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Newsbytes: Silverball City, 1996, Space Invaders Skill Slots, NTG#73

Newsbytes: Silverball City, 1996, Space Invaders Skill Slots, NTG#73

arcadehero February 6, 2016 1

Happy weekend arcaders! News has begun to pile up finally so perhaps we are out of the doldrums of Winter…in that regard. Let’s get to it: Silverball City Coming To Johnson City, TN In April

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Discovered: Segasonic Bros. Arcade Prototype by Bubble Bobble Creator Fukio Mitsuji

Discovered: Segasonic Bros. Arcade Prototype by Bubble Bobble Creator Fukio Mitsuji

arcadehero February 6, 2016 2

In the past year or so we’ve seen some Japanese developed prototype games come to light, particularly Hammer Away, Kung Fu Master 2 and Wing Force. Now get ready for this look at a failed test

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Sega Coming To CEMA 2016 With Four Games Including Luigi Mansion Arcade

Sega Coming To CEMA 2016 With Four Games Including Luigi Mansion Arcade

arcadehero February 2, 2016 3

Sega Amusements International sent out a press release this morning touting their presence at both the upcoming CEMA (California Entertainment Machine Association) and the Amusement Expo International events. The CEMA Spring Spotlight show happens

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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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Mario & Sonic At The Rio 2016 Olympic Games Arcade Edition Gets A New Test In Japan

Mario & Sonic At The Rio 2016 Olympic Games Arcade Edition Gets A New Test In Japan

arcadehero December 9, 2015 1

We usually don’t cover Japanese arcade location tests, unless the game in question is known to be coming out to the West. In the case of the mouthful title Mario & Sonic At The

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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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Newsbytes: Sega’s IAAPA; Point Blank X; Pixels; NTG#66

Newsbytes: Sega’s IAAPA; Point Blank X; Pixels; NTG#66

arcadehero November 28, 2015 1

Time for another Newsbytes Round-Up of arcade news. It is typically a bit slow after a major trade show and around a big holiday but things don’t completely dry up. With December approaching fast,

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IAAPA 2015 Recap #2: Point Blank X, Tekken 7, Ghostbusters, Pinball & More

IAAPA 2015 Recap #2: Point Blank X, Tekken 7, Ghostbusters, Pinball & More

arcadehero November 20, 2015 3

There’s plenty more to talk about regarding IAAPA 2015, which event ended today. For Recap #1 and the new games to find there, click here. Continuing our chronological order of when I posted the

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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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Retro: Space Harrier’s 30th Anniversary – Happy Birthday to Space Harrier

Retro: Space Harrier’s 30th Anniversary – Happy Birthday to Space Harrier

SaraAB87 November 3, 2015 2

Happy Birthday to Space Harrier! 2015 marks the 30th Anniversary of the famous Sega arcade game, Space Harrier. This game is loved by many people and has become kind of a cult classic to

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Arcade Review: Play Port in Erie, PA and what Arcades are doing for Halloween

Arcade Review: Play Port in Erie, PA and what Arcades are doing for Halloween

SaraAB87 October 30, 2015 0

I recently had a chance to visit Play Port in Erie, PA. For those not familiar with this arcade it runs on a pay per person model, and the cost is $10 at the

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