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Newsbytes: Cosmotrons Update; Starwing Paradox; MyArcade; Amusement Expo 2018

Newsbytes: Cosmotrons Update; Starwing Paradox; MyArcade; Amusement Expo 2018

arcadehero February 24, 2018 4

  Hello astute readers! It’s time for another update on what is going on out there in the wonderful world of arcades: Cosmotrons – Where Will The First Production Cabinet Go? If you follow

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The Written Rules Of The Arcade

The Written Rules Of The Arcade

arcadehero September 29, 2016 5

I have had an odd rash of bad behavoir at my arcade recently. Between having some parents demand that I watch their 3 year old son so they could go shopping elsewhere and a

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Terrible and Not-So-Good Photos From the Arcade Reselling World

Terrible and Not-So-Good Photos From the Arcade Reselling World

arcadehero May 17, 2016 0

Back when I was looking for a house, I stumbled across a blog that documented terrible photos from the Real Estate world. You would think that in the process of selling a house that

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Flyer Fever Offers A New Archive Of High Quality Arcade Flyers

Flyer Fever Offers A New Archive Of High Quality Arcade Flyers

arcadehero March 5, 2015 1

I really enjoy arcade flyers, in part because they have served as the perfect media for many stories ran here on Arcade Heroes. Some have great artwork which makes them fascinating, others went for

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The Pinball Game of Your Memes: Internet Meme Pinball

The Pinball Game of Your Memes: Internet Meme Pinball

arcadehero December 18, 2014 12

Earlier this year we ran a story about a UK company that developed a way to charge Bitcoins on coin-op arcade machines. Now Liberty Games is back with a pinball project that is self-explanatory

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What Are Your Favorite Arcade Game “Easter Eggs”

What Are Your Favorite Arcade Game “Easter Eggs”

arcadehero April 20, 2014 3

One of those elements of gaming that can be fun to get into at times are finding “Easter Eggs”. These are defined as intentionally hidden elements in a game that maybe were an inside

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Some games to look out for this Halloween

Some games to look out for this Halloween

arcadehero October 31, 2011 1

I meant to publish this earlier today but I got sidetracked. Last year I did a post compiling the different arcade games to feature zombies prominently in the game somewhere. This year, I’m feeling

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Who is up for an Arcana Heart Vs. Blazblue game?

Shaggy April 1, 2010 2

While Vs. Fighting games which bring two different licenses or fighters together are nothing new in the arcade industry, when a new one happens it usually causes a stir of excitement simply because it

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Reminders for releases this month: Terminator Salvation, Tank! Tank! Tank!, Pump It Up Pro 2 & Fiesta, Sega Racing Classic

Shaggy March 20, 2010 7

This post is just a reminder of some new games that have come to arcades this month which you can be on the look-out for. In case you need a little help in finding

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Robots conquer crane machines thanks to Robo Catcher

Shaggy May 25, 2009 3

In Japan it seems that the crane machine is both an art and a science and it never ceases to amaze me as to what companies cook up for cranes there. I am a

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Mutliple Gaming Goodies!

Twisted Supreme March 27, 2009 0

Here a few bits of gaming gear that I spotted this week which we can all add to our list of “Definitely¬†going to buy one of those, but never do”. Click on the thumbs

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Construction photos for the Sega Republic at the Dubai Mall

Shaggy January 26, 2009 5

I don’t recall how long ago it was that we heard that Sega was building some sort of amusement park in Dubai but either way one of the people involved in the construction of

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