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Arcade Games Turning 40, 30 & 20 Years Old In 2015

Arcade Games Turning 40, 30 & 20 Years Old In 2015

arcadehero January 6, 2015 4

With a new year having come upon us, it means it is time to look back at some games that are enjoying an anniversary in 2015. For the same thing we did last year,

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Arcade Heroes  2014 Year-In-Review + The Top Ten Stories

Arcade Heroes 2014 Year-In-Review + The Top Ten Stories

arcadehero December 31, 2014 11

Which stories here at Arcade Heroes were read the most by you the readers this year? What is it that we covered through the year? Here is a breakdown for those that are curious!

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Newsbag: Pinball Updates; Level 257 Update; Jump Kick Boxer; NTG#27

Newsbag: Pinball Updates; Level 257 Update; Jump Kick Boxer; NTG#27

arcadehero December 20, 2014 5

Tis’ the weekend before Christmas and thus new game news is going to be rather slow but that doesn’t stop the internet for giving us a few things to chat about. There are a

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The Pinball Game of Your Memes: Internet Meme Pinball

The Pinball Game of Your Memes: Internet Meme Pinball

arcadehero December 18, 2014 12

Earlier this year we ran a story about a UK company that developed a way to charge Bitcoins on coin-op arcade machines. Now Liberty Games is back with a pinball project that is self-explanatory

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Time Crisis 5 To Debut At EAG2015

Time Crisis 5 To Debut At EAG2015

arcadehero December 15, 2014 2

I have never been to any of the trade shows in London but always in January there is an event or two that focuses on arcades and related amusements. It was through coverage on

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Robotron:2084 Getting An Official Update In 2015 – The “Tie-Die” ROMSet

Robotron:2084 Getting An Official Update In 2015 – The “Tie-Die” ROMSet

arcadehero December 10, 2014 1

It is common knowledge that the software versions in every single arcade release are not always equal – while games were in production, problems would be discovered and reported so developers would offer patches/code

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Newsbag: Homebrew Arcade; Darius Store; New Sega Rhythm Game In Japan, NTG #25

Newsbag: Homebrew Arcade; Darius Store; New Sega Rhythm Game In Japan, NTG #25

arcadehero December 5, 2014 4

It’s been a few weeks since I’ve done the newsbag of collecting some stories for a quick look as I’ve been busy with the IAAPA stuff but with that past, let’s get back at!

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Dinosaurs At The Arcade!

Dinosaurs At The Arcade!

arcadehero November 28, 2014 9

Among the trends one might get into as a child, there are many to choose from.  One that pops up every now and then in the greater culture are dinosaurs. The ancient beasts have

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IAAPA 2014: Last Day Wrap-Up With Pinball, Video Games, Videmption and Simulators

IAAPA 2014: Last Day Wrap-Up With Pinball, Video Games, Videmption and Simulators

arcadehero November 21, 2014 11

Well that is a wrap on IAAPA 2014 for me – I leave this morning for a slightly colder venue (this week was the coldest I have ever felt in Florida, not that it

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IAAPA 2014: Motion Rides & Games, VR, Videmption, Redline Rampage

IAAPA 2014: Motion Rides & Games, VR, Videmption, Redline Rampage

arcadehero November 19, 2014 4

Another trade show day has come to a close and with that an opportunity to post more photos from IAAPA 2014. I have amassed quite a bit of video although editing it will be

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Newsbag: Arcade Club in Lancashire, UK; Defender Max Difficulty; NTG# 24

Newsbag: Arcade Club in Lancashire, UK; Defender Max Difficulty; NTG# 24

arcadehero November 15, 2014 2

It’s taken me a little time to come up with the newsbits for the newsbag today, in a way it feels like the calm before the IAAPA storm. Most likely post-IAAPA will be pretty

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Quick Update for Andamiro’s Pump It Up PRIME 2015

Quick Update for Andamiro’s Pump It Up PRIME 2015

arcadehero November 12, 2014 1

(Thanks to Seth Eldridge for the tip) As the launch of the next Pump It Up game approaches fast, so is the hype surrounding it. A few distribution networks have obtained some information that

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