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Arcade Heroes Reboot Podcast #3 Feat. Nick Lombardo of The Arcade Hunters

arcadehero June 15, 2015 0

The 3rd Arcade Heroes reboot podcast is now available, in this one we enjoyed talking with Nick Lombardo from The Arcade Hunters.  Plenty of arcade and pinball talk, especially heavy on the pinball stuff

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Capcom Launches New Trailers For Luigi Mansion Arcade And Cytus Omega

Capcom Launches New Trailers For Luigi Mansion Arcade And Cytus Omega

arcadehero June 15, 2015 4

The time is fast arriving where Japanese gamers will get their hands on a couple of new arcade titles from Capcom and as such, the marketing has begun. Capcom has been fairly dormant on the

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New Trailer and Details For The Upcoming NEOGEO MVS Game, Kraut Buster

New Trailer and Details For The Upcoming NEOGEO MVS Game, Kraut Buster

arcadehero June 9, 2015 2

German game developer NG:DEVTEAM has released a new update on their in-development NEOGEO MVS title, Kraut Buster. When first unveiled, the game received a mixed reaction based upon it appearing to be ‘just a Metal

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Newsbytes: New Barcade; Silver Ball Planet; TRON 3; NTG#45b

Newsbytes: New Barcade; Silver Ball Planet; TRON 3; NTG#45b

arcadehero May 30, 2015 4

Welcome to the last weekend of May 2015. It is out-of-school/graduation time for many, hope everyone has a fun and safe time. It’s also the perfect time to visit some arcades if you have

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New Locations: Round 1 Santa Ana, Nightowl Toronto; Emporium San Fransisco

New Locations: Round 1 Santa Ana, Nightowl Toronto; Emporium San Fransisco

arcadehero May 29, 2015 3

Busy day for some arcade news, all of the sudden. Thanks to Michael Louie for the tips on all of these news items, all involving new locations. Round1USA Opens In Santa Ana, CA –

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Arcade Heroes Podcast Reboot Episode 2

arcadehero May 29, 2015 1

Welcome to the second Arcade Heroes podcast, reboot edition! Just a note – Apologies for my microphone, I cleaned up the ‘popping’ as best I could afterwards but it is still there at some

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Looking Back At Pac-Man As The Game Turns 35

Looking Back At Pac-Man As The Game Turns 35

arcadehero May 22, 2015 13

Today marks the 35th anniversary of a legend in video gaming, particularly in arcades. That would be the arcade release of Namco’s Pac-Man to Japanese arcades. There is a big celebration going on at

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Newsbytes: Magic Girl Pin; Tempest 2000; Chocovader; NTG#44

Newsbytes: Magic Girl Pin; Tempest 2000; Chocovader; NTG#44

arcadehero May 16, 2015 2

It’s been another slow news week and today’s bundle of news reflects that as I had to really scrub the internet just for small news items. In the mean time if you haven’t listened

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The Arcade Heroes Podcast Returns

arcadehero May 15, 2015 1

Long ago I would record podcasts to discuss some of the latest happenings in the arcade business. Soon after I started with the first episode, Kevin Williams of The Stinger Report and the DNA

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Raw Thrills Starts An Offensive Against Arcade Pirates

Raw Thrills Starts An Offensive Against Arcade Pirates

arcadehero May 13, 2015 9

Since the beginning of the video arcade industry, popular games and their creators have had to deal with the piracy dilemma. If a game sells well then someone will try and copy it exactly

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Virtual Reality Entertainment Centers Looking To Be Setup Around The Globe Via The Void

Virtual Reality Entertainment Centers Looking To Be Setup Around The Globe Via The Void

arcadehero May 8, 2015 5

[Thanks to the DNA Association for the tip] Lately I’ve had some lively debates with some random people on the internet over “the next big thing in gaming”, virtual reality.  That is because I

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Enjoy 30 Minutes of AOU/AM Show Footage from 1991 & ’92

Enjoy 30 Minutes of AOU/AM Show Footage from 1991 & ’92

arcadehero May 4, 2015 2

These days we all expect to see footage of arcade games from trade shows or venues since cameras are found everywhere. But that wasn’t the case from the earlier days of arcade gaming when

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