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Now On Test: Hyper Cross by IGS & Sega

Now On Test: Hyper Cross by IGS & Sega

arcadehero February 4, 2023 0

Last year, the Taiwan-based arcade developer IGS unveiled a new snowmobile racing title called Hyper Cross. It was promoted on a Chinese manufacturer website and YouTube channel, but other than that we didn’t have

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Checking Out EAG 2023 – From Afar

Checking Out EAG 2023 – From Afar

arcadehero January 12, 2023 0

I first discovered Arcade Heroes back in January 2007 when the then UK-based crew attended what was called ATEI. I was amazed to learn that there was anyone covering the arcade industry, then I

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Big Newsbytes: IAAPA22 Updates; The Last Ridge Racer; Michael Jackson/Sega Discovery; Headlines & More

Big Newsbytes: IAAPA22 Updates; The Last Ridge Racer; Michael Jackson/Sega Discovery; Headlines & More

arcadehero December 10, 2022 2

Welcome to Newsbytes, a curated collection of news from around the world of arcade & pinball. This post has been on the backburner since the weekend before IAAPA started but there has been so

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Cabinet Revealed For Bandai Namco’s Dead Heat Unleashed

Cabinet Revealed For Bandai Namco’s Dead Heat Unleashed

arcadehero November 13, 2022 0

We’ve been getting bits and pieces of news about the sequel to Bandai Namco’s Dead Heat thanks to the location test but with IAAPA starting on Tuesday, the company has pulled the curtain back

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exA-Arcadia Launching A New Cabinet & Games At IAAPA 2022

exA-Arcadia Launching A New Cabinet & Games At IAAPA 2022

arcadehero October 27, 2022 0

Long-time readers to the site will be familiar with exA-Arcadia, a platform I’ve discussed many times on the blog. If you haven’t heard about it before, they are akin to classic Neo Geo MVS,

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4-player Arcade Shoot ‘Em Up, P-47 Aces Mk. II, Now Up For Pre-Order

4-player Arcade Shoot ‘Em Up, P-47 Aces Mk. II, Now Up For Pre-Order

arcadehero August 17, 2022 0

ExA-Arcadia has listed their 25th game up for pre-order, P-47 Aces Mk. II. Originally released to arcades by NMK/Jaleco back in 1995, players take control of a propellor plane and go to war against

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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 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 is

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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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