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Liberty Games Develops Tech To Enable Bitcoin-Payment For Arcades

Liberty Games Develops Tech To Enable Bitcoin-Payment For Arcades

arcadehero January 31, 2014 3

Depending upon which circles in the coin-op industry you find yourself in, there has been a discussion in recent years over that term, coin-op and whether it should still apply thanks to digital payments

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Arcade Heroes Turns 7

Arcade Heroes Turns 7

arcadehero December 5, 2013 10

Well I did it again – I missed posting this on the birthday of the site so here is a belated birthday post. I have a decent excuse this year – I moved from

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IAAPA 2013 Summary: Plenty Of New Games For Western Arcades Going Into 2014

IAAPA 2013 Summary: Plenty Of New Games For Western Arcades Going Into 2014

arcadehero November 23, 2013 24

The IAAPA 2013 trade show is now over and with that, time to sum up what we have learned and seen from the event. So far most attention on the site this week was

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IAAPA 2013 Photo Mega Post #1 (New Arcade Games For The West)

IAAPA 2013 Photo Mega Post #1 (New Arcade Games For The West)

arcadehero November 20, 2013 4

There is always a lot to see at any IAAPA trade show – we often will cover the coin-op space plus some items from the simulator side of the business but even then there

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Fix-It Felix Jr. Cabinet Sells For a Mere $20,000

Fix-It Felix Jr. Cabinet Sells For a Mere $20,000

arcadehero December 11, 2012 2

The Fix-It Felix Jr. Cabinet that was on eBay sold and for a lot more than many including ourselves expected.

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IAAPA 2012 Videos Part #1

IAAPA 2012 Videos Part #1

arcadehero November 16, 2012 0

UPDATE: Part 2 of the videos can be seen here. Pictures are nice and all but we know that everyone wants videos. I apologize in advance for the videos as they have no commentary

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GlobalVR’s The Swarm in Pics and Video

GlobalVR’s The Swarm in Pics and Video

arcadehero November 1, 2012 0

We first heard about a new fixed light-gun game by GlobalVR called The Swarm back in August but since then we haven’t heard much about it, much less seen it in action. Until now

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First Look: Namco’s Dark Escape 4D US Version

First Look: Namco’s Dark Escape 4D US Version

arcadehero August 7, 2012 4

Recently Namco Japan launched a new light-gun game to the arcade market called Dark Escape 3D. It’s somewhat similar in style to Deadstorm Pirates, but with a horror theme and heartbeat sensors built into

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Golden Tee 2013 Launching In September

Golden Tee 2013 Launching In September

arcadehero August 3, 2012 1

I’m sure the following news will be absolutely shocking but there is a new version of Golden Tee on it’s way, slated for a September release (You can pick your jaw up off the

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Round-up from California Extreme 2012

Round-up from California Extreme 2012

arcadehero July 31, 2012 1

This past weekend, fans of arcade gaming wanted to find themselves in Santa Clara, CA for the annual California Extreme show. For those of us who couldn’t make it, here are some highlights to

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Difficult or A Cheat? Thoughts on Arcade Game Difficulty

Difficult or A Cheat? Thoughts on Arcade Game Difficulty

arcadehero July 26, 2012 7

A recent article from a mainstream gaming site claims that arcade games were cheating players out. Here's why that's naive and absurd

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First Trailer for Namco’s Dark Escape 3D

First Trailer for Namco’s Dark Escape 3D

arcadehero July 18, 2012 4

Namco has released a trailer showcasing their newest co-op light-gun game, and a return to horror gaming, Dark Escape 3D. Click to see it along with more details!

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