2 08, 2021

STEVE RITCHIE JOINS JJP

By |2021-08-03T14:44:38+01:00August 2nd, 2021|Pinball News|0 Comments

Legendary pinball designer Steve Ritchie has left Stern Pinball and joined Jersey Jack Pinball. Steve Ritchie Steve had his first day at Jersey Jack Pinball today, where he was greeted by JJP founder Jack Guarnieri and the Head of Game Design, Steve’s former fellow designer at Williams and Stern, Pat Lawlor. Jack, Steve and Pat [...]

2 08, 2021

Steve Ritchie joins Jersey Jack Pinball

By |2021-08-03T14:48:36+01:00August 2nd, 2021|Pinball News|Comments Off on Steve Ritchie joins Jersey Jack Pinball

Steve Ritchie holding Santiago Ciuffo’s PINBALL book Famed veteran pinball designer Steve Ritchie has left Stern Pinball and started working for competitor Jersey Jack Pinball (JJP) today. JJP founder Jack Guarnieri made the announcement following a week of rumors of Steve’s possible jump.   Ritchie, currently aged 71, has a long history of designing pinball [...]

1 08, 2021

Newsbytes: Mr Do! Returning To Arcades; Smash Bros Arcade; Arcade History & More

By |2021-08-01T14:13:27+01:00August 1st, 2021|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Newsbytes: Mr Do! Returning To Arcades; Smash Bros Arcade; Arcade History & More

Welcome to Newsbytes, a weekend/bi-weekend curation of news items from around the arcade world. I tried to find something from pinball too, but it seems fairly quiet there right now.  I finally had the chance to sit down and interview Eugene Jarvis about the Cruis’n series this week; I’m just hoping to get some items [...]

30 07, 2021

Letter from the Editor: we’re back!

By |2021-07-31T14:02:53+01:00July 30th, 2021|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on Letter from the Editor: we’re back!

Welcome back to Retrounite! If you’ve checked in on us over the last few days, you may have noticed that we were having some… difficulties. Specifically, we were the victim of a random malware attack which rendered the homepage unusable, plastering it with spam; the rest of the site seemed to be okay, but unfortunately [...]

30 07, 2021

CAVE & exA-Arcadia To Release Akai Katana EXA Label To Arcades Worldwide This Winter

By |2021-07-30T06:31:00+01:00July 30th, 2021|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on CAVE & exA-Arcadia To Release Akai Katana EXA Label To Arcades Worldwide This Winter

Back in December of 2020, CAVE rejoined the coin-op arcade scene with the release of their popular title DoDonPachi True Death EXA Label. Despite the pandemic pressures in Japan suppressing a lot of potential sales, the game went on to become a dominating seller for the exA, also giving locations that grabbed one a boost. [...]

27 07, 2021

Amusement Goes To The Olympics

By |2021-07-27T03:29:07+01:00July 27th, 2021|Arcade Game News|Comments Off on Amusement Goes To The Olympics

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 from the Global sporting event. This comes full circle as the Opening Ceremonies of the 2020 games showcased video game music [...]

26 07, 2021

THIS WEEK IN PINBALL – 7/26/21: Banning Museum of Pinball Closing, Spooky Interview, and New Williams Mashup

By |2021-07-27T03:27:29+01:00July 26th, 2021|Pinball News|Comments Off on THIS WEEK IN PINBALL – 7/26/21: Banning Museum of Pinball Closing, Spooky Interview, and New Williams Mashup

Museum of Pinball Closing | Spooky Pinball Interview | Results: Which type of bulbs do you prefer in a pinball machine? | Poll: What is it that makes playing pinball so addictive? | Williams Pinball Mashup Volume 2 | Deeproot Pinball No Update | Pinball Comics | TWIP Quest of the Month | Deadpool | [...]

25 07, 2021

Tiny Power Drift is a loving homage to Sega’s classic racers

By |2021-07-27T03:29:58+01:00July 25th, 2021|Retro Consoles|Comments Off on Tiny Power Drift is a loving homage to Sega’s classic racers

Sega’s racing games from the late ’80s and early ’90s occupy a special place in many retro gamers’ hearts — with good reason. Titles like Power Drift, Super Hang On, OutRun, Virtua Racing and Daytona USA all pushed the racing game genre in a variety of different ways — and were some of the most [...]

Go to Top