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Kevin Williams: When Video Ruled The Land

Kevin Williams: When Video Ruled The Land

arcadehero August 9, 2023 0

In another of his occasional guest features for Arcade Heroes – industry specialist Kevin Williams takes time to look back at the amusement scene of 1983, and understand how far the trade has come

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Newsbytes: Scaled Down Edition

Newsbytes: Scaled Down Edition

arcadehero August 6, 2023 0

Welcome to Newsbytes, a post that curates news from around the world of arcade games and pinball. This edition is a bit brief as news is still a little sluggish in this regard but

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Pump It Up 2023 Phoenix Officially Launching In The USA August 14th

Pump It Up 2023 Phoenix Officially Launching In The USA August 14th

arcadehero August 4, 2023 0

Everyone in the rhythm gaming community likely knows that the next iteration of Pump It Up is about to drop, although some of the details on the US release have been…fuzzy. That’s why we’re

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ExA-Arcadia Is Headed To EVO 2023

ExA-Arcadia Is Headed To EVO 2023

arcadehero August 3, 2023 0

We don’t discuss EVO here very often, the reason being that it’s more “arcade adjacent” then “arcade focused.” That’s just the nature of things as fighters have taken the far back seat in interest

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Location Watch July 2023 – New Arcades Open Around The World

Location Watch July 2023 – New Arcades Open Around The World

arcadehero July 27, 2023 1

Welcome to Location Watch, a series of posts that focus on brand new arcade businesses that have opened their doors recently. We cover them from any part of the world, splitting the news up

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Drakons: Realm Keepers On Test In NJ

Drakons: Realm Keepers On Test In NJ

arcadehero July 7, 2023 0

Note: This post is discussing a game seen on location test, the arcade industry equivalent of a beta test. That means that the game could change significantly in it’s final release, or not see

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MotoGP VR Is Now Shipping To Arcades Worldwide

MotoGP VR Is Now Shipping To Arcades Worldwide

arcadehero July 6, 2023 0

Back in September of last year, a new VR game from Raw Thrills was spotted on test by the name of MotoGP VR. We saw the game at shows like IAAPA 2022, EAG 2023,

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Andamiro Launches Pump It Up Phoenix 2023 In Korea; Haggis Pinball Announces Centaur Revisited

Andamiro Launches Pump It Up Phoenix 2023 In Korea; Haggis Pinball Announces Centaur Revisited

arcadehero July 6, 2023 0

We have a few bits of game news to share today, but I am splitting it up into two posts. Let’s start with the highly anticipated rhythm game release: Pump It Up Phoenix 2023

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2D Arcade Exclusive Fighter Dynamite Bomb!! Now Available For Pre-Order

2D Arcade Exclusive Fighter Dynamite Bomb!! Now Available For Pre-Order

arcadehero July 1, 2023 0

Pre-orders have opened today for Dynamite Bomb!!, a new fighter that is launching just for arcades. Designed by Light Green Games (some of the staff were involved with Dragon Ball Fighter Z) along with

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Bowl Expo 2023 Wrap-Up

Bowl Expo 2023 Wrap-Up

arcadehero June 30, 2023 0

Bowl Expo has come and gone once again, but with many having checked out the preview I did, I want to follow-up on anything that the preview might have missed. Do note that I

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Bowl Expo’23 Preview: New Arcade Games For The Summer

Bowl Expo’23 Preview: New Arcade Games For The Summer

arcadehero June 27, 2023 0

This week is the International Bowl Expo event and it’s an opportunity for arcade game makers to show off their latest product lines. While this will entail titles that were previously seen at the

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GoldStorm Pirates Seen On Test In The USA

GoldStorm Pirates Seen On Test In The USA

arcadehero June 23, 2023 1

Disclaimer: The game discussed in this article is a prototype which has been seen on location test. This means that the final production model will likely change OR it might not even be released

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