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Newsbytes: Battle of the Arcades; Alien Day; Heart of Gaming; Vid.Me

Newsbytes: Battle of the Arcades; Alien Day; Heart of Gaming; Vid.Me

arcadehero April 29, 2017 0

Hello and welcome to Newsbytes, our weekend collection of quick arcade news. Let’s get to it as we enjoy the last weekend that April 2017 has to offer: Battle Of The Arcades Begins A

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Dave & Busters Launches 10 New Games of Summer Promo (plus Dirty Drivin’/H2Overdrive Reviews)

Dave & Busters Launches 10 New Games of Summer Promo (plus Dirty Drivin’/H2Overdrive Reviews)

arcadehero July 13, 2012 22

A common complaint I hear about new arcade game releases is that “the game isn’t anywhere near me.” It’s valid in many situations but in case you live near a Dave & Busters, then

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Getting to know Dirty Drivin’ and Specular Interactive

Getting to know Dirty Drivin’ and Specular Interactive

arcadehero September 8, 2011 12

Earlier this year we learned about a new arcade title in development by Specular Interactive called Dirty Drivin’.  In 2009 they created a spiritual successor to Hydro Thunder called H2Overdrive. Some of the team

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From the makers of H2Overdrive comes Dirty Drivin’

arcadehero May 19, 2011 9

First they gave us a spiritual successor to Hydro Thunder and now Specular Interactive and Raw Thrills are testing out a new racing title that leans in the Offroad Thunder direction(or as the person

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Edge Magazine Jan ’11: Coin-op feature

Edge Magazine Jan ’11: Coin-op feature

HeavyElectricity December 31, 2010 8

Those guys over at Edge are a funny lot. Every month, “coin-op” is printed on their front cover, and every month the actual level of coin-op coverage remains zero. This has not gone unnoticed,

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The healing power of H2Overdrive

The healing power of H2Overdrive

arcadehero December 21, 2010 3

What do you do if you are a professional basketball player with a sprained ankle? Get an arcade game of course! Below is a picture of Boston Celtics point guard Rajon Rondo enjoying his

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Amusement Expo 2010: Raw Thrills/Betson, TrioTech booth

Shaggy March 13, 2010 0

Here are several different booths for one post, hope you enjoy. First is the Raw Thrills’/Betson booth. Many were distracted at this booth not so much by the game but by the scantily clad

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Terminator Salvation now sampling; H2Overdrive sees first player to reach Fleet Admiral rank

Shaggy February 19, 2010 0

Here’s some news out of the Raw Thrills’ camp today, with two press releases on two separate products. First off Terminator Salvation will be shipping out in limited quantities to certain locations with the

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H2Overdrive headed to SpikeTV's Video Game Awards; Specular website update + more

Shaggy December 10, 2009 0

Raw Thrills’/Specular Interactive’s H2Overdrive is making headlines again, first with news that Universal Space (UNIS) will be exclusively carrying the game in China. I know that the game has been seen in Japan already

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IAAPA 2009 videos – Dead Storm Pirates, UNIS booth (w. Cooking Mama & H2Overdrive motion), Big Buck Hunter Open Season, Textminator

Shaggy November 23, 2009 8

I have finally resolved the problem with Youtube not accepting the videos for Dead storm Pirates and the UNIS booth – convert them to AVI files. Unfortunately they become blocky and lose detail so

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Round-up from the JAMMA show (updated)

Shaggy September 17, 2009 4

Since I don’t have the opportunity to visit the JAMMA show in Japan, we have to rely on what other sites are showing us in regards to what is going on over there. Thanks

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Raw Thrills releases H2Overdrive to arcades

Shaggy July 2, 2009 0

Hydro Thunder fans, the day you have been waiting for has finally arrived as Raw Thrills’/Specular Interactive’s new take on Hydro Thunder, H2Overdrive is arriving at distributors around the country and then they are

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