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22 10, 2021

Kevin Williams Reports On The 2021 Autumn Coin-Op Show

By |2021-10-23T03:33:51+01:00October 22nd, 2021|Arcade Game News|0 Comments

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 pieces. The Autumn Coin-Op Show (ACOS) 2021, took place in central London. This is the second of the UK trade events, [...]

21 10, 2021

Stern Pinball Opens Insider Connected Kit Orders

By |2021-10-22T03:24:35+01:00October 21st, 2021|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Stern Pinball Opens Insider Connected Kit Orders

Stern Pinball issued a press release to announce the availability of their Insider Connected kits today, marking the official launch of the system for arcades to grab. They had already launched the app so that users could create their account, but the only game out there that uses it at the moment is Godzilla. I’ll [...]

15 10, 2021

The Video Arcade Industry Turns 50 As We Mark The Launch Of Computer Space

By |2021-10-16T02:27:19+01:00October 15th, 2021|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on The Video Arcade Industry Turns 50 As We Mark The Launch Of Computer Space

50 years ago today, things would change forever in interactive entertainment – not just for the coin-op amusement industry, but for video games as a whole. While a day in September is for some reason marked as “National Video Game Day,” it really should be today – October 15th – that carries such a mantle. [...]

12 10, 2021

Today In Pinball: Jurassic Park Pin; Scorbit Achievements; Celts Update From Haggis Pinball

By |2021-10-12T23:20:00+01:00October 12th, 2021|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Today In Pinball: Jurassic Park Pin; Scorbit Achievements; Celts Update From Haggis Pinball

For whatever reason, there have been a few news releases on pinball, so I’ll take the liberty of combining them all into one post. This covers three different companies, so “letsa go!” Stern Pinball Announces Jurassic Park Pin When I first saw the email about this, I thought that it was just going to be [...]

10 10, 2021

Newsbytes: Insider Connected Is Live; Zoltar Promo; Atari Stuff; Space Out & More

By |2021-10-11T01:38:39+01:00October 10th, 2021|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Newsbytes: Insider Connected Is Live; Zoltar Promo; Atari Stuff; Space Out & More

Welcome to Newsbytes, a post of curated, but brief, arcade/pinball news from around the world. Stern’s Insider Connected Is Now Live As the headline says, you can now make an account with Stern Pinball’s Insider Connected service. There’s a free and paid tier at the moment, but nothing about operators at this time. As of [...]

7 10, 2021

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

By |2021-10-08T01:03:37+01:00October 7th, 2021|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Cosmic Digger 3671 Now Available For Arcades + News On New Location Test Games

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 for the exA-Arcadia, as the quirky Cosmic Digger 3671 is now shipping and available for exA systems worldwide. If you missed [...]

4 10, 2021

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

By |2021-10-04T00:27:00+01:00October 4th, 2021|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Newsbytes: Big Buck World Champion; IAAPA EU; Moon Patrol; MaiMai Universe; & More

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 continued issues going on out there. Of course, the arcade biz has a lot of games that fit in perfectly with [...]

2 10, 2021

Big Buck World Championship XIV Is Now Underway

By |2021-10-03T00:16:47+01:00October 2nd, 2021|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Big Buck World Championship XIV Is Now Underway

October has just started and as we enter into the final quarter of the year, a big arcade tournament is now underway with the 14th Big Buck World Championship. Qualifiers were held on all Big Buck Hunter Reloaded machines throughout this year, whittling it down to the top 128 players from around the world. They [...]

28 09, 2021

Pinball Brothers Updates: Alien Pinball Released; Queen Pinball Coming Soon

By |2021-09-29T23:48:21+01:00September 28th, 2021|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Pinball Brothers Updates: Alien Pinball Released; Queen Pinball Coming Soon

It’s been quite a while – about 9 months now – since we’ve mentioned Pinball Brothers, a company that picked up the tattered pieces of the Heighway Pinball fiasco and have been working to make good on those promises. They’ve apparently been fulfilling orders on Alien, but none of the social media sites I follow [...]

27 09, 2021

Touhou Perfect Sakura Fantastica Headed To The exA-Arcadia

By |2021-09-27T04:56:00+01:00September 27th, 2021|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Touhou Perfect Sakura Fantastica Headed To The exA-Arcadia

We’ve got yet another exA-Arcadia announcement to start the week off, with this one certainly coming with a big impact for arcades in Japan. For us Westerners, I imagine that most interest will be found among collectors, but perhaps some locations where bullet hell shmups have a home. Designed by Team Shanghai Alice (main team [...]

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