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Book Review: Arcade Perfect: How Pac-Man, Mortal Kombat And Other Coin-op Classics Invaded The Living Room by David Craddock

Book Review: Arcade Perfect: How Pac-Man, Mortal Kombat And Other Coin-op Classics Invaded The Living Room by David Craddock

arcadehero September 16, 2019 1

It has been a while since we did a book review on the site, as books about the subject of arcades are not exactly plentiful. That changed slightly this weekend after David L. Craddock

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Taking A Closer Look: IGS & UNIS’ Ultra Moto VR

Taking A Closer Look: IGS & UNIS’ Ultra Moto VR

arcadehero September 16, 2019 0

As we tip-toe closer to November and the IAAPA 2019 trade show, we’re starting to get more details on games that will be popping up in arcades in 2020. Today, we’re going to look

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Bust-A-Move Frenzy Seen On Test

Bust-A-Move Frenzy Seen On Test

arcadehero September 15, 2019 0

[Thanks to Jdevy for the tip] Note: This article discusses a game that has been seen on location test, which is the arcade phrase for “beta test.” The game may change significantly before it

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Newsbytes: Elvira cabinet; AAMA Gala; TGS 2019 & More

Newsbytes: Elvira cabinet; AAMA Gala; TGS 2019 & More

arcadehero September 14, 2019 0

Hello humble readers, welcome to another Arcade Heroes Newsbytes. Here we compile quick news items into one post so that you have something arcade related to read over the weekend. Also don’t forget to

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Stern Pinball Teases Elvira’s House of Horrors

Stern Pinball Teases Elvira’s House of Horrors

arcadehero September 13, 2019 2

Happy Friday the 13th readers. Seems to be a good day to release info on horror themed games, don’t you think? Hot off their latest game release, Stern Pinball is not slowing down on

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Exclusive: Unwrapping The Weapon Forge App, Outnumbered Arcade

Exclusive: Unwrapping The Weapon Forge App, Outnumbered Arcade

arcadehero September 13, 2019 0

Earlier this Summer, it was revealed that LAI Games had launched a new light-gun arcade game by the name of Outnumbered. I discussed it in a VLOG post, following up with a mention on

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IAAPA Expo Europe 2019, A Preview

IAAPA Expo Europe 2019, A Preview

arcadehero September 12, 2019 0

Apologies about the lack of posts on the site lately – there are a few stories “brewing” behind the scenes at the moment, but until all of the info is released, they are stories

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Newsbytes: Arcade “Firsts;” Rise of the AR Alley Bowlers; Tetris Dimensions; Sega History & More

Newsbytes: Arcade “Firsts;” Rise of the AR Alley Bowlers; Tetris Dimensions; Sega History & More

arcadehero September 7, 2019 0

I’ve got a late newsbytes for you this weekend, running late thanks to a bit of work I put into the first item of business. Arcade Firsts Page This week I finally got a

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Exa-Arcadia Systems Begin Shipping In Japan

Exa-Arcadia Systems Begin Shipping In Japan

arcadehero September 4, 2019 2

To back up the latest VLOG, this post will serve as some of the sources to the video here. But to sum it up, the EXA board by Exa-Arcadia is now shipping out to

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Newsbytes: Bubble Bobble Whacker; Touch Magix Games; Lightning Knights, Atari Lynx 30th & More

Newsbytes: Bubble Bobble Whacker; Touch Magix Games; Lightning Knights, Atari Lynx 30th & More

arcadehero August 31, 2019 1

Welcome to the last day of August, which has been pretty slow for arcade news overall. Bubble Bobble Whacker On Test Let’s start off with another Japanese location test, although this is one that

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Location Watch: Wilcox Arcade, Player 1up, Stardust Pinbar, Mr. Pixels and More

Location Watch: Wilcox Arcade, Player 1up, Stardust Pinbar, Mr. Pixels and More

arcadehero August 30, 2019 0

It’s been a slow news month for arcades, making this post the only location watch post we’ll have for August, but that’s ok. There are still new venues opening their doors out there, showing

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The Spirit of Crazy Taxi Lives On With UNIS’ Crazy Ride

The Spirit of Crazy Taxi Lives On With UNIS’ Crazy Ride

arcadehero August 29, 2019 1

(Thanks to Jdevy for highlighting this – I would have posted earlier, but didn’t check my YT subscriptions today) If I were to ask you, the readers, which games you hold the most fondness

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