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2016 Big Buck World Championship Qualifiers Begin May 1st

2016 Big Buck World Championship Qualifiers Begin May 1st

arcadehero April 18, 2016 1

In October 2015, the biggest tournament for arcades took place thanks to Play Mechanix, Raw Thrills and their popular Big Buck Hunter series. The Big Buck World Championships have been going on for several

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Games Turning 40,20, 30 and 10 in 2016

Games Turning 40,20, 30 and 10 in 2016

arcadehero April 7, 2016 3

With each year that passes, we take a look at games celebrating a certain anniversary via a post. This year however, I decided to go the video route and make these long videos covering

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Big Buck Wild 2016 Update Rolling Out April 1st

Big Buck Wild 2016 Update Rolling Out April 1st

arcadehero March 28, 2016 0

When Play Mechanix launched the “Wild” update for their Big Buck HD games, it was stated that there would be updates in 2016 and 2017 to help keep the game fresh. Owners of the

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Amusement Expo 2016: The Wrap Up

Amusement Expo 2016: The Wrap Up

arcadehero March 19, 2016 0

Amusement Expo 2016 has come and gone and as we find with any trade show, we come away with some videos of new games. If you live in the Western USA and didn’t get

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Killer Queen Arcade Now Available Through Raw Thrills

Killer Queen Arcade Now Available Through Raw Thrills

arcadehero March 2, 2016 6

(Thanks to BumbleBear Games, Raw Thrills and Betson for the info; corrections have been made to the article regarding screen sizes and the company name) Not many independent arcade titles have found their way

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Ask Arcade Heroes: How Come All These New Arcade Games Aren’t On Home Consoles?

Ask Arcade Heroes: How Come All These New Arcade Games Aren’t On Home Consoles?

arcadehero February 18, 2016 31

Not long ago, a question popped up on our Facebook page asking a question that I have read often on the interwebs: why not sega and others make them on the pc and consoles? –

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New Releases: The Hobbit Pinball; Galaga Assault

New Releases: The Hobbit Pinball; Galaga Assault

arcadehero February 12, 2016 1

February generally isn’t a time where a lot of  new releases take place in our business but that doesn’t keep them from ever happening. New Games For The Modern Arcade Market The Hobbit Pinball

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EAG 2016 Photo Round-Up – New Arcade Games

EAG 2016 Photo Round-Up – New Arcade Games

arcadehero January 14, 2016 5

One of the first big stories that Arcade Heroes had ran shortly after the site had launched was about a big trade show that takes place in London every January. At the time it

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The Top 10 Arcade Heroes Videos of 2015

The Top 10 Arcade Heroes Videos of 2015

arcadehero December 18, 2015 0

I recently mentioned in a post that I don’t care for most Top 10 lists. The “most” is aimed at lists which are arbitrary in nature, such as those ‘best games evar’ kinds of

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Round-Up Of The Latest Video Arcade Games Coming To The West (Early 2016)

Round-Up Of The Latest Video Arcade Games Coming To The West (Early 2016)

arcadehero December 3, 2015 1

The dust has settled on IAAPA 2015, the big industry trade show where the latest products and ideas for the US arcade market are shown off in all their glory. Since that is a

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IAAPA 2015: MotoGP, Mario & Sonic Olympics Arcade; World’s Largest Pac-Man; Galaga Assault

IAAPA 2015: MotoGP, Mario & Sonic Olympics Arcade; World’s Largest Pac-Man; Galaga Assault

arcadehero November 19, 2015 2

With the IAAPA 2015 trade show in full swing this week, we’ve got plenty of news to chew over that will probably last us for the next few weeks. As always, I work on

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Newsbytes: Q*Bert Returns; Formula Zeta; NTG#65

Newsbytes: Q*Bert Returns; Formula Zeta; NTG#65

arcadehero November 14, 2015 2

While I can’t do anything about world events and the atrocities that vile reprobates commit against innocents, I can find positive or good news to share. Here is what is going on in the world of

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