Arcade History »

Let’s Talk About: Graphics

Let’s Talk About: Graphics

arcadehero September 19, 2019 4

It’s been weeks in the making, but after hours and hours of recording, editing and splicing video clips, gifs and photos together, it’s time to talk about: graphics. Why talk about graphics? Well, without

Read More »
Newsbytes: World’s Largest Frogger Sighting; Jurassic Park Pinball; Arcade Merchandise & More

Newsbytes: World’s Largest Frogger Sighting; Jurassic Park Pinball; Arcade Merchandise & More

arcadehero August 24, 2019 1

Hello gentle reader, and welcome to another exciting edition of Newsbytes. Let’s take a quick journey down the road of brief arcade news items to get your weekend into high gear: New Sighting For

Read More »
Happy Video Arcade Day: Atari Turns 47

Happy Video Arcade Day: Atari Turns 47

arcadehero June 27, 2019 1

There is no shortage of made-up holidays out there, which is something that keeps calendar people busy I suppose. So when it comes to the iconic video arcade machine, why not pick a day

Read More »
Newsbytes: Wahlap’s AAA2019 Showcase; Running A Route in ’82; Upcoming Anniversaries & More

Newsbytes: Wahlap’s AAA2019 Showcase; Running A Route in ’82; Upcoming Anniversaries & More

arcadehero June 22, 2019 0

Welcome to another edition of Newsbytes, a compilation of quick (or last minute) stories that I’ve curated for the weekend. Wahlap At AAA2019 Chinese game manufacturer Wahlap has been busy as of late, and

Read More »
Newsbytes: New Rhythm Game From Taito; Outnumbered; Smash Bros Arcade & More

Newsbytes: New Rhythm Game From Taito; Outnumbered; Smash Bros Arcade & More

arcadehero June 8, 2019 3

Welcome to another edition of Newsbytes. here, I collect some quick news items from the week to share with you, as a way to pad the weekend with a variety of items. Today also

Read More »
Controversy As An Atari Prototype Lands On MAME

Controversy As An Atari Prototype Lands On MAME

arcadehero April 23, 2019 25

NOTE: This article has been updated to reflect some new thoughts about the event. As I figured, this is something that people will be talking about in arcade circles for some time to come.

Read More »
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

Read More »
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

Read More »
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 😛 There wasn’t much to talk about this week but

Read More »
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

Read More »
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.

Read More »
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

Read More »