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America’s Most Haunted Pinball; Initial D8; Name That Game #10

America’s Most Haunted Pinball; Initial D8; Name That Game #10

arcadehero July 19, 2014 4

Well this week has been a slow one for news, I’ve been busy otherwise. One thing I took care of this week was checking out a spot at the Salt Lake Comic Con. Myself

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Buy An Old Building In Japan, Gain 2 Floors Of Arcade Games

Buy An Old Building In Japan, Gain 2 Floors Of Arcade Games

arcadehero July 1, 2014 2

Sometimes news has a weird way of getting to me – I checked the Arcade Otaku forums this afternoon and caught an interesting post from May 20th about an AO member whose girlfriend’s Grandma

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Mortal Kombat Reunion, Japan Arcade Games On Test + Name That Game #7

Mortal Kombat Reunion, Japan Arcade Games On Test + Name That Game #7

arcadehero June 28, 2014 5

It’s hard to believe we are pretty much at July already. Speaking of the date, yesterday was Atari’s anniversary which I think we could consider National Video Arcade Day. So Happy Belated Video Arcade

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Left 4 Dead Survivors Arcade Begins Testing In Japan

Left 4 Dead Survivors Arcade Begins Testing In Japan

arcadehero May 23, 2014 6

This isn’t a surprise as news keeps trickling out about Taito’s vision of the popular Left 4 Dead game but location tests have begun for the game at 4 different arcade venues in Japan.

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Left 4 Dead Characters & Better Cabinet Shot

Left 4 Dead Characters & Better Cabinet Shot

arcadehero May 22, 2014 35

Normally I wouldn’t spend a lot of post space on games that seem to be pretty much locked into the Japanese market but it’s a rather slow news week so here you go. Although

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Taito Promotes Rhythmvaders – Groove Coaster Arcade International Release?

Taito Promotes Rhythmvaders – Groove Coaster Arcade International Release?

arcadehero April 25, 2014 0

For the past while, Taito’s main focus has been on NESiCAxLIVE content or promoting a rhythm game they’ve had out in Japan for some months now called Groove Coaster Arcade. That was based upon

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JAEPO 2014 Day 2: Now with more videos!

JAEPO 2014 Day 2: Now with more videos!

arcadehero February 15, 2014 10

I would have got to this earlier but its been one of those days at the arcade where everything starts to break down. Hurray. JAEPO 2014 was only held for two days this year

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JAEPO 2014 Day 1: New Games For Japan

JAEPO 2014 Day 1: New Games For Japan

arcadehero February 14, 2014 5

JAEPO 2014 is here and with various Japanese arcade news sites on deck, we have a glimpse at the latest ideas to hit the market there. If you missed it, you can check out

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Taito Teases New Zombie Game: Project Z

Taito Teases New Zombie Game: Project Z

arcadehero February 12, 2014 1

After being bought by Square Enix, Taito hasn’t exactly been cranking out new games like they used to and like a lot of big names from the arcade past, have increased their mobile game

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Random News: 3D Printer Hacked For 1 Player Air Hockey & Gundog Turns Into Silent Scope: Bone Eater

Random News: 3D Printer Hacked For 1 Player Air Hockey & Gundog Turns Into Silent Scope: Bone Eater

arcadehero February 11, 2014 0

Two items that are pretty much unrelated here. First, the robot air hockey. Long ago when Arcade Heroes was still new, I posted about a robot system that allowed for some single player air

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Tilt Pinball Arcade Open In Fargo, ND; Gameworks Opening In SLC; Namco Arcade Closures In Japan

Tilt Pinball Arcade Open In Fargo, ND; Gameworks Opening In SLC; Namco Arcade Closures In Japan

arcadehero February 11, 2014 1

Time for some more location news! We’ll start with the good news first with another pinball-centric arcade opening its doors in Fargo, ND USA. Called Tilt Pinball Arcade, they are brining some pinball-only goodness

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Poster For Konami’s Gundog Offers First Glimpse Of The Cabinet

Poster For Konami’s Gundog Offers First Glimpse Of The Cabinet

arcadehero January 16, 2014 6

Just a few weeks ago on Christmas Eve, we received news that Konami was testing out a brand new sniper arcade game in Japan called Gundog. From the descriptions it sounded like a follow-up

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