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The joy of moving a 6 player X-Men cab

The joy of moving a 6 player X-Men cab

arcadehero April 19, 2011 3

Newsfeed 1033 via If you are in the business of collecting arcade games then there is always one particularly painful process you have to go through – moving the cabinet from one location to

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Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition UNBOXING

Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition UNBOXING

arcadehero April 18, 2011 38

No I’m not pulling your leg here – contrary to what has been reported (or better said, not reported) in some circles, the latest version of the Street Fighter series, Super Street Fighter IV

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Arcade Games I Want To Play Some Day (On Real Hardware)

arcadehero April 16, 2011 13

Well there’s been a drought of arcade news lately and because of that, I’ve been thinking of something else to write about in the meantime. So today I’ve decided to write a little bit

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New FEC opening in Castleton, Indiana

New FEC opening in Castleton, Indiana

arcadehero April 16, 2011 0

Newsfeed 1031 via News has been very slow on the arcade front lately, so much so that I’ve been writing up an editorial article that I just haven’t been able to finish quite yet.

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Get distracted with Dr. Action’s Distraction Contraption

Get distracted with Dr. Action’s Distraction Contraption

arcadehero April 12, 2011 1

Newsfeed 1029 via Yes arcade news is a bit slow in these recent days but not completely dried up, if we look in areas of arcade-related devices. One such device is this new mini-cocktail

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The arcade success of Made In Asia 3

The arcade success of Made In Asia 3

arcadehero April 11, 2011 1

If you have an expo dedicated to Asian culture, it certainly can seem like something is lacking if there are no arcade games there.  That was the case until this year with the Made

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What’s the deal with DEAL 2011

What’s the deal with DEAL 2011

arcadehero April 8, 2011 2

One show that seems to be gaining more traction every year is DEAL 2011 – an amusement expo that takes place in Dubai. Kevin Williams of the Stinger Report was there and thanks to

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Raw Thrills/Play Mechanix raises money for Japanese Quake Relief efforts

Raw Thrills/Play Mechanix raises money for Japanese Quake Relief efforts

arcadehero April 4, 2011 0

We just got this press release from Raw Thrills and Play Mechanix, which includes a statement from Raw Thrills’ President Eugene Jarvis. It’s a brief PR soI’ll just quote it here: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

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Andamiro announces the World Pump It Up Festival 2011 in China

Andamiro announces the World Pump It Up Festival 2011 in China

arcadehero April 4, 2011 4

(Thanks to James “Smidget” for the tip!”) If you’re a fan of the alternative arcade dance game Pump It Up and you like competing in a world-class competition for money, then Andamiro has the

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From The Floor Of The FER Interazar 2011 in Spain

From The Floor Of The FER Interazar 2011 in Spain

arcadehero April 2, 2011 1

There was an arcade expo in Spain this past week and thanks to Yerdito, we have pictures of the games seen at the show. There were a few familiar faces on hand, along with

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Konami unveils Steel Chronicle in Japan

Konami unveils Steel Chronicle in Japan

arcadehero April 2, 2011 6

In the first new game announcement we’ve seen since the Great Kanto earthquake, Konami has unveiled a new mech battle game called Steel Chronicle. Not content to sit around while Namco and Sega have

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20 years of Street Fighter II + Super VS Battle 20XI coming in August

20 years of Street Fighter II + Super VS Battle 20XI coming in August

arcadehero April 1, 2011 1

Newsfeed 1026 & 1027 via A couple of Street Fighter bits here that aren’t jokes – first is G4TV’s look back at Street Fighter II as the game celebrates it’s 20th anniversary this year.

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