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Popular App Slither.Io Makes The Jump To Arcades Via Raw Thrills

Popular App Slither.Io Makes The Jump To Arcades Via Raw Thrills

arcadehero October 8, 2018 1

Not long before Space Invaders dominated the gaming scene, “Snake” games did. Now, there wasn’t any game actually called Snake that was in arcades – instead it was games like Comotion or Dominos. But

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Touch Magix To Release MXR Game Mystery Island At IAAPA 2018

Touch Magix To Release MXR Game Mystery Island At IAAPA 2018

arcadehero October 5, 2018 2

If you can recall our coverage of Amusement Expo 2018, then you might remember a game by the name of Mystery Island by Touch Magix (who recently became advertisers here on the site at

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Adrenaline Amusements Announces 65″ Version Of Tomb Raider Arcade

Adrenaline Amusements Announces 65″ Version Of Tomb Raider Arcade

arcadehero October 5, 2018 0

One nice surprise the arcade market received earlier this year was the arrival of Tomb Raider to our sector, thanks to Adrenaline Amusements. Being both a 4-player title as well as a pistol game

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Newsbytes: Mario Kart VR In the USA; EAS 2018 & Race Craft; More Japanese Game News

Newsbytes: Mario Kart VR In the USA; EAS 2018 & Race Craft; More Japanese Game News

arcadehero September 29, 2018 1

Happy weekend readers, here are some items to share for the weekend. As a note, I am getting close to producing a print copy of the Arcade Heroes Arcade Almanac, but it has been

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Arcade Fighters Update: Street Fighter V; Dead Or Alive 6; Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2

Arcade Fighters Update: Street Fighter V; Dead Or Alive 6; Guilty Gear Xrd Rev 2

arcadehero September 28, 2018 1

It’s to to catch up on some news that has come out of Japan this week, all involving the beloved genre of fighting games. Street Fighter V Finally Coming To Arcades Street Fighter was

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Newsbytes: Tokyo Game Show 2018; Roller Coaster Dumps VR; Merchandiser Thief

Newsbytes: Tokyo Game Show 2018; Roller Coaster Dumps VR; Merchandiser Thief

arcadehero September 22, 2018 3

Welcome to this week’s Newsbytes, where I curate some quick arcade news items as opposed to giving them a lengthy post. Before we get to that, I’d just like to bring attention to an

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Devil Engine Announced For Arcades Via Exa-Arcadia

Devil Engine Announced For Arcades Via Exa-Arcadia

arcadehero September 19, 2018 7

The “drip, drip, drip” of arcade announcements for the upcoming EXA board continues! The last main announcement for the platform was of an odd multiplayer marathon game by the name of Nippon Marathon Turbo

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Big Buck World Championship XI Details; Big Buck Hunter Coming To Nintendo Switch

Big Buck World Championship XI Details; Big Buck Hunter Coming To Nintendo Switch

arcadehero September 17, 2018 0

Esports has become a very big business, with arcades serving an important role in public gaming & tournaments ever since the “Golden Age” era of the 1980s. For over a decade now, certain games

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It’s Official: House Of The Dead Scarlet Dawn Launching At IAAPA 2018

It’s Official: House Of The Dead Scarlet Dawn Launching At IAAPA 2018

arcadehero September 17, 2018 2

One of the bigger news stories of the year has been the return of House of the Dead to arcades, and last week we had news that the game is officially shipping in Japan. 

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Newsbytes: VR News; Capcom Beat ‘Em Ups & More

Newsbytes: VR News; Capcom Beat ‘Em Ups & More

arcadehero September 15, 2018 2

Happy weekend everyone. Let’s get to the headlines. First off, for anyone in the Carolinas, you probably won’t be reading this, but I hope that everyone will be safe. At the very least the

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3 Shooters From Wahlap: Monster Eye 2; Bounty Ranger; Teratoma DLX;

3 Shooters From Wahlap: Monster Eye 2; Bounty Ranger; Teratoma DLX;

arcadehero September 14, 2018 0

Wahlap is a company that we haven’t discussed in quite a while. This Chinese manufacturer made headlines several years ago when when they released Storm Racer to the US market. Their US division has

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Sega Releases House Of The Dead Scarlet Dawn In Japan

Sega Releases House Of The Dead Scarlet Dawn In Japan

arcadehero September 13, 2018 5

Back in January of this year, big news hit the web of a return to the House of the Dead franchise with the reveal of House of the Dead Scarlet Dawn. Since then, we’ve

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