arcades »

Friction and Frightmareland now available

Friction and Frightmareland now available

arcadehero March 11, 2011 2

Two new arcade games are available for arcades and other entertainment venues to pick up for their locations, but the release news for each game may have become a little lost in the other

Read More »
Vote for the Arcade Game of the Year 2010

Vote for the Arcade Game of the Year 2010

arcadehero December 22, 2010 16

It’s that time of year again, the one where you the arcade fans get to pick your favorite game of 2010 as the Arcade Heroes Game of the Year. I decided to start the

Read More »
IAAPA 2010 – Namco booth

IAAPA 2010 – Namco booth

arcadehero November 19, 2010 6

Next up as a part of our IAAPA 2010 coverage is Namco. Like Amusement Expo, the company had a large booth where Pac-Man was a big star but they also had plenty of other

Read More »
Weekend news: RoadFighters Impressions, CEC earnings report, Namco game quiz

Weekend news: RoadFighters Impressions, CEC earnings report, Namco game quiz

arcadehero November 6, 2010 3

To start off our weekend, a few items to “cleanse the palette” with, especially if you are bored to death over the plethora of Microsoft Kinect coverage many game blogs are getting into right

Read More »
Report: Namco/Brent open day 2010

Report: Namco/Brent open day 2010

HeavyElectricity September 24, 2010 3

Tuesday was quite a busy day, to say the least. While I knew that I’d be visiting Sega for a product launch, I was unaware that Namco was also running an open day. Many

Read More »
Report: Sega Amusements Europe product launch 2010

Report: Sega Amusements Europe product launch 2010

HeavyElectricity September 22, 2010 5

There’s nothing quite like the promise of new arcade games to get you through an otherwise undesirable journey on the London Underground. Even though I’ve been on it fairly regularly as of late, I

Read More »
Big Buck Hunter Pro iPhone app (with an arcade finder) UPDATED

Big Buck Hunter Pro iPhone app (with an arcade finder) UPDATED

Shaggy October 27, 2009 6

While there have been many new games on the Apple iPhone which are conversions of an arcade game in some form or another, we have not seen many modern arcade ports to the platform.

Read More »
Insert Coin 2009 – UK public arcade expo launches!

Insert Coin 2009 – UK public arcade expo launches!

HeavyElectricity February 10, 2009 0

It’s a great day for arcade gamers in the UK, as the Insert Coin 2009 expo has been announced! The show will run on July 18th and 19th at the Northampton Saints Conference CentreThe

Read More »
Tokyo Game Action closes

Tokyo Game Action closes

HeavyElectricity February 10, 2009 4

It’s always sad to see an arcade closing, but this one is particularly heartbreaking. Tokyo Game Action of Wichendon, MA has been forced to shut down with immediate effect, with a liquidation sale to

Read More »
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

Read More »
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

Read More »
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

Read More »