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Unboxing SpaceWarp 66

Unboxing SpaceWarp 66

arcadehero January 31, 2022 0

My second acquisition of the year is now complete, as I recently purchased a SpaceWarp 66 from Touch Magix (purchased through one of the distributors I often use). Here’s the video; If you missed

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Prop Cycle-Style Sky Riders by Ace Amusement Is Now Available In The US

Prop Cycle-Style Sky Riders by Ace Amusement Is Now Available In The US

arcadehero January 21, 2022 0

Way back in February of last year, I ran a story about an interesting new game that had launched over in the UK/EU via a distributor called UDC; The name of the game was

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The Arcade Anniversaries of 2022 (25, 40 & 50 Year Milestones)

The Arcade Anniversaries of 2022 (25, 40 & 50 Year Milestones)

arcadehero January 11, 2022 3

It’s a new year, and with arcade news being a tiny bit slow, I figured it would be a good time to bring an old article series back – looking at arcade anniversaries. This

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Pre-Orders Open For Akai Katana/Crimson Katana EXA Label

Pre-Orders Open For Akai Katana/Crimson Katana EXA Label

arcadehero January 6, 2022 0

Arcade shoot ’em ups aren’t as strong as they used to be on the North American market, but the genre isn’t dead. Thanks to the efforts of some indie companies and now exA-Arcadia, fans

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Sega Launches Mission: Impossible Arcade DX in North America & Europe

Sega Launches Mission: Impossible Arcade DX in North America & Europe

arcadehero January 4, 2022 1

Let’s start of 2022 with a bang – we have our first game release of the year to report on, and some updates on a few other games. As the headline mentions, Sega has

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‘Furious’ By Raw Thrills Seen On Test At Dave & Busters Addison

‘Furious’ By Raw Thrills Seen On Test At Dave & Busters Addison

arcadehero December 28, 2021 2

[Thanks to Jdevy for the tip] Note: This post discusses a game seen on location test, the arcade equivalent of a beta test. The game may change significantly from what you see here, or

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RIP GameWorks

RIP GameWorks

arcadehero December 23, 2021 3

[Thanks to everyone who sent me the info] While we have not mentioned the arcade chain GameWorks as frequently as some other chains out there, they have had a presence on the scene since

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Location Watch Dec. 2021: New Arcades Open Their Doors Around The World

Location Watch Dec. 2021: New Arcades Open Their Doors Around The World

arcadehero December 19, 2021 1

Welcome to Location Watch, a series of posts that highlight brand new arcade locations that have recently opened their doors. Covering different parts of the world, I strive to highlight as many as I

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IAAPA 2021 Round-up #1: New Games From Bandai Namco Amusements, exA-Arcadia, LAI Games, Retro Arcade, Sega, Touch Magix

IAAPA 2021 Round-up #1: New Games From Bandai Namco Amusements, exA-Arcadia, LAI Games, Retro Arcade, Sega, Touch Magix

arcadehero November 20, 2021 0

Greetings and welcome to my first round-up of arcade news from IAAPA 2021. It took place this week in Orlando, FL, where for some of you keeping up on Arcade Heroes via YouTube, Guilded

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IAAPA 2021: Bandai Namco Amusements To Release Maximum Tune 5DX+ Updates To North America

IAAPA 2021: Bandai Namco Amusements To Release Maximum Tune 5DX+ Updates To North America

arcadehero November 14, 2021 3

It’s IAAPA week, which means news for arcade games! Apart from what I talked about in yesterday’s preview, this will be the first “surprise” from the show, which you already know from the headline

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The IAAPA 2021 Pre-Game Show

The IAAPA 2021 Pre-Game Show

arcadehero November 13, 2021 2

Greetings readers, this is Adam the Arcadehero, and in lieu of Newsbytes this weekend, here is a preview of IAAPA 2021, a large tradeshow event focused on the arcade/amusement/theme park industry that takes place

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Location Watch: Arcade Grand Openings In The UK, USA (CA, IN, OH, NY, KY), & Japan

Location Watch: Arcade Grand Openings In The UK, USA (CA, IN, OH, NY, KY), & Japan

arcadehero November 4, 2021 2

It’s time to highlight a number of recently opened arcades, with this exciting edition of Location Watch. If you put “location watch” into the search bar, you’ll find a bunch of such posts covering

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