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Location Watch July 2022: New Arcades Open Across The World

Location Watch July 2022: New Arcades Open Across The World

arcadehero July 31, 2022 1

Welcome to Location Watch, a series of posts on the blog where we highlight new arcade businesses that have opened their doors all over the world. I do try to do these once a

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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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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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Mario’s Continuing Amusement Adventure

Mario’s Continuing Amusement Adventure

arcadehero March 10, 2021 0

Source: NintendoMario’s Continuing Amusement Adventure In another of his occasional guest features for Arcade Heroes – industry specialist Kevin Williams, looks at the amazing influence that one of the world’s most recognizable video game

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Kevin Williams: The SEGA Situation

Kevin Williams: The SEGA Situation

arcadehero November 16, 2020 0

Let’s start the week with an opinion piece, where site friend and industry specialist Kevin Williams weighs in on what’s been happening with SEGA over in Japan. Take it away, Kevin: Opinion Piece: The

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Touch Magix Launches Hands-Free Arcade Gaming Campaign

Touch Magix Launches Hands-Free Arcade Gaming Campaign

arcadehero September 22, 2020 0

As we enter into what feels like the 4th century of the pandemic (it’s weird how 6-7 months can seem like an eternity), arcade manufacturers are starting to push forward as best they can.

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Newsbytes: National Video Game Day; Exa Game Updates; MaiMai Splash & More

Newsbytes: National Video Game Day; Exa Game Updates; MaiMai Splash & More

arcadehero September 12, 2020 0

Good morning/evening where ever you are, and welcome to Newsbytes. This is a curation of news from around the arcade/pinball world, that usually contains quick information about these stories that aren’t full enough to

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Newsbytes: Virtual Arcade Expos; Jet Blaster; Zombie Deer; Rockman VR & More

Newsbytes: Virtual Arcade Expos; Jet Blaster; Zombie Deer; Rockman VR & More

arcadehero July 19, 2020 0

Welcome to Newsbytes, a weekend collection of various arcade/pinball news items that are curated for your reading and viewing pleasure. I do try to get this posted on Saturday, but ended up getting delayed

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Canceled But Not Forgotten – Star Trek Battleground by Raw Thrills

Canceled But Not Forgotten – Star Trek Battleground by Raw Thrills

arcadehero May 22, 2020 2

Not every game that we discuss on the blog boldly goes into production, and such is the case with a videmption arcade piece developed by Raw Thrills that we talked about last year by

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Stern Releases The Making Of Stranger Things Video UPDATE: Unboxing video

Stern Releases The Making Of Stranger Things Video UPDATE: Unboxing video

arcadehero March 25, 2020 0

There isn’t going to be a lot of news for a while thanks to the shutdowns surrounding COVID-19, which has also affected every manufacturer out there to one degree or another. As such, I

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Location Tests: Gimmick! EXACT ☆ MIX (Exa-Arcadia) / Freefall (Bay Tek)

Location Tests: Gimmick! EXACT ☆ MIX (Exa-Arcadia) / Freefall (Bay Tek)

arcadehero December 25, 2019 0

I didn’t expect to post anything today, but I found some free time and it should be quick anyways. And to those who celebrate it, I hope you’re having a great Christmas! Note that

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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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