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Missing In Action: Run ‘N Gun Games

Missing In Action: Run ‘N Gun Games

arcadehero June 11, 2011 22

Given the recent slow news cycle, it’s given me some time to sit down and continue upon my editorial series I call “Missing In Action”. I take a look at a particular genre of

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Arcade coverage coming to EDGE Magazine + Arcade Heroes Facebook page

Arcade coverage coming to EDGE Magazine + Arcade Heroes Facebook page

arcadehero June 10, 2011 1

Newsfeed 1053 via We’ve got a couple of things to cover for this post. First, The Stinger Report passes along this great news for spreading arcade news: Breaking Stinger News – Just as we

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Darius Burst Another Chronicle English Version First Look + More From Electrocoin UK Show

Darius Burst Another Chronicle English Version First Look + More From Electrocoin UK Show

arcadehero June 10, 2011 6

Newsfeed 1052 via Some months ago we revealed that Taito’s 4-player arcade exclusive shmup Darius Burst Another Chronicle game would in fact be making it outside of Japan with a special English version of

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First screens of Golden Tee 2012

First screens of Golden Tee 2012

arcadehero June 9, 2011 0

Incredible Technologies is still some months away from launching the next installment of their ever-popular Golden Tee series and to get the marketing train started, IT has begun showing off some teaser screenshots from

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Pile ‘O Links: Arcade Dominator, Interactive Billboards & Babycastles

arcadehero June 7, 2011 3

I’ve had a few items of news I’ve been meaning to get to but didn’t find the time yesterday. So it’s another all-in-one post. I’ll start with the BabyCastles Arcade first. We’ve discussed what

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TRON Pinball and more from the NW Pinball & Gameroom Show

TRON Pinball and more from the NW Pinball & Gameroom Show

arcadehero June 5, 2011 4

While I didn’t attend the NW Pinball and Gamerrom Show that we discussed the other day, plenty of people with cameras were so we can get a feel for what it was like. First

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Editorial: Should Coin-Op Arcade Games be a part of E3?

arcadehero June 4, 2011 26

E3 (i.e. Electronic Entertainment Expo) is upon us once again this next week, where gamers, journalists, developers, publishers and their “booth babes” come together to show off the latest, greatest video games people will

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The Mountain Dew Pinball Skate Park in New Zealand

arcadehero June 3, 2011 4

This doesn’t really need commentary although if you want to prove that you can play some mean pinball this is one way to do it. Via Jersey Jack Pinball’s Twitter

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Wizard of Oz Pinball to feature 26″ LCD monitor, Dot Matrix Displays to weep in fear

Wizard of Oz Pinball to feature 26″ LCD monitor, Dot Matrix Displays to weep in fear

arcadehero June 3, 2011 6

I haven’t held my thoughts back on the direction that I would like to see pinball take – it needs to get with the times if it’s going to make money for operators and

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Gameworks Entertainment LLC Acquires Gameworks chain

Gameworks Entertainment LLC Acquires Gameworks chain

arcadehero June 3, 2011 3

Newsfeed 1049 via Gameworks locations have been through a bumpy ride in recent times. When the news broke that they were going bankrupt and began liquidating locations, it did causea bit of a stir

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Japan location tests: DDRX3, Border Break 2.5 + more UPDATED

Japan location tests: DDRX3, Border Break 2.5 + more UPDATED

arcadehero June 3, 2011 7

The next arcade installment of Dance Dance Revolution, X3 is soon going on test in Japan, from June 8th-12th in Akihabara, Tokyo.  Suffice it to say that at this point nothing is known about

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Geek out with TRON Pinball at the NW Pinball & Gameroom Show

Geek out with TRON Pinball at the NW Pinball & Gameroom Show

arcadehero June 2, 2011 2

(Thanks to Aaron Auzins for the tip) Each year there are several pinball game shows for fans and collectors alike to attend, where you can experience hundreds of games in one spot for a

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