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A tale of two cities

A tale of two cities

HeavyElectricity January 19, 2009 4

It’s another one of those days, as contrasting stories emerge about the health of arcade gaming. Badness abounds as New Orleans CityBusiness is reporting that the original Fun Arcade in New Orleans is closing

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City thinks taxing arcades is good idea for their local economy

City thinks taxing arcades is good idea for their local economy

Shaggy January 17, 2009 0

Kotaku ran a story today discussing a small shop in Hampshire Illinois called Name Your Game where they sold items like clothes and candy and they had a small collection of arcades there which brought in

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Funland arcade in Toronto, Ontario closing in a few days!

Funland arcade in Toronto, Ontario closing in a few days!

SaraAB87 July 10, 2008 26

Here at Arcade Heroes we like to focus on the positive of the arcade scene but I feel this needs to be announced. Funland arcade in Toronto, Ontario (Canada) will be closing sometime next

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Exclusive: A look inside the Flora Print Club, London

Exclusive: A look inside the Flora Print Club, London

HeavyElectricity June 20, 2008 8

It looks like something you might expect to find in Tokyo, but the print club you see pictured above is actually located in the heart of London, being situated in the popular Covent Garden

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Location Review: Bowlplex, Basingstoke

Location Review: Bowlplex, Basingstoke

HeavyElectricity June 1, 2008 0

As you might imagine, Rambo wasn’t the only thing I played on my trip to Basingstoke’s Bowlplex last week. Having spent something like £20 on the return train ticket, there was no way I

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Location Review : Phoenix Arcade @ The Summit

Location Review : Phoenix Arcade @ The Summit

SaraAB87 May 27, 2008 3

Here in Niagara Falls, NY there is a mall called The Summit and in addition to the Krow’s Nest with the bowling machines there is another arcade called Phoenix arcade. They have 2 storefronts

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A 2nd look at GTI Expo 2008 (w/ a few new games to look at)

A 2nd look at GTI Expo 2008 (w/ a few new games to look at)

Shaggy May 21, 2008 1

A few posts below we ran a post on the little-known GTI Expo 2008 that took place a short time ago in Taiwan. It looks like it was a fun show but in addition

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Rambo has a flyer (cabinet shot and screenshot included)

Rambo has a flyer (cabinet shot and screenshot included)

Shaggy May 15, 2008 10

(Click on the image above to enlarge it) AM-Net has posted a flyer for Sega’s latest light-gun extravaganza Rambo and it gives us a first look at both the cabinet and the game. The

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Another look at ASI 2008

Another look at ASI 2008

Shaggy May 8, 2008 0

ASI 2008 may have come and gone back in March but it’s still great when someone else shares their photos and thoughts on the the event, as Chris has done on his blog. He

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The Asteroids Lamp

The Asteroids Lamp

Shaggy April 26, 2008 2

Even though Atari never created many memorable characters they created plenty of icons and symbols that people easily recognize. One of those would be the rocks from Asteroids, which have been brought to the

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Rochester Game Room Show Coverage

Rochester Game Room Show Coverage

SaraAB87 April 19, 2008 0

I am sorry I am a little late with the coverage but here’s some videos from last week’s Rochester Game Room Show: Overview Part 1 Overview Part 2 Some of the parts that were

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Reminder – Rochester Game Room Show this weekend

Reminder – Rochester Game Room Show this weekend

SaraAB87 April 10, 2008 0

This is just a friendly reminder that the Rochester, NY Game Room Show will be happening this weekend. I have been busy getting ready for the show! I will be there and will have

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