Tag Archives: Bally

ZapCon 2016 Arcade Convention Recap

In this video I do a walkthrough of the ZapCon 2016 event. It’s a convention that features over 300 classic pinball and arcade games. For additional games and reviews check out: http://gamester81.com Music by Ben Allen with CollectorVision Games. Gamester81 shirts …

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Arcade USA – DogPatch! by Midway Games

A game from 1978 by Midway.  Features cool Mountain Folk artwork on the cab (the sides look like a outhouse door!) including some interesting cardboard inserts on the bezel similar to the art style of the comic strip Lil’ Abner.   …

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The 1 Up Arcade Bar in Denver, CO walkthrough

This is a walkthrough of The 1 Up Arcade bar located in downtown Denver, CO. Gamester81 shirts available at: http://www.chopshopgoods.com/product_… My Star Wars fan site: http://swnut77.com Follow me at: Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Gamester81Fa… Twitter: https://twitter.com/gamester81 Instagram: http://instagram.com/gamester81 Help support the show & buy Gamester81 T-shirts at: http://www.chopshopgoods.com/category… Video …

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Portland Retro Gaming Expo 2014 Arcade Section & Free Play Area

  This is walkthrough of the arcade area at the Portland Retro Gaming Expo 2014. Subscribe to my Gamester81Arcade channel: click here More at: http://gamester81.com/ Intro by Vlad Iacob and Jason Heine: http://www.youtube.com/theemureview Royalty free music available at: http://incompetech.com  For additional posts by …

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PAX Prime 2014 Arcade Section Walkthrough

  A walkthrough of the arcade section at PAX. For additional posts by Gamester81: Click Here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum  

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Tron Arcade Review

I review Tron the arcade game that came out in 1982 by Bally Midway. Check out my arcade channel at: https://www.youtube.com/user/Gamester81Arcade For additional posts by Gamester81: Click Here Join the Gamester81 forums: http://gamester81.com/forum

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EPIC Las Vegas Pinball Hall of Fame Tour Review – PHOF Museum – Pinball Circus Review

      This the longest most detailed tour EVER of the awesome Pinball Hall of Fame in Las Vegas, NV USA founded by Tim Arnold. In this video we will review and literally check out EVERY SINGLE pinball machine! …

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Portland Retro Gaming Expo-Arcade Section Walkthrough

The Portland Retro Gaming Expo had over 100 arcade machines, a ton of classic and new pinball tables, and a one of a kind Donkey Kong “Pauline Edition” arcade.  Here is the walkthrough of what they had. For additional posts …

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Satan’s Hollow Arcade Review

Satan’s Hollow was released in 1982 in the arcades and created by the same program who programed Tron the arcade.  It may be a “Galaga clone”, but it’s a dang good one. For additional posts by Gamester81: Click Here Join the …

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Arch Rivals Arcade Game Review

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Star Trek TNG Pinball (Pinball Arcade)

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History of Consoles: Bally Astrocade (1978)

Console: Bally Astrocade Manufactured By: Bally, Astrovision Availability: December 1977, but not shipped until 1978 Original Retail Price: $299 ($1,052.36 today’s dollars) History: By 1977 the home console market was growing in popularity with the release of the Fairchild Channel …

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1982 Pac Man Board Game Review

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Williams-Bally-Midway the “Roman Empire” of Gaming

When I look back in my childhood and the games I played growing up, it’s hard to ignore the companies Bally, Midway, and Williams. They started off as individual companies and merged together to dominate the markets for pinballs, arcade …

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