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Newsbytes: EAG 2018; Sonic Athletics; Tempest Development; TVs In Slo-Mo; Lost World Pinball Colorized

Newsbytes: EAG 2018; Sonic Athletics; Tempest Development; TVs In Slo-Mo; Lost World Pinball Colorized

arcadehero January 20, 2018 0

Welcome to this week’s Newsbytes, our collection of arcade news that is generally too brief to dedicate an entire post to. Interview With Someone At Sega For House Of The Dead Scarlet Dawn It

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Newsbytes: Space Invaders 40th; Interviews & Podcasts; Cuphead Arcade; Input Lag & More

Newsbytes: Space Invaders 40th; Interviews & Podcasts; Cuphead Arcade; Input Lag & More

arcadehero December 30, 2017 0

The site has been fairly quiet this month as there hasn’t been a ton of news to go over but there have been some items floating around out there. Here’s to 2018 with our

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Happy 30th Birthday To Capcom’s Street Fighter

Happy 30th Birthday To Capcom’s Street Fighter

arcadehero August 30, 2017 3

Earlier this year we showcased games that would be turning 30 during 2017. Many of you grew up with the games in question and hold fond memories of them in your hearts and minds.

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Tracking down the Namco Galaxian 3 6 Player Theater from Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada and Beyond

Tracking down the Namco Galaxian 3 6 Player Theater from Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada and Beyond

SaraAB87 August 8, 2017 10

Here at Arcade Heroes we like to track down arcade games to find out what happened to them if they are no longer on location, especially if its a game that is rarely seen

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Newsbytes: Predators; NBA Jam Book; Galaga Chronicles; Golden Tee 2018; ColorDMD Updates

Newsbytes: Predators; NBA Jam Book; Galaga Chronicles; Golden Tee 2018; ColorDMD Updates

arcadehero July 29, 2017 1

Welcome to the last weekend of July. CAX and ReplayFX are in full swing so if you have the chance to attend, soak up every minute of it! Let’s end the month on some

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Newsbytes: Arcade Heroes Subscription Service; Cosmotrons; Knights In Armor; KOF XIV

Newsbytes: Arcade Heroes Subscription Service; Cosmotrons; Knights In Armor; KOF XIV

arcadehero June 3, 2017 2

It’s a wonderful day in June, at least where I am at, so make the most of it and drop by an arcade for a gaming break. Until then, here are some news items

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Spook-O-Tron Coming To Playchoice-10 Arcades In Late 2017

Spook-O-Tron Coming To Playchoice-10 Arcades In Late 2017

arcadehero April 18, 2017 4

We have covered the development of new content for old arcade hardware before but it isn’t something that we come across very often. With a large selection of arcade boards to choose from, interested

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Thoughts: Touching Sound, A Documentary On The DJ Max Technika Arcade Game

Thoughts: Touching Sound, A Documentary On The DJ Max Technika Arcade Game

arcadehero April 1, 2017 1

A Brief History Of DJ Max Technika In covering arcades here on this blog since 2007, I’ve seen a lot of games come and go over the course of time. Likewise in operating an

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Video Arcade Games Turning 20 In 2017

Video Arcade Games Turning 20 In 2017

arcadehero February 25, 2017 8

Welcome to Part 3 of our series on games that will be celebrating a certain anniversary during this calendar year of 2017. With going back to 1997, we will be looking at games turning

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Newsbytes: Cruis’n; Attack On Titan Loctest; Jersey Jack Pinball; Homebrews + More

Newsbytes: Cruis’n; Attack On Titan Loctest; Jersey Jack Pinball; Homebrews + More

arcadehero January 28, 2017 0

It has been a hectic week with various news items accumulating on the plate. I finally received the key to a new space this week and have begun the tedious remodeling process – the

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Video Arcade Games Turning 30 In 2017

Video Arcade Games Turning 30 In 2017

arcadehero January 19, 2017 1

Continuing upon our reflections of games past, we jump forward from 1977 to 1987. A major difference you will notice between the two lists is the explosive influence of Japanese game makers had. This

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1980s Arcade Centric Game Show Starcade Being Rebooted By Shout! Factory

1980s Arcade Centric Game Show Starcade Being Rebooted By Shout! Factory

arcadehero January 12, 2017 3

(Thanks to Stingray_Travel for the tip from the other day) The name Starcade likely brings back some memories for any of you classic gamers who caught the TV show back in the 1982-83 period

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