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Video Arcade Games Turning 20 In 2017

Video Arcade Games Turning 20 In 2017

arcadehero February 25, 2017 3

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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JAEPO 2017 Begins: Bombergirl (Konami); Soul Reverse (Sega) & More

JAEPO 2017 Begins: Bombergirl (Konami); Soul Reverse (Sega) & More

arcadehero February 9, 2017 2

New Arcades –  JAEPO 2017 The annual JAEPO (Japan Amusement Expo) trade show is upon us and with that, a fresh look at what Japanese game developers are looking to bring to the arcade

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Video Arcade Games Turning 30 In 2017

Video Arcade Games Turning 30 In 2017

arcadehero January 19, 2017 0

Continuing upon our reflections of games past, we jump forward from 1977 to 1987. A major difference you will notice between the two lists is the explosive influence of Japanese game makers had. This

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Space Invaders Frenzy By Raw Thrills Is Shipping Now

Space Invaders Frenzy By Raw Thrills Is Shipping Now

arcadehero January 6, 2017 5

A few weeks ago we ran a post about the new Space Invaders Frenzy video game by Raw Thrills. You might have noticed that the post disappeared shortly after that as some information changed,

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Newsbytes: Skycurser; Soul Reverse Arcade; Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots Arcade

Newsbytes: Skycurser; Soul Reverse Arcade; Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots Arcade

arcadehero November 26, 2016 0

Welcome To The Latest Newsbytes If you are new to the site, welcome. Thanks for following us for your arcade news. The Newsbytes posts are generally something we run on Saturday to compile quick

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New Flyer For Space Invaders Frenzy

New Flyer For Space Invaders Frenzy

arcadehero November 10, 2016 3

We recently uncovered a location test for Space Invaders Frenzy by Raw Thrills. In the digging we were told that this game was headed for IAAPA 2017 although that information seemed a little odd since

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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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Newsbytes: Arcade Revival; Monkey Magic; Densha De Go!!!; Polybius

Newsbytes: Arcade Revival; Monkey Magic; Densha De Go!!!; Polybius

arcadehero October 8, 2016 2

I hope you have enjoyed the news this week. October is always a better time for news than September as we get close to IAAPA so more new game announcements come to light. Let’s

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Surprise! Space Invaders Frenzy Coming To Arcades In 2017/2018

Surprise! Space Invaders Frenzy Coming To Arcades In 2017/2018

arcadehero October 5, 2016 4

(Thanks to Jerry for the tip) It’s hard to believe but many arcade classics that we all know and love are approaching the ripe old age of 40. Taito’s Space Invaders is one of

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Newsbytes: Olympics; Densha De Go!; Arcade Movie Spoofs; NTG#91

Newsbytes: Olympics; Densha De Go!; Arcade Movie Spoofs; NTG#91

arcadehero August 13, 2016 2

It’s been a time for travel and vacations so things have been kinda slow around here lately. That doesn’t mean that news has stopped though, let’s look at what is going on in the

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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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Arcade review and history: Skyquest Arcade at the Basement of the Skylon Tower, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

Arcade review and history: Skyquest Arcade at the Basement of the Skylon Tower, Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada

SaraAB87 May 4, 2016 7

I will start off by saying that at the basement of an international landmark sits an arcade, an arcade that contains things that one does not simply see in today’s modern day arcades. The

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