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Newsbytes: MGC’18; Billy Mitchell Disgraced; New VLOG; The Last Starfighter

Newsbytes: MGC’18; Billy Mitchell Disgraced; New VLOG; The Last Starfighter

arcadehero April 14, 2018 5

Hello user and welcome to this week’s Newsbytes Midwest Gaming Classic In Full Swing For those gamers in the Midwest who are looking to get their fill of arcade and pinball goodness this weekend,

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New For Tracking Game Room Scores: iScored

New For Tracking Game Room Scores: iScored

arcadehero September 15, 2017 1

One ‘rail’ of the arcade & pinball gaming experience are high scores. While not everyone tries to make a career out of landing world records, gamers both pro and casual can get plenty of

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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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Start the Week With A Double World Record, Super Arcade Kickstarter, Alternative Controllers & More

Start the Week With A Double World Record, Super Arcade Kickstarter, Alternative Controllers & More

arcadehero April 14, 2014 0

Good morning everybody and here’s to a good week for you all around. Here are a few stories from the weekend to discuss so let’s get to it!  The first two stories were sent

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Quick Arcade News: Mach Storm, Super Alpine Racer & Neon FM Available Now; Twin Galaxies Under New Management

Quick Arcade News: Mach Storm, Super Alpine Racer & Neon FM Available Now; Twin Galaxies Under New Management

arcadehero March 31, 2014 0

I’m still working on editing videos together from Amusement Expo 2014, so that is eating up a lot of my free time. In the mean time there are a couple of things I needed

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Next Up In The Arcade High Score Wars – MAN VS SNAKE

Next Up In The Arcade High Score Wars – MAN VS SNAKE

arcadehero September 4, 2013 0

Since the early days of arcade gaming and single player games started making their way onto the scene, the concept of “Man Vs. Machine” has been a challenge taken seriously by many gamers. That

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Weekend Newsblast: Battle of the Arcades, Fix It Felix cab, Real Life KOF

Weekend Newsblast: Battle of the Arcades, Fix It Felix cab, Real Life KOF

arcadehero December 8, 2012 0

Not much has gone on in the arcade world this past week, which is often the case in the post-IAAPA month since all the new game announcements come along at that time. But enough

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Donkey Kong Battle Rages On As Hank Chien Reclaims Top Score

Donkey Kong Battle Rages On As Hank Chien Reclaims Top Score

arcadehero May 30, 2012 0

Newsfeed 1209 via I’ve said before in regards to the world record score on Donkey Kong that this won’t be the last story about it and the same applies to this post. Made famous

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Aiming for the High Score…and Charity

Aiming for the High Score…and Charity

arcadehero September 2, 2011 2

(Thanks to Glenn Thomas for the info) Taking on a gaming marathon on a classic arcade title is no simple task in most cases and when it’s all said and done, the result is

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King of Kong Saga continues with Steve Wiebe regaining the top score DK crown

King of Kong Saga continues with Steve Wiebe regaining the top score DK crown

arcadehero September 20, 2010 2

If you still haven’t seen the documentary “The King of Kong” then you might not get why this story sprawls across the internet every now and then. Barring a recap of that film, let’s

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High score save kits for your older games

High score save kits for your older games

Shaggy July 7, 2007 0

Have an old but good classic arcade cabinet lying around that you wish would save your high score on but can’t as the original hardware didn’t support such a feature? I’ve heard about these

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Twin Galaxies Official Video Game and Pinball Book of World Records available

Twin Galaxies Official Video Game and Pinball Book of World Records available

Shaggy May 29, 2007 0

In case you are unfamiliar with Twin Galaxies, they happen to be the standard setters for record high scores when it comes to not only console games but primarily coin-op video games. As such

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