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Arcade Location News: Super Arcade Moves; Hollywood Connection (UT) Closes

Arcade Location News: Super Arcade Moves; Hollywood Connection (UT) Closes

arcadehero December 17, 2014 3

‘Tis a day for some arcade location news. First off… Super Arcade (Walnut, CA) To Move Locations – Thanks to CD ageS for the tip on this; Shoryuken.com has an interview with the owner

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Time Crisis 5 To Debut At EAG2015

Time Crisis 5 To Debut At EAG2015

arcadehero December 15, 2014 1

I have never been to any of the trade shows in London but always in January there is an event or two that focuses on arcades and related amusements. It was through coverage on

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Newsbag: The Hobbit Pinball Update; Razion; Brewcade in SF, NTG #26

Newsbag: The Hobbit Pinball Update; Razion; Brewcade in SF, NTG #26

arcadehero December 13, 2014 5

Happy weekend everyone, no matter where you are hopefully the weather isn’t too bad and you can go out an play some arcade games! What am I playing this week? – We used to

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Stern Pinball’s The Walking Dead Is Getting A Premium Version

Stern Pinball’s The Walking Dead Is Getting A Premium Version

arcadehero December 11, 2014 0

When Stern Pinball announced The Walking Dead Pinball back in September, there was one peculiar thing about the announcement – there was no Premium version. For the past few years, the release schedules have

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Robotron:2084 Getting An Official Update In 2015 – The “Tie-Die” ROMSet

Robotron:2084 Getting An Official Update In 2015 – The “Tie-Die” ROMSet

arcadehero December 10, 2014 0

It is common knowledge that the software versions in every single arcade release are not always equal – while games were in production, problems would be discovered and reported so developers would offer patches/code

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So You Want To Open Up An Arcade: What About “Profit-Sharing”?

So You Want To Open Up An Arcade: What About “Profit-Sharing”?

arcadehero December 9, 2014 1

Among articles people said they liked reading on the site, stuff that hits the “inside baseball” string of the industry seem to be of high interest. I have people asking me about this particular

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In Case of Zombies: Doe of the Dead Coming To Big Buck HD Arcade Games In 2015

In Case of Zombies: Doe of the Dead Coming To Big Buck HD Arcade Games In 2015

arcadehero December 6, 2014 5

Not long ago, Play Mechanix held their annual World Championship for their Big Buck HD arcade game, where thousands of dollars in prizes (around $64,000) were given away to the best Big Buck players

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Newsbag: Homebrew Arcade; Darius Store; New Sega Rhythm Game In Japan, NTG #25

Newsbag: Homebrew Arcade; Darius Store; New Sega Rhythm Game In Japan, NTG #25

arcadehero December 5, 2014 4

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve done the newsbag of collecting some stories for a quick look as I’ve been busy with the IAAPA stuff but with that past, let’s get back at!

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IAAPA 2014 Mega-Post: The Latest Arcade Games Coming To The West

IAAPA 2014 Mega-Post: The Latest Arcade Games Coming To The West

arcadehero December 4, 2014 0

With this post I can finally breath a sigh of relief as it means that my IAAPA 2014 coverage is wrapped up. The amount of video to edit and comment on was significant this

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Arcade Heroes Turns 8!

Arcade Heroes Turns 8!

arcadehero December 3, 2014 11

It’s December 3rd and that means it is the birthday of the Arcade Heroes website! (I actually managed to post about this on the right day this year ) I just want to take

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Dinosaurs At The Arcade!

Dinosaurs At The Arcade!

arcadehero November 28, 2014 9

Among the trends one might get into as a child, there are many to choose from.  One that pops up every now and then in the greater culture are dinosaurs. The ancient beasts have

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IAAPA 2014 Videos: Jurassic Park, Star Wars Battle Pod, Showdown, Armed Resistance, Redline Rampage

IAAPA 2014 Videos: Jurassic Park, Star Wars Battle Pod, Showdown, Armed Resistance, Redline Rampage

arcadehero November 25, 2014 0

The blog itself has been quiet for the past few days although I have been very busy working on videos that I took from IAAPA 2014 (on top of having to work, raise kids,

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