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Mark your calendars: Arcade Heroes TV Live from IAAPA 2010

Mark your calendars: Arcade Heroes TV Live from IAAPA 2010

arcadehero November 5, 2010 0

The biggest amusement show of the year, IAAPA, is less than two weeks away and in addition to our usual in-depth coverage of the show we are going to be webcasting live straight from

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How Konami’s new Reflec Beat works

How Konami’s new Reflec Beat works

arcadehero November 4, 2010 5

Konami has a couple of music games they are launching today – first is one more people are already familiar with, a Microsoft Kinect launch title called Dance Masters and the other is a

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Ground Kontrol’s 8-bit Calavera art show

Ground Kontrol’s 8-bit Calavera art show

arcadehero November 4, 2010 1

When you run an arcade, sometimes it helps to hold events to help bring new customers in or some old customers back and Ground Kontrol in Oregon, USA is doing something along those lines

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Two Let’s Go Island cabinets coming to IAAPA

Two Let’s Go Island cabinets coming to IAAPA

arcadehero November 1, 2010 1

Sega Amusements hasn’t kept Let’s Go Island as a big secret lately although¬† they have kept one of the cabinet designs under wraps until now. We knew that they had at least two versions

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Halloween special: Zombies at the arcade!

Halloween special: Zombies at the arcade!

arcadehero October 31, 2010 6

(Updated: I ran this story back in 2010 but have given it some brushing up in 2013) If you are into video games at all, then you have likely noticed the big fad these

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Universal Space to introduce Waterpark Splash at IAAPA

Universal Space to introduce Waterpark Splash at IAAPA

arcadehero October 30, 2010 1

Thanks to for the information While we tend not to get into ticket redemption titles here on Arcade Heroes, the surge in video redemption games over the past couple of years has blurred the

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Thoughts on TRON Night

Thoughts on TRON Night

arcadehero October 28, 2010 2

Tonight Disney held a special event for TRON Legacy, by giving audiences a 23 min. preview of the upcoming film for free in select IMAX 3D theaters. Being a big TRON geek, I made

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Andamiro’s Chaka Chaka Don Don

Andamiro’s Chaka Chaka Don Don

arcadehero October 28, 2010 1

Newsfeed 947 via Andamiro has a new game in the testing phase and it’s not a Pump It Up title. When you visit an Andamiro booth at any expo they generally have a virtual

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ArcadeDock turns a laptop into a mini-arcade cabinet

ArcadeDock turns a laptop into a mini-arcade cabinet

arcadehero October 28, 2010 1

Newsfeed 946 via News has been really slow lately and my best guess is that in part it’s the calm before the IAAPA storm. In the meantime, here’s an arcade-related mod project that turns

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Dance Dance Revolution X2 coming to the US in December

Dance Dance Revolution X2 coming to the US in December

arcadehero October 26, 2010 10

Betson Enterprises has just issued a press release and it holds good news for US DDR fans. Japanese players have been enjoying the latest iteration of DDR since July this year and come December,

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Arcade Aid updated, plus new arcade art exhibit in NYC

Arcade Aid updated, plus new arcade art exhibit in NYC

arcadehero October 24, 2010 1

We’ve got two separate stories to start the week off with here first being a follow-up to part of the TRON Legacy viral marketing campaign. Remember Arcade Aid? It has been greatly updated to

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The Golden Tee at the bottom of the world

The Golden Tee at the bottom of the world

arcadehero October 22, 2010 3

Here’s a palette cleanser to start the weekend of with – a story from Incredible Technologies about servicing a Golden Tee 2005 game found in one of the most unlikely of places for an

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