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Now On Test: Asteroids Recharged by Atari & Alan-1

Now On Test: Asteroids Recharged by Atari & Alan-1

arcadehero April 12, 2024 1

Mere weeks after being revealed to the world, Utah-based Alan-1 Inc. has begun testing out their new Asteroids Recharged arcade game. What is slightly unusual though is that this is a location test where

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Atari’s Food Fight Frenzy Unveiled At Midwest Gaming Classic

Atari’s Food Fight Frenzy Unveiled At Midwest Gaming Classic

arcadehero April 6, 2024 0

We’ve got more Atari news to share today, this time in regards to a slightly obscure remake of a 1983 arcade release that was then called Food Fight. Let’s get into both that and

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Alan-1 Opens Pre-Orders For Asteroids Recharged & Avian Knights

Alan-1 Opens Pre-Orders For Asteroids Recharged & Avian Knights

arcadehero March 28, 2024 0

We don’t often see pre-orders in the video arcade space, but newcomer Alan-1 Inc. has posted pre-orders for both their 2 & 3-player models on Asteroids Recharged and Avian Knights. Asteroids Recharged Arcade As

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Atari’s Asteroids Recharged Is Coming To Amusement Expo 2024

Atari’s Asteroids Recharged Is Coming To Amusement Expo 2024

arcadehero March 18, 2024 4

Last week, the news dropped that newcomer Alan-1 had signed a partnership deal with Atari to bring ten of their “Recharged” games to the coin-op arcade market. With the Amusement Expo 2024 trade show

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Atari Is Returning To Arcades With New Alan-1 Partnership

Atari Is Returning To Arcades With New Alan-1 Partnership

arcadehero March 12, 2024 4

The arcade business has been around for a while now, but the video side of the business really got started, of course, when Atari released PONG in 1972. After a slew of other successful

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Newsbytes: Maximum Tune 20th; Space Hunt Pinball; Big Shot Flyer; Tons Of Headlines

Newsbytes: Maximum Tune 20th; Space Hunt Pinball; Big Shot Flyer; Tons Of Headlines

arcadehero July 16, 2023 1

Welcome to Newsbytes, a post that curates arcade & pinball news from around the web (that may not work for a full post of its own) and posts it on a weekend – not

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Newsbytes: Batsugun Pre-Orders Open; House Of The Gundead; Ice Cold Beer Remake; Atari Prototype Discovered; More

Newsbytes: Batsugun Pre-Orders Open; House Of The Gundead; Ice Cold Beer Remake; Atari Prototype Discovered; More

arcadehero May 27, 2023 1

Welcome to Newsbytes, a collection of news stories from around the world of arcades and pinball that I semi-regularly post here to Arcade Heroes. It had been a while since the last one, in

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Super Sizing Amusement! – Part 1

Super Sizing Amusement! – Part 1

arcadehero May 16, 2023 3

In another of his occasional guest features for Arcade Heroes – industry specialist Kevin Williams (KWP), takes a look at the history of the “Deluxe” and “Super Deluxe” categories of arcade cabinet hardware. These

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Retro Arcade Remakes & Atari Join Forces For PCB Reproductions [UPDATED]

Retro Arcade Remakes & Atari Join Forces For PCB Reproductions [UPDATED]

arcadehero April 26, 2023 3

[Thanks to GraffitiTavern for the tip] [UPDATE 5/1/23] – Retro Arcades got back to me and stated: “Licensed Atari PCB boards Major Havoc, Black Widow, Gravitor, War Lords, Lunar Lander are now available food

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Newsbytes: Shinorubi & Donut Dodo Do! Pre-Orders; Berzerk & Frenzy Go Atari; More Tests For Taiko

Newsbytes: Shinorubi & Donut Dodo Do! Pre-Orders; Berzerk & Frenzy Go Atari; More Tests For Taiko

arcadehero March 18, 2023 0

Welcome to Newsbytes, a post that curates news from around the arcade and pinball world. There’s plenty to digest in this one than can fit into the headline, so let’s dive in: Pre-Orders Open

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Arcade Retrospective: The Tech That Nearly Killed the Arcade Industry!

Arcade Retrospective: The Tech That Nearly Killed the Arcade Industry!

arcadehero February 3, 2023 0

In another of his occasional guest features for Arcade Heroes, industry specialist Kevin Williams looks at the marking of the 40th anniversary of a technology that was then hailed as a ‘savior of coin-op’

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Previewing the Arcade Anniversaries of 2023

Previewing the Arcade Anniversaries of 2023

arcadehero December 26, 2022 1

Each year marks some kind of anniversary, although we tend to only pay attention to those ending in a 0 or a 5. This year saw Atari celebrating 50 years, and where I got

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