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The Games of CAX 2016

The Games of CAX 2016

arcadehero July 21, 2016 0

Another successful California Extreme (CAX) event came and went this past weekend and with that, many items of interest were seen. Let’s get started! It’s The ’10s and It’s Time For CAX Vid Kidz

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Prototypes Update: Bygone; Hangzo; Bombs Away; Sushi Bar; Street Fighter x Tekken & More

Prototypes Update: Bygone; Hangzo; Bombs Away; Sushi Bar; Street Fighter x Tekken & More

arcadehero May 30, 2016 7

You might recall that not long ago, a unique prototype of was discovered of a SegaSonic Bros. game, a puzzle title starring Sonic The Hedgehog designed by the creator of Bubble Bobble. Well the

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Hammer Away –  A Rediscovered Sega Arcade Prototype

Hammer Away – A Rediscovered Sega Arcade Prototype

arcadehero November 5, 2014 4

We’ve discussed prototypes here a number of times but for new ones that are uncovered, it is much easier to get a hold of information on unreleased games from Western companies. It isn’t all

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Midway’s Unreleased Arcade Prototypes of the Past (Part 2)

Midway’s Unreleased Arcade Prototypes of the Past (Part 2)

arcadehero August 19, 2013 10

When I did the research for Midway’s unreleased arcade prototypes of the past, I had a feeling that there should have been more. Perhaps that is a tainted view as a company like Atari

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Midway’s Unreleased Arcade Prototypes of the Past (Part 1)

Midway’s Unreleased Arcade Prototypes of the Past (Part 1)

arcadehero May 27, 2013 6

UPDATE: Part 2 can be found here. It’s been a long while since we did an arcade prototype overview in regards to a single company and with news all but dried up this weekend

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Newsblender : A Danish Arcade Up For An Award; INJUSTICE Arcade cabinet; Interview with Roger Hector of Atari/Sente

Newsblender : A Danish Arcade Up For An Award; INJUSTICE Arcade cabinet; Interview with Roger Hector of Atari/Sente

arcadehero April 23, 2013 3

Time for another blending of news items together into one post. It does a body good, every once in a while at least. About a year and a half ago an arcade opened up

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The Top 10 Posts At Arcade Heroes For 2012

The Top 10 Posts At Arcade Heroes For 2012

arcadehero December 31, 2012 0

Last year I took a look at the top 10 posts that we ran as a way to recap the news of the year and it doesn’t hurt to do it again – its

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Atari Prototypes Over the Years Mega Post

Atari Prototypes Over the Years Mega Post

arcadehero June 15, 2012 15

One thing Atari became famous for over the years were its prototype games. As we celebrate 40 years of Atari this month, it is a fascinating avenue to go down. Many never made it

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Missile Command 2 coming to CAX 2012

arcadehero July 20, 2011 4

It’s not hard to come up with a reason to visit California Extreme every year as there are plenty of awesome games to play there but one aspect of the event is that you

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Weekend reads: the appeal of arcades and building your own cabinet; Dragon Punch machine breakage; China gets Audition Online; Orbatak video

Shaggy July 3, 2010 0

I’m going to take these recent Stinger feeds and combine them into one again, as a way to save a little time. Newsfeed 853: We’ll start off with a nice article about arcades found

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Exclusive: the last coin-op project at Midway Chicago, RIP SQUAD: Raids Against the Reich

Shaggy April 27, 2010 9

Back in 2001, Midway made a decision to dump their long standing coin-op division in favor of focusing developments on console gaming.  When that decision came down, there were still some arcade games floating

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