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Controversy As An Atari Prototype Lands On MAME

Controversy As An Atari Prototype Lands On MAME

arcadehero April 23, 2019 1

It’s been a little while since we had some controversy to discuss in the arcade history/collector community, the last time being challenges to Billy Mitchell’s high scores. You may also recall a story from

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Newsbytes: Round1USA News; Willy Wonka Rules; Game History; Virtuix VR Success & More

Newsbytes: Round1USA News; Willy Wonka Rules; Game History; Virtuix VR Success & More

arcadehero April 13, 2019 0

Welcome to another Spring edition of Newsbytes. I’m your host, Arcadehero, and let’s take a quick look at some newsworthy arcade items to get you through the weekend. It’s good news all around, so

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Newsbytes: Namco’s Reflair Cab; Japan Arcade Releases; Zero Latency Next-Gen VR; Final Fight 30th Mod & More

Newsbytes: Namco’s Reflair Cab; Japan Arcade Releases; Zero Latency Next-Gen VR; Final Fight 30th Mod & More

arcadehero March 16, 2019 2

It’s been a busy week, especially for new arcade releases. As you’ll gather from today’s Newsbytes, there’s even more of that action going on, but we’ll cover some other quick pieces of news. Let’s

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Newsbytes: Sega Arcade Pop-Up Book; The Spectre Files; Magic Leap

Newsbytes: Sega Arcade Pop-Up Book; The Spectre Files; Magic Leap

arcadehero July 14, 2018 0

Apologies about the site being down for the past 24 hours but it seems to be corrected now and hopefully stays that way forever đŸ˜› There wasn’t much to talk about this week but

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Newsbytes: Space Invaders 40th; Interviews & Podcasts; Cuphead Arcade; Input Lag & More

Newsbytes: Space Invaders 40th; Interviews & Podcasts; Cuphead Arcade; Input Lag & More

arcadehero December 30, 2017 0

The site has been fairly quiet this month as there hasn’t been a ton of news to go over but there have been some items floating around out there. Here’s to 2018 with our

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Happy 30th Birthday To Capcom’s Street Fighter

Happy 30th Birthday To Capcom’s Street Fighter

arcadehero August 30, 2017 3

Earlier this year we showcased games that would be turning 30 during 2017. Many of you grew up with the games in question and hold fond memories of them in your hearts and minds.

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Newsbytes: Arcade Heroes Subscription Service; Cosmotrons; Knights In Armor; KOF XIV

Newsbytes: Arcade Heroes Subscription Service; Cosmotrons; Knights In Armor; KOF XIV

arcadehero June 3, 2017 2

It’s a wonderful day in June, at least where I am at, so make the most of it and drop by an arcade for a gaming break. Until then, here are some news items

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Video Arcade Games Turning 20 In 2017

Video Arcade Games Turning 20 In 2017

arcadehero February 25, 2017 8

Welcome to Part 3 of our series on games that will be celebrating a certain anniversary during this calendar year of 2017. With going back to 1997, we will be looking at games turning

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Video Arcade Games Turning 30 In 2017

Video Arcade Games Turning 30 In 2017

arcadehero January 19, 2017 1

Continuing upon our reflections of games past, we jump forward from 1977 to 1987. A major difference you will notice between the two lists is the explosive influence of Japanese game makers had. This

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Arcade Games Turning 40 in 2017

Arcade Games Turning 40 in 2017

arcadehero January 11, 2017 4

With a new year upon comes the opportunity to reflect on games past. As usual we will start with the 70s and games turning the ripe age of 40. Prepare to feel old! Here

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Newsbytes: Galaga Turns 35; SkySkipper Project; Final PIU Prime Update; Golden Tee 2017; NTG#96

Newsbytes: Galaga Turns 35; SkySkipper Project; Final PIU Prime Update; Golden Tee 2017; NTG#96

arcadehero September 24, 2016 5

Hey fellow arcade fans, welcome to your new seasons – Fall if you’re up North, Spring if you’re down South. We have some big news coming soon on Raw Thrills’ Cruis’n Blast (I know I’ve

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Looking Back At The Cruis’n Arcade series

Looking Back At The Cruis’n Arcade series

arcadehero September 10, 2016 2

This was an incredibly slow week for news, enough that I’m not really finding anything to throw together for your typical weekend Newsbytes. So instead of that, let’s do an article instead. We know

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