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Exa-Arcadia – News, Footage & An In-Depth Interview!

Exa-Arcadia – News, Footage & An In-Depth Interview!

arcadehero August 3, 2018 9

The site has been fairly quiet this week as I took a Summer vacation with the family to the California Extreme even in San Jose, CA. That included time beyond the two days of

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Japanese Arcade News: Summer Location Tests & Releases

Japanese Arcade News: Summer Location Tests & Releases

arcadehero July 17, 2018 0

As we find ourselves nice and comfy in the middle of the Summer, it’s time to take a look over in Japan as to what their arcade business has been up to lately. Location

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Newsbytes: Ted Dabney’s History; The Hobbit Pinball v3; NEO GEO MVS LEDs; A Nintendo Lego Cabinet & More

Newsbytes: Ted Dabney’s History; The Hobbit Pinball v3; NEO GEO MVS LEDs; A Nintendo Lego Cabinet & More

arcadehero July 7, 2018 1

Happy weekend fellow arcaders and gamers. Let’s dive into some extra news I’ve come across while scouring the interwebs: Ted Dabney: An Oral History Recall that a short time ago, Atari co-founder Ted Dabney

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Halo Fireteam Raven Update – Now On Location Test

Halo Fireteam Raven Update – Now On Location Test

arcadehero June 26, 2018 1

The wait for Halo Fireteam Raven is almost over, with the game now available at one Dave & Busters location and soon rolling out to the others. This version does “not have the finalized

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Taito Begins Testing AirSoft BB Gun Arcade Game ‘GunArena’ In Japan

Taito Begins Testing AirSoft BB Gun Arcade Game ‘GunArena’ In Japan

arcadehero May 25, 2018 2

There have been many legends in this business, one of which is a Japanese company by the name of Taito. With around 500 arcade machines to their name over the past 45+ years, you

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Stern Unveils Iron Maiden Premium Models

Stern Unveils Iron Maiden Premium Models

arcadehero May 16, 2018 0

With Pro models of Stern Pinball’s Iron Maiden already out and about on location, it was only a matter of time until the company pulled the curtain back on the Premium model of the

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Unboxing & Reviewing The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2018) Arcade Game

Unboxing & Reviewing The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (2018) Arcade Game

arcadehero May 12, 2018 5

Doing an”unbox” of an arcade game is not exactly done with frequency but when the opportunity arises, I do try and film it. This week was a very rare event for me at the

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Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Gets A Sales Trailer

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Gets A Sales Trailer

arcadehero May 3, 2018 2

The arcade side of the business is a little bit different from what you find for home consoles and those differences lead to an alternative way of handling marketing. The basic layout of the

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Arcade Expo 4.0 To Bring 1100+ Arcade & Pinball Games Together In March

Arcade Expo 4.0 To Bring 1100+ Arcade & Pinball Games Together In March

arcadehero February 22, 2018 1

While California Extreme tends to soak up most of the headlines for arcade machine get-togethers, it is not the only event of it’s kind out there as we have seen a big increase in

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Cosmotrons Update – Making A Fiberglass Arcade Cabinet

Cosmotrons Update – Making A Fiberglass Arcade Cabinet

arcadehero February 12, 2018 3

There aren’t many fans that I know of for old school fiberglass arcade cabinets but they do exist. Such designs were used in several instances throughout the 1970s, mainly by Atari but also by

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EAG 2018: Racecraft & Zombie Land

EAG 2018: Racecraft & Zombie Land

arcadehero February 1, 2018 2

As we approach JAEPO with anticipation, here are a couple of videos taken at the London-based EAG show to enjoy. Captured by our friends at Arcade Belgium, they also posted other EAG videos to

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IAAPA 2017: Family Guy Bowling; Super Chexx Pro; Tap That; Maximum Tune 5

IAAPA 2017: Family Guy Bowling; Super Chexx Pro; Tap That; Maximum Tune 5

arcadehero November 22, 2017 0

It’s been a few days since my last update but I have been busy, busy, busy with post-IAAPA ‘stuff’. There is so much that came around from this show to talk about that I

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