhalla DX Increase

arcadehero October 26, 2021 0

We’ve got a couple of quick pinball updates for you this morning, so let’s jump into it. Stern Announces Elvira House of Horrors 40th Anniversary Edition Just in time for Halloween, Stern is producing

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Newsbytes: Limitless VR; Surfin Surfari; Sega Japan Game Updates & More

Newsbytes: Limitless VR; Surfin Surfari; Sega Japan Game Updates & More

arcadehero October 24, 2021 0

Welcome to Newsbytes, a collection of quick news items from around the amusement world. There’s a good chance we’ll have more ‘big’ stories coming up as we get closer to IAAPA, so stay tuned!

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American Pinball Announces Legends of Valhalla

American Pinball Announces Legends of Valhalla

arcadehero October 23, 2021 0

I was about to put this into a Newsbytes, but it really deserves a post of its own, so here we go. I saw a tweet about this earlier today from Buffalo Pinball but

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Kevin Williams Reports On The 2021 Autumn Coin-Op Show

Kevin Williams Reports On The 2021 Autumn Coin-Op Show

arcadehero October 22, 2021 1

In another of his occasional guest features for Arcade Heroes – industry specialist Kevin Williams returns from the UK’s last major amusement event of the season – and reveals details on some new amusement

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Newsbytes: Big Buck World Champion; IAAPA EU; Moon Patrol; MaiMai Universe; & More

Newsbytes: Big Buck World Champion; IAAPA EU; Moon Patrol; MaiMai Universe; & More

arcadehero October 3, 2021 1

Welcome to October, and the first Newsbytes of the month. Hopefully, arcade news picks up a bit from where it’s been over the summer, although it’s hard to say what to expect given the

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Location Watch: Pinball Growth (KY, NY, OR), New Arcades In CA, UT, FL, the UK, Croatia, India, Israel, & More

Location Watch: Pinball Growth (KY, NY, OR), New Arcades In CA, UT, FL, the UK, Croatia, India, Israel, & More

arcadehero September 22, 2021 0

Welcome to Location Watch, a series of posts where we take a look at brand new arcade businesses that are opening their doors for the first time. This provides some good news in lieu

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Stern’s Godzilla Pinball To Invade Arcades This Fall

Stern’s Godzilla Pinball To Invade Arcades This Fall

arcadehero September 14, 2021 2

The next pinball table from Stern Pinball is upon us, with this one hearkening back to an old IP with an established fanbase all around the world. Godzilla’s the name, and now pinball is

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Newsbytes: Stern’s Insider Connected; Prototype Atari Basketball Game; Frogger Game Show & More

Newsbytes: Stern’s Insider Connected; Prototype Atari Basketball Game; Frogger Game Show & More

arcadehero August 28, 2021 1

Welcome to Newsbytes, a series of posts that curates some quick news from around the world of arcades & pinball. We’re a bit heavier on the pinball this week, which is no problem at

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Good News (Cactus Canyon Remake) & Bad News (RAZA) For Pinball

Good News (Cactus Canyon Remake) & Bad News (RAZA) For Pinball

arcadehero August 21, 2021 2

I’m not sure about doing a Newsbytes post today, but there are two big stories from pinball-land, so we’ll tackle those for now and see if there are some other things to cover later.

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