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Newsbytes: 2018 Arcade Video; EAG 2019 Preview; Bushnell Praises Pong & Other CES 2019 Arcade News

Newsbytes: 2018 Arcade Video; EAG 2019 Preview; Bushnell Praises Pong & Other CES 2019 Arcade News

arcadehero January 12, 2019 0

Hello fellow Arcade Heroes, and welcome to another edition of newsbytes. This is a collection of quick bits ‘n bytes of news from this week that wouldn’t really warrant a full post; or I

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Tecnoplay Launches Website, Trailer For Racecraft Arcade

Tecnoplay Launches Website, Trailer For Racecraft Arcade

arcadehero January 12, 2019 1

There are three pillars of development focus in the modern arcade industry: gun games, racing games, and redemption. While you do get titles that fall outside of those three “genre pillars,” most R&D is

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Bandai Namco Begins Testing Super Panic Ball In Japan

Bandai Namco Begins Testing Super Panic Ball In Japan

arcadehero January 10, 2019 1

A few weeks ago, some big news came along that Taito was testing out a new head-to-head pinball concept by the name of Space Invaders Pinball Jam. Readers were so interested in this story,

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Stern Pinball Officially Unveils The Munsters At CES 2019

Stern Pinball Officially Unveils The Munsters At CES 2019

arcadehero January 8, 2019 1

Every time a new pinball machine is released, fans are already looking to the next game, and when we heard about The Beatles, rumors were circulating that The Munsters was next. Today, with CES

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Now Shipping: Halo: Fireteam Raven 2-player (Plus new screenshots)

Now Shipping: Halo: Fireteam Raven 2-player (Plus new screenshots)

arcadehero January 7, 2019 0

Continuing the solid start for 2019 in terms of new arcade machines, we’ve got an update for gamers & operators who are interested in the more compact version of Halo: Fireteam Raven. For a

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Newsbytes: High Score Girl; Dark Presence Footage; Ralph Coppola Passing; Arcade History & More

Newsbytes: High Score Girl; Dark Presence Footage; Ralph Coppola Passing; Arcade History & More

arcadehero January 5, 2019 0

Welcome to the year’s first Newsbytes, a collection of arcade news from around the web from the past week (or two..or three..in today’s case). I do have a story on Halo: Fireteam Raven 2-player

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NESiCAxLive 2 Begins Testing In The USA Until Jan. 27th

NESiCAxLive 2 Begins Testing In The USA Until Jan. 27th

arcadehero January 4, 2019 5

Just a quickie post here. We recently highlighted news about Taito looking to test their NESiCAxLive 2 digital download arcade network in the states, and now it has begun. This tweet from the official

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Taito To Begin Testing NESiCAxLive 2 Exclusively At Round1USA

Taito To Begin Testing NESiCAxLive 2 Exclusively At Round1USA

arcadehero December 27, 2018 5

At the end of 2010, Taito released their version of a digital game delivery service to Japanese arcades by the name of NESiCAxLive. The idea was to replace the hardware kit with download-only software

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IAAPA 2018 Wrap-up #5: Video ‘N Videmption From Wahlap, Coast To Coast, Sega, Triotech & More

IAAPA 2018 Wrap-up #5: Video ‘N Videmption From Wahlap, Coast To Coast, Sega, Triotech & More

arcadehero December 15, 2018 0

About a month since IAAPA 2018 ended, and we’re finally approaching the end of the news. If you’ve been following Arcade Heroes on YouTube or Bitchute, then you have seen these videos already, but

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Injustice Arcade Looking To Expand Reach With A New Business Model

Injustice Arcade Looking To Expand Reach With A New Business Model

arcadehero December 12, 2018 1

The arcade version of Injustice has been on the market for a little over a year now, and by all of the reports I’ve been hearing, it’s been a success. But there is always

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Namco USA Arcade Operations Expanding & Re-branding As Pac-Man Entertainment

Namco USA Arcade Operations Expanding & Re-branding As Pac-Man Entertainment

arcadehero December 12, 2018 0

(Thanks to everyone who sent this in! h/t to The Stinger Report for sending it my way first) Among the news items that I overlooked at or following IAAPA, was this press release from

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Newsbytes: Joel West Passing; Pac-Mancave; Japanese Arcade Updates; Polish Arcade Memories

Newsbytes: Joel West Passing; Pac-Mancave; Japanese Arcade Updates; Polish Arcade Memories

arcadehero December 8, 2018 0

Happy belated birthday for Arcade Heroes – Dec. 3rd 2006 was when the site got it’s start, and because I was a little overloaded on work this week, I forgot to run a post

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