Williams Rat Race Pinball Machine Review
Recently at the Museum of Pinball in Banning California was the Arcade Expo 3.0 and with hundreds of pinball and videogames to play there is a wide range of both rare and common games that the facility has. This year there was quite a special pinball machine that was... Read more
SC3 2017 Spring Fling
It’s that time of the year again when classic gamers come out of hibernation to gather at Arcade 2084 to collect and play classic video games. The spring event that has been at Arcade 2084 for the past few years continues to grow and expand with both new and... Read more
Arcade Expo 3.0 Impressions
Over the weekend in Banning California was the third event at the Museum of Pinball and this was the biggest event to date. While there are still some growing pains for the show this years event continued to build upon the previous shows. One thing that was very clear... Read more
Arcade Expo 3.0 Preview
Arcade Expo is back with its third outing that will be taking place in Banning California in just a week and a half on March 17th, 18th, & 19th. A few weeks ago I and a friend volunteered for tech days at the show to help get the machines... Read more
Pinball Arcade: Doctor Who Review
I am a huge pinball fan, but sadly there are few places to actually play pinball machines anymore. There are a few arcades and events throughout the United States but the days of being able to play pinball nearly everywhere sadly does not exist any longer. Now thanks to... Read more
SC3/Arcade 2084 Fall Fiesta 2016
Over the weekend the Southern California Classic Collectors (SC3) group got together at Arcade 2084 for the first of two big fall 2016 events to finish out the year. The location really serves the selling and trading area very well because of the large parking lot at the location.... Read more
SoCal Retro Gaming Expo 2016
The first SoCal Retro Gaming Expo was held at the Frank and Sons Collectible show in the City of Industry over the weekend and it seemed to be quite the hit for its first outing. I was able to attend both Saturday and Sunday and was not only impressed... Read more
Arcade Expo 2.0 Impressions
Over the weekend the Pop Culture Maven crew set out to Banning California for the second annual Arcade Expo. The good news is that a number of the problems from the first show had been addressed and while there are still a few bumps in the road. The good... Read more
Arcade Expo 2016 Preview
This Weekend January 15-17 2016 at Arcade Expo in Banning California is going to be the mecca for those who love pinball and arcade video games. With over 850 pinball and video and mechanical arcade machines to play there is more than enough to keep you busy for the three-day... Read more
Pinball & Video Game Artwork Part 2
One of the things that makes both pinball and video game machines fascinating beyond the game play of the machine is the artwork. It is one of the most important parts of the machine because its sole job is to visually entice someone to spend money on playing the... Read more