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The Video Arcade Industry Turns 50 As We Mark The Launch Of Computer Space

The Video Arcade Industry Turns 50 As We Mark The Launch Of Computer Space

arcadehero October 15, 2021 1

50 years ago today, things would change forever in interactive entertainment – not just for the coin-op amusement industry, but for video games as a whole. While a day in September is for some

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Location Watch: Pinball Growth (KY, NY, OR), New Arcades In CA, UT, FL, the UK, Croatia, India, Israel, & More

Location Watch: Pinball Growth (KY, NY, OR), New Arcades In CA, UT, FL, the UK, Croatia, India, Israel, & More

arcadehero September 22, 2021 0

Welcome to Location Watch, a series of posts where we take a look at brand new arcade businesses that are opening their doors for the first time. This provides some good news in lieu

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LAI Games Reveals More Details About Asphalt 9 Legends Arcade

LAI Games Reveals More Details About Asphalt 9 Legends Arcade

arcadehero September 15, 2021 0

It was recently mentioned that LAI Games is working with IGS & Wahlap, representing their newest racing title, Asphalt 9 Legends, as the game comes to arcades. Today, we have a bit more news

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Headed To The US: Asphalt 9 Legends DX Arcade via LAI Games; Skip Time via Amusement Source Intl.

Headed To The US: Asphalt 9 Legends DX Arcade via LAI Games; Skip Time via Amusement Source Intl.

arcadehero September 9, 2021 0

We’ve got some game news for you regarding two titles that were recently discussed on the blog, and have been seen on location test out there. Both are from China-based Wahlap, who has been

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Newsbytes: ZOMBEEZ; LBE VR News; Motion Sphere & More

Newsbytes: ZOMBEEZ; LBE VR News; Motion Sphere & More

arcadehero September 5, 2021 0

Hello, and welcome to Newsbytes, a weekend post where we discuss various pieces of arcade news that usually don’t warrant a post all by themselves. Arcade Heroes Site News I’ll get this out of

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Cosmic Digger 3671: Legend of Heiankyo Now Available To Pre-Order

Cosmic Digger 3671: Legend of Heiankyo Now Available To Pre-Order

arcadehero September 1, 2021 0

Among some of the earliest games announced for the exA-Arcadia coin-op platform was an unusual looking one by the name of Heiankyo Alien 3671 or Cosmic Digger 3671 for overseas. It was a modern

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Looking At Electrocoin’s Skill Shooter

Looking At Electrocoin’s Skill Shooter

arcadehero August 31, 2021 2

UPDATE: Some new details have come to light about this game over the past few hours, so I will place corrected text where needed. [Original]One game that really stood out at IAAPA 2019, was

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Round1USA Puente Hills Hosting Special exA-Arcadia Event Starting Tuesday

Round1USA Puente Hills Hosting Special exA-Arcadia Event Starting Tuesday

arcadehero August 29, 2021 0

We don’t get a lot of news on Sundays, but today gets to be an exception. Round1USA has built a reputation for bringing a variety of Japanese market-made games to the US. Today, their

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SNK Joins exA-Arcadia As An Official Partner; 1st Game To Be Samurai Shodown V Perfect

SNK Joins exA-Arcadia As An Official Partner; 1st Game To Be Samurai Shodown V Perfect

arcadehero August 26, 2021 2

SNK is one of those names that, if you’re into arcade gaming at all, is instantly familiar to you. The company built their reputation in the West primarily through their NEO GEO MVS platform,

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Newsbytes: Eugene Jarvis Talks Cruis’n History; exA Updates; Miner 2049er Arcade;

Newsbytes: Eugene Jarvis Talks Cruis’n History; exA Updates; Miner 2049er Arcade;

arcadehero August 15, 2021 1

Welcome to Newsbytes, a semi-regular weekend post that brings together news from around the world of arcades and pinball. Eugene Jarvis Talks Cruis’n USA History I’d been teasing this interview for a while and

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Amusement Goes To The Olympics

Amusement Goes To The Olympics

arcadehero July 26, 2021 2

In another of his occasional guest features for Arcade Heroes – industry specialist Kevin Williams, marks the celebration of the Tokyo Olympics 2020, and charts the influences that the video amusement industry has taken

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Arcooda Launches New Line of Arcade-Ready Monitors

Arcooda Launches New Line of Arcade-Ready Monitors

arcadehero July 22, 2021 5

This is a post that probably won’t make hardcore classic arcade collectors very happy, while enticing arcade operators and more casual home arcade fans. The debate of whether or not older arcade machines should

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