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Newsbag: Abari; Midway 90s Doc; Steve Bristow; NTG#37

Newsbag: Abari; Midway 90s Doc; Steve Bristow; NTG#37

arcadehero February 28, 2015 3

Welcome to the last day of February. Depending upon where you are, perhaps March will improve weather wise. Either way, where arcades are usually an indoor activity, you can enjoy them at any time

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Newsbag: Soundfighter; Level 257; Truxton; NTG#36

Newsbag: Soundfighter; Level 257; Truxton; NTG#36

arcadehero February 21, 2015 5

I’m feeling a little under-the-weather today so this will be a newsbag that probably could have used a little more time in the oven. I hope you all have a great weekend and next

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Newsbag: Dave Corriveau Passing; Stinger Report; Amusement Expo; NTG#35

Newsbag: Dave Corriveau Passing; Stinger Report; Amusement Expo; NTG#35

arcadehero February 14, 2015 9

Well it is not every newsbag that it lands on a holiday. Happy Valentine’s Day everyone! Bonus: It is also the birthday of Ken Masters from Street Fighter II, who would be 50 years

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Newsbag: A Review, A Book, A List, Japan and NTG #16

Newsbag: A Review, A Book, A List, Japan and NTG #16

arcadehero September 20, 2014 1

There has not been a ton of news this week and this arcade newsbag will probably feel scanty still. That said, I hope the weekend is going well for everyone where you can go

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ABC News Report on The Current State of Arcades

ABC News Report on The Current State of Arcades

arcadehero August 21, 2014 3

The other day I mentioned in a post that I had been contacted by an ABC News Reporter who was researching the modern arcade industry to find out more about the current state of

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Saturday Arcade: Massachusetts Unban; Sonic: Rise Of The Hedgehog; Atari VP Talk

Saturday Arcade: Massachusetts Unban; Sonic: Rise Of The Hedgehog; Atari VP Talk

arcadehero May 3, 2014 4

Happy weekend everyone, where it’s Saturday I hope that you’ve found some arcade fun to enjoy out there. Here are a few stories wandering the net out there to share, starting with: Polygon: Massachusetts

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Start the Week With A Double World Record, Super Arcade Kickstarter, Alternative Controllers & More

Start the Week With A Double World Record, Super Arcade Kickstarter, Alternative Controllers & More

arcadehero April 14, 2014 0

Good morning everybody and here’s to a good week for you all around. Here are a few stories from the weekend to discuss so let’s get to it!  The first two stories were sent

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Japan Arcade News: Initial D8 Test; Puyo Puyo Quest Milestone; MSS Project + More

Japan Arcade News: Initial D8 Test; Puyo Puyo Quest Milestone; MSS Project + More

arcadehero January 10, 2014 7

Next month a big arcade trade show will take place in Japan and in the run up to that news on new games is starting to warm up. Let’s take a look at the

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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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This Week In Arcades – Location Tests and Trade Shows

This Week In Arcades – Location Tests and Trade Shows

arcadehero September 27, 2013 6

Well that was a sudden slowdown in news, after the spurt we had with Batman Arcade and Star Trek pinball. Admittedly I have been partially distracted by the arrival of a Nintendo WiiU into

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Atlus’ Brief History In Arcades

Atlus’ Brief History In Arcades

arcadehero September 17, 2013 6

This evening (or morning, if you are in Japan), news broke out that Sega has purchased video game development company Atlus (well to be specific, the parent company that now goes by Index)  for

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Newsbag: Arcade Button Watch, Terminator 2 Arcade Footage

Newsbag: Arcade Button Watch, Terminator 2 Arcade Footage

arcadehero September 7, 2013 0

Happy weekend once again to everyone. In some areas with school getting in full swing it has probably meant a slow-down for many arcades so if you’ve been meaning to get to your local

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