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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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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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World Cup 2014: Soccer Arcade Games Through The Years

World Cup 2014: Soccer Arcade Games Through The Years

arcadehero June 11, 2014 2

Back in 2002, I was in Brazil when the World Cup was taking place. The Winter Olympics had taken place back home but being Brazil I barely heard that event being mentioned. For World

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New Games As Seen At the Park Avenue Openday In The UK

New Games As Seen At the Park Avenue Openday In The UK

arcadehero June 6, 2014 2

Every year in the UK, a couple of distributors get together to hold an industry event where they show off some new amusement products. Most of the time there are a lot of products

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Barcade Opening in Manhattan NYC On June 3rd

Barcade Opening in Manhattan NYC On June 3rd

arcadehero June 2, 2014 0

I recall that when I was first researching data on my business plan, that I contacted a LAN center in NYC and they freaked out when I mentioned the term arcade. That was because

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What Was The Name Of That One Game? + Arcade Dominator Returns

What Was The Name Of That One Game? + Arcade Dominator Returns

arcadehero May 17, 2014 1

Happy Saturday everyone. Nothing as far as “news” to speak about so I’ll just go with some fun items. Also if anyone cares, I’ve started a little blog on the side to talk about

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Game News: Sega Releases Plants Vs. Zombies: The Last Stand; Bandai Namco May Begin MaxiTune 4 Tests In The UK

Game News: Sega Releases Plants Vs. Zombies: The Last Stand; Bandai Namco May Begin MaxiTune 4 Tests In The UK

arcadehero May 12, 2014 0

Two new arcade game items for you to enjoy this fine Monday morning. First, Sega Amusements has announced the release of their new videmption game Plants Vs. Zombies: The Last Stand. We’ve known about

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Arcade Pics/Video From The 2014 GTI Taipei Trade Show

Arcade Pics/Video From The 2014 GTI Taipei Trade Show

arcadehero May 12, 2014 1

(Thanks to Rico Shen of Music Fantasia for the pics) It’s the time of year for GTI Taipei, which is a trade show for manufacturers and distributors in Taiwan to strut their latest arcade

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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 3

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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Games Update: Project Z and Left 4 Dead Collaboration; Rhythmvaders; WMMT4 US Test?

Games Update: Project Z and Left 4 Dead Collaboration; Rhythmvaders; WMMT4 US Test?

arcadehero April 30, 2014 5

Ok so there is a bit of news to get to this morning. First off, the teaser site for Taito’s upcoming arcade game Project Z (which we covered back in February) has been updated

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News For Allied Tank Attack; Monster Eye; Shining BLADE ARCUS & Reflec Beat Groovin’

News For Allied Tank Attack; Monster Eye; Shining BLADE ARCUS & Reflec Beat Groovin’

arcadehero April 25, 2014 4

This has been a slow month for arcade news, which is somewhat expected after several different trade shows threw their appropriate celebrations. But things are picking up today so here’s hoping that keeps up.

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What Are Your Favorite Arcade Game “Easter Eggs”

What Are Your Favorite Arcade Game “Easter Eggs”

arcadehero April 20, 2014 3

One of those elements of gaming that can be fun to get into at times are finding “Easter Eggs”. These are defined as intentionally hidden elements in a game that maybe were an inside

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