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Bonus Saturday: BBC/Sega Amusement park; Astro City Phone; Sonic facts

Bonus Saturday: BBC/Sega Amusement park; Astro City Phone; Sonic facts

arcadehero June 25, 2011 2

Newsfeed 1062-1064 via The news has been a little weird lately – we get a few days of nothing and then all of the sudden several items all at once. First bit of interesting

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Monday Variety Post: Reflect Beat goes Lime; Retro mini-cabs, New Arcade Book

Monday Variety Post: Reflect Beat goes Lime; Retro mini-cabs, New Arcade Book

arcadehero June 20, 2011 3

“It’s all of your favorite hits with more variety”, variety being the radio code word for “you are going to hate most of the schlock we play with a few decent songs you actually

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The few arcade games of E3 2011

arcadehero June 16, 2011 1

(Thanks to Igo for the tip!) While this isn’t exactly what I was talking about recently, E3 did have a small selection of some great classic arcade games to play, as shown by ClassicGameRoom.

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Missing In Action: Run ‘N Gun Games

Missing In Action: Run ‘N Gun Games

arcadehero June 11, 2011 20

Given the recent slow news cycle, it’s given me some time to sit down and continue upon my editorial series I call “Missing In Action”. I take a look at a particular genre of

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Arcade coverage coming to EDGE Magazine + Arcade Heroes Facebook page

Arcade coverage coming to EDGE Magazine + Arcade Heroes Facebook page

arcadehero June 10, 2011 1

Newsfeed 1053 via We’ve got a couple of things to cover for this post. First, The Stinger Report passes along this great news for spreading arcade news: Breaking Stinger News – Just as we

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Checking out Terminator Salvation’s new “Expert Mode”

Checking out Terminator Salvation’s new “Expert Mode”

arcadehero May 13, 2011 5

One aspect of modern gaming that we have all become used to is the game update. We have come to expect them  these days as issues are discovered in games and improvements are made,

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Taito introduces Kickthrough Racers

Taito introduces Kickthrough Racers

arcadehero May 11, 2011 1

Taito appeared to have some decent success on their unusual Hopping Road arcade game, a title where you raced along on pogo sticks and now they are taking the concept to the next level

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A closer look at Tecway’s Dino Survivor

A closer look at Tecway’s Dino Survivor

arcadehero May 11, 2011 0

We’ve heard about Dino Survivor before, a mounted light-gun dinosaur shooting by Taiwanese company Tecway Development Co.. But until now, we hadn’t seen the game in action. Tecway sent along the video below and

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Looking at Chinatown Fair’s last night in operation

arcadehero May 10, 2011 3

(Thanks for the tip Foxx!) We all heard about the closure of Chinatown Fair, a popular arcade in NYC earlier this year. It came at about the same time as the closure of Arcade

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From the Floor of the GTI Asia Taipei Expo 2011

From the Floor of the GTI Asia Taipei Expo 2011

arcadehero May 9, 2011 3

The GTI Asia Taipei Expo that took place this past week gave us some interesting news in terms of new games and now we have a few videos and some pictures to share of

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World’s Fastest Drummer seen on location test

arcadehero May 6, 2011 1

We’ve been covering the progress of an independently made arcade game called the World’s Fastest Drummer for some time now. Most recently it was seen at the IAAPA 2010 show in Orlando this past

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New version of Cube Shooter launches at GTI Asia Expo

New version of Cube Shooter launches at GTI Asia Expo

arcadehero May 6, 2011 0

Via While we wait on more photos or videos from the GTI Asia Taipei Expo (I have found a few pics, I’m just waiting for more to accumulate), there are still a few announcements

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