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IAAPA 2017: Rabbids, PONG, & Sega

IAAPA 2017: Rabbids, PONG, & Sega

arcadehero November 16, 2017 9

Another day of IAAPA has passed and not just my feet are feeling it but so is my brain. I’ve never shot so much video at an event but it keeps me busy. I’m

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Atari PONG Table Project Picked Up By UNIS For Worldwide Distribution

Atari PONG Table Project Picked Up By UNIS For Worldwide Distribution

arcadehero October 18, 2017 4

We’re quickly approaching the biggest trade show event for the amusement/arcade industry (IAAPA 2017) and with that, news of upcoming products that we can expect to find at the show is beginning to trickle

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Arcade Tour and Review: King Waldorf’s Palace Arcade at Marineland Theme Park, Niagara Falls Ontario Canada

Arcade Tour and Review: King Waldorf’s Palace Arcade at Marineland Theme Park, Niagara Falls Ontario Canada

SaraAB87 September 3, 2017 1

Recently I had a chance to check out the King Waldorf’s Palace arcade at Marineland, in Niagara Falls Ontario Canada. This arcade is within the theme park, so you will have to pay theme

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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 9

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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From one historic landmark to another, The Story of a Sega R360 and my 14 month search to find the long lost game from my childhood

From one historic landmark to another, The Story of a Sega R360 and my 14 month search to find the long lost game from my childhood

SaraAB87 March 14, 2017 6

This article will chronicle my 14-month search to find a long lost arcade game from my childhood. As many of you already know the Sega R360 is my favorite arcade game ever made. I

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Industry Passing’s: Masaya Nakamura (Namco); Marvin Yagoda; Dick Hawkins

Industry Passing’s: Masaya Nakamura (Namco); Marvin Yagoda; Dick Hawkins

arcadehero January 30, 2017 0

There have been a few amusement/arcade industry deaths to occur this month, hopefully the families of those affected can find peace through the grieving process. Masaya Nakamura – Various outlets are reporting that Namco

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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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New Concepts Shown At GTI Asia China Expo 2016: Video Games ‘N VR

New Concepts Shown At GTI Asia China Expo 2016: Video Games ‘N VR

arcadehero September 22, 2016 0

The GTI Asia China Expo 2016 trade show was held about a week ago and as we sometimes experience in the Chinese amusement trade, news is slow to trickle out. However I have been

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AAMA Gala News: Maximum Tune 5; Pac-Man Smash Slim Line

AAMA Gala News: Maximum Tune 5; Pac-Man Smash Slim Line

arcadehero September 15, 2016 1

It is that time of year for the AAMA (American Amusement Machine Association) Gala and with that some news on upcoming video arcade pieces. The selection is usually limited when compared to larger events

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Lost Arcade Title KenJu (Atomiswave)

Lost Arcade Title KenJu (Atomiswave)

arcadehero July 29, 2016 5

Back in 2005, Sammy was still promoting their Dreamcast based arcade hardware Atomiswave, hoping that it could pick up enough development to become the next Neo Geo MVS. We’ve highlighted some titles that were

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Guest Post: “The Death Of Melbourne’s Arcade Industry”

Guest Post: “The Death Of Melbourne’s Arcade Industry”

arcadehero July 25, 2016 5

I received an article from Anthony Cocking, former employee of the Galactic Circus in Melbourne, Australia. Recently, the “largest indoor interactive theme park” in Australia that has been open since 1999. They were recently

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Cruis’n Adventure and Dance Central 3 Arcade Spotted On Test In Chicago

Cruis’n Adventure and Dance Central 3 Arcade Spotted On Test In Chicago

arcadehero May 5, 2016 24

(Thanks to Jdevy for the tip) There is always something in development for arcades out there and along those lines, one of those games is often out on test. Thanks to the internet and

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