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Newsbytes: Honest Samurai Showdown Trailer; Fozzy Football & Other Arcade Fun

Newsbytes: Honest Samurai Showdown Trailer; Fozzy Football & Other Arcade Fun

arcadehero July 13, 2019 0

Hello fellow Heroes, I trust that you had a good week. Here’s another collection of quick arcade news items, although before starting with the headlines, Atari Games’ Area 51 has been enjoying a bit

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Coca-Cola & Stranger Things Join Forces For A Free UK Pop-Up Arcade On July 11th

Coca-Cola & Stranger Things Join Forces For A Free UK Pop-Up Arcade On July 11th

arcadehero July 3, 2019 2

[Thanks to Coca-Cola UK for providing the PR & images] Arcades and pop culture blend together more often than we can count, with arcades being a perfect driver for nostalgia in any given piece

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Wrapping Up Midwest Gaming Classic 2019

Wrapping Up Midwest Gaming Classic 2019

arcadehero April 15, 2019 2

The Midwest Gaming Classic event has come and gone for 2019, with the show expanding their reach into a larger venue and bringing along more names to show off their goods. I did not

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Amusement Expo International 2019 Preview

Amusement Expo International 2019 Preview

arcadehero March 25, 2019 0

Spring is upon us and March is almost over, which means that it’s time for another arcade trade show by the name of Amusement Expo International¬†(AEI). In the distant past, this was known as

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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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IAAPA 2018 Preview: Arcades

IAAPA 2018 Preview: Arcades

arcadehero November 8, 2018 3

It’s that time of year again, not when we come together as families to give thanks and feast (that’s the week after), but to see what the latest, greatest and newest products that will

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Bowl Expo ’18 Report: Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash; Connect 4 Hoops; Transformers Shadows Rising & More

Bowl Expo ’18 Report: Pac-Man’s Pixel Bash; Connect 4 Hoops; Transformers Shadows Rising & More

arcadehero June 23, 2018 1

This week as Bowl Expo ’18 and as I had mentioned on the previous post, I wasn’t planning on attending until a last minute change took place. Granted, with Las Vegas being as close

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Taito Celebrates 40 Years Of Invader Blasting With Space Invaders Gigamax

Taito Celebrates 40 Years Of Invader Blasting With Space Invaders Gigamax

arcadehero June 15, 2018 0

Forty years ago, Taito released a game that not only turned the arcade business on its head, it would mark a cultural turning point for entertainment in general – Space Invaders. Many consider this

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Newsbytes: Alice Cooper Pinball; Sega World Drivers Championship; Zoltar; Heiyanko Alien 3671 + More

Newsbytes: Alice Cooper Pinball; Sega World Drivers Championship; Zoltar; Heiyanko Alien 3671 + More

arcadehero March 17, 2018 3

Well today gets to be a Happy St. Patrick’s Day Newsbytes – although I couldn’t really find anything arcade & Irish related together (unless you want to count old games)…and green cabinets are not

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Amusement Expo 2018: Transformers Shadows Rising; Mystery Island; Tomb Raider; VR and More

Amusement Expo 2018: Transformers Shadows Rising; Mystery Island; Tomb Raider; VR and More

arcadehero March 3, 2018 4

The AMOA/AAMA Amusement Expo is upon us for 2018, albeit a little earlier than usual – generally this trade show happens around the third week of March as opposed to the end of February.

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Arcade Expo 4.0 To Bring 1100+ Arcade & Pinball Games Together In March

Arcade Expo 4.0 To Bring 1100+ Arcade & Pinball Games Together In March

arcadehero February 22, 2018 1

While California Extreme tends to soak up most of the headlines for arcade machine get-togethers, it is not the only event of it’s kind out there as we have seen a big increase in

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JAEPO 2018 Day 2 – More Arcade Goodness From Japan

JAEPO 2018 Day 2 – More Arcade Goodness From Japan

arcadehero February 10, 2018 3

Thanks to a spy named Charlie, we have more direct photos and footage from JAEPO 2018 today and don’t have to rely almost exclusively on Twitter for news. That said, we’ll still have some

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