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Happy Video Arcade Day As Atari Turns 50

Happy Video Arcade Day As Atari Turns 50

arcadehero June 27, 2022 1

Being that we’re at the forefront here of arcade gaming here, I’ve taken the liberty in the past to declare today “International Video Arcade Day.”  Today is chosen as that day as June 27th

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Touch Magix To Debut Street Versions Of Dicey Jump and Hop ‘N’ Stack

Touch Magix To Debut Street Versions Of Dicey Jump and Hop ‘N’ Stack

arcadehero March 10, 2022 0

It’s been a slow arcade news week, but not to worry, Amusement Expo 2022 is just around the corner and that means we’ll have some things to talk about again. Unfortunately we can’t still

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Two New Arcade Games From Coastal: Ice Walker & Zombie Land

Two New Arcade Games From Coastal: Ice Walker & Zombie Land

arcadehero February 4, 2022 0

After a bit of a hiatus, it seems that videmption games are swinging back into action on the market, as mentioned yesterday with Sega’s Jumanji and now a couple more titles from Coastal Amusements.

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Unboxing SpaceWarp 66

Unboxing SpaceWarp 66

arcadehero January 31, 2022 0

My second acquisition of the year is now complete, as I recently purchased a SpaceWarp 66 from Touch Magix (purchased through one of the distributors I often use). Here’s the video; If you missed

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IAAPA 2021: The Final Round-Up

IAAPA 2021: The Final Round-Up

arcadehero December 30, 2021 2

It’s unusual for me to get to the final IAAPA tradeshow round-up this late in the year, but this year has thrown me for a loop in more than one regard. Still, it’s better

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Kevin Williams: Is The Sun Setting On Japanese Amusement?

Kevin Williams: Is The Sun Setting On Japanese Amusement?

arcadehero November 8, 2021 3

In his occasional feature for Arcade Heroes, immersive amusement and attraction entertainment specialist Kevin Williams (KWP) looks at the major issues impacting the international amusement sector, particularly in regards to Japan and their current

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Sega Releases Details On Men In Black For Arcades

Sega Releases Details On Men In Black For Arcades

arcadehero November 4, 2021 1

I can remember going to see Men In Black in the theaters back when the film launched in the 1990s, and it became a movie that I think rewatched several times over the years.

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Cosmic Digger 3671 Now Available For Arcades + News On New Location Test Games

Cosmic Digger 3671 Now Available For Arcades + News On New Location Test Games

arcadehero October 7, 2021 0

I’m going to do a “2fer” on this one, as the news would be pretty brief otherwise. Cosmic Digger 3671 Now Shipping The games released for 2021 expands a little, as does the library

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LAI Games Reveals More Details About Asphalt 9 Legends Arcade

LAI Games Reveals More Details About Asphalt 9 Legends Arcade

arcadehero September 15, 2021 0

It was recently mentioned that LAI Games is working with IGS & Wahlap, representing their newest racing title, Asphalt 9 Legends, as the game comes to arcades. Today, we have a bit more news

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Seen In The Wild: House of the Dead Scarlet Dawn SD (Sega); ATV Slam SD (Sega); Ship Wreck (ICE); Skip Time (Wahlap)

Seen In The Wild: House of the Dead Scarlet Dawn SD (Sega); ATV Slam SD (Sega); Ship Wreck (ICE); Skip Time (Wahlap)

arcadehero August 25, 2021 1

It’s been a bit since we’ve discussed some location test games, i.e., arcade games that are beta testing by going out on location at an arcade. Arcade news has also been kind of slow

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Newsbytes: Minecraft Unboxing; 4:3 Arcade LCDs; SNK Millenium; KeyMaster Legal Woes & More

Newsbytes: Minecraft Unboxing; 4:3 Arcade LCDs; SNK Millenium; KeyMaster Legal Woes & More

arcadehero July 17, 2021 1

Welcome to Newsbytes, a post that curates quick news from around the arcade & pinball world and serves them up to you on a digital platter. We’re in the post tradeshow news lull at

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Sega Posts 3 Direct Captures Of Mission: Impossible Arcade

Sega Posts 3 Direct Captures Of Mission: Impossible Arcade

arcadehero July 1, 2021 0

Amusement Expo 2021 has come and gone, and I’ve been busy working on videos but also posting details to social media about some of the news there. I am working on a post to

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