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10 07, 2020

Donkey Kong Country Coming To Switch Online!

By |2020-07-10T11:52:28+01:00July 10th, 2020|Retro Consoles|0 Comments

One of the best ever SNES titles, Donkey Kong Country, will soon be available on Nintendo Switch via the Nintendo Switch Online app! Donkey Kong Country will join the already strong roster of classic games on the Switch Online app on July 15, along with Natsume Championship Wrestling and The Immortal for NES.   Three [...]

9 07, 2020

Special Edition Units Of Strania EX Shipping Soon

By |2020-07-10T11:46:33+01:00July 9th, 2020|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Special Edition Units Of Strania EX Shipping Soon

It has been a while – a little over two years – since Exa-Arcadia opened up pre-orders for a special, limited-edition run of their EXA board platform. The units would sport a Strania EX skin, come with the game cartridge and some other goodies. I did not catch when those pre-orders closed, but for those [...]

8 07, 2020

Hot Wheels: King of the Road Adds Cameras

By |2020-07-08T17:28:00+01:00July 8th, 2020|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Hot Wheels: King of the Road Adds Cameras

Way back in April (seems like centuries ago, given how this year has panned out), Adrenaline Amusements posted a short tweet promising new features coming to their Hot Wheels: King of the Road arcade game. Since that was still around the beginning of the shutdowns that affected millions of people and kept most of our [...]

6 07, 2020

THIS WEEK IN PINBALL: July 6th, 2020 – Zombie Yeti Teaser and Code Updates

By |2020-07-07T10:29:02+01:00July 6th, 2020|Pinball News|Comments Off on THIS WEEK IN PINBALL: July 6th, 2020 – Zombie Yeti Teaser and Code Updates

Barry Oursler Battles COVID | Interview with Zombie Yeti | New Code: TMNT, Hot Wheels, Stranger Things | TMNT Panel Discussion | Pinball Technician Database | Heist Unboxing | Fun With Bonus Celebrates Eight Years of Daily Posts | Dutch Pinball Video | BlahCade 200 Episodes | Mirrorball | Ed Robertson's Wilderness Arcade | Pinball [...]

5 07, 2020

Newsbytes: New Bomberman; VR Troubles; Talking Survival and More

By |2020-07-06T11:10:03+01:00July 5th, 2020|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Newsbytes: New Bomberman; VR Troubles; Talking Survival and More

Welcome to the latest edition of Newsbytes, a weekend post that curates some quick news from the wonderful world of arcade and pinball gaming. I meant to have this published yesterday, but all of the 4th of July festivities had me sidetracked. Not much to update on my arcade trivia game this week, running into [...]

1 07, 2020

Sega Amusements Int’l Fully Re-Opens

By |2020-07-02T10:32:19+01:00July 1st, 2020|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Sega Amusements Int’l Fully Re-Opens

The news cycle for the past few months has been a cycle of closures, indefinite closures, re-openings, & re-closures. It’s been a little hard to track it all, since every industry has been affected in one way or another. For the arcade side, I’ve detailed plenty of that, although we still have plenty of extremes, [...]

30 06, 2020

Upcoming TWIP Features, Pinball Promoters Payback Program, and Please Support TWIP :)

By |2020-07-01T09:31:58+01:00June 30th, 2020|Pinball News|Comments Off on Upcoming TWIP Features, Pinball Promoters Payback Program, and Please Support TWIP :)

The Future of TWIP | Pinball University | PinQuery Q&A | Initial Impressions | Pinball Promoters Payback Program | FAQs | TWIP Support | TWIP+ | TWIP Mission The post Upcoming TWIP Features, Pinball Promoters Payback Program, and Please Support TWIP :) appeared first on This Week in Pinball.

30 06, 2020

Pre-Orders for 2 New Evercade cartridges open NOW!

By |2020-06-30T10:19:19+01:00June 30th, 2020|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on Pre-Orders for 2 New Evercade cartridges open NOW!

Evercade fans, there will be a limited allocation per retailer – so we strongly recommend pre-ordering if you want to avoid disappointment!   We had initially planned to go live with the pre-orders at 10AM – but unfortunately some other retailers have gone live early, so we had to release early too! Anyway, onward with [...]

29 06, 2020

New Screenshots Released For Vritra Hexa

By |2020-06-30T10:14:00+01:00June 29th, 2020|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on New Screenshots Released For Vritra Hexa

Just a brief post to start out the week, thanks to some screenshots that were released today for the horizontal scrolling shooter, Vritra Hexa. For quick background, Vritra is an obscure shoot ’em up that was first released to mobile platforms in 2017, with a “Complete Edition” port to PCs in 2018. It is kind [...]