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Kevin Williams: GameWorks – The Slow Collapse Of The Dream!

Kevin Williams: GameWorks – The Slow Collapse Of The Dream!

arcadehero December 27, 2021 0

Ending the year with a new guest post for the site, industry specialist Kevin Williams takes time to look back at the tempestuous history of Gameworks – when Hollywood came to arcades. He sent

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RIP GameWorks

RIP GameWorks

arcadehero December 23, 2021 3

[Thanks to everyone who sent me the info] While we have not mentioned the arcade chain GameWorks as frequently as some other chains out there, they have had a presence on the scene since

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IAAPA 2021 Round-Up #2 – Booth Tours!

IAAPA 2021 Round-Up #2 – Booth Tours!

arcadehero November 28, 2021 0

It’s time to present more news from the IAAPA 2021 tradeshow that took place a couple of weeks ago, with a strong focus on touring the different booths that were there. If you missed

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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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Sega Releases Details On Men In Black For Arcades

Sega Releases Details On Men In Black For Arcades

arcadehero November 4, 2021 1

I can remember going to see Men In Black in the theaters back when the film launched in the 1990s, and it became a movie that I think rewatched several times over the years.

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Sega Amusements Reveals Standard Versions Of ATV Slam, Mission: Impossible And More On VR Agent

Sega Amusements Reveals Standard Versions Of ATV Slam, Mission: Impossible And More On VR Agent

arcadehero October 28, 2021 2

While I discussed some of Sega Amusements’ revelations for IAAPA 2021 in a post last week, today Sega posted a surprise that we’ll dig into here. Now, where I got my information on Sega’s

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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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IAAPA 2021: Men In Black, Jumanji & VR Agent To Debut At Sega’s Booth

IAAPA 2021: Men In Black, Jumanji & VR Agent To Debut At Sega’s Booth

arcadehero October 21, 2021 3

IAAPA is a little under a month away, and that means we’re starting to receive some news on the latest games that will debut at the world’s largest tradeshow for amusements & arcades. Our

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Cosmic Digger 3671 Now Available For Arcades + News On New Location Test Games

Cosmic Digger 3671 Now Available For Arcades + News On New Location Test Games

arcadehero October 7, 2021 0

I’m going to do a “2fer” on this one, as the news would be pretty brief otherwise. Cosmic Digger 3671 Now Shipping The games released for 2021 expands a little, as does the library

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Seen In The Wild: House of the Dead Scarlet Dawn SD (Sega); ATV Slam SD (Sega); Ship Wreck (ICE); Skip Time (Wahlap)

Seen In The Wild: House of the Dead Scarlet Dawn SD (Sega); ATV Slam SD (Sega); Ship Wreck (ICE); Skip Time (Wahlap)

arcadehero August 25, 2021 1

It’s been a bit since we’ve discussed some location test games, i.e., arcade games that are beta testing by going out on location at an arcade. Arcade news has also been kind of slow

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Amusement Goes To The Olympics

Amusement Goes To The Olympics

arcadehero July 26, 2021 2

In another of his occasional guest features for Arcade Heroes – industry specialist Kevin Williams, marks the celebration of the Tokyo Olympics 2020, and charts the influences that the video amusement industry has taken

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Amusement Expo 2021 Round-up

Amusement Expo 2021 Round-up

arcadehero July 9, 2021 1

Amusement Expo 2021 is officially over, so with the dust settled, let’s take this opportunity to wrap it all up in a tidy blog post. I may do a Vlog about it too, if

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