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Raw Thrills/Play Mechanix raises money for Japanese Quake Relief efforts

Raw Thrills/Play Mechanix raises money for Japanese Quake Relief efforts

arcadehero April 4, 2011 0

We just got this press release from Raw Thrills and Play Mechanix, which includes a statement from Raw Thrills’ President Eugene Jarvis. It’s a brief PR soI’ll just quote it here: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

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Andamiro announces the World Pump It Up Festival 2011 in China

Andamiro announces the World Pump It Up Festival 2011 in China

arcadehero April 4, 2011 4

(Thanks to James “Smidget” for the tip!”) If you’re a fan of the alternative arcade dance game Pump It Up and you like competing in a world-class competition for money, then Andamiro has the

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From The Floor Of The FER Interazar 2011 in Spain

From The Floor Of The FER Interazar 2011 in Spain

arcadehero April 2, 2011 1

There was an arcade expo in Spain this past week and thanks to Yerdito, we have pictures of the games seen at the show. There were a few familiar faces on hand, along with

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Konami unveils Steel Chronicle in Japan

Konami unveils Steel Chronicle in Japan

arcadehero April 2, 2011 6

In the first new game announcement we’ve seen since the Great Kanto earthquake, Konami has unveiled a new mech battle game called Steel Chronicle. Not content to sit around while Namco and Sega have

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20 years of Street Fighter II + Super VS Battle 20XI coming in August

20 years of Street Fighter II + Super VS Battle 20XI coming in August

arcadehero April 1, 2011 1

Newsfeed 1026 & 1027 via A couple of Street Fighter bits here that aren’t jokes – first is G4TV’s look back at Street Fighter II as the game celebrates it’s 20th anniversary this year.

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Taito releases the most awesome Darius Burst Another Chronicle 48!

Taito releases the most awesome Darius Burst Another Chronicle 48!

arcadehero April 1, 2011 6

(Click on the image to enlarge the enlarged game!) Taito Corporation today announced the immediate release of the most amazing project ever undertaken in the arcade industry: DARIUS BURST ANOTHER CHRONICLE 48! Allowing for

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Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing Arcade & Let’s Go Island Standard out now

Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing Arcade & Let’s Go Island Standard out now

arcadehero March 30, 2011 0

Two new arcade titles are now shipping out to amusement locations in the US and Europe, courtesy Sega Amusements. First is one game we’ve known about for a while – the standard version of

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Fruit Ninja hacked for VR amusement purposes

arcadehero March 29, 2011 0

Newsfeed 1026 via Fruit Ninja just keeps finding ways to make itself viable for the amusement market. It’s already available in a large touch screen format as Fruit Ninja FX and now this hack

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Also seen in China: Plants Vs Zombies Completely Unofficial Arcade Edition

Also seen in China: Plants Vs Zombies Completely Unofficial Arcade Edition

arcadehero March 28, 2011 11

One company that has made waves in the consumer gaming sector is Pop Cap Games. They have produced a number of popular casual titles, such as Bejeweled, Peggle, Zuma and Plants Vs. Zombies. So

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Jersey Jack Pinball & Pinball Planetary Supply sign pact

Jersey Jack Pinball & Pinball Planetary Supply sign pact

arcadehero March 27, 2011 0

(Thanks to Jon L. For the tip!) While we’ve all been eagerly awaiting to see the pinball game from Jersey Jack Pinball, Wizard of Oz Pinball, they have been working behind the scenes building

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Street Fighter IV 3D Arcade version? Plus many more games from China

Street Fighter IV 3D Arcade version? Plus many more games from China

arcadehero March 26, 2011 20

Newsfeed 1024 via A few days ago we posted a couple of pictures from Wahlap Technologies, a distributor based out of Taiwan, showing a couple of new games from a trade event that they

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Kicking the bucket, arcade style

arcadehero March 25, 2011 1

Found this on Engdaget (which they found by way of Kotaku, made by BoingBoing) – a good palate cleanser to start the weekend off with – a montage of death sequence’s found in a

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