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Video Arcade Games Turning 20 In 2017

Video Arcade Games Turning 20 In 2017

arcadehero February 25, 2017 8

Welcome to Part 3 of our series on games that will be celebrating a certain anniversary during this calendar year of 2017. With going back to 1997, we will be looking at games turning

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Taito Announces NESiCAxLIVE 2 For Japan; KOFXIV Will Be A launch Title

Taito Announces NESiCAxLIVE 2 For Japan; KOFXIV Will Be A launch Title

arcadehero October 17, 2016 7

News out of the Japanese arcade market has been a little slow this year compared to years previous. So today’s news about Taito coming back with something is welcome to see. Taito’s NESiCAxLIVE 2

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Unknown NEO GEO MVS Fighting Game Discovered & Dumped (UPDATED)

Unknown NEO GEO MVS Fighting Game Discovered & Dumped (UPDATED)

arcadehero April 11, 2016 2

UPDATE: The game was tentatively titled Dragon’s Heaven and it would have featured an extensive story shared through text. It used elements of Voltage Fighter Gowcaizer for the code base, hence the reason why

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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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SNK Bought By A Chinese Firm; New Football Videmption Game Testing At Dave & Busters

SNK Bought By A Chinese Firm; New Football Videmption Game Testing At Dave & Busters

arcadehero August 6, 2015 0

Got a couple of items to share this fine afternoon today. First a quick newsblast about SNK Playmore – A Chinese firm by the name of Wuhu Shunrong Sanqi Interactive Entertainment Network Technology Co Ltd has

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Dinosaurs At The Arcade!

Dinosaurs At The Arcade!

arcadehero November 28, 2014 9

Among the trends one might get into as a child, there are many to choose from.  One that pops up every now and then in the greater culture are dinosaurs. The ancient beasts have

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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 already happened back home but being in Brazil, I barely heard that event being mentioned. For

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Halloween special: Zombies at the arcade!

Halloween special: Zombies at the arcade!

arcadehero October 31, 2010 6

(Updated: I ran this story back in 2010 but have given it some brushing up in 2013) If you are into video games at all, then you have likely noticed the big fad these

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SNK Neo Geo 20th anniversary T-shirt

HeavyElectricity February 16, 2010 1

If you’re familiar with Japanese video game merchandise, you might well have heard of the clothing company Mars16. They’ve been responsible for some very tasty Sega AGES 2500 tie-in stuff in the past, and lately

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The King of Fighters Character Encyclopedia

Shaggy August 3, 2009 0

If you know anything about SNK’s King of Fighter’s series then you know that they have introduced a lot of different characters to the game over the years and unless you are a dedicated

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KOF 2002 Unlimited Match released in Japan

Shaggy July 15, 2009 0

In May we reported that King of Fighters 2002 was going to get it’s own upgrade similar to what SNK did for KOF98 last year and the day has already arrived where the game

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Haunted Museum and KOFXII come to London (UPDATED w/ location pics)

Shaggy May 23, 2009 4

UPDATE: The Stinger Report also sent us some images of the games in London but I accidentally overlooked the attachments. KOFXII The Stinger Report has sent us the rundown on two new arcade titles

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