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IAAPA 2017: Pinball & Baseball; Namco; Mannequin Challenge

IAAPA 2017: Pinball & Baseball; Namco; Mannequin Challenge

arcadehero November 18, 2017 0

With IAAPA 2017 now in the past, I hope to catch up on news of everything that was there but it is a somewhat daunting task as so many ‘different’ games were on hand.

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IAAPA 2017: Rabbids, PONG, & Sega

IAAPA 2017: Rabbids, PONG, & Sega

arcadehero November 16, 2017 8

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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Adrenaline Amusements To Launch Two New Ubisoft Rabbids Themed Games In Jan. 2018

Adrenaline Amusements To Launch Two New Ubisoft Rabbids Themed Games In Jan. 2018

arcadehero November 11, 2017 0

While researching information for an IAAPA 2017 preview post, I came across a little surprise over at the Adrenaline Amusements website. It turns out that LAI Games will not be the only ones showing

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IAAPA 2017: LAI Games Adds Virtual Rabbids: The Big Ride To Their Website

IAAPA 2017: LAI Games Adds Virtual Rabbids: The Big Ride To Their Website

arcadehero November 10, 2017 2

IAAPA 2017 hasn’t quite started yet (seminars begin on Monday Nov 13th while the trade show opens on Tuesday) but manufacturers who are good about maintaining a web presence are getting ready by adding

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Back From The 80s – The Spectre Files: Deathstalker

Back From The 80s – The Spectre Files: Deathstalker

arcadehero November 3, 2017 1

About a year and a half ago, we ran news on an interesting and unique project that aimed to resurrect an unreleased title from the mid-1980s. Originally titled The Spectre Files, this was a

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Next Up For Airframe: Rashlander

Next Up For Airframe: Rashlander

arcadehero October 26, 2017 0

When information started coming out about Griffin Aerotech’s Skycurser scrolling shooter arcade game, we quickly learned that it was being designed to be created not just as a dedicated game but also as an

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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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The Games of The 2017 AAMA Gala: From VR To Fidget Spinners & More

The Games of The 2017 AAMA Gala: From VR To Fidget Spinners & More

arcadehero October 5, 2017 4

While it took place a little later in the year than usual, the AAMA Gala is upon us and that means we get our first look at some of the arcade products that will

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Newsbytes: Arcade Heroes Subscription Service; Cosmotrons; Knights In Armor; KOF XIV

Newsbytes: Arcade Heroes Subscription Service; Cosmotrons; Knights In Armor; KOF XIV

arcadehero June 3, 2017 2

It’s a wonderful day in June, at least where I am at, so make the most of it and drop by an arcade for a gaming break. Until then, here are some news items

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Atari’s Asteroids, Centipede and Missile Command To Become Board Games

Atari’s Asteroids, Centipede and Missile Command To Become Board Games

arcadehero May 11, 2017 3

If you were a child of the late 70s or early 80s then you very well might have come across board games based upon arcade games. The likes of Berzerk, Defender, Frogger, Pac-Man Popeye and

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Prototype Found: The Arena by Gottlieb

Prototype Found: The Arena by Gottlieb

arcadehero April 28, 2017 1

Prototype news was rather steady last year, thanks to a slew of discoveries from arcade collectors out there. For the news on this one, it was something we almost posted about last Summer but

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Thoughts: Touching Sound, A Documentary On The DJ Max Technika Arcade Game

Thoughts: Touching Sound, A Documentary On The DJ Max Technika Arcade Game

arcadehero April 1, 2017 1

A Brief History Of DJ Max Technika In covering arcades here on this blog since 2007, I’ve seen a lot of games come and go over the course of time. Likewise in operating an

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