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Newsbytes: High Score Girl; Dark Presence Footage; Ralph Coppola Passing; Arcade History & More

Newsbytes: High Score Girl; Dark Presence Footage; Ralph Coppola Passing; Arcade History & More

arcadehero January 5, 2019 0

Welcome to the year’s first Newsbytes, a collection of arcade news from around the web from the past week (or two..or three..in today’s case). I do have a story on Halo: Fireteam Raven 2-player

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Launching This Month: Pump It Up XX – 20th Anniversary Edition

Launching This Month: Pump It Up XX – 20th Anniversary Edition

Shaggy January 3, 2019 2

2019 is starting off with strong for the arcade business, as we have a couple of new games to discuss that should be available for arcade/amusement venues to add to their collections. For this

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The Arcade Heroes 2018 Year-In-Review

The Arcade Heroes 2018 Year-In-Review

Shaggy December 31, 2018 1

2019 is upon us, which means that it is time to take a look back at the arcade, pinball and other amusement news of 2018.  The State Of The Industry 2018 2018 has been

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NG:Dev Team’s “Love Letter” to the Neo Geo, Kraut Buster, Officially Released

NG:Dev Team’s “Love Letter” to the Neo Geo, Kraut Buster, Officially Released

Shaggy December 27, 2018 0

Way back in March 2015, the development group behind such modern Neo Geo MVS releases like NEO XYX, Gunlord, Fast Striker and others announced their next project: Kraut Buster. This was an ambitious project

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Taito Testing Head-To-Head “Space Invaders Pinball Jam” In Japan [UPDATED]

Taito Testing Head-To-Head “Space Invaders Pinball Jam” In Japan [UPDATED]

Shaggy December 23, 2018 7

This week is starting strong with the arcade news, and we’ve got quite the interesting product to start off with, something unexpected from Taito. Taito has been full of surprises over the past month,

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Newsbytes: 2019 Releases; D&B Unveils Dragonfrost VR; Arcade/Christmas Parody & More

Newsbytes: 2019 Releases; D&B Unveils Dragonfrost VR; Arcade/Christmas Parody & More

Shaggy December 22, 2018 1

Welcome to the holiday weekend! Today’s newsbytes was a little bit delayed, in part due to WordPress completely revamping how posts work. As usual when a website makes fundamental changes to how creating posts

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IAAPA 2018: The Final Wrap-up With AR & VR Attractions

IAAPA 2018: The Final Wrap-up With AR & VR Attractions

Shaggy December 19, 2018 1

For our last look at IAAPA 2018, here are the Augmented and Virtual Reality attractions that have been designed specially for the amusement industry

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IAAPA 2018 Wrap-up #5: Video ‘N Videmption From Wahlap, Coast To Coast, Sega, Triotech & More

IAAPA 2018 Wrap-up #5: Video ‘N Videmption From Wahlap, Coast To Coast, Sega, Triotech & More

arcadehero December 15, 2018 0

About a month since IAAPA 2018 ended, and we’re finally approaching the end of the news. If you’ve been following Arcade Heroes on YouTube or Bitchute, then you have seen these videos already, but

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Injustice Arcade Looking To Expand Reach With A New Business Model

Injustice Arcade Looking To Expand Reach With A New Business Model

arcadehero December 12, 2018 1

The arcade version of Injustice has been on the market for a little over a year now, and by all of the reports I’ve been hearing, it’s been a success. But there is always

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Namco USA Arcade Operations Expanding & Re-branding As Pac-Man Entertainment

Namco USA Arcade Operations Expanding & Re-branding As Pac-Man Entertainment

arcadehero December 12, 2018 0

(Thanks to everyone who sent this in! h/t to The Stinger Report for sending it my way first) Among the news items that I overlooked at or following IAAPA, was this press release from

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IAAPA 2018 Wrap-Up #3 – Games From UNIS, Capcom, Team Play, Touch Magix, Trio Tech & More

IAAPA 2018 Wrap-Up #3 – Games From UNIS, Capcom, Team Play, Touch Magix, Trio Tech & More

arcadehero November 30, 2018 3

Time for another look at what was at the IAAPA 2018 trade show, marking post #3. My apologies about these taking longer than usual to get posted; the video edits in addition to working

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IAAPA 2018 Wrap-Up #2: Super Bikes 3; Atari PONG Tables; Mystery Island; Pirates of the Caribbean Pinball; PIU 20; Rampage

IAAPA 2018 Wrap-Up #2: Super Bikes 3; Atari PONG Tables; Mystery Island; Pirates of the Caribbean Pinball; PIU 20; Rampage

arcadehero November 23, 2018 2

The problem with a major trade show like IAAPA, is that it happens before one of the busiest weeks of the year 😛 That said, I’ve found time to throw together some videos of

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