There’s A New 4-Player Ninja Turtles Arcade Game, And We Must Have It

Raw Thrills Inc. – the company that brought you the Cruis’n series, Fast & Furious games, and The Walking Dead, have resurrected the four-player Turtle-powered frenzy of your youth in an all-new arcade machine. Based on the current Nickelodeon TMNT series, the new machine debuted at the IAAPA. All signs point to it stealing the show. This game has everything. Rocksteady. Bebop. Pizza power-ups. Krang. Everything you … Continue reading There’s A New 4-Player Ninja Turtles Arcade Game, And We Must Have It

Bits Arcade Brings Retrogaming to Water Valley, Mississippi

By Daniel Lee Perea Citizens of North Mississippi can now whittle away their disposable income on tokens thanks to Bits Arcade in Water Valley.  The brainchild of Scott Sisk and Brad Lyle, Bits is the first attempt to bring a complete arcade bar experience to Mississippi. Nestled in the green hills of the north half of the state, Water Valley is a picturesque, quaint small … Continue reading Bits Arcade Brings Retrogaming to Water Valley, Mississippi

7 Tips for Suggestive Selling

Upselling, also known as suggestive selling, is an easy way to increase sales at your establishment. By developing a non-threatening approach and training your staff to take advantage of every upselling opportunity, you can see a substantial uptick in check averages almost immediately. Here are seven upselling strategies to consider: 1. Instill the skills. It all starts with server training. The upsell should feel natural … Continue reading 7 Tips for Suggestive Selling

Arcade Bars Attracting Mainstream Media

Although the industry has typically been covered regionally (usually when a new arcade bar opens, and a local media outlet covers the story), more mainstream national outlets are starting to take notice. The Hollywood Reporter put out a feature titled, How Arcade Bars Are Reviving a Decades-Old Subculture, noting: Thirty-five years after the sun set on the “Golden Age” of arcades, taverns touting cabinet gaming rigs … Continue reading Arcade Bars Attracting Mainstream Media

Mission Control: Orange County’s First Arcade Bar

The joystick jockeys of the OC will have a new haunt to sip brew and drop quarters. According to Time Out Los Angeles, Mission Control has opened its doors in McFadden Public Market.  McFadden has brought in one spot that’s sure to distinguish it from the pack: Mission Control, an arcade bar featuring vintage pinball arcade games. Mission Control is Orange County’s first “arcade bar,” combining … Continue reading Mission Control: Orange County’s First Arcade Bar

Attack Barcadium Brings Retrogaming to Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Attack Barcadium opened its doors in February, providing the denizens of Murfreesboro and the surrounding area with their very own arcade bar. Attack Barcadium is the brainchild of David Stansberry – the man behind Popcorn From Mars Theater (which provides top-notch food and entertainment alongside movies) and Frozen Treats From Mars (which sells handmade ice cream, Italian ice, shakes and smoothies.) His left-of-field entreprenuership has led him to … Continue reading Attack Barcadium Brings Retrogaming to Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show Day 2 Recap

LAS VEGAS – The ribbon is cut and attendees got their first look at hundreds of exhibitors on the Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show expo floor. Throughout the day, thousands learned new tips of the trade through speaker sessions, reveled in off-site boot camp tours and explored the expo floor featuring a variety of vendors from around the world, where many discovered new … Continue reading Nightclub & Bar Convention and Trade Show Day 2 Recap