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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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Japanese Launches For Sega’s Maimai, Square Enix’s Gunslinger Stratos & Namco’s Dark Escape 3D

Japanese Launches For Sega’s Maimai, Square Enix’s Gunslinger Stratos & Namco’s Dark Escape 3D

arcadehero July 11, 2012 6

Starting today there are some products that being launched in Japan that should interest those of us outside of Japan as there is a good possibility on at least two of them officially showing

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Ye Olde Coin-Op Games

Ye Olde Coin-Op Games

arcadehero September 17, 2011 5

(Thanks for the tip Imran!) While our primary obsession here has to do with either coin-op video games or pinball, there was a time before the video age where you still could get coin-op

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First trailer for Golden Tee LIVE 2012 UPDATED

arcadehero July 21, 2011 1

While it lacks a country singing band as a part of the promotion (so far, click here to see what that was about) anticipation for the World’s Favorite Golf Game is already beginning to

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Arcade Games I Want To Play Some Day (On Real Hardware)

arcadehero April 16, 2011 13

Well there’s been a drought of arcade news lately and because of that, I’ve been thinking of something else to write about in the meantime. So today I’ve decided to write a little bit

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A fundraiser to help the American Classic Arcade Museum

A fundraiser to help the American Classic Arcade Museum

arcadehero February 23, 2011 1

(Thanks to Jon Lynch for the tip!) We’ve had some unpleasant news about a popular arcade in Southern California closing it’s doors, Arcade Infinity which is closing this week (BTW- They asked me to

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Namco releases promo iPad/iPhone app for Pac-Man Battle Royale

Namco releases promo iPad/iPhone app for Pac-Man Battle Royale

arcadehero January 27, 2011 12

(Picture of the development version) Here’s a fantastic new idea for marketing a coin-op game, by using an app for a popular portable device to draw attention to a particular game. Namco America has

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The 2010 Arcade Games of the Year are…

The 2010 Arcade Games of the Year are…

arcadehero January 24, 2011 11

The time has passed and the polls are closed. So what did you pick as the Arcade Game of The Year? For the US/European markets: TERMINATOR SALVATION (Raw Thrills) For Asian markets: DARIUS BURST

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Incredible Technologies launching new Facebook promo with Golden Tee 2011

Incredible Technologies launching new Facebook promo with Golden Tee 2011

arcadehero January 18, 2011 4

There aren’t many arcade games which feature online connectivity and there are even fewer which connect to Facebook. In fact, there is only one I know of and that’s Incredible Technologies Golden Tee LIVE

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Big Buck World released

Big Buck World released

arcadehero November 26, 2010 1

We’ve known about it for a few months already but the latest installment to the popular Big Buck Hunter franchise, Big Buck World is now shipping according to BMI Gaming. That means that within

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