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Newsbytes: DDR A20 In The US; Strikers 2020; Ride The Wave; New Games Shown In China & More

Newsbytes: DDR A20 In The US; Strikers 2020; Ride The Wave; New Games Shown In China & More

arcadehero May 18, 2019 0

It has been a little while since our last news post, so let’s take the opportunity of the weekend to catch up with things in Newsbytes. Keep in mind, if the site isn’t loading

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Newsbytes: Repro Star Wars Yoke; Marble Carnival; Cosmotrons Unboxing; Exa-Arcadia & Mario Party Updates

Newsbytes: Repro Star Wars Yoke; Marble Carnival; Cosmotrons Unboxing; Exa-Arcadia & Mario Party Updates

arcadehero April 27, 2019 3

I skipped Newsbytes last week as I was busy running an arcade at a comic convention, and just didn’t have the time to post about anything. Before we get started, I have updated the

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Controversy As An Atari Prototype Lands On MAME

Controversy As An Atari Prototype Lands On MAME

arcadehero April 23, 2019 25

NOTE: This article has been updated to reflect some new thoughts about the event. As I figured, this is something that people will be talking about in arcade circles for some time to come.

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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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Newsbytes: Round1USA News; Willy Wonka Rules; Game History; Virtuix VR Success & More

Newsbytes: Round1USA News; Willy Wonka Rules; Game History; Virtuix VR Success & More

arcadehero April 13, 2019 0

Welcome to another Spring edition of Newsbytes. I’m your host, Arcadehero, and let’s take a quick look at some newsworthy arcade items to get you through the weekend. It’s good news all around, so

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New Info & Footage For Super Bikes 3 By Raw Thrills

New Info & Footage For Super Bikes 3 By Raw Thrills

arcadehero April 13, 2019 1

It’s springtime, which in the arcade business means new games. We covered a few of them as a part of the Amusement Expo 2019 coverage, and today, we’re focusing on another title from a

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Location Watch: Maniac’s Mansion (TX); Quarters Bar+Arcade (CO); Apex Entertainment (NY); Play Money Pinball (FL); Pixels Arcade (WI) & More

Location Watch: Maniac’s Mansion (TX); Quarters Bar+Arcade (CO); Apex Entertainment (NY); Play Money Pinball (FL); Pixels Arcade (WI) & More

arcadehero April 8, 2019 2

I’ll keep on saying this until it somehow gets stuck into the public’s consciousness, but the amusement industry is on fire right now. Dozens of locations continue to open their doors out there, and

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Newsbytes: Samurai Spirits AC; Star Trek VR for Dave & Busters; AAMA Awards; Piano Pinball & More

Newsbytes: Samurai Spirits AC; Star Trek VR for Dave & Busters; AAMA Awards; Piano Pinball & More

arcadehero April 6, 2019 1

Hello valiant readers, and welcome to another edition of Newsbytes. If you’re new to the site, Newsbytes are posted every Saturday and feature a variety of quick news items from the wonderful world of

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Sega Amusements Announces Availability of Daytona Champions USA Upgrade, “New Season Edition”

Sega Amusements Announces Availability of Daytona Champions USA Upgrade, “New Season Edition”

arcadehero April 5, 2019 0

At IAAPA 2018, Sega previewed an early build of another major update to their arcade-exclusive Daytona Championship USA game. Called the New Season Edition, this software package made several big modifications to the game,

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Delving Into Galactic Battleground by Slackerz Inc.

Delving Into Galactic Battleground by Slackerz Inc.

arcadehero April 4, 2019 1

The big surprise of Amusement Expo 2019 for me, was the strong focus on indie-made arcade games. These are titles that have not been developed by one of the major manufacturers that we generally

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Post Your High Scores To The Raw Thrills Hall Of Fame

Post Your High Scores To The Raw Thrills Hall Of Fame

arcadehero April 2, 2019 1

For the past several years, many Raw Thrills arcade titles have incorporated a QR code score sharing system, where a user who finishes a game can whip out their smartphone, open a QR scanner

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Bandai Namco Amusements Confirms Super Smash Bros. Arcade For Arcades (UPDATED)

Bandai Namco Amusements Confirms Super Smash Bros. Arcade For Arcades (UPDATED)

arcadehero April 1, 2019 8

UPDATE: Some information of the most important nature has been added to the bottom of the post. Please check it out on this, the first day of April, 2019. 2019 has been quite the

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