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Sonic returning to arcades with Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing Arcade?

Sonic returning to arcades with Sonic & Sega All-Stars Racing Arcade?

arcadehero January 8, 2011 11

Newsfeed 983 via UPDATE: Yes the game did in fact come to arcades. Just a couple of days ago, I had a hunch that Sega could possibly celebrate Sonic’s 20th anniversary with an arcade

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Ion makes the iCade a reality

Ion makes the iCade a reality

arcadehero January 7, 2011 1

(Thanks for the link Foxx) It started off as an April Fool’s joke at ThinkGeek and then a couple of modders created their own “iCade” cabinets – a dock for iPads that gives your

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Winnitron NL promotes indie games in an arcade cabinet

Winnitron NL promotes indie games in an arcade cabinet

arcadehero January 7, 2011 3

There is a trend developing in the console/PC indie gaming world since last year that involves putting these new games into an arcade-style cabinet as a way to help attract attention towards the titles.

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Pinball Wizard Arcade opening in Pelham, NH next week (UPDATED)

Pinball Wizard Arcade opening in Pelham, NH next week (UPDATED)

arcadehero January 6, 2011 21

(Thanks for the info Adam Pfeifer!) I’m happy to share the opening of another arcade, and this one is huge. If you live in the Granite State, or anywhere near it, then come next

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Crazy Speed Arcade goes Super

Crazy Speed Arcade goes Super

arcadehero January 5, 2011 1

At IAAPA 2010 I had a chance to check out Crazy Speed Arcade for the first time at the UNIS booth. They had four units setup there, two in English and two in Spanish.

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Stinger feeds: Real-life Frogger, Sonic’s 20th birthday, arcade art

Stinger feeds: Real-life Frogger, Sonic’s 20th birthday, arcade art

arcadehero January 4, 2011 1

Newsfeeds 980-982 via I’ve got a little catching up to do with Stinger newsfeeds once again as we have a few minor stories to look at. First is something that has been making the

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New company setting sights on pinball: Jersey Jack Pinball

New company setting sights on pinball: Jersey Jack Pinball

arcadehero January 3, 2011 6

We’ve seen a few stories come along every now and then about a new company being formed to start building new pinball machines to compete with Stern but so far, no one has really

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The arcade beat ’em up for a Masters degree: Mashup Basterds

The arcade beat ’em up for a Masters degree: Mashup Basterds

arcadehero January 3, 2011 1

Most students who finish up their degree at a University won’t say that they made an arcade game for their final project but Enrique Alcor and some of his classmates certainly can. When he

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Namco’s new Augmented Reality game

Namco’s new Augmented Reality game

arcadehero January 2, 2011 1

(UPDATED) Here’s a nice way to start off the new year – with a look at a new concept for out-of-home entertainment venues that uses Augmented Reality. We’ve discussed various AR games in the

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Happy New Year from Arcade Heroes

arcadehero January 1, 2011 0

Happy New Year everyone! We hope you have a safe and great 2011! 2010 overall was pretty good for the arcade scene – we had dozens of new games make their way to the

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The Netherlands Arcade scene, circa 1982

The Netherlands Arcade scene, circa 1982

arcadehero December 31, 2010 1

We’ve had a few stories pop up this year that related back to the arcade scene from the early 80’s, specifically convention footage from 1982 and a news report on how much money arcade

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How the year went at my own arcade

How the year went at my own arcade

arcadehero December 30, 2010 22

As long time readers of this site are aware, I own and operate my own arcade in Utah. I opened up back in June 2008 and it’s been a wild ride but I have

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