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IAAPA 2023 – The Grand Preview

IAAPA 2023 – The Grand Preview

arcadehero November 10, 2023 0

Its IAAPA season, which means it is time for tons of new games. It is a little overwhelming but hopefully this preview and guide will help you navigate the news. IAAPA 2023 will also

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Drakons: Realm Keepers On Test In NJ

Drakons: Realm Keepers On Test In NJ

arcadehero July 7, 2023 0

Note: This post is discussing a game seen on location test, the arcade industry equivalent of a beta test. That means that the game could change significantly in it’s final release, or not see

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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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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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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: Mike’s Arcade Fundraiser; Hungry Hungry Hippos; Amusement Expo ’21; Golden Tee PGA Tour & More

Newsbytes: Mike’s Arcade Fundraiser; Hungry Hungry Hippos; Amusement Expo ’21; Golden Tee PGA Tour & More

arcadehero May 15, 2021 0

Hello user, and welcome to another thrilling edition of Newsbytes. This is a curated collection of news from the amusement (arcade & pinball) world that we run every or every other weekend here on

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Original Game On Test: Drakons Realm Keepers

Original Game On Test: Drakons Realm Keepers

arcadehero March 25, 2021 1

Location tests are starting to pile up, and particularly from one company that we have mentioned a few times lately: Adrenaline Amusements. They have Zombie Smasher, Twister, and now Drakons: Realm Keepers. This latter

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Twister by Adrenaline Amusements Spotted On Test

Twister by Adrenaline Amusements Spotted On Test

arcadehero March 16, 2021 0

Got a quickie for you today, thanks to an anonymous tipster that sent a couple of photos my way. I tip my hat to you,  once again 😉 You likely know what the classic

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Knock Out The Undead In Adrenaline Amusements’ Zombie Smasher

Knock Out The Undead In Adrenaline Amusements’ Zombie Smasher

arcadehero February 4, 2021 2

A few years ago, I was contacted by a reader who lamented that “none of the games you talk about on the blog are found in the UK.” I pointed out that there are

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Hot Wheels: King of the Road Adds Cameras

Hot Wheels: King of the Road Adds Cameras

arcadehero July 8, 2020 0

Way back in April (seems like centuries ago, given how this year has panned out), Adrenaline Amusements posted a short tweet promising new features coming to their Hot Wheels: King of the Road arcade

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IAAPA Expo 2019 #3 – Sega, Taito, UNIS, Indie Games

IAAPA Expo 2019 #3 – Sega, Taito, UNIS, Indie Games

arcadehero November 29, 2019 2

Let’s continue our coverage of the IAAPA Expo 2019 event, but before jumping into that, here are links to the first two stories (In case you missed them) IAAPA 2019 Post #1 IAAPA 2019

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The IAAPA 2019 Pre-Game Post

The IAAPA 2019 Pre-Game Post

arcadehero November 16, 2019 2

It’s time for the biggest event in the arcade industry to take place, which is the IAAPA Expo in Orlando, FL. Because there is a ton of information to sift through, I like to

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