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Unico USA Launches 26″ Arcade CRT Replacement LCD Panels

Unico USA Launches 26″ Arcade CRT Replacement LCD Panels

arcadehero June 23, 2023 0

H/T to SP95 for the news About two years ago, I reported on the creation of a 4:3 LCD monitor product that was  created to replace the old CRT tubes in arcade cabinets. Due

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SUPER SIZING AMUSEMENT – Part 2!

SUPER SIZING AMUSEMENT – Part 2!

arcadehero May 29, 2023 0

In the second part of his trip down arcade memory lane, Kevin Williams (KWP) continues to discuss “Deluxe” and “Super Deluxe cabinet designs. Editing and several additions were thrown in by myself, Arcadehero. If

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Super Sizing Amusement! – Part 1

Super Sizing Amusement! – Part 1

arcadehero May 16, 2023 3

In another of his occasional guest features for Arcade Heroes – industry specialist Kevin Williams (KWP), takes a look at the history of the “Deluxe” and “Super Deluxe” categories of arcade cabinet hardware. These

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Amusement Expo 2023 – The Complete Round-Up

Amusement Expo 2023 – The Complete Round-Up

arcadehero April 6, 2023 0

Welcome to the Arcade Heroes “round-up” of Amusement Expo 2023. This will show off & discuss various games which appeared at this trade show which was held last week in Las Vegas. The short

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IAAPA 2022 Round-up #1 – New Arcade Games For 2023

IAAPA 2022 Round-up #1 – New Arcade Games For 2023

arcadehero November 24, 2022 2

It’s almost been a week since the end IAAPA 2022, so it’s probably a good time for me to make a post about some of the news that came out of the event! It

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Amusement Expo 2022 Recap #1 – The Latest In Arcade Games

Amusement Expo 2022 Recap #1 – The Latest In Arcade Games

arcadehero March 19, 2022 0

Another amusement/arcade tradeshow has come and gone, and I was there to check it out. As always it’s great to see and talk with many in the business face-to-face, and play the games instead

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EAG 2022 Wrap-Up [UPDATED!]

EAG 2022 Wrap-Up [UPDATED!]

arcadehero March 7, 2022 0

I was going to cover the EAG 2022 show for a Newsbytes, but I really couldn’t find much else to talk about for that post, so I figure it’s better to separate that out

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Newsbytes: Playable Pinball Coffee Table; Cleveland Gaming Classic ’22; NeoTRIS; ValoArena & More

Newsbytes: Playable Pinball Coffee Table; Cleveland Gaming Classic ’22; NeoTRIS; ValoArena & More

arcadehero February 20, 2022 1

Welcome to Newsbytes, a post where I curate news from around the world of arcades & pinball for your weekend reading pleasure. Let’s start with something pinball: The Playable Pinball Coffee Table By Build

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Location Watch January 2022: New Arcades In FL, CA, VT, IA, TX, Canada, The UK, India & Australia

Location Watch January 2022: New Arcades In FL, CA, VT, IA, TX, Canada, The UK, India & Australia

arcadehero January 27, 2022 2

Welcome to the first Location Watch of 2022. This is an on-going series of posts which highlight new locations that have opened their doors recently (or semi-recently), curated from news around the ‘net. Granted,

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Prop Cycle-Style Sky Riders by Ace Amusement Is Now Available In The US

Prop Cycle-Style Sky Riders by Ace Amusement Is Now Available In The US

arcadehero January 21, 2022 0

Way back in February of last year, I ran a story about an interesting new game that had launched over in the UK/EU via a distributor called UDC; The name of the game was

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The Arcade Anniversaries of 2022 (25, 40 & 50 Year Milestones)

The Arcade Anniversaries of 2022 (25, 40 & 50 Year Milestones)

arcadehero January 11, 2022 3

It’s a new year, and with arcade news being a tiny bit slow, I figured it would be a good time to bring an old article series back – looking at arcade anniversaries. This

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IAAPA 2021: The Final Round-Up

IAAPA 2021: The Final Round-Up

arcadehero December 30, 2021 2

It’s unusual for me to get to the final IAAPA tradeshow round-up this late in the year, but this year has thrown me for a loop in more than one regard. Still, it’s better

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