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New For Europe: Air Zone Deluxe; Bullseye Crackshot; Stern Pins

New For Europe: Air Zone Deluxe; Bullseye Crackshot; Stern Pins

arcadehero June 10, 2023 0

I’m running a few days behind on this news, but two UK-based distributors (Electrocoin and UDC) held their 35th annual Park Avenue Open Day. This is where some new games for the amusement business

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Bandai Namco Announces First Online Champion Match For Maximum Tune 5DX+

Bandai Namco Announces First Online Champion Match For Maximum Tune 5DX+

arcadehero June 7, 2023 0

Note: This news only applies to Maximum Tune 5DX+ machines connected to Namco’s North American network. It does not apply to the “International Version” that is found in parts like Australia/SouthEast Asia, nor Japan.

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Zombies Crisis Now Available In North America

Zombies Crisis Now Available In North America

arcadehero June 5, 2023 0

Back in March, I reported that a Chinese-made title called Zombies Crisis would be coming Stateside via Amusement Source International. Developed by Nitto Game, a company I’ve infrequently seen some product from before, this

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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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Rocket League Is Blasting Into To Arcades! (Updated)

Rocket League Is Blasting Into To Arcades! (Updated)

arcadehero April 1, 2023 2

UPDATE: Big H/T to Jdevy who created the cabinet mock-ups for this post – he did those, I did the post. Happy April Fools! That’s right, everyone’s favorite rocket-powered racing game is making the

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New Arcade Releases: Ice Cold Beer [Retro Arcade]; Dead Heat Unleashed [Bandai Namco]

New Arcade Releases: Ice Cold Beer [Retro Arcade]; Dead Heat Unleashed [Bandai Namco]

arcadehero February 21, 2023 1

They say that February is a month for lovers and when it comes to arcade releases, this particular February has been great for lovers of arcade games. As you could already tell from the

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NFS Heat Takedown Is Now Shipping To Arcades

NFS Heat Takedown Is Now Shipping To Arcades

arcadehero February 7, 2023 0

I really didn’t expect to be writing this post until Spring, as I had heard at IAAPA that the latest arcade entry for the Need For Speed series likely wouldn’t be shipping until that

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IAAPA 2022 Round-up #2 – New Arcade Games For 2023

IAAPA 2022 Round-up #2 – New Arcade Games For 2023

arcadehero December 3, 2022 0

Welcome to Part #2 of my IAAPA 2022 review; If you missed it, here’s Part #1. This post will repeat much of the first part for the games lists; Then I’ll continue thoughts on

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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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The IAAPA 2022 Pre-Game Show

The IAAPA 2022 Pre-Game Show

arcadehero November 10, 2022 0

Welcome to the annual IAAPA preview, 2022 edition. Here, I will lay out everything I know about what will be at the IAAPA 2022 tradeshow that takes place from Nov. 14-18th in Orlando, FL.

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Sega Amusements Announces New Arcade Racer: Drone Racing Genesis

Sega Amusements Announces New Arcade Racer: Drone Racing Genesis

arcadehero October 24, 2022 0

The great thing about this time of year is that it’s a busy one for new arcade game announcements, as we have another arcade racer to discuss. Sega has formally announced a title which

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IAAPA Expo Europe 2022 Review – New Arcade Games For Europe

IAAPA Expo Europe 2022 Review – New Arcade Games For Europe

arcadehero September 19, 2022 2

That latest IAAPA event has come and gone and while I was unable to attend myself, Kevin Williams (KWP) of Spider Entertainment was there to snap some pics and send some info my way

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