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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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Two from Taito: Magical Music and Legendary Cannon

Two from Taito: Magical Music and Legendary Cannon

arcadehero September 1, 2011 0

This month there are two major conventions taking place in Japan – the Tokyo Game Show and the 49th JAMMA Show. JAMMA is usually the time for manufacturers to show off a lot of

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From the AAMA Gala: Sega’s Operation GHOST, Dirty Drivin’, Flight Control FX

From the AAMA Gala: Sega’s Operation GHOST, Dirty Drivin’, Flight Control FX

arcadehero August 30, 2011 19

We had a little more to share from the AAMA Gala that took place a short time ago in Lincolnshire, IL and as promised, here you are. First is Sega’s latest light-gun shooter Operation

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The GTI Asia China Expo 2011 Mega Post

The GTI Asia China Expo 2011 Mega Post

arcadehero August 26, 2011 6

With China’s arcade market booming, there are now a few different arcade shows taking place there each year. While there is still a problem with bootlegs galore (in fact I’ve found out about another

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Capcom details changes being made to SSFIV Ver. 2012 as it tests in Japanese arcades

Capcom details changes being made to SSFIV Ver. 2012 as it tests in Japanese arcades

arcadehero August 23, 2011 6

At EVO 2011 big news was made about how Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition would be getting a free update on consoles, as Capcom heard from many people that Arcade Edtion was unbalanced

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The near future of arcades discussed on the BBC

The near future of arcades discussed on the BBC

arcadehero August 22, 2011 1

Newsfeed 1101 via The current and future state of the amusement/arcade industry is something we deal with here pretty much every day and today, here is a story published on BBC News that covers

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Seen at AAMA Gala 2011: Deadstorm Pirates Upright, Pac-Man Battle Royale Deluxe

Seen at AAMA Gala 2011: Deadstorm Pirates Upright, Pac-Man Battle Royale Deluxe

arcadehero August 19, 2011 9

(Thanks to Sam Ven of Namco for the pics!) The new products just keep rolling out as we get more information from what was at the AAMA Gala this week. Here is a look

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Sega shows off Operation G.H.O.S.T. for Europe & North America

Sega shows off Operation G.H.O.S.T. for Europe & North America

arcadehero August 19, 2011 4

Newsfeed 1100 via Sega’s next light-gun shooter takes us back to the popular GHOST Squad franchise with Operation G.H.O.S.T. We’ve already discussed the game a little as it’s been shown off in Japan already

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Specular Interactive/Raw Thrills Officially Unveils Dirty Drivin’

Specular Interactive/Raw Thrills Officially Unveils Dirty Drivin’

arcadehero August 18, 2011 0

UPDATE: Be sure to check out our in-depth behind-the-scenes look at Dirty Drivin’ if you haven’t already! While we got information about this ahead of time, jumping the gun a little bit as it

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The Change Machine T-Shirt

The Change Machine T-Shirt

arcadehero August 16, 2011 1

Newsfeed 1097 via It’s near impossible to track down all of the clever T-Shirts that have been made over the years to feature something arcade-related. But I can’t say I’ve ever come across a

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The world of arcades, shown in quarters

arcadehero August 12, 2011 2

Newsfeed 1095 via In lieu of real news, some entertainment that is arcade related both with quarters and in content. This is some great animation work and has a very strong “demo scene” vibe

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New documentary: Star Worlds: A pocket Full of Tokens and I’m Heading to the Arcade

arcadehero August 10, 2011 4

Since The King of Kong: A Fistful of Quarters made it’s popular debut, we’ve been seeing an increase in documentaries about our industry, although so far they have only focused on classic arcade gaming

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