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The story behind a unique arcade game about Waffles

arcadehero December 13, 2010 2

The holiday season is always good for a heart warming story and Kotaku has one they published today that involves a waffle restaurant in Eugene, Ore., a unique arcade game made as a gift

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Astro Ranger combines music and fighter worlds into one game

Astro Ranger combines music and fighter worlds into one game

arcadehero December 10, 2010 2

Newsfeed 968 via Back in September of this year the Tokyo Game Show held a little surprise for arcade fans in the form of something called Astro Ranger. Developed by a South Korean company,

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Konami’s DDR X2 shipping in the US this next week

Konami’s DDR X2 shipping in the US this next week

arcadehero December 10, 2010 0

We have known that the latest installment of Konami’s DDR series, X2, would be getting a December release in the US and that time has finally arrived. The software has reportedly been tweaked to

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Konami’s Metal Gear Arcade coming next week

Konami’s Metal Gear Arcade coming next week

arcadehero December 9, 2010 3

It’s been quite a while since we first heard about Konami’s Metal Gear Arcade (April 2009 is when the rumors began flying) and finally Konami will be bringing the game to arcades this next

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Daft Punk’s Derezzed music video goes to Flynn’s

arcadehero December 8, 2010 1

This official Daft Punk music video is full of vector arcade and TRON goodness with a little twist in the light-cycle arena as the two combatants joust. Now for someone to build a ‘homebrew’

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Taito’s NESiCAxLive now available in Japan w/ Blazblue CS2

Taito’s NESiCAxLive now available in Japan w/ Blazblue CS2

arcadehero December 8, 2010 7

Since I first heard about Taito’s new arcade-based download service NESiCAxLive back in September, I’ve been eager to see the time when it would be in operation and how it would all work out.

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Fast and Furious Super Cars by Raw Thrills shipping this week

arcadehero December 7, 2010 3

The latest edition of Raw Thrills’ popular Fast And Furious racing series begins shipping this week and that means soon you might find it at a venue near you. I got some hands-on time

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Capcom producing New Super Mario Bros. Wii medal game

Capcom producing New Super Mario Bros. Wii medal game

arcadehero December 5, 2010 1

Nintendo used to have a strong presence in arcades and even though it has waned considerably in recent years, occasionally we get some sort of Nintendo related product coming along in the coin-op sector.

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Konami fixes DDRX2 timing issues before US release

Konami fixes DDRX2 timing issues before US release

arcadehero December 4, 2010 7

(Thanks to Phil for the tip!) When we recently saw the brand new Dance Dance revolution X2 machine at Betson’s IAAPA booth in Orlando, I caught a problem with the game on camera where

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New trailer for Super Street Fighter IV Arcade Edition

arcadehero December 4, 2010 0

Newsfeed 966 via While most everyone is collectively going crazy over the revelation of two new characters in this trailer that Capcom has produced to hype up SSFIV AE, I was more intrigued by

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New Dragonball Z arcade game + Chinatown Fair Arcade in the NYT

New Dragonball Z arcade game + Chinatown Fair Arcade in the NYT

arcadehero December 2, 2010 3

Newsfeed 963 via We’ve got two different stories to cover here with this Stinger newsfeed, first we’ll start off with a new game that was unveiled in Japan by Namco called Dragonball Zenkai Battle

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Arcade Heroes Podcast – IAAPA edition

Arcade Heroes Podcast – IAAPA edition

arcadehero December 1, 2010 4

(Pic via Fillmore Games) It has been a while since we did a podcast – I know it doesn’t help our cause to lack consistency in producing these but at least we get something

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