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Star Wars Battle Pod Unboxing

Star Wars Battle Pod Unboxing

arcadehero July 3, 2015 10

It was recently mentioned on an Arcade Heroes podcast that I was going to be getting my hands on a Star Wars Battle Pod. As with many of these new big games, it wasn’t

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Mario Kart Arcade GP DX USA/Europe Version Gets It’s First Major Update

Mario Kart Arcade GP DX USA/Europe Version Gets It’s First Major Update

arcadehero July 1, 2015 0

When it was first announced, a unique aspect of Bandai Namco’s Mario Kart Arcade GP DX compared to previous entries in the series was the promise of ‘annual updates offered over the online network.’

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Walt Disney World’s Disney Quest Closing To Make Way For the “NBA Experience”

Walt Disney World’s Disney Quest Closing To Make Way For the “NBA Experience”

arcadehero June 30, 2015 8

(Thanks to everyone that sent this in; Michael Louie for the particular link below; Nick Lombardo of the Arcade Hunters for filling in some info) Well there isn’t really any positive way to spin

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Newsbytes: AH Podcast#4 w/ Spooky Pinball Interview; KISS Pinball Doc; PIXELS;  NTG#49

Newsbytes: AH Podcast#4 w/ Spooky Pinball Interview; KISS Pinball Doc; PIXELS; NTG#49

arcadehero June 27, 2015 1

The last weekend of June is already upon us and with that, your collection of arcade and pinball news for the weekend! Arcade Heroes Podcast #4 – Click the player  below for a listen

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New VRCade Experience Testing At Dave & Busters in Milpitas, CA

New VRCade Experience Testing At Dave & Busters in Milpitas, CA

arcadehero June 24, 2015 4

(Thanks to Michael Louie for the tip & photos) A little over a year ago, we reported that Dave & Busters was investigating VR technology for use in their facilities. That particular setup came

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As you Contemplate The Rampage Movie, Here Is A Weird Pac-Man Dance Video

As you Contemplate The Rampage Movie, Here Is A Weird Pac-Man Dance Video

arcadehero June 23, 2015 0

When I heard about the Rampage movie today (starring Dwanye Johnson, AKA The Rock), I wasn’t sure if that warranted a post but then Kevin Williams of The Stinger Report sent me this link

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New Arcade Watch: Full Blast Arcade & Amusements (OH); StarFighters Arcade (AZ)

New Arcade Watch: Full Blast Arcade & Amusements (OH); StarFighters Arcade (AZ)

arcadehero June 22, 2015 0

Starting a new week is great when there are new arcade locations to talk about. Full Blast Arcade & Amusements – This Friday (June 26th) will mark the grand opening of this arcade in

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Capcom Launches New Trailers For Luigi Mansion Arcade And Cytus Omega

Capcom Launches New Trailers For Luigi Mansion Arcade And Cytus Omega

arcadehero June 15, 2015 4

The time is fast arriving where Japanese gamers will get their hands on a couple of new arcade titles from Capcom and as such, the marketing has begun. Capcom has been fairly dormant on the

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New Trailer and Details For The Upcoming NEOGEO MVS Game, Kraut Buster

New Trailer and Details For The Upcoming NEOGEO MVS Game, Kraut Buster

arcadehero June 9, 2015 1

German game developer NG:DEVTEAM has released a new update on their in-development NEOGEO MVS title, Kraut Buster. When first unveiled, the game received a mixed reaction based upon it appearing to be ‘just a Metal

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Newsbytes: New Barcade; Silver Ball Planet; TRON 3; NTG#45b

Newsbytes: New Barcade; Silver Ball Planet; TRON 3; NTG#45b

arcadehero May 30, 2015 4

Welcome to the last weekend of May 2015. It is out-of-school/graduation time for many, hope everyone has a fun and safe time. It’s also the perfect time to visit some arcades if you have

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New Locations: Round 1 Santa Ana, Nightowl Toronto; Emporium San Fransisco

New Locations: Round 1 Santa Ana, Nightowl Toronto; Emporium San Fransisco

arcadehero May 29, 2015 3

Busy day for some arcade news, all of the sudden. Thanks to Michael Louie for the tips on all of these news items, all involving new locations. Round1USA Opens In Santa Ana, CA –

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Looking Back At Pac-Man As The Game Turns 35

Looking Back At Pac-Man As The Game Turns 35

arcadehero May 22, 2015 13

Today marks the 35th anniversary of a legend in video gaming, particularly in arcades. That would be the arcade release of Namco’s Pac-Man to Japanese arcades. There is a big celebration going on at

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