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The Netherlands Arcade scene, circa 1982

The Netherlands Arcade scene, circa 1982

arcadehero December 31, 2010 1

We’ve had a few stories pop up this year that related back to the arcade scene from the early 80’s, specifically convention footage from 1982 and a news report on how much money arcade

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How the year went at my own arcade

How the year went at my own arcade

arcadehero December 30, 2010 22

As long time readers of this site are aware, I own and operate my own arcade in Utah. I opened up back in June 2008 and it’s been a wild ride but I have

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NG:DEV TEAM bringing Last Hope Pink Bullets to the NeoGeo MVS

NG:DEV TEAM bringing Last Hope Pink Bullets to the NeoGeo MVS

arcadehero December 28, 2010 3

Earlier this year a development team based in Germany released a brand new shmup title for the NeoGeo MVS called Fast Striker. The game has been well received at several Japanese game centers and

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Arcade Infinity closing it’s doors January 15th

arcadehero December 28, 2010 14

UPDATE: Arcade Infinity will NOT be closing on Jan. 15th and will stay open for now. Read the details here I am always happy when I hear about a new arcade location opening their

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Timezone expands locations in Indonesia and India

Timezone expands locations in Indonesia and India

arcadehero December 27, 2010 0

Newsfeed 978 via FEC chain Timezone is expanding their operations and that’s good news for players in those particular areas who want to see an arcade near them. First off is the announcement of

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Arcade Game of the Year 2010 poll, Asian market edition

Arcade Game of the Year 2010 poll, Asian market edition

arcadehero December 24, 2010 5

As a way to help keep our other GOTY poll down to something more managable, I’ve divided the picks by region – the first poll covers games we know were given distribution in either

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Vote for the Arcade Game of the Year 2010

Vote for the Arcade Game of the Year 2010

arcadehero December 22, 2010 16

It’s that time of year again, the one where you the arcade fans get to pick your favorite game of 2010 as the Arcade Heroes Game of the Year. I decided to start the

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The healing power of H2Overdrive

The healing power of H2Overdrive

arcadehero December 21, 2010 3

What do you do if you are a professional basketball player with a sprained ankle? Get an arcade game of course! Below is a picture of Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo enjoying his

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Annual DiGRA Japan meeting dives into arcade history

Annual DiGRA Japan meeting dives into arcade history

arcadehero December 21, 2010 0

Newsfeed 975 via One good thing for video game history buffs is that many individuals who helped shape the industry in the first place are still around to share their insights into what happened.

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My Thoughts on TRON Legacy

My Thoughts on TRON Legacy

arcadehero December 20, 2010 7

I might not be a movie critic but I am a fan of TRON and arcade games so I may as well share my thoughts on the movie in lieu of some hard arcade

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Sega’s new urinal game

Sega’s new urinal game

arcadehero December 20, 2010 3

Newsfeed 972 via I’m not really sure how to categorize this one – it’s not an arcade game but it is something that could be considered out-of-home entertainment. In Japan, Sega is testing out

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Gran Turismo 5: The Simulator

Gran Turismo 5: The Simulator

arcadehero December 18, 2010 4

Newsfeed 971 via Kevin Williams of The Stinger Report sent us along this photo of one of the new Gran Turismo 5 making it’s out-of-home debut as a simulator. Unfortunately we didn’t get information

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