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Arcade April Fools Round-up 2022

Arcade April Fools Round-up 2022

arcadehero April 1, 2022 1

Another April Fools Day has come and gone and while some hate it with the passion of a thousand exploding stars, others find it as a way to just have some light-hearted fun. I

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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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Newsbytes: The Site Is Back; MaxiTune 6RR Release Date; New Games For Asia; D&B Update & More

Newsbytes: The Site Is Back; MaxiTune 6RR Release Date; New Games For Asia; D&B Update & More

arcadehero December 12, 2021 2

Greetings and welcome to Arcade Heroes. This Newsbytes post is made to catch us up on some arcade news from around the world, but due to some backend issues with the website here, I’ve

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Newsbytes: Egret II Mini; StepManiaX Update; Blazing Chrome AC; Xeno Crisis MVS; Hatchet Hero & More

Newsbytes: Egret II Mini; StepManiaX Update; Blazing Chrome AC; Xeno Crisis MVS; Hatchet Hero & More

arcadehero June 5, 2021 3

Welcome to Newsbytes, a weekend collection of news from around the arcade & pinball worlds. It’s been a bit slow in this regard for the past few weeks, which is why it’s been a

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Newsbytes: Big Buck Reloaded Updates; Power-up Baseball; Corporate Restructuring & More

Newsbytes: Big Buck Reloaded Updates; Power-up Baseball; Corporate Restructuring & More

arcadehero January 30, 2021 0

Welcome to Newsbytes, a quick collection of news items from around the wonderful world of arcades. I’m your host, Arcadehero, curator & commentator on the content. 😉 Today is also my first day out

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Taito’s Densha De Go!! Spotted On Test At Dave & Busters

Taito’s Densha De Go!! Spotted On Test At Dave & Busters

arcadehero January 25, 2021 0

It’s been a little bit since we had news regarding a game on location test, particularly something that was introduced at Dave & Busters. As you can recognize from the title, this one is

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Newsbytes: Gundam Pod Sequel; Nitro Trucks trailer; Arcade Documentaries; Rarities & More

Newsbytes: Gundam Pod Sequel; Nitro Trucks trailer; Arcade Documentaries; Rarities & More

arcadehero August 22, 2020 0

Hello coin-op user and welcome to another nail-biting edition of Newsbytes. This is a weekend curation of news from around the arcade & pinball world, that may not be long enough to warrant their

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UNIS Releases On Point Airsoft Gun/Video Game Hybrid

UNIS Releases On Point Airsoft Gun/Video Game Hybrid

arcadehero July 28, 2020 0

Some games take a long time to find their way to certain markets, and that would certainly be the case with a title that we’ve discussed on the blog many times. Originally called GunArena

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Happy Space Invaders Day!

Happy Space Invaders Day!

arcadehero June 16, 2020 2

It’s time to celebrate another game anniversary, as Taito appears to have taken a page from all of the celebrations surrounding Pac-Man’s 40th, and come up with their own ways to celebrate the game

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Arcade Flyers Worth Admiring

Arcade Flyers Worth Admiring

arcadehero April 23, 2020 1

I just realized that I haven’t had a post run for a few days on the blog, and while there isn’t much news that isn’t related to The Thing Which Shall Not Be Named,

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Belated Newsbytes: More from JAEPO 2020; Armed & Gelatinous Promo; Rick & Morty Pinball

Belated Newsbytes: More from JAEPO 2020; Armed & Gelatinous Promo; Rick & Morty Pinball

arcadehero February 14, 2020 1

This Newsbytes was meant to be run back on February 8th, but as I was finishing it up, the site crashed and began the week long nightmare of not working properly. Fortunately that has

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JAEPO 2020 News: New Arcade Games From Sega, Konami & Taito

JAEPO 2020 News: New Arcade Games From Sega, Konami & Taito

arcadehero February 7, 2020 1

It’s February, and these days that means it’s JAEPO time. JAEPO is the Japan Amusement Expo and with this event, we get a deluge of news from the arcade sector that is based out

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