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Controversy As An Atari Prototype Lands On MAME

Controversy As An Atari Prototype Lands On MAME

arcadehero April 23, 2019 4

It’s been a little while since we had some controversy to discuss in the arcade history/collector community, the last time being challenges to Billy Mitchell’s high scores. You may also recall a story from

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Delving Into Galactic Battleground by Slackerz Inc.

Delving Into Galactic Battleground by Slackerz Inc.

arcadehero April 4, 2019 1

The big surprise of Amusement Expo 2019 for me, was the strong focus on indie-made arcade games. These are titles that have not been developed by one of the major manufacturers that we generally

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New Arcades @ Amusement Expo 2019 – Centipede Chaos (ICE); ATV Slam (Sega); Nerf Arcade (Raw Thrills)

New Arcades @ Amusement Expo 2019 – Centipede Chaos (ICE); ATV Slam (Sega); Nerf Arcade (Raw Thrills)

arcadehero March 31, 2019 1

Pictured: The Pac-Man Statue that was seen at the Speedy’s One Stop Repair Booth Continuing with our coverage of the Amusement Expo International 2019 trade show that took place on the last week of

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A Teaser For Centipede Chaos

A Teaser For Centipede Chaos

arcadehero March 22, 2019 2

Last week, AH writer SaraAB87 came across a new videmption arcade game that was bringing another beloved classic arcade game back to life. Centipede Chaos has been going through the location testing rounds, and

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New Centipede Videmption Game Spotted On Location Test

New Centipede Videmption Game Spotted On Location Test

arcadehero March 14, 2019 2

No, this is not a throwback nor time travel post from 1981. While the Atari name and brand is absent from actively manufacturing new games for the amusement market, the current IP holders (Atari

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New Indie Arcade Game: DeathBall

New Indie Arcade Game: DeathBall

arcadehero March 12, 2019 2

Friction. Killer Queen Arcade. Skycurser. Cosmotrons. Tipsy Raccoons. Rashlander. These are just a few of the indie titles that have found their way to coin-op arcades over the past several years. Now there is

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Arcade History: The Atari Dance Machine

Arcade History: The Atari Dance Machine

arcadehero February 27, 2019 2

There isn’t much arcade news this week, so let’s jump into something from the days of arcade past; something that had it been released “in the day” would have been almost three decades ahead

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Newsbytes: Kraut Buster Unboxing; Billy Mitchell Musical; Galaxian Fever; 1cc’ing Scarlet Dawn

Newsbytes: Kraut Buster Unboxing; Billy Mitchell Musical; Galaxian Fever; 1cc’ing Scarlet Dawn

arcadehero February 9, 2019 3

Well today is a busy Saturday, mainly because we had the new locations post this morning and now we have some newsbytes to get to. Kraut Buster Unboxing Arcade Belgium got their hands on

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Playing A “Long Lost” Laserdisc Prototype: The Spectre Files: Deathstalker

Playing A “Long Lost” Laserdisc Prototype: The Spectre Files: Deathstalker

arcadehero February 5, 2019 1

Way back in 2013, I wrote up a couple of articles that detailed the history of unreleased arcade games that were in the works at one time by Midway. Similar posts had been created

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Newsbytes: Xeno Crisis For Neo Geo; Mixed Reality Pinball; Mortalmania & More

Newsbytes: Xeno Crisis For Neo Geo; Mixed Reality Pinball; Mortalmania & More

arcadehero February 2, 2019 1

Welcome to another exciting edition of Newsbytes, where I curate some of the quick pieces of arcade news to showcase for this weekend. Let’s get to it! Xeno Crisis For The Neo Geo MVS

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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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Newsbytes: Joel West Passing; Pac-Mancave; Japanese Arcade Updates; Polish Arcade Memories

Newsbytes: Joel West Passing; Pac-Mancave; Japanese Arcade Updates; Polish Arcade Memories

arcadehero December 8, 2018 0

Happy belated birthday for Arcade Heroes – Dec. 3rd 2006 was when the site got it’s start, and because I was a little overloaded on work this week, I forgot to run a post

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