Arcade Bar Scene Headed to Nighclub & Bar Show

By Paulina Afentakis ABS will be in Las Vegas for the 2017 Nighclub & Bar Show. We’ll be scouring the show for new trends, new products, new technology and meeting with movers, shakers and dealmakers that make the bar industry tick. We will also be covering the event in conjunction with our media partner, PMQ Pizza Magazine. Be sure to visit them at Booth 163. … Continue reading Arcade Bar Scene Headed to Nighclub & Bar Show

A4cade: Grilled Cheeses, Quirky Cocktails and Mystery Freezers

Go to 292 Massachusetts Ave. in Cambridge and you’ll find Roxy’s, which if you live in the area, you may already know for their reputation built on grilled cheeses. But behind a mysterious walk-in cooler door hides a 21+ arcade designed to fill you with fuzzy, nostalgic memories OR quirky retro kitsch (depending on whether or not you’re old enough to remember the 80s.) This … Continue reading A4cade: Grilled Cheeses, Quirky Cocktails and Mystery Freezers

Is It An Arcade Or Hotel? Yes.

We’ve all experienced arcade bars….but what about an arcade hotel? Can’t get enough gaming even when you retire for the evening? Amsterdam’s The Arcade is set to re-open its doors in May, after an extensive remodel one year into its lifespan. According to http://www.traveldailynews.com: In May, the Amsterdam gaming paradise will reopen with 43 rooms in a modern design and new offers for travelling gamers. … Continue reading Is It An Arcade Or Hotel? Yes.

Namco Founder Masaya Nakamura Dies at 91

Called “The Father of Pac-Man,” Masaya Nakamura was a pioneering figure in the world of video games. As the founder of Namco, the world has Nakamura to thank for bringing us Galaxian, Galaga, Pole Position, Xevious, and Dig Dug. As much as anyone else during the Golden Age of video games, Nakamura laid groundwork for the artform and technology to be what it is today. And … Continue reading Namco Founder Masaya Nakamura Dies at 91

10 Greatest Car-Themed Pinball Machines Ever

The Newswheel has put together a list of the ten greatest car-themed pinball machines of all time. For more info, check out the complete article by Tim Shults.  Here’s what’s on their list: Mustang (2014): The newest entry on the list, specially created by Stern Pinball for the 50th anniversary of the Ford Mustang, this console pays homage to the legacy of the pony car. It … Continue reading 10 Greatest Car-Themed Pinball Machines Ever