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Arcade review and history: Skyquest Arcade at the Basement of the Skylon Tower, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

Arcade review and history: Skyquest Arcade at the Basement of the Skylon Tower, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

SaraAB87 May 4, 2016 0

I will start off by saying that at the basement of an international landmark sits an arcade, an arcade that contains things that one does not simply see in today’s modern day arcades. The

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Meleap’s AR Technology ‘Hado’ Expanding Into The Arcade Space

Meleap’s AR Technology ‘Hado’ Expanding Into The Arcade Space

arcadehero May 2, 2016 0

A lot of the chatter regarding new technology has been centered around VR (Virtual Reality) but it is hardly the only new tech that is looking to change the way we entertain ourselves. In

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Newsbytes: Sega Arcade History Site; Strike Harbringer; Savage Quest 2.1

Newsbytes: Sega Arcade History Site; Strike Harbringer; Savage Quest 2.1

arcadehero April 30, 2016 0

Today is fairly sparse for the newsbytes as not a whole lot is happening it seems. That’s ok, we’ll share what little news there is anyways! New Sega Arcade History Site – Fortunately this

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Quarter Lounge Coming To Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX

Quarter Lounge Coming To Dallas/Ft. Worth, TX

arcadehero April 29, 2016 0

Often the Summer time is a prime ground for new arcade facilities to open their doors, we will hear about more as we inch closer to the season. Today’s news comes along about a

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Ms. Pac-Man Designer Steve Golson Gives The Game A New Spotlight

Ms. Pac-Man Designer Steve Golson Gives The Game A New Spotlight

arcadehero April 27, 2016 0

(Thanks to Dean Wenzel and Mike Louie for both providing a couple of tips here) Ms. Pac-Man- the most recognizable game characters and names in the arcade business. There are plentiful reasons for that, one

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Japanese Game Updates: Wonderland Library; Crossbeats REV. Sunrise & Pump It Up Prime Ver. 1.12

Japanese Game Updates: Wonderland Library; Crossbeats REV. Sunrise & Pump It Up Prime Ver. 1.12

arcadehero April 25, 2016 0

Let’s start the last week of April off with some news that is mainly focused on the Japanese arcade scene. Wonderland Library Now Available – Sega has launched a new addition to compliment their

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Newsbytes: AH Podcast; Skycurser; Retro Arcade Japan; Project Arena & More

Newsbytes: AH Podcast; Skycurser; Retro Arcade Japan; Project Arena & More

arcadehero April 23, 2016 3

The end of April is approaching (already?) and it’s been an interesting month for news so far. Here’s a round-up of some arcade items that you might like: Arcade Heroes Podcast #13 – Our

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New Update For Mario Kart Arcade GP DX In Japan

New Update For Mario Kart Arcade GP DX In Japan

arcadehero April 21, 2016 0

(Thanks to Kevin Williams for the tip) It was originally mentioned that Bandai Namco’s Mario Kart Arcade GP DX was an online game and as a part of that, annual content updates would be

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New World Record For Donkey Kong Arcade; Upcoming attempt on The Pit

New World Record For Donkey Kong Arcade; Upcoming attempt on The Pit

arcadehero April 19, 2016 1

We don’t cover world record attempts very often (with streaming there are too many to keep track of unless you made a job out of it) but some are higher profile than others, especially

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2016 Big Buck World Championship Qualifiers Begin May 1st

2016 Big Buck World Championship Qualifiers Begin May 1st

arcadehero April 18, 2016 1

In October 2015, the biggest tournament for arcades took place thanks to Play Mechanix, Raw Thrills and their popular Big Buck Hunter series. The Big Buck World Championships have been going on for several

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Newsbytes: Sega Week w/ Segabits; Wizard of Oz Pinball Shows Science; RecBar Opens;

Newsbytes: Sega Week w/ Segabits; Wizard of Oz Pinball Shows Science; RecBar Opens;

arcadehero April 16, 2016 1

We’ll be skipping the Name That Game for this week as time has been short but here is some cool news to chew over for the rest of the weekend: Segabits.com & Galloping Ghost

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Bandai Namco Opens VR Zone Project iCan In Japan For Six Months

Bandai Namco Opens VR Zone Project iCan In Japan For Six Months

arcadehero April 16, 2016 2

(Thanks to Kevin Williams for the tip) It was reported a short time ago that Bandai Namco was launching a new but temporary VR-arcade style facility in Japan by the name of VR ZONE

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